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CRIME IN NORTH MELBOURNE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
ORILME IN NORTH A?EL. BOU11RNI , &c. The following extracts are taken from the Victorian Police Gazette, 2tthAugust: -Stolen from the person of.' illiam Clark, tailor, Cardigan street, Carlton, on the morning of the 19th August instant, in Little Bourko street east, Melbourne, a wedding-ring and a nearly noew black felt hat, soft crown and rim; value 25s. Stolen from the person of Philip Shechan, of Easy street, Collingwood, on the night of the 8th instant, is Swanston street, Melbourne, a silver lever hunting-watch, makers Denis JBrothers, Melbourne, No. 52481., with steel chain attached : value £6 lO0s.-Stolon from the person of Eliza Powell, 5 Provost street, HIotlim, on the evening of the 23rd August instant, in the Eastern Market. Melbourne, a brown leather purse, containing lls. in silver, 2 small keys, a small-size gold brooch, pat tern rose, shamrock and thistle, with green stone in centre ; and a foew memnoranda. Stolen from the person of John Bruce, No. i Little Cu...
PENTRIDGE STOCKADE AND ITS OFFICERS.—THE SUSPICIOUS MAN SUSPECTS HIMSELF. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
PEvNTIIDGE STOCKADE AND ITS OFFICERS. - THE SUSPICIOUS MAN SUSPECTS HIIMSELF. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-For some considerable time past matters at the above establishment have been going on in anything but a peaceful manner amongst the officers, and loud and bitter complaints are poured forth at the conduct and behavior of the present Superintendent towards not only the warders but the various officers immedi ately connected with him, so much so that of late that ofllicer has on more than one occasion been reported to the Inspector General for his boorish and uncalled-for behavior towards them. That this is no new thing with this officer who has got into a position which he is totally unfitted for is a well-known fact. I have ventured, with your kind permission, to trespass on your space, in the hope that when this oflicer sees that the public are watching the proceedings of the above establishment it may induce him to alter his conduct towards those under him, and turn h...
Correspondence. LAW REFORM. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
Correspondence. LAW I EFORM. To the Editor of the Adveertiscr. Sir--I see you have been poking fun at us about our "pigeon box" police court. What wicked sinful people editors must be to talk or rather write so irroverently about time-honoured institutions, and who will say that our " pigeon-box". is not a time-honoured institution? A very interesting volume might be witten, entitled, "Reminisconces of our pigeon-box." That little building has wit nessed some curious capers, and if it was endowed with the gift of speech it could "many a tale unfold" about justice and magisterial fair play. "Would your Worship please to increase the fine to lire pounds so as to enable me to appeal?" Tliese were the words which, on a certain occasion, a certain "aggrieved" defendant addressed to a certain would-be tall potentate who used to visit us once a week tbr the ostensible purpose of administering justice in the "little building" of whicei you have written so irreverently. The would-bo potentat...
THE ANCIENT GAME OF BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
THE ANCIENT GAMEi\ OF JOWLS. "What is the reason that no oifort has yet been made to form a bowling club in the Borough of lotham? Our neighborsu in West M1elbourno, Carlton and Fitzroy have long been able to boast of very clih cient clubs, and their bowling greens are a credit to the districts. Of the game itself much can be said in its favor. It is thoroughly identified with the old land, it is exhilirating and cheerful, and is recom mended strongly by the faculty. A green second to none round Melbourno can be made in the reserve on the Flemington road, and if application were made to' the council for a portion of it to be handed ovor to a club there is little doubt of such a request being granted, and possibly accompanied with some little aid towards the formation of the green.
THE REFUGE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
TIFE 3tEFUGE. We understanid that a final effort is to be made to procure the removal of this nuisance from Carlton. The present home for unfortunates is used as more hospital for the inmates, who when cured of their disease, generally return to their oli ways. Night after night mes sages, letters, prohibited comforts, &c., are convoyed to the "refugees" from the outside; while hardly one femaln leaves the IRefuge without the day and hour of her so leaving being known to her friends who lie in walt, and pounce upon their vic tim as soon as she appears to ge4 her return to her vicious life. Tle price of the land on which the building is situate would if sold produce sutlicient money to permanently endowe the Refuge with an . ietome .Ef pbout £1,000 a. year, besides purchasing five acres of land, say. at Studley Park, Northcote, or some suburb far enough from town to on. sure the absence of the larrikins who now :infest the neighborhood. The effect of continuing this hovel in ...
