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Our Holiday in New South Wales. PART X. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Our Holiday in Now Co ith WnTos PART X. A' Few, ildinf lights .which only sceneed to make the darkness visible w as all we could discern of the township, but we followed con tentedly i :the wtake of tvcmrl ladies: and gentlemen cyho had arrived by the sanme: train. There was a: pretty steep hill to he mointed and our quiet partnr's eagle eye observed that one of the ladies in front was burdened with a prctty heavy little girl, who had fallen asleep in the train and could not hIe woke up. Fired with the natural gallan:ry, which wtvs, such a distinguishing feature of our part:, hie at-once made to the front, and volunteered to carry the precious burdlen, which' offer was graciously accepted by the panting, lady. In my, own mind I tholught that he only made the offer, as a sort of reminider of duty to. the gentlemen alongside, but if so it utterly failed, of .its intendedi, eTect for they trudged on and made no sign. Once loadedl, our generous mate;like the.. . " Y'oith who bore, midst...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS "PATROL" '.and. " TRUT?R!EEKF.R;'.-?-Your. letters have been held over til ne.tt issue. '.INQUIRER."-The;;; Cental Bdoard ! of Health may direct. ,?-; : "SoL -F.t."-The: paragraph". ini' question states, "It is edntemplated niid depends onrthe promises of supliort, receivd ." Theie is no error. " Julus"-:Wen mtke no exception to otli established rule, which is simply a guarantee of; good faith on the parf o6eorrespondentat Your letter has been consignedl to the wastepaper basket . + '':'?''" "" . "CossAN?UcNITY.?-Hlang it all man; give up these vexed questions.:, We ,have too, much, concernm'" btioi t ou?h?inwiesv and' orphans to worry through probable and possible relation ships should any man.. hbe .foolish enough to marry his own mother-in-law.
WYNDHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, MAY 28, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
WYNDHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY,, MAY 28, 1883. Present-Cr Devine (President), Crs Hobbs, Staughton, Leake, M'Naughton, Cherry,Chirn* side, P. Kelly. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Letters outward were read and confirmed and the following inward were received. From Mr Landrigan, for the late E. Cahill, requesting Council to pay £4 45, wages owing for work' and labor done by Cahill.-As it appeared that Cahill had only been working one day after which sickness caused his removal to the.Mhelburne Hcipital, where he died, the Council did.not feel jhtified in acceding to the request. Mr H. Hall requested payment of a sum of £t los for 60 yards of stone removed from his yard.-The shire secretary to reply that the same sum had already been paid for the work to another person. From James IIendy, of Geelong, for partict Iars of some land in Wyndham.-To be attended to by shire secretary. The out-break of diptheria in WVyndham having been reported to the C...
BOARD OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
.BOARD OF ADVICE. -4---- A special meeting of the above was held in the' Town Hall on the 25th inst. Present-Mr Schild (chairman), Rev. Ii. F. Scott (cone. spondent), and Messrs Waters, Lambert, Welsford, Harris, and Bennett. The Truant Officer was also present and was instructed to proceed against several parents whose children had not attended the required number of days during last quarter. The Truant Officer was also instructed to get the fathers to attend when called upon to show cause why the law should not be put in force, as the Board dislikes and will refuse to deal with the mother, who in most cases responds to the Truant Officer's circular. Inowan correspondence from Sec retary of Education re the night school," and stating that the action of the Board in recommending its removal to the central school was endorsed by Mr I'Lean and MIr Madden. The Inspection Committee was instructed to visit the schools and report at next meeting. Other routine business was transacted and ...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
*:iorrespondence. - VhiLt,inviting communications and fr discussion on all questions of public.nterest- or utility, the proprie. tory wil! neither, identify. nor hold theomselves rsponsble for the opinions epressed. The own? denddre of the wrnitr muost I snt: with ech letter as a guarantee of good fahh, hut the editor will exer?ise the right of striking out an) objection. tble or personal rfrerenos foreign to the question at isoue. - , ,
Werribee and the Plains. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Werribee and the Plains. (From a Correspondent.) To the ordinary resident, or even the casual visitor, there is perhaps nothing new to catch the eye about the township of Wyndham, or its environs, but to the writer, on a visit after an absence of many years, there is much of an improvement to notice. The public roads, thanks to an energetic local Council, are every where in excellent order. Not a few new buildings have been erected, which of course means a plentifulness of money, and an enter prising spirit having command of the cash. Glancing round, the attempts that have been made at tree planting go a long way to remove the dreary monotony of the adjacent plains, and the hope at once springs to one's thoughts that all efforts in this direction may result with every success. Perhaps never was money laid out more judiciously by the Wyndham Shire Council than when it was decided to plant the local recreation reserve with evergreens. These trees though not having many years of growth...
Amateur Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Amateur Parliament. On Monday evening last there was an ex cellent gathenrmg of the members of the above' who very wisely drew round the fire on that cold evening, sacrificing a little ceremony but securing comfort. MAr Salmon occupied the chair. The debate was opened by Mr Robert Johnstone, the luestion being "lHow to live." .ThesLeake advocated a_veetablc diet as heing the best adaptedl for our wants in this climate. He adverted to the prevalence of liver disease as evidence that too much animal food was consumed by the masses, and argued that a quarter of a pound of meat per day was quite enough for any adult. It was also con trary to nature to eat at regulated hours whe ther the system required food or otherwise. We should wait until an appetite was available, when brown bread could be enjoyed with cold water for a beverage. lie also pointed out that attention to proper clothing to suit our variable climate was necessary, and that the boots worn should always be large and easy. ...
Footscray Cricket Club Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Foota3oay0 Groket CubD Concert. *:,Notwithstanding 'the nfvorable weather that ;prcvailed and the conseqrernit soppy state of the footpaths, a large audience assembled at the Royal Hall, on Tuesday' evening to patronise the club, and" enjoy' a programme which has never been excelled in the borough for talent. The only failure was the non-ap pearance of the Quartette from the Liedertafel, who were prohibited by their rules from appearing under the name of the Society, but the bill, was sufficiently lengthy so that their absence did not detract from the enjoyment. I)r Morton having taken the chair, the pro ccedings were opened by Madame P'ett, who gave a pianoforte solo in her usual brilliant style, lMr Lamble sang the "Old Brigade" in an artistic manner, and Miss Challis, of Wil liamstown, made her debuht before a Footscray audience, rendering "It was a dream" in a 'way that wion a well-deserved encore. Miss Lucinda Blackham followed with "Sing Birdie Sing," and was awarded an enthus...
MATCHES TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
lMATCHESi TO-DAY. EXCELsIOR V. SrT. 'KILDA 'ALMA. At FIootscray. The following will 'represent the Excelsior :-Arnott, n BInn, Crowe, 'Cole, Charles, Copplestone, Dean; Elliott, Findlny, -Fotheringham, Falkingham; Larritt; McM.ster," Newell; Pierce, Paterson,; Recs;,".Saundersi Shepp?ird. annd Scott; "memrgencies-White, Gunn and Col. : V'ARtRAVIILF JUNIOiS. I BALxIORAL At Yarraville. The following will represent the former:-Hiin, lMcDonald. (2); McMahon Grilliths,McEwan; Spottiswoode, Henderson; Marks, Sellinger, Comben,Truman, Sutherland, Corby, Menzies, Stone, BroinG: Bell, Boyd and Campbell; emergencies-Teeson; Comben: and Andrews. FooTscLAY . W ILLIMiSTOWN. At Wil liamstown. The fornerteam` will be chosen from: the following ivho wvill 'procedI by the 2.30 train -An:lerson; Agcr, buCinctt, Brown,; Carew,' English, Emerson (3), HIrd, H:IIutton G., Hunter, Lovett, Harvey, Hluggis;n Scott, Martini, Green, W hite, ýV.illiamin ;,Penell, VWest and Warrcn.
THURSDAY, MAY 31. Before His Worship the Mayor and H. Morris, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
THURSDAY, MAY 31. Before His Worship the Mayor and I. , Morris,' Esq., J.1P. AMrs Bullock charged Mrs Tuckey with assault. Fromn the plaintiff's statement it appears that as she was taking down some slip panels to let a cow from one paddock to another, the defendant rushed at her and knocked her down three times. She was in cbnstant fear of her life as defendant was a very. violent woman. The land.in question originally belonged to Mrs Bullock, but is at present the property of a Mr Broadbent, who, the plaintiff states, had given her permission to use. both paddock and slip-panels. Mts Tuckey denied the assault, and stated she had as much right at the panels as the plaintiff. Case dismissed. A man named M'Kean pleaded guilty to a charge of using obscene language. Fined 7s 6d and 2s 6d costs, in default twenty-four hours' imprisonment. His wife was also charged with the same offence. Constable Rushford, who arrested her, informed the Beneh that the language she made use of was simply...
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, MAY 28, 1883. Before Mr Shuter, P.M., [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, MAY 28, IS83. Before Mr Shuter, P.M., The case of Dule v. Duke, which had been postponed since the Igth, was the only im portant business. The facts of the case are as follow :-In August, 188o, the husband "cleared out" and left his wife and children in a destitute state. ,A warrant was taken out for him, but nothing was heard about him until about a fortnight ago, when he made his appearance at Footscray and was arrested. Mrs Duke lescribed the hard fight she had undergone during his, absence to keep herself and children, and said that if the Court would only-make an order for. los weekly to keep the children she would be perfectly satisfied. The Bench eventually made an order for the payment of los per week, and to find a surety ofl~5s t carry out the order, and to pay three guineas costs, to be recovered by distress. The' Bench granted los out of the poor box to a woman named Farmer who was in desti tute circumstances.
"OUR HARRY." A TALE OF THE DIGGINGS. CHAPTER X [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
A TALE OF TIIE.DIGGINGS. 'JM. B: : 'On re bleak hank of black despair shles tos'd, The litle lolging, lingring love of life is lost" IT was a terrihle scene which met the'view of the horror-stricken crowd.. The rich hangings of the chamber torn and dragged down ini places, the gilded chairs broken as they had been dashed aside, the slender Venetian glasses anti de canters crusheid as they lay on the rich and gaudy carpet. All 'spoke of riot, and there were not wanting the signs of the last occu pation before its fatal close; the scattered cards and dice, the silver-mounted revolver, and the deadly-looking sheath knife, all spoke silently of the wild and lawless lives that had sossuddenly terminated. But beyond all the eye was fascinated by the two bodies lying prone together oni the floor, still and calm now. The fiery passions, all burned out, the tumultuous lifeabruptlyclosed, and the'secret of its horror revealed. He lay upon his back,'with all the' grand proportions of his frame...
WHY SHOULD NOT WOMEN WHISTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
WHY SHOULD NOT -WOMIEN WHIlSTLL. '=:if the :mcrce-act of 'whistling cani hell and cheer a. inman so imuch, why should it be -denieda woman? If:whistling will drive away the Ihlus ndi he company for a lonesome pcerson, surely :women have much more tieedofl its servicc thani tlieiri brothers ;.for t i6othem come mtnany' more occasions iiahn i?i. There are tniany who: have nsti the gift'i, f, .onfg \Vfhy shouldM, they= 6o whistiLs sthey'roch' the cradle or lprfodi?:their ?liosichold ldtitCe, or accomlpany thleseies en the: piano. ';,But there is a jphicial or lhygien c adsiitagerin whistling- which should i:xctise it iagainst all the cautions of Iropriecty or ! good form:'.' It is often remarkedt .lfat the ancirge girl is narrov-cliested, and in that: respect compares unfavorably w.ith her brother. ? May this'not be dule ini sonie minis.re tio the habit of whist ling wvhich eveiy boa acquires as soon as he arrives at the dignity ofl Iats, and girls se:dlom do.. Let aliy one try for fiv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
VALUER, SESTATE, AND FINANCE AGENT, "INDEPENDENT OFFICE i:'-TNicholson Street J. N. 'B. having mce,.de arrangements with the Proprietory of the Indpcndnf, is now in a position to inform the' - Public that In order to'coffer every facility for loth -r Sellers and Buyers, ANY PROPERTIES PLACED' IN HIS .HANDS"FOR 'SALE' WILL` 13E S ADVERTISED, IN. HIS LIST, AND THE UTMOST PUBLICITY GIVEN. :No.: Charge being miade for ADVERTISING, nor. Offering for Sale, unless a Sale is '`effected, Sales of Furniture, Produce, and Stock conducted : in; any" part of the District AGENT FOR THE Colonial Mutual Fire, .and :,Marine Insurance Companies. In which the Insured participate in the Profits. Risks taken at Lowest Rates.' Insure . your :Houses, : and your 'Furniture. AGENT FOR THE" ...ank . o?:_ .o .a .. .r Colonial Mutual Life and ' Annurity" Society. Insured participate in: ..: the profits. 'MONEY SAVED IS MONEY EARNED." rLAUSCEN AND FOLEY, S ,.. The C.RF.-?T CASIr C ' FURNiSItS tIROUGH OUT "\VARE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
Drossmakers ILSS: L . L" OC .KEY, Dress and Mantle Maker, BUCKLE Y-, STREET,, FOOTSCRAY; Opposite the reideceC of 1t. . Fehon, Esq \IISS A. CUTIIBERTSON Wishes the Ladies of Footscray to know that she has started D RESSM AKING In RYAN STREET, FOOTSCIRAY. R S I".:.'M i:L"L A R, Dress and Mantle Maker, orPlOSITE STONE'S STORE. COWPER STREET, FOOTSCRAY. N.B.-Vacancies for Apprentices. Blacksmiths., j O IY, F:TIIE.:INGII AM, :General Blacksmith AND Horse Shoer. NAPIER STREET, FOOTSCRAY. All Kinds of Blacksmith's work made and repaired on the shortest notice. Repairs to Drays and other vehicles executed neatly. CHARGES MODERATE., J OHN O'S.H E A, Veterinary Shoeing Forge. AND. GENERAL SMITH, HOPKINS STREET,. FOOTSCRAY. (Opposite Catholic Church.) HORSES SHOD ON THE MOST APPROVED PRINCIPLE.' DISEASED PELT CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO. The favor of your recommendation appreciated. CHIARGES MODERATE. Carriers. ALFRED SHAKESHAFT, FOOTSCRAY AND YARRAVILLE PARCELS DELIVERY. A. SHAKESHAFT, General Car...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 June 1883
f?the loruic othat Joe Bil. : .-': o B-ckley Stret?- Foot .Ecry.i H Field e Billnposter Bellman nd Chimney S-reep, Corper , staree , Ftscra; : S J. erton' Whechvright ated Coach Builder, Napier Street, Footcra y t C??hrls Emmnerson, sen or, Biaker Basrkly Street:'- FircoLeod ?nd ,Coal sold:. . Lodge Fixtures: of meeting, for public covenssience.- . AiIATEUR PARLAitENT.-Ev ery Mond-y it Mechanics' ,Institute,' at 8 p.m.-= r. D. Sarren, secretary, Whitehall-street. CROWN or SUCCEss. LODGE, G.U.O.r.F. -Monday, June 4th, at Belgravia Hotel. Geo. F. Sutherland; Secretary, Leeds street. PRESBYTTERIAN CHsURCIeI MUTUAL IsMPROVE , MIENT S.ASSOCIATION.-Tuesday,- Evening, S5th; Junnat Presabyterian Chirch Vestry. LOYAL 'ORiANGE .INSTITUTIO? I'NO. 66. Tu.' esday, 5th June Roy alI Ihall, aS pam. ST . .'-Jo -?s P eo lGRwESS 'E UNION. "";-1 On '":'DAWN 01'- F"RECDOdi ý" - oEI.I:0:6 Every Wednesday iat' Royal Hall-.Samuel Painter; Secrerary,' Darkly-street. - LOL ORANGE i:NSTITUTION ;NO. 57 Au aneR...
Our Holiday in New South Wales. PART. XI. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 June 1883
OurHoihdy iiewoust Wa.; "X-- :.-.· ~- :." .--4- =---- nlr,1 tcG at- Mount Victeriat36,oo feet above the ;ea level-' The first' iring is the bath, which tastes frosty and sends-athrill through !the eins as if a sudden dip into polar seas had beer indulged in. .Then we have-time to scan ,the ienery, which to our dismay is covered up in a mantle of mist ithirli.8'rents uiis r' seeing dtJ.e ther side of theiroadt-"l 'V'riieetaitbreak fastiburothcr.,Yictorian, tourists, and over the, cheeiful fire in the bieak'iast roomduus. the. o, and ishal. sitlvU e dip, - :ice tls9eciespf. the hour There is itIounitLltblingtop closeat hand,butseiled in ,vacor for rthepresent: . A some miles disance are the woondiroas1 fla (rts, scarcr ylessssoaderfrlt tan the eels taCnstgd,.,esItof, Elephants ; muchtless knowni hre a;st e .gid;lt without -?ay| penep4;ate oe milr. intotire intersetmof ofth sanirarm, and see eopcatheaJea *fteandohsr,of'?sturies ,t cn'fhb8oi;;esti sy?rk ree?ats itsbe'tteti of tactttelam...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 June 1883
UCT O EiE LA." W.INAD O GENT J. B. Bhieing merlearn .. gements wit .the ro o of the e en is ESo T in a position toE inform the" ,. Putlic th-t Llu .0 .i : "i, P b, In o rd e r to :-,ff e r ee ry fa cility fo r - b u t S " 'ster?-??l?,uyrs, 'ANY- PROPERTIES PLACED l IN I-dis nowDS in FposioALEnt WILL"o BEt .ADVERTISED IN AIS LISTI i. - -ND TIHE UTMOST PUBLICITY GIVEN. No ,'Charge ' -being ' made :fo: AD ,RTIISING, nor Offering - for Sale unless a Sale is :- .. - i. a t efoted, , - Satls of Friiiittre; :Peiduce, and Stick' conducIt8 't in apn t ,f o #i "Distric' _" • .. . . . + 1 :3 AGENT. FOR THE coloniail'"M tuaI Fire; and- Marine : Insurance Companies. In which the Insured "participate in thie Risks aken at Lorest Re Insure yuir' Houses tand' our ='t rniti .AGENT, FOR TE Colonial. Mutual Life and - I :l ;; ' " ."i f. I" O I Insured participate in the Irofits.::; i, M"ONEY SAVED IS 3 '?EY EARN SLAU'SCEN AN D -FOLE"Y, ..." ""Te GREAT. CA?sH . ;URNISII Tt ROUGHOUT .1j a.. H0 1OURKE ST...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 June 1883
°'[ISecetaries of Lodgesdil oblