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LAND TAXATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
*LAND TAXATION. TIic Australian Single Tax League whose hend quarters are in Melbourne, nim at the gradual reduction of ail existing taxes and the substitution there for of a tax on the value iof city and0 country aInnd-all improvements to be exetipted. Tlhey hIave just published so striking an illustration of the evils of land monopoly that itis worth recording. In 1837-or approximately 60 years ago -a couple of blocks of land in tihe heart of the city of Melbourne were purchased for £1,073, which would inmke tile annual ground rent to be paid by users of the land; about £160, even if such a high rate of interest as 15 per cent. is pre-supposed. The present value of these ensaue two blocks, without counting the buildings erected :on themn, and allowing for recent falls in value, is estimated at £5,331,000. STaking interest as ruling at present at five per cent. only, this sum gives an annual ground rent of £266,550. As it is the capitalised value of the annual ground rent,' whlich ...
HER FUNERAL. [All Rights Reserved.] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
HER FUNERAL, [ltS Rights Resevted.] (Br CHanuLEs JuxOR), ?[iis. Unmns was dead. W\Vhat was Briggs to do? ie was an. morose and ,miserly little mian, and hated expense of all kind, unless it happened to be for drink, when le wiis 'on a bender." He had seventeen ~shillings and six pence in the Savings Bank, and his remai;ning assets consisted of fouir weeping children, a few sticks .of_ Jurnitute, a highly fla ored breath, and a chronic thirst, lwhichl; like the dead wife, should per haps rather be reckoned tnrder the head ing of liabilities. He felt horribly dazed. One thing was certain: the missus would have toe be buried. " Credit was out of the ques tion, as a couple of funeral accounts for two previously departed little ones re mained unsettled. He had used up all the iudertakers lie kinew, and even if lie spent the entire. 17s. (id., lie realised hoiwv iiseraly inadequate his resnurces wvould e for providing the dead wife with that ' decent' burial" for which she had always loud...
A.N.A. TROPHY COMPETITION. NORTH MELBOURNE v. WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
A.N.A. TROPHY COMPETITION. 1onTHr MELBOUO tE V. VILLIAMSTOWN. This match was commenced-last Saturday and the first day's play resulted as follows: Williamstown, 113-Gibbs 81 (not out), Jones 13.' Bowling: W. Crosbie, 3 for 17; inackson, 8 for 29; "A.ýDanson, 2 for 19; Munro, 1 for 23. North Melbourne, 7 wickets for 18-J. )awson, 7 (not out). Bowling: Knape, 4 or 8; Dyson, 3 for 8. This match will be continued on Saturday, 4th Jarunry.
CRICKET NOTES. NORTH MELBOURNE v. ST. RILDA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
CRICKET NOTES. 4-i-- -. By MlvnTroa. NORTH[ MEi.ICOURNE v. ST. :ILD)A. STiOtLI.NG leisurely along the Sydney-mrad towan!s the Royal lPak.exactly.tea years since, 1 was h.atsed by a passing cab with " Hnllo! where are you going: Jump in, and roime over to Fitzroy with us. We are anconlleof sinen short." The invitation conme from Dick Hotston, and thisr was my lirst introduction to the playing nmalcbrs of thI then Ilolham Cricket Club. lIowever, oi arrival at the Fitzroy Cricket ground, the two: supposed absentees turned up ; but. mark this ! I was the one solitary barracker for the visiting team. llo. different down at the St. Kilda Cricket ground on Satulany last, wliere the above maitch was pinyed. Here and there were to be seut small groups of North membersandsupporters. Ilere ose group of old identities-Tom Lanoder. Billy MlcLean. Harry Lordnling, T .\nderson, prim Bob Collie. and not far off, his boisterous brother Jack, .ack Smith, full of life as usual, and Jack Williams-whils...
LIQUOR AND LITERATURE. [All Rights Reserved.] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
LIQUOR ANpD LITERA TURE. [All Rights Reserred.] Br CHARLES JUNOIR. A? incident illustrating in a harrowing manner the. soul destroying 'effects of islulgence in strong liquor, and the, wis.lom of those philosophers who hold that silence is to speech. as gold is to silver, occurred at the Mechanics' Insti into and Public Reading Room of a Melbourne suburb Ihe other evening. It was seething linot. The thloghts of the young lman in charge of this literary elysium strayed across the road towards the hotrl. Only a few persons were reading in the building. All was still as the tomb. Would hlibebe missed if he left for a moment and tried a shandy? lie hesitated, and-was 1.st ! Shortly after his departure two burly individuals of the laboring type lurched in. After sniffing disdainfully at things in gener. I for a while, one of them ap proached an inoffensive-looking character who was quietly turning over the leaves of the Newcastle MJorning Herald. Seating himself eside him, lihe waited st...
LEEMING AND McMASTER TROPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
LEEMING AND MIcMASBTER TIO PItiES. The following are the results of the second day's play in the fifth round : Melrose Juniors v. North Melb. Excelsior. -Melrose, Ist innings, 94-H. Crosbie 37,W. Benbow 31. Bowling: J. Murphy. 4 for 37; 31. Moloney, 6 for 29. 2nd innings. 9 for 89 (one absent)-H. lenbow 21, W. Leitch 16. P. Carroll 14, F. Coutts 13, W. Benbow 12. Blowling: 1. Murphy, 4 for 32. North M3elb. Excelsior, 1st innings, 30-W. Ilhos burne 23, J. Smith 23 (not out), J. Murphy 14. Bowiinvg: 11. lienbow, 5 for 47; F. Coutt-. 4 for 43. 2nd innings, 70--Green away 20. Donovan 16. Bowling: P. Carroll, 4 for 28; 11. Crosbie, 3 for 22; F Coutts, 1 for 10; H. Benbow, 1 for 7. Win for Melrose by ;3 runs.
PRIZE LIST. SCHOOL No. 1689, KING STREET, XMAS, 1895. CLASS VI. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
PRIZE LIST. ScHootL No. 1689, KisG STREET, XSsa, 1895. CLAss VI. Dux of girls; Elizabeth Johnson; dux of boys, Philip Wylie. Each awarded a silver medal, the gifts of Crs. J. Dy non, and J. Marks. Regular Attendance.-Geo. Mitchell, Edmund Duke, Jas. Stephens, Winm. Occolowitz, Geo. Wolfe, Thos. Roberts, Vmn. Cullen, Blanche McFarlano. Excellent Home Work. - Gunnar Gundersen, Geo.Wolfe, Phillip Priestner, Lucy Bowman, Elizabeth Jones, Ada McDonald, Elizabeth Saligari. CLAss V. (2). Regular Attendance.-G. Armstrong, G. Barr, Jas. Morgans, Catherine Banks. Excellent Home Work.-Alex. Shep pard, Geo. Armstrong,. Frank Watkins,. Chas. Rtogers, Dan. Dale, Hy. Phillips, Robt. McGie, Jas. Brown, ,Geo. Barr, Albvboodhani, 'Deboralh Cohen, Sarah Cohen, Margaret Bowden, Gwendoline Jones, Catherine Banks, Edith Williams, Isabella McNair, Rebecca Smith. CLAss V. (1). Regular. 'Attendance.-Jas. IMcKay; Jno. Griffin. Excellent Home. Work.-Wm.'Kor bowisky, Annie Ridland, Florrie Stewart, Selina Frie...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
EstablishedI [1865. 73 &75 ERROL STREET, Opposite Town Hall, Sor elx 1S1enboux e. A Large Assortment of Fancy Articles suitable for Presents. Baskets in Great Variety. -A.e©]rt foxr MIVadLae 'Veigel's Pattris. EXCELLENCE 4 + 4 . . . . IN . + 4 + 4 PRINTING, TALL * WORK) FIRST-CLASS,* At Lowest Prices, AT KAIN & TOMSO N, 168 & 170 QUEENSBERRY :STREET, ( TELFP ONE 1191. NORTHI--EIBOURNE. I'i.e fulitwing are some of our usual Lines: ý.illheads, MemCXIoraný.dumdnYs, . ?e.- -nd i b11l C ?ards, Circulars, Posters (all sizes & colors), "W-irndow v iils, Placards, xDaice Programzrx mes, VMenus, d-c. NO SLOP WORK.. The following LAW FORMS on Sale: Notice of Owner's Intention, Agreement-Landlord and Tenant, Warrant to Distrain, . Complaint Before Two Justices; ALSO, TO LET NOTICES, WINDOW CARDS, all kinds ifrstock : SU AS - , .. Apartments To Let, Rooms To Let; ALSO, STRIPS FOR WINDOWS: Selling Off! Sale Now On I &c., &c. We are Noted for Prompt...
WEST MELBOURNE ELECTORATE. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
WEST MELBOURNE ELECTO RATE. . (To the Editor.) Sin,-May I: ask you to be kind enough to allow me to hereby notify any of your readers whom it may concern, that during my absence in India and elsewhere, Mr. S. Barker, J.P., of 188 Queensberry-street, North Melbourne, will act on my behalf in connection with all parliamentary matter-. Thanlking you in anticipation.-- am, etc., W. MALONEY. 197 Dryburg-street, Hotham Hill, December 24th, 1895,
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
POSTAL NOTES. 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 f10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Poundage under is. Gd. .;.. d. ,, , 4s. Gd..... ... id. ,, , 7s. d. ... ... 2d. , ,, 20s. Od.... ... 3d. Victorian Postal Notes are payable in N.S.W., S.A., Tasmania, Queensland,
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, Dec. 23. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MoNDAv, Dec. 23. Before the Jlayor (Cr. Fogarty), and Messrs. Bindon, Barwi-e, and \Vylic, Js.P. WILFUL 'AMAGRE. .Julia Hansen was charged as alove. .Jane Murphy, licen.ee of tie Fountain Inn, Howard-street. said that on Satur day defendant threw a stone through the window, without any provocalin what ever. The value of t.e % indow was 15s. Constable Paige said the prisolner was given in charge to him. The Sergeant said this window break ing was a habit of the prisoner's. Senior Constable Sullivan: " Slies a bottler, your worship." She was fined 20s., with 15s. damages, or one month. ASSAULT. John Dyson was charged with ulaw fully assnaulting his wife.. Emma Dyson said she lived with her husband, in Vale-street; and on Satur day lie beat her on the head iviih an iron bar. She had to go to the hospital, and about a dozen stitches put in the wounid. It was ""a family qiairel;and she did not wish to press the charge." She wa. "to blame, and was bad tempere...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
TELEoaaQ Ms. "Telegrams received at any Telegraph Office addressed to any place within the city, town, &c., in which such offlice is situated, and delivered free within a radius of one mile; within a radius of 1f miles, Sd. extra is charged. Urgent Telegrams chared 'double or diniiry rates, and despatched in preference to others. To or friem any Station in Victoria. 8.30:a.m, to 8 p.mi ..., a. d. Nine words : ... ... ... 0 Extra words,.eacl ... ... O i After 8 p.m. to midnight. Ten words : . . 2 0 "Every additinal w ... .... 0 2 • Midnight to 8.30 a..m Ten words ... -.... i .. :: 0U 1Every additionalword ... .. 3 Snsuar s. Messagcs firwarleel to oflices open sil Sundays, if'dropped in the tox provided for that purlse, at the Mellournie Office with- feeencoe sed. __ 8.30 t.m. to 9.5ji pIin a. d. Ten words ... ... . 0 Extr,:wiinls,each ... .. 0 2 9.:3 p.m. to 8.30 an.m. Ten words ... ... ... 8 0 Extra words, each ... ...: 0""
NORTH MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 27 December 1895
NORTH MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL THE annual speech night of the North Melbourne High School took place in the schoolroom,"Belmont," Errol-street, &nbsp; on Monday evening, the 23rd inst. There was a large gathering of parents and friends of present pupils, with several old pupils, and their friends. The Principal's report was as follows: Ladies and Gentlemen, It is somewhat difficult to write an -originaLreport-at thislate date3-henn em has read the reports already given by the Principals of our mostprominentschool-. The Reverend F. Sergeant, of the Church of England Grammar School, spoke of two reasons why girls and boys do not make the progress in the higher classes which their friends expect them to do. The first is that parents.allov their children too much evening amuse ment. Mr. Sergeant only speaks of " Friday Evening Parties," but I have to complain not only of parties on that particular evening, but of allowing girls in the Matriculation class to visit the theatre, conce...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 3 January 1896
POSTAL NOTES. 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. 6d. .. . .d. ,, ,, 4s. 6d. ... Id. 7s. d. .... 2d. 20s. Od. ... ... 3d. Victorian Postal Notes are payable in N.S.W., S.A., 'Tasmania, Queensland, and urii'ersa (on paymient the payeo must affix stamps equal to poundage). SStamps of Neow South WVales, 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 id. obi every 5d. worth of English and Foreign t c and Id. on every 6d. worth of Interco lonial stamps.
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 3 January 1896
TELEGRAPr 'MONEY. OtRDERS. 8. d. Victoria ... Under £5 ... 1 0 South Australia ,, ... 3 0 Queensland ...4 ,, ... . 0 Tasmania ... ,, .. 3 0 New South Wales , ... 2 0 Perth, W.A ..... , .__.4 0 Victoria ... Under £10 ... 1 6 South Australia ,, ... 4 0 Queensland ...0 , ... 5 0 Tasmania . .. ... 4 0 New South Wales -, ... 3 0 Perth, W.A.... ,, ... 5 0
POST AND TELEGRAPH INFORMATION. NORTH MELBOURNE POST OFFICE. Times of Clearing. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 3 January 1896
POST AND TELEGRAPH INFORMATION. NonTHu 31~LluUDORNE PLOST OFFICE. Ti'i'es of Clearing. 10.5 a.n., 1.Z0 p.m., 3.20 p.m, 4..7 p.m., and 12.0 imidnlight. Times of Delivery. 7 a.m., 12.40 p.i., anl.4.30 p.m. .MoNEY OniD. O ,rice., Office hours-10 a.m. to I3 p.m., Sa turdays 10 a.m. to noun. Payable in Victoriai Not exceeding £5 . ... ... 3d. Above £5, butnotexceed.£10 - is. ,, £10, ,, £15 1s. Gd. ,, £15, ,, ,, £20 s. Parable in New South Walesn, South. Australia, Western Australia, Queens land, Tasmania, and New Zealand: s. d. Not exceeding£2 ... ... 0 6 ,, 5 ... ... 1 0 ,, 7 ... ... 1 6 10 ... ... 2 0 ,, 12 ... ... 2 6 ,, 15 ... ... 8 0 ,, 17 . ... 3 6 20 ... ... 4 0 Payable in Great Britain and Ireland, France, Canada, Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, China, India, Japan, Macao, IMauritius, United States, &c.: Not exceeding '£2 ... ... 1 0 Above £2, but not exceed. £5 - 2 6 ,, £5, but not exceed. £7 - 3 6
NORTH MELBOURNE TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 3 January 1896
NORTH' MELnOUR?NE Tows COUnCIL. Mayor, Mr. T. Fogarty, J.P. ]Eastern Ward-Mr. J. Gardiniri; Mr. W. . II. Fuller, J.P. ; Mr. J. Barwise, J ?P. . M?liddle Ward-31r. T. Fogarty, J.P.; Mr. G. Carter; Mr. D. Wadick. Western Ward-M1r. P. Costello; M?r. J. C. Steel, J.P.; Mr. J. G. Petrio. Town Clerk, Mlr. I-. J. Handall. Rate Collector, Mr. .. Kearney. Surveyor, Mr. E. Mclver.'- Health Officer, Dr. Whitaker. Inslu ctor, Mr. E. Magnus.