A PAIR OF LOAFERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
A PAIRl OF LOAFERS. On Monday night about nine o'clock two men in civilian's clothes, and under the influcuco of liquor, knocked at the premises of Mr. Marsden in North Eliza beth street, and on obtaining admittance one represented himself as a police con stable, the other as an Inspector of Nuisances. They demanded access to the whole of the premises, and dared himi on his peril to interfere with them. Mr. M?arcen pluekyy pitched both of them out of his shop, end followed them nearly up to Queensberry street, looking in vain for a constable. At last the couple hailed a cab, the one who styled himself a police man scrambling up in front, the Inspector behind. Marsden after trying to drag them out, jumped in, and gave them a good thrashing. Eventually they were glad to tumblo out, and while the cab driver was listening to the indignant Marsden the pair of loafers skeddadled. Constable Prirchard, No. 24.73. was the name and number given by one of them. 0- - -
IMPROVEMENT IN CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
IMPRiOVEMENT IN CAIRLTON. Councillor Rlichardson has succeeded in oblaining the sum of £1000 to be expended in forming the streets of Carlton. It must not be forgotten, however, that Councillor Curtnin was the first to advocate "justice for Carlton" in the City Council, and is likewise entitled to the thanks of the ratepayers. It is to be hoped that this sum of money is but the first instalment of a much larger amount for outlay in thb same direction.
THE MODEL LODGING HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
THE MODEL LODGING HOUSE. On Monday week the Model Lodging House erected some months ago in King street, West Melbourne, was opened for the commencement of business. The superintendant, Anr. William Morgan, was appointed some time back, but the committee after the building was finished delayed the opening until the ground was purchased and the Iee simple secured. It opens with 1(0 beds, but can alfbrd ne commnodation for 1100 if occasion s?lonld require them. The cost of the building was over.1i6000, and the architects were Messrs. Crouch and Wilson. On the ground floor there is a large sitting room obr the accosmmodation of the inmates, and the committee have provided a read ing room and library. Chess, dominoes, etc., will be allowed, but no smoking. The lovers of tie weed will be accommodated with a smoking shed. The two upper floors are dormitories, the rates for sleep. ing there being Od. per night., but ld. dormitory will be found on the ground floor. :Each inmate will have to ...
SMITH STREET, COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
SAITHi STREET, COLLINGWOOD. The steady advance in improving street architecture which hIrs been made in Smith street, Collingwood, is a very fair test ofttho prosperity of the town. On Friday last M1r. Langridge sold the mn torial of three ricketty tumble down structures opposite the National Bank, which have long been a disgrace to the street, and there are several others lower down, the owners of which should be ashamed to let them stand in their present dilapidated condition. Should a fire occur in one of these there is no predicting when it would stop, for thi old lumber of which they are built would burn like paper. Mr. Foy has leased the ground which the former mentioned shops stood, and intends to add thereon an additional frontage to his already splendid establish ment.
GENERAL SESSIONS. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST. (Before His Honor Judge Pohlman and Mr. J. Prince, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
GENEtAL BESSIONS. MiONYAY, SEPTEMOER 1sT. (Before His Honor Judge Pohlman and Mr. J. Prince, J'P.) Jtonn?xcn A TILL.-John Barlow was indicted for stealing Gs. from the till of the Staffordshire Hotel, Blackwood street, Hiotham. AMr. Molesworth defended. The evidence showed that the prisoner was, on the 21st August, served by the landlady, Mrs. Astle, with a pint of beer. While in the bar parlor she heard a noise, and on coming back into the bar saw the prisoner's hand in the till. The charge was sheeted home so far that the jury returned a verdict of guilty of attempting to steal. Roemanded for sentence.
British and Foreign. CHINESE INVASION OF RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
British and Foreign. CHINESE INVASIONOF RUSSIA. A letter from the Amooi in, the " Moscow Gazette" calls attention ;to the danger of a Chinese invasion of the Runssian territory on that river. The Amoor district, says the cor , respondent, is very unfavourably 'situated from a strategical point of view, and would present great facilities for oan attack. The Chineso have made great progress of late in sbhipbuilding; even thoAcmericans now employ Chinese workmen for the construction of steamers at San Francisco, and the skill and thoroughness of their work, are universally praised. There are, already a number of Chineso gunboats on the Tieo.Tain, and.if a fleet of steamers, were posted in the upper part of the Sungari they could, in the event of a war, go down the, stream, divide the province of the Amoor into two parts, and eut off all commnunication between Russin and her ports on the Pacific. '" What," asks the correspondent, " could Russia oppose to them in eoch a caseo She has no ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
Amusements. A GRAND CONCERT in aid of the Building Fund of the IIOTHAM CRICKET CLUB, Will be hold on TUESDAY EVENING, 9th SEPT., 1863, In the ORDERLY 1ROOM, VICTORIA STREET. MISS BESSIE IIARRISON, (Prima Donna Lyster's English Opera Com pany,) MISS FLORENCE BASSETT, Messrs. .T. B. WEST, FRIED. SCARLETT, C. B. FOSTER, \V. MARSHIALL. V. WALLACE, - TAIT. R. WRIGHT. E. FOSTER, HAD. DEN and SPICERWill appear in the BEST PROGRAMME EVER PRESENTED IN IIOTIIAM. Dancing after the Concert. Cards of Admission, 3s., 2s., and Is. I. IIENIIY TALBOT, lHon. Soo. Auction Sales. TIIURSDAY, SEPTEMIIER 4. Two Brick Cottages 01 x 93, Oxford street, Collingw cod. N KINSMAN has received instructions . to SELL byAUCTION, on the ground, Two brick cottages, of three rooms each, slate roofs and verandah, with land 33ft. frontago to Oxford street, by Glft. deep to a right-of-way to Little Oxford street, Title good. Terms--lalf cash, three and six months. Salo at twelve o'clock, by N. Kinsman, auctioneer. SATURD...
THE VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
THE VISIT. I ,wAs admired and envied by my acquaint ance.: I was handsome, sprightly, quick witted; and though I did not point in water-colors, was tolerably accomplished, nineteen years old, and of one of the best families in Kingsford. : My family was all that it should be; but notwithstanding its prosperity and power, I was much dis satisfied with my condition at this time. To me Kingsford was a desert. My inner life was a desert, a waste, a solitude, where, figuratively; speaking, there were no castles in the air, nopalace of the Sleep ing Beauty. Of course I did not value the inestimable privilege of.health, youth, and the enjoyment of solid worldly com forts. iMy mind was empty ;in fact, it was wasting'for every possible cxperionce and its result.. 'rhoe mysterious oracle which plroclaims 'the power .and solace of nature was dumb, and the institiotive sympathies which give us an insight into the inidividualities of others had not been roused. Without dreaming.the truth con cer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
t Publications. 'IrjlE NOIITH MELBOUR'NE ADVEtR. .LTISER, CIIOUILATING IN I1OTIIASI, CARLTON, 'EST MIELBOURNE, IIEIDELBEIR, BRUNSWICK, , COIUIIG, FITZROY, COLLINGWOOD, ETC. :Pil?ishad avery Wedn-- day morning. The prieo of the paper' is le. por quarter or 4:' . pr year'delivored, payable in advance. ... "'"'Singleoopies ld': : '. ,,.t,• D lTt:i , ZI:A -DER IIE NT S: : Standiog notices, as per agreement.. S Tg"-- - PUERMH---ASH. , Advertiseoments received for each issueup to one o'cldeklonithe day previous to publi. nation. Each advertisement should bear, upolnth) manusoript,thoaoumbor of insertions required. . Vhon,no,instraptiona are sent i'i reference to .thte numbeirf insortfone, the adv.rtiesoent will ho continuod until; coun. ' termaododl, lii a egdd iaccordingly. All orders to aler ,r discontinue advertisements ' frdm Coburg, / Bruniswiak 'Collingwood,: SCarlton; and Fitzroy, must be in writing, and forwarded to the office, 35 Elizabeth i: street north... . .. Only half the or...
Police. HOTHAM COURT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 28TH. (Before Dr. Lloyd, chairman; Messrs. Carroll, King, Laurens, and Fogarty, J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
Police. HOTIIAM COURT. TIIUnsDA, AUGUST 28Tm. (Before Dr. Lloyd, chairman; Messrs. Carroll, King, Laurens, and Fogarty, J.P.'s) AGGRoAVATED ASSAULT .- Lawreneo Sherry was brought up charged with as saulting Anne Wills on the 2d July. The complainant, a middle aged woman, who appeared in court on crutches, de posed as follows:--I am the wife of William Wills, a butcher, residing in Victoria street; I. remember the second of July last; I was at the Village Bello at St. Kilda on that day in company with my husband ; I was in the hotel when a buggy drove up with three men in it; one of them pulled a handkerchief out of his pocket and threw it towards me; I throw it away and presently it was missed; some one said " Mrs. Wills has it;" I produced a handkerchief, but one of the men said "it was not the right one;" some words ensued, when one of the men struck me; I think it was the prisoner; the same man afterwards kicked' me outside of the hotel and broke -my leg; I have been at tended to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 September 1873
Engineers, etc. St. Crispin Iron Works. &nbsp; HUGH WILSON, ENGINEER, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MACHINIST and SMITH, Flemington &nbsp; Road, near the Royal Hotel, Hotham. Manufacturer of Iron Lasts and Stands, Solo and Heel Knives, Cutting, Pricking, Rolling and Blocking. Machines; and every article used in the Manufacture of Boots and Shoes. References on application. Extract from the "Argus," Nov. 12th, 1872. "The Boot and Shoe making Implements, to the use of which we have already referred, are by Mr. HUGH WILSON, of Flemington Road, and Messrs. Ullathorne and Co., Grindery Warehousemen, of London and Little Collins street. The work' of both seems to be excellent, but Mr. WILSON'. is most deserving of notice, inasmuch as it is of genuine Victorian manufacture." COACHBUILDERS, IRONMONGERS, &c, &nbsp; Awarded Bronze Medal for excollence in Axles, Melbourne Exhibition, 1872-3, Every description of Axles made to order....