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ABOUT OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 8 November 1895
ABOUT OURSELVES. Ie storting a ni 'entire it is uiaal to say a few words by way of introduc tion. In response to the desire of a large number ot promineot.residents,.we Hare brought out the Nourti MiuLnoUnrE COURnER AsD ~EST MELBOnURNE AD YEnTISsn,._ of which this is the first number, and would point onut that it is the only local paper printDd and pub lished in the Town of North' Melbourne. We will use every endeavour to make this journal a first-class one in every respect, and no trouble and expense will be spared to obtain news of interest to our readers. All local items, such as Socis, Concerts; and - Enteritainients of every descriptioni, will be :duly chronicled; *and all topics of discussion t-re-t.-in :a -fair- and--ratio l anner In politicol matters we shall support all measures -nor-hlli '- ancement o-tthe colony irrespective of party. Full repor;s of Council meetings will appear, and Chuich affairs, of whatever denomination, will receive fdue attention. Information regrdi...
PHONETIC SPELLING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
PHONETIC SPELLING. Ix Melbourne, a Mr. Thomas Lang is the latest apostle of phonetic spelling, but his converts are not very numerous at the time of writing., Setting aside as a flippant jest that. a large number of Australian justices of the peace are said to habitually use the phonetic method of spelling, it might very well be asked what would happen to the language if Scotchmen, Lancashiremen, Devonshire men, Ulstermen, Connaughtmen,. Cock neys and other natives of the British Isles, speaking dialects almost unintel ligible to each other if set down in print, were to adopt the phonetic system with out demur to please those whose mes thetic and sentimental faculties.are sub ordinatedfto the. rigidly utilitarian,- and shortsightedly:ntiliahrian at that. Some men would have all the country lanes cut perfectly, straight, ruthlessly sacrificing all picturesque irregularities, partly to save a couple minutes in. the journey from village to village, and partly because their mechanical s...
FAT AS A RESERVE FORCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
FAT AS A RESERtVEiFORCIE. -Tai theory.that fat is a reserve fyrcec (writes in Sydney journalist).' is but a surface truth, or rather a mistaking of effect for cause.. Fat is largely attribut able to temperament, and the " reserve force"..is really the temperament of which fat is the- outward and visible sign. The typical' fat man is complacent, narrow in sympathy, and callous' to things not directly affecting his own ego. Herein lies his strength, and as he offers fewer points for friction than the nervous strenuous and, miore sympathetic lean man, he is better fitted to witlstand tihe wear and stress of public and political life. The fat man takes little heed of "the world's woes'throbbing against the shores of wrong" so long as: theyoy are not his woes. His narrowness-of feeling, not of intellect-offers few points to fate's arrows, but once let misfortune find a way to his ego, and he winces more completely and irrevocably than the highly-strung but more virile nian. The public ha...
THE NOVELIST. The Mystery of the Inn: OR, THE DISCOVERY IN THE HIDDEN CHAMBER. A STORY OF TREACHERY, CRIME, AND REMORSE. CHAPTER II. BURRITT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
THE NOVELIST, The ystery of the Inn: aB, THE DISCOVERY IN THE HIDDEN CHAMBER. A STORY OF TREACHERY, CRIME, AED REMORSE. - - ,i::. 'OCHAPTER_ IL BURIwT. All was quiet in the halls, bat as I aroceeded towards their room, I per ieived a figure standing near the door. ray, which, in another moment, I saw to oe that ol Burritt. He was trembling like a leaf, but was bent forward, liston n Hash !" he whispered; "they are talking. All seems to be right? 1 just heard him call her darling." I drew the man away and took his place. Yes, they wi're talking in sub .Asim. bu t o unkindly_tnes._ I hearo him bid her be composed, and caught, as I thought, a light reply that ought to have satisfied tme that Mrs. Urlquhart had simply sufiered from some nightmare horror at which she was as ready to laugh now as he. But my nature is a contra dictory one, ;:nd I was not satisfied. The echo of her cry .was still ringing in nmy ears, and I f;lt as if I would give tlih" world for a momentary peep into their ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
232 VICTORIA ST., NORTH MELBOURNE, Carpenter, Joiner, Painter, Paperhanger, Signwriter, Grainer, & Glazier. All kinds of Joinery made to order on the premises. Alterations and General Repairs to House Property. On Sale-Paints all colors, Oils, Varnish. Window Glass, Wall Papers from 3d.apiede, All Painters' Materials cheap. Also Lime, Sand, Bricks, Cement, Plaster, Drainpipes,&c. Estimates submitted free. Loewsest possible charges. - ed. BREW ER,:, Cheap BOOT REPAIRER, 172 QUEENSBERRY ST., Next Rain & Thomson's. Gent.'s Soloing and Heeling from 2/6. Ladies' do., from 1/6. Children's do., 1/-. A. LATHAM, Voan Bill Poster, RAILWAY CRESCENT, mAscot Vale. _Wanted to Sell. Building Materials of every description, Oregon, Hardwood, Doors, Window Frames, Sashes, Shopfronts, Mouldings, Skirtings, BOWEN, Corner Arden & Dry'burgh Sts., - - North lMelbourne. D. LIVINGSTON, WVHOLESALE BRUSH MANUFACTURER, 149 QUEENSBERRY ST., North lVielbourne. Established 1869. A...
"A TERROR FOR DRINK." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
"A TERROR FOR DRINK." BY CHARLES JUNOIR. "JACK, slip .the rails and let the sheep out," said Squatter McAlister to his old shep henl, as the sun sank in the west, and the last animal left the liquid race of hot arsenic, through which all. foot-rotted sheep had to pass on Narara Station after individual treat ment with the knife. They had just' gdne through the '4000 head which McAlister held on his Ballan River property, wvhich was divided from Narara by a horse paddock, wherein certain special breeds of eattle were placed on trial, and where grass and water were plentiful. Naarra was a sheep run, and had several outstations at eaci of vhich a shepherd was placed in charge. All of these.were visited by the foot-rotters just before spring. The Ballan River flock had proved the worst of the lot, and naturally, as sheep unable to travel in search of their food perish of starvation, Old Jack's flock showed the greatest deficiency in point of numbers. They had now been three weeks at Ial...
TRAMWAYS. NORTH MELBOURNE LINE. GREEN BAND BY DAY. GREEN LIGHT AT NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
TRAMWAYS, NORTH MELBOURNE LINE. GnEE:rBAND .YDA?.... GnEEN-LIGHT . , AT. NIGIIT.. First Car leaves FlcmingtonoBridge WVeak?Days :at 5.45: a.m. ;Sundays. at 1.40 p.m. aFirst Car leaves Flinders-street- Week Days at 6.7 a.m.; Sundays at Lst' Car ea1 es Flemingttn Bridge ,Week Days at.11.5 p.m.; Saturdays at 11.85.op.m. ;Sundays at 10.10 ps m. Last-. Car leaves Flinders-street Week Days at 11.30 p.m.; Saturdays -at 12 p.m. ; Sundays at 10.35 p.m . Fare from Flinders-street to Fleming ton Bridge 3d. Connection made at Flemington Bridge with Moonce Ponds "Omnibus Line. Through Fare, 4d. Transfers allowed at Queenrsberryst to West ,Melbourne Line, and vice versa. WEST MELBOURNE LINE. Bnows BAND Y DAY. . CLEAR LIIIT AT NIGHT. First Car leaves Queensberry-street-- Week Days at 6.15 a.m. ; Sundays- at 1.45 p.m. First Car leaves Flinders-street Week Days at 6.35 n.m. ; Sundays at 2.5 p.m. Last Car leaves Queensberry-street- Week Days at 11.10 p.m.; Saturdays at 11.40 p.m. ; Sundays at 10.15 p...
MONEY ORDER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
MoEYr OIRDER OFFICE. Office hours-10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sa turdays 10 a.m. to noon. Payable in Victoria: Not exceeding £5 ... ... ... Gd. Above £5, butnotexceed. £10 - Is. S£10, ,, ,, £15 - Is. Gd. £15, .,, ,, £20 - 2s. Payable in New. South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Queens land, Tasmania, and New Zealand: . d. Not exceeding £2 ... ... 0 6 ,, 5 ... ... 1 0 7 ... ... 1 G 10 ... ... 2 0 12 ... ... 2 6 - . 15 ... _ ... 3 0 ,, 17 ... ... 3 6 20 ... ... 4 0 Payable in Great Britain and Ireland, France, Canada, Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, China, India., Japan, Maeao, Mauritius, United States, &c.: s. d, Not exceeding £2 ... ... 1 0 Above £2. but not exceed. £5 - 2 6 ,- 5, but niot-ex?- £7 ----3 6 ,, £7, but not exceed. £10- 5 0
A FIREMAN'S MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
A FIRE~MSE'S- MEN ORIAL. A vEwY handsome memorial . has been erected in the Presbyterian portion, Compartment I, of the Melbourne General Cemetery, in connection with the late Archibald McDowall, Deputy Chief Officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, by his comrades. :The tomb stone bears the following inscription :- ; ERECTED By the Members of the Metropolitan Fire .Brigade ' in Memory of their Late Deputy-Chief Oflicer, ARcIuOmLD McDowALL. Who died on the 3rd November,.189!. Aged 44 Yeass. : It is, from the well-known works of Messrs; - Jageurs & Son, Sydney-road, Parkville, and is one of the liandsomest designs embodied in marble in the chief necropolis of the city. It is executed in white veined Carrara marble, and stands about iGft. 6 in.-high and 3 ft. 8 in. at its-bas..It _consist.pt,..asolid.slab._ with a semi-circular topi standing on a marble plinth, and flanked by two piers, surmounted by carved flambeaux. . The lower portion of-the slab-isin-the- shape of a raise...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. e. d. Victoria ... Under £5 ... 1 0 South Australia ,, ... 3 0 Queensland .. ,, ... 4 0 Tasmania :... , ... 3 0 New Southl Wales ,, ... 2 0 Perth, W.A.. ,, .. 4 0 Victoria ... Under £10 ... 1 0 South Australia ,, ... 4 0 Queensland ... ,, ... 5 0 Tasmania ... .. ... 4 0 New South Wales ,, ... 3 0 Perth; W.A... ,, ... 5 0
A.N.A. TROPHY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
A.N.A. TROPHY COMPETITION. North Mellbourne v. Fitzroy.-This match (the second round for the above) .was com menced on the 26th October on the Licensed Victuallers' ground, North Fitzroy, and will be continued to-morrow (Saturday). North (ist innings, batted one man short), 57 Jackson .21 (not out), Oliver 12. Fitzroy (Ist innings), GG-Smith 26, Strahan 15. Munrei, Jackson, and W. Crosbie bowled best for North, obtaining respectively seven for 37, two for 13, and one for 5. North Melbourne Rovers v. Yarra lend. To be played at Yarra Bend. The following are requested to meet at the North Melbourne Town Hall at 1.45 sharp :-Dolan, Fonhrhop, Emmerson, Kirk, Launder, Louch, Wright, Williams, Wales, Scurry, A. Todd, Stewart.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
PoSTAL NorTES. Postal Notes, from Is. to 20s., may be obtained at all Post Offices, but are only payable at any Money Order Office in the Colony, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Poundage under is. Gd... ... d. ,, ,, 4s. Gd, .... .. ld. ,, ,, 7s. Gd.... ... 2d. ,, ,, 20s. Od. ... ... 3d. Victorian Postal Notes are payable in N.S.W., S.A., Tasmania, Queensland, and rice rersa (on payment, the payee must affix stamps equal to poundage). .Stamps of New South Wales, South Australia, Great Britain, France, Ger many, Italy, and United States, are ob tainable at the General Post Office, Melbourne, in quantities not exceeding s;. at one;time. A commission will be charged of ld. on every 5d. worth of English and Foreign stamps purchased, and Id. on every Gd. worth of Interco lonial stamps."
MARRIED V. SINGLE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
MARRIED V. SINGLE. On Wednesday a match was played on the North Melbourne Recreation Reserve be tween the Married and Single Non.Players. of the N.M.C.O. Mr. T. Clunca captained the Married, and Mr. D. Dolan the Single. The toss was won by T. Clucas, and he sent his men in to bat. The first representatives being W. G. Scurry and W. McNabb. who were opposed to the bowling of D. Dolan and E. Launder. Mac. and Scurry kept the wickets for some time. Although they scored very slow at first they livened up a bit, when Mac. got too reckless and had to retire for 14. T. Clucas came next, but his stay was short, for he only made 1 run and was clean bowled. G. Stewart then took the vacant crease and Scurry and he kept the Single men at itfor over an hour, the partnership putting on over 60 runs, but Scurry, after having batted splendidly, had to retire for a score of 49 runs, after which a collapse set in until Dr. Troup and J. lickett became associated, for the doctor hit out most un mercifu...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
TELEnGRAIS. Telegrams received at any Telegraph Office addressed to any place within the city, town, &c., in which such office is sitiuaie? and delivered free within a radius of one-mile; within a radius of 14 miles, Sd: extra is charged. Urgent Telegrims charged iouble or dinary rates, and despatched in preference to others. To-or from any Station in Victoria. : 8.3.0 a.m, to8 p.i. e. -.d. .ine 0 9 Extra words, each ... ... .0 1 After 8 p.m. to midnight. Ten words .. .. 2 0 Every additional word ... ... 0 2 Midnight to 8.30 a.m. Ten words ... .; .. 3' 0 Every additional word ... . .. 0 3 SUNDAYS. Messages forwarded to offices open on Sundays, if dropped in the box provided for that purpose, at the Melbourne Office with'fee enclosed. 8.30 a.m. to 0.30 p.m. ' e. d. Ten words ... ... ... 2 0 Extra words, each ... ... 0 2 9.30 p.m. to 8.80 a.m. Ten words ... ... ... 3 0 Extra words, each ... ... 0 8
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
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CRICKET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 15 November 1895
S.CRICKET .NOTES.:`i; Secretaries kinidll send int their Results not later than Tuesday Evenings,, to secure insertion. I'ease place same in Editor's Boo. . "FELIX," bf the Australasian, is at. present doing his annual inspection of the.different cricket grounds. North Melbourne Cricket Club and ground was the subject-matter 'in last Saturday's issue,- andi the following extracts may prove interesting:-"This week .I had a look up North Melbourne way. Owing, I presume, to the difference between the Reserve Committee and the cricketers as to the management of the ground, no im provements have been effected since I paid my annual visit last year. This dispute at one time last season pretty nearly caused the disbandmentof the First Eleven, but, better counsel prevailed, and fortunately no dis bandment took place. The total indebted ness of the North increased from £64 Is. &1. to £73 8s. 3d. This was due.to theAssocia tion call of £12 per delegate; North's contribution being '£24...