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SET A THIEF TO CATCH A THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
SET A THIEF TO CATCH A THIEF. The old saying is that 'there is" honour even among thives,' seems to lead many persons to be believe that a higher sense of honour prevails -among the light figered gentry than is possessed by other people," remarked a well-known detective tihe other day. Now that is a sad mistake. Thieves are the best friends we have in our line of work. \Ve get more assistance from them than from any other source; and I believe 1 shounl be warranted is saying all other sources combined. \S, often make one thief catch an thelr. Repeatedly we get a man into a very tight place, when, in order to help himself, he is willing to help use It is a very common thing for prisoners to turn informers. Of course, there is a good reason for this sort of a display of virture; but it is almost a daily occnurence for thieves to come to us with 'tips' ail infor mation that they want to sell when there is nothing to induce them to do so except a laudable desire to earn a little money. ...
EXPLAINED THE LUCK HE HAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
EXPLAINED THE LUCK HE HAD. "Well," said the merchant to. the. young clerk whom he had sent out ,col lecting ; " did you have any luck ? "Some; but not much, sir." "I suppose you got the amount Mr. Farthington owes. You said he was a personal filend of yours.' "No, I didn't get the money; the fact is, I don't exictly know what to make of my experier.ce there." " How was it ? "I went in and said, 'Mr. Farthing ton, I called to speak about a matter'-I didn't get any further, when he put in with. ' That's all right, my boy; she is yours ; take her and be happy.!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
SACRIFICE OF WINTER STOC K THE GREATEST AND CHEAPiOT -SALE OF THE SEASON NOW ANN-OUCED, ON SATUiRDAY, JUNE 307? KITZGERALD BROTHERS HAVE COMMENCED A GIGANTIC REALISATION SALE OF Winter Drapery, Clothihg, Carpets, &c., AT-THEIR FA3MOUS CASH DRAPERY WAREHOUSES, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOURNE, AND BRIDGE STREET BALLARAT. The Bargains are Unparalleled I The Paces the Lowest in Victoria. In order to reduce our immense S?tocks. anraunting to upwards of £45,000, as.d being determined not to carry over Goods from one Season to another, we have carefully gone through the different departments and REDUCED EVERY LINE to pr;ces that must create Intense excitement amongst people who study economy, and pay ready money. The Goods are all lew. Fresh and Clean. 0o OidLines ! Bo Banhrant ?nbbish In the limited space of a month, £15,000 worth of Seasonable Goods must be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficult task, ordinary sale pr4ces are quite ig nored, and every article rut...
GUY'S HOSPITAL AND ITS ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
GUY'S HOSPITAL AND ITS ROMANCE. Few people think, or would timagine, that the sp[endid building known to this generation as Guys Hospital owes its origin-its charitable origin-to the dis obedience of a servant. Yet such is the fact. The story is interesting, and can be briefly told. Mr. Thomas Guy was a bookseller. He carried on his business with considerable acumen at 'Number One, Cornhill "-a house frequently al luded to, forming an angle with Lombaid Street, and known as 'Lucky Corner.' Now it came to pass that the Exchequer, being in straightened circumstances in the reign of the great and good William III, could not pay ready money to the de fenders of the country; and the sailor particularly, was obliged to put up with 'paper'-a debenture or ticket which the men were constrained to sell, and so sel ling, to lose on the transaction. Fre quently these buyers were in time com pelled by necessity, to sell the tickets at an enormous discount, and the fortunate purchaser then often ...
ODDITIES IN WILL MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
ODDITIES IN WILL MAKING. There is a decided element of romance connected with one of the largest, most valuable estates in the Midland Counties, England, but never before, so far as we are aware, told in print. One day, many years ago, a certain landowner went to his lawyer, and gave him instructions for the drawing up of his will. . He had five sons, and he desired that his posses sions shculd be divided among them in such a way that each should be well provided for. The lawyer duly took the instructions, but asked, when the client had come to an end of the various be quests " Whom shall I put down as the re mainder man? It is a mere formality, because, as you have five sons, there is - not the slightest chance of. any lack of heirs. Still, it is usual to put down the name of somebody or other." = "Well," replied the client; "put down any one you like. Your clerk, there," indicating a lad in another room ; "hell do." The document was piepared .accor dingly, and remained in this for...
"NO WONDER THE COUNTRY GROANS!" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
"-O WONDER THE COUNTRY GROANS ' Dn. 3IALOaEY, 3LP., deserves tbe thanks of the community for drawing attention to two of the rapacious foreign pensioners whc. materially assist to absorb the life ,:!ood of the colony, in the persono of the light Hon. H. C. K Ghilders and Sir Andrew Clark?e It was not to be expected that any material action would resultfrom thehon member for Wes 31elbourne's demand -" That the Government request those pensioners to reside permanently in Victoria from January, 1895; and, failing their agreeing to do so, wourd the Government bring in a bill to abolish their pensions 1" Nevertheless, tl;e expose is an object lesson to be reId, marked, and inwardly digested. Sir James Patterson snorted at the presumption of the request, and iL_ a wild fury said that Clarke served the colony before the representative for West Melbourne was born: Exactly ! He served (?) the country at a large salary for three years, eight mouths, and nine days, for which, up to the commenc...
FAIR PLAY'S A DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
Tam PAV'S A D0L. & Frenchman (who had refused every pro v:ous invitati.n to fight a duel, on the grounn t.,at he had never fought before, and was therefore muot unlikely to prove a victor in any eneountcr) was at last compelled by his f.;ocu?? to meet an adversary who had grossly insulted him in the Bois de Boulogune, and at ver, sshrt notice. With his heart in his mouth, he went to the spot indicated by his second, and after a few passes, during which he remaiiled unscathed, he managed to pene trate the ri ;h: lung of his antagonist with a small but exceedingly sharp sword. Having duly certilied the death of oneof the combo. tints, the surgeon in attendance escorted the conqueror to the raihlway station, remarking as he took histicketforBrussels, " Don'tdis countyour lickings before you're scratched." LN EGGCESNTEC nEvDsTYIcLs. A hen who, with spring-like impertur bability, had bared her breast to a chalk egg for many days, began at length to look for the first fruits of he...
LOVERS OF WARMTH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
LOVERS OF WARMTH. The invention of fire was a great step in the progress of the human race, and it is not strange that so many uncivilised peoples have superstitious notions con nected with it. When our Australian aborigines camp for the night a fire is lighted in front of each hut-the huts be ing made of boughs, with the openings carefully turned away from the wind-so that the feet of those who are sleeping within may be kept warm. If one of their relatives has lately died, an additional and solitary fire is lighted at a little distance from the huts, where the ghost of the deceased may sit down and warm himself without disturb ing the family hearth. In fact, warmth is so great a necessity to the natives that they seem to think the dead can only by degrees become accos tomed to the want of it, and the airing of a grave by kindling3k fre within it is a very important ceremony at a funeral. This same love of warmth creates an aversion to early rising, the natives are seldom seen abro...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
News and Notes. . U.A.O.D.-For a good night's harm less fun you can't do better than attend an open night at the lodge room of the Crescent lodge, next Monday, when a good programme will be tabled and carried out. THE RESERvf BATrTLE.-Mr. Ernie Bean, on behalf of the North Mslbourne Cricket Club, has returned to the charge of "backsliding" levelled at the heads of our civic sages, and is prepared to do hattle with them should they venture within the outer walls of the Recreation Reserve "payv." As will be seen in our report of the proceedings, the club ask that in the event of the present committee of management tendering their resignation as a body, would the council carry out their October a?-eement which has never been rescinded. The enquiry is a perfectly justifiable one, and should the two gentle men mentioned accede to the request of the C.C, the co2ncil will have to to toe the line with full armour. But will they HEAD T-AcliEKs HoxoRS. - Last week's Government Gazette publish...
ALBION UNITED v. WEST MELBOURNE JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
ALBION UNITED v. WEST ¢MEL BOURNE JUNIORS. This match was played 1 st Saturday, and, after a very good game, resulted in a win for the Juniors, the final scores being :--West Melbourne Joniore 5 goals i1 behinds; Albion United 3 goals 7 behinds. The Cogill Bros. keep filling the Bijou every evening after they have their tea with hordes of people desirous of being amused. The engagement of Mr. Alf. Holland is announced for next Saturday night.
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, JULY 16, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
North Melbourne Council. 3I?osND T, JULY 16, 18§4. Presceat-The Mayor (Cr. G:°rliner), U(s. Pilkington, Petrie, Carter, Barwise, Caine, and Steel. Correspondencc From Board of Health, asking if there are any buildings in the district being used for .public purposes, and to the opening of which the Boards approval has not been given. Received. Metropolitan Board of Works asking for return of bound volume. Received. Board of Health re Cut. Paw Paw Sanatorium, notifying conference. Received. The Mayor and Cr. B::r wise to attend. Royal Commission, Victoria, for the Tasmanian In ernational Exhibition, forwarding application fcrem for space. Received. Melbourne Tramway Trust copy of expenditure for June, 183S4.--OI015 ls. Received. M"elbourne Mletrcpoliarn Board of Works, Notice Paper and Return of Employes up to July 2nd. Received. Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board forwarding minutes of meeting. Received. Hugh Peck, assenting, conditionally, to council entering upon certani lands I in Se...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COtxfITTEE. Cr. Steel moved 1. That the sum £4l41 4s. Id. be passed for payment on account of town fund. 2. That the sum of £3 Js. be granted as a donation to-the High School "' rot Endoe-ment Fund " of the Sick Cild ren's Hospital, in lieu of refund of amrount paid for rent of Town Hall on the 29th June, for an entertainment iu aid of tiea Fund. 3. Tl'at the application of Messrs. S. C. . Arnold and Co. for refund of the sum of £3 15s. included in their cheque for £345 11s. 3d., on the 24th May, be retundel, that amount having been placed to the credit of Assesment 894, No. 31 Courtney-street, of which property they are neither own-rs nor agents, instead of to Assessuent 891, No. 37 Courtney-street, of ohich they ale the agents. Carried. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITfEE. Cr. Petrie moved I. That the tender of Messrs. Daw son and Gilchrist, for lifting and re laying about 7 chains of kerbing and channelling on the tFlemington-road, between Harcourt-street and Errol ...
LITTLE MARKS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
LITTLE MARKS. A draw. Bravo, North! Mops, slops, and big drops. Rolent's uniform a study in neutral tints. - What price the " gate " on Saturday week? Manton should follow more than at pre sent. .. Webb,' Cox,O'itea, and Launder take a lot.of beating. Free kicks and rough play conspicuous by their absence. Reid and Rolent picked for the inter colonial match. Forbes fell full length once, and went right out of Eight. A sloppy ground, a wet ball, and high wind spoiled the play. " North will be very near the tp -next year." So says Trait. - Charlie Cox was again the most Ill-used man on the ground (and the gamest). " Taylor, Graham and Co.," was the name which that firm got in the Press-box on Saturday. E. Launder wasled forward. Should be given a chance somewhere else. Half-beck, for instance. Sicily "bluffed" Trait more than once, and got frae-kicks for it. Ratheran unusual occurrence with " J. J.' "Who are you in mourning for?" asked an Essendon barracker of Tommy O'Dea at half-.tim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
Fees Pay: - - der Stan: ap DIr iis Acti 1890. BILL OF EXCHANGE. Dill of Exchauge and Pruluioor?c Nute P, d. Where the amount or value of the money for whiel' a bill or note is drawn exceeds £10,000, then for "~ every £30 of hle anuollnt or value, and alis for any fractional part - of £50 of ouch amiount or vaelo .. .0- 1 0 Bill or exchange payable on demand charge able with same duty as a promuissory note for amnle amoulnt. (Embossed stamps must be ueed,which may be obtained at all Post Ofllices.) ExEnPTIONe. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any other banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between sucll bankers. 2. Letter written by a banker inl Victoria to any other banker in Victoria directingthe payment of any sum of money, the samne not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter not being. sent or delivered to the person to whom payment is to be made or to any perso...
GOOD CAUSE FOR IT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
GOOD CAUSE FOR IT. " Why, Clara, you look radiant ! What has happened ?' "I've just received an invitation to a wedding." " Well, there's nothing particular in that to go into raptures over." " Yes, but it happens, you see, to be my own," and she showed her friend the new engagement ring. Every one has a mission. The mission of the crying baby is to make old' ba chelors and maids contented.
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
POSTAL NEWS ---:c:-- RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. a. d. LET?Tsa.-Per ounce or under 0 2 URssGENTr LETTERS.-Pr - letterQ0 6 (Urgent letters arr.,: irrival at - the Post Office ii. ,:wn to which they are di - . . Iated as telegrams, and -. with the utmost despat. will not be delivered i .. .. l to persons residing beyo;... ...c ordin arv delivery by telegr!aph messen ger, nor if addressed to a place--- having no delivery by letter car rier or telegraph messenger.) PosT CARDS ... . O REPLY POST CARDS . 0 LETTER CARDS ... - 0 NEWSPAPERS ... 0 0o BOOKB.-For every four Qcaneso or under (up to three lbs) 0 1 REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 3 PARCELs.-Two pounds or under 0 9' (each extra pound or part, 3d.) BULK parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each parcel.) PACKETS. COMMERcIAL PAPERS.-FOr every two ouncesorunder(up tol6bls) 0 1 (Such as acceptances, invoices, accounts*, affidarits, examination pap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
ZNDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES. VICTORL; TENT, No. 9, meets ALTERNATE -MOND.AV EVENINGS, at S' o'clock, in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Queensberry-street, North Mel bonrne. -No INITIATION FEES. CLEMENT DAVIDSON, Sec., Paris," Dryburgh-street, N. lel b. BE ON THE SAFE SIDE. -- It.o ,=:?t - f e m - o -e ofit FlatC Balrat. (Vic.), who ays:--" larf Warner's Safe cured Cured a bad weak otheidey. Wple takire on thsae saf ide is . A. Peters, mier. Flat Ballaret. (Vic.).ro, (N), who writes aone Safe Cure anr d 18h P1.i3 efflctaiely cured me of ie-iigestio sand a bad weak ewith ot dieae of the kidney.. While taking the Safred. I noirfetlyd a total sence of hird not tand it hobeve that it wobeul cre tho-e addiced Th an inordinatses ouse of stimulanta" Another mnto who is on the safe aide is Mr. ta". A. Peters, micer of Taylovluie, B3,onoertoe, (NZ), who writes on September 18th, 1893 :-I was afflicted with Bright's disease of the kidneys, and, after takiar 3Z bottles of Safe CO-e was cnred...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. s. d. LsTsRs.-Each ounce orunder 0 2 PoST CASRDs ... 0 1 REPLY POST CADs ... 0 3 NEWSP?EBS ... ... 1 COsrERrIAL PAPERS.-4 ounces or under... .. ... 0 2n Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces ... ........ 0 3 Every additional two ounces or under (Lp to 41bs) ... 0 1 Panrrui PAPERS(other than news papers).-Per every twoounces or under (up to 4lbs) ... 0 PATTEEPS and samples.Per every two ounces or under (up to lib) ... ... ... 0 1 REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ... 0 21 PARCELS POST, wholly by :;ea. Each parcel of 2lbs or under 1 6 Each additional lb or under(up to bs)... ..... 9 LATE LETTERS must bear full postage and late fee stamp of 2d. extra, and may be posted at any time not exeeed ing a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, Rail way travelling Post Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at Spencer-street, for Sydney...
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTRALIA, FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 20 July 1894
II TERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEW SOUTn=WALEs,NF 4ZEALtkw QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALII, TASMANIA, WEST. AUsTRALIA FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND OLITISH NE'V GULNEA. s. d. LLEas.--Per ' ounce or under 0 2 POST CARDS .. .. 0 1 REPLY POST CARDS ... 0 2 LEcTrER CARDS to N. S. Wales, S. Australia, Queensland, Tas mania, W. Australia ... 0 1l: To New Zealand and Fiji 0 82 BooKs.-Per four ouncesorunder (up to three lbs)... ... 0 I N EWSPAPE5 ... ... 0 REGISTRATION FEE... .. 0 3 BULK parcels of newspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per lb or fraction thereof ... 0 1 PARCEL POST.-To S. Australia, - Queensland, New Zealand, Tasmania, and W. Australia only.-Per lb or under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under (up to 11 lbs) ... ... 0 6 PACKETS. COMMERCIAL PAPERS AND PRIN TED PAPERs.-Per ever, two ounces or under (up to 41ba) 0 1 (Items see Victoria) PArrTTERS, samples, packets of merchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to llb) 0 1