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MASSACRE OF INDIANS IN OREGON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
MASSACRE OF. INDIANS IN OREGION. That white mon can massacro as well as rod men was illustrated by the , recent atrocious assault by Oregon Volunteers upon a wagon-load of prisoners, mostly women and children, taken in the campaign against the Modocs. There were no Indians among them who were notorious for their crimes, the chiefs having been previously taken to the camp. They were suddenly waylaid by a party of the Oregon Volunteers, the muzzle of a gun was placed close to the driver's head, so that he was 'powerless, and the volunteers. tired into the wagon.. The women and children cried out in terror, but the warriors, although facing death, were as immoveable as stoics. Four of the Indians were killed, and one of the women badly wounded, when at a distance a cloud of dust appeared on the road, and the volunteers, seeinug troops wore coming, rode quickly away. A sergeant and ten men soon ap peared, and the 'survivors were taken to camp.
A PAIR OF LUNATICS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
A PAIR OF LUNATICS. A .Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hall, a newly mar. riod couple. who attempted to destroy theni seolves at Ilfracombo recently by taking laudanum. have fully recovered, and Charles Hall is in custody, charged with attempting suicide and the murder of his wife. Investigation shows that their resi. dence was at lBath. They were spending the honeymoon, but the husband had lost his situation in a London bank, and so they resoal ved upon suicide. Their boxes were carefully packed, and addressed to Mr. Hall's father In Bath. One letter found was from Mirs. IIall to her brother, statinig that her death was with lher own free consent and wish, and bheqieathing to him her clothes and jowellery. Another was to the landlady: bequeathing her £3 as compensation for the trouble their deaths would cause her.' A third document, written in German, Greek, and English, was addressed "To thccoroner and july." It contained a diary of proceed ings on Monday and Tuesday. The man and womantook l...
Scientific and Useful. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Scientific and Useful. AMMONIA IN Wonr?slnor As A Pono?vEt. TIVr: OF MrIEILCULIIAL POIsoNINO.-Ina a recent communication to the Paris Academy of Sciences, Dr. Meyer mado known the oxcel lent results which he had obtained in pro. venting all symptoms of mercurial poisonilg in the lookin.-glass manufactory of St. (lobain by sprinkling the floor with ammonia. Ilo cannot explain the preservative action of ammonia, anl it was accidentally that he discovered this effect; bout he states that during the five years that it has been omr. ployed at St. Gobain, not one case of poison. iog has bocl obmoerved among the workmen, whilst there is a marked amendment in the symptoms of those who wore previously nf footed. About half a litro of common liquil ammonia is simply to be sprinklod on thile floor of the workshopl every evening after the day's work. Cos VoLsIONS IN AN INFANT, lUI: TO AnUSE or AIwOIIOL IN Till:u NUnsu.-Ml. Vernay re. lates, in the "Lyon Medical," a very strikino ease of the mis...
AN ENGLISH JUDGE ACCUSED HAVING A "DROP TOO MUCH." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
AN ENGLISH JUDGE ACCUSED HAVING A "DROP TOO MUCH." This was an action in the Court of Quoen's Bench, brought by oenry Jacobs, who do. scribed himself as a watchmaker and jeweller against the Hon. Sir John M?llor, one of Her Manjesty's justices of the Court of, Queen's Bench, to recover damages laid at £10,000, for false imprisonment, and loss of health, and injury to reputation and property, con sequent thereon, such incarceration further causing the death of his (plaintiff's) wife. The defendant by his solicitor pleaded-first that he was not guilty; secondly, that before and at the time of the alleged grievance he was and still is a justice of'tho Court of Queen's Bench, and that in the execution of his judicial duties he tried the plaintiff at the Ilerkshire Summer Assizes of 1804, when, according to law, iho was convicted of obtain ing two watches under false pretences from one John Braimsby, .and sentenced to eighteen calendar months' imprisonment with hIard labor; and, for a th...
CURE OF DIPHTHERIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
CURE OF DIPHTHERIA. The lion. J. 3T. Grant has sent the following letter to the Artsr which had been received by that gentleman from - r. Greathead a few days ago. This letter, as will be seen, contains the reccipo which, as alleged by the author, will cure diphtheria: " Sir--Knowing so well as I do that you are over ready to go good in your eapacity as a member of Parlitnmont, not only to individuals but to the public, I am satisfied you will do justice in laying the following statement and cure for diphtheria before Parliament at your earliest convenience, viz.:--Having sooee and constantly hearing of that direful disease diphtheria. and its awful effects in bringing such terrible afllictions into so many families all over the colony, I can no longer withhold from the public the cure that I have found to be so perfect in about a dozen cases, not failing in one instance, and I trust Parliament will reward me if they find the cure is effect. ual. I might make a fortune of it, as som...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
IMIIOUNDINGS. The following impounding notices are taken from the Gazette, 10th September: -Eltham.-Impounded at Eltham Shire Pound, 5th September, 1873.--Bay geld. ing, saddle marked, like EB or Eli near shoulder. On 16th September. Black filly, star, like GB near shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 15th October, 1873. ilarong.-Impounded at fMarong Shiro Pound.--Brown mare, star, of' fore and hind fetlooks white, saddle marked, D ?e near shoulder. Straw. berry cow, notch off ear, IIS - over like G off rump. White steer, strawberry head and neck, notch off ear, like- over G off rump. If not claimed and ex penses paid, to be sold on 15th October, 1873.
MARKET IN HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
MARKET IN IIOTI-HAM. It wvill be seen from our advertising columns that a publio meeting will be held at the Royal Saxon Hotel, Elizabeth stlreet, on the 29th inst., at 8 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of taking such steps as may lead to the establishment of a wholeo sale vegetable market in lHotham. As the subject is of great importanceo to the in habitants generally it is to be hoped that the meeting will be numerously and insluientially attended.
VICTORIAN BUILDING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
VICTORIAN BUILDING SOCIETY. The eighth annual meeting of the Vic. torianu Permanent Property Investment and Building Society was held on Mon day evening in the lower Temperance Hall, Russell street. The hall was filled with shareholders. The chair was occu pied by the president of the society, Mr. J. B. Crews, M.L.A.. The eighth annual report and balance-sheet were read by the secretary, Mr. James Munro. The re ceipts for the year were shown to be £33.4,765 15s. 7d., and the payments £327,918 15s. Id., leaving acredit balance at the bank on 31st July last of £68,47 Os. Gd. The profit for the year amounted to £24,402 11s. Gd., and the balance at credit of the reserve account was £792 2s. Gd. A number of questions were put by shareholders and replied to by the chair man or secretary, after which the adop tion of the report and balance-sheet was movd by the chairman, seconded by Mr. V. 31ell, supported by Messrs. Balfour and Davies, and carried unanimously. It was then resolved that th...
CRIME IN NORTH MELBOURNE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
CRIME INI NOItTII irEL BOURNE, &o. The following oxtracts are taken from the Victorian Police Grn:zetl, 10th Septem bor: Stolen from the dwelling of Moses Roosefield, Roegent street, Fitzroy, on the 10th instant, a round gold brooch, with fringe, opal in claw in celitro; a silver and ivory cigar case, a blaclk ill: dress; a ialtose collar, several fijhy bowsm ; it black silk overskirt trimmed with velvet, with bow and ends at each sile, one flolunce; a bllo silk overskirt triat tind with satin and whilte silk braid and duoe and white silk fringe, howsas and cnds it sides ;, drab satin-cloth dress trimmed vith ruby vol vet and bullion frinige, ft u llounces; 2 hlite petticoats, one eros .tucks and in sortion, the other witlh lcp e flounciing round the bottom and luck and insertion. Elizabotll H1-awker is chlar cd, on warrant tiled at the doleetive otlic with stealing frim the dwelling of 11rid et WVawby. 13 (lasgow street, Collingwc 1, on hli 1st insltatt, a pair of womiins b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Medical. SR. S. J. o U t K E, (Late Royal Navy), aTPIRICK lIHOUSE, next corner of LEVESON " and VICTORIA STREHS, IIOTHAM. Ilours of Consultation 8 to 10 o'clock Mornings. 1 to 3 ,, Afternoons. 7 to 9 ,, Evenings. [MEDICAL CAuD.] T1DWA RD M Y E R S, 1. D., D• Duly-qualified MEDICAL PRtACTITIONER, From Peru. Specialities-Chronic Diseases, Cancer, Rheumatism, Gout, and all affections arising from impurity of the blood. Diseases pecu. liar to females and children. .1 :130 COLLINS STREET EAST. Patients visited attheir Private Residences by appointment.. TN ERIOUSNESS, DEBILITY, and SKIN •DISEASES. Dr L. L. SMITH has devoted himself for twentyycars in the colony to the practice of thisbranchof his profession, while previously in England he was the pupil of and practised with the celebrated Dr R. T. Culverwell, the only medical practioner who ever exclusively adopted this as a sole branch of his profession lHe advises sutfferers tolose no time, to at once artest the progress of disease or ...
Tales, Sketches, &c. JOHN'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Tales, S3ketches, &c. JOHN'S MISTAKE. " WrT a lucky fellow you are Harrisl I wish people would shower shillings upon me as they do upon you. I can't make it oat; here I've been with Mr. Blackman nearly double the time you have, yet with one thing and another, your berth is worth a great deal more than mine." "Ahl I but you forget that I am only a poor boy, while you are looked up' to as a young gentleman of means," slyly re sponded his friend. "But that is just were every one makes a great blunder; you know that my folks are no better off than yours-in fact, I doubt whether they have as much' money; I don't mind telling you, but should not like all the world to hear it." " Of course you would not," replied Harris; "and so you go on deceiving everybody and yourself too, for I'm sure you think use much beneath'you. Come, now, confess you do look down onu me a bit, don't you P," John was greatly puzzled to know what reply he.could snake to this blunt question; at last he manage...
Boards of Advice. HOTHAM BOARD OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Boards of Advice. HOTIIAsM BOARD OF ADVICE. A mooting of the board was hold in the Town Hall, Hotham, on Monday evening, 8th inst. There were present, Messrs. G. M. Hardess (Chairman), E. Lawrence, H. A.'Clarko and E. Alco k, Correspondent. The correspondent reported that he had writtento the Ministor of Public Instruc tion-as directed by the board-with refer once to the formation of a night school, and thatonly a mere acknowledgementhad been. received in reply. It was stated that cer tain information had been given to some members on the subject, but through a source which the board determined in no case to recognise, deciding that their com. munication should always be with the Education Department direct. A letter from Mr. A. Mattingley to the Secretary of Education, asking-at the request of parents of pupils attending his school-for. permission to give instruction in drawing: on Saturday artornoons, was referred to the board for their report. The applica tion was approved-strict...
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Borough Councils. IIOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. Present :-H-is Worship the Mayor (in the chair), Councillors White, Barwise, Thomas, Fogarty, Carroll, and Ryan. COInESrPODEONCE. The correspondence, for the most part, was of an uninteresting charactor. A letter was received from the Clerk of the Hotham Court of Petty Sessions, stating that judgment had been obtained in the local court by medical men and others for various amounts against the Borough Council, and asking that such expenses should be at once paid or execution would follow. Thile Town Clerk was instructed to pay the money.-From MEr. Gilchrist, stating that the council were liable to pay the balance of SMr. Bceating's contract. After a good deal of discussion, the amount was ordered to be paid.-From Mr. D. Nicoll, asserting that Councillor Carroll had parted with his qualiflcation, and was therefore debarred from taking his seat as a councillor, and asking what action the council would take in the matter. It was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
Publications. rTMIE NORTRH ,MIRLBOURNIE ADVElt ' TISEII,' CIoI'ULATING IN HiOTIIAM, CARLTON, WEST 3'TIELIIOUlItNE, IEIDELDElGO, :]H;UNSWVICK, COiURG, FITZROY, COLLINGWOOD, RTC. - Publisbcd every Wednesday morning. The price of the paper is ls. per quarter or 4s. per year, delivered, payable in advance. Single copies, id. A DVIEITISEMENTS. Per inch , ... ... ... 3s. SStantding noticoe, as per agreement. TErIt,--CAOl. Advertis'onments received for onoh" iasue up to ono o'clock'on the day previous to publi cation. 'Each advertisement should bear Sup.n.tle manuseoiptthe number of insertiohs required. When no instructions are sent in referencco; to the number of insortions,. the advcrtisomeent will be continued until coon termanded, and charged, accordingly. All oirdcrs to alter ar discootinue advertisements from' Coburg,' Brunswick, Collingwood, Carlton, and Fitzroy, must be in writing, I and' forwarded to the office, 35 Elizabeth t street north. "' SAll commnunlcations intended for ins...
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 24TH SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 24 September 1873
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 24irr SEPTEMBER. ON? of the most important subjects now engaging the attention of now countries is the desire to attract population from the over-crowded States of Europe. This desire is participated in by the United States, the Dominion of Canada, Brazil, PIeru, Chile, New Zealand, New South TVales, South Australia. and Queensland. Agents are to be nmet with from these places in every corner of the old world seeking to secure labor, and inducements of a tempting nature are held out with this object in viesv. France, Italy, and Spain contribute a large portion of the froshblood annually infused into the South American republics, while Great Britain and the North of Europe sends a sleady stream of hardy settlers to occupy the waste lands of America, and some of the more enterprising colonies of Australia. But strange to say, Victoria, which has always been considered the most advanced community on this continent, is the most backward in seeking to add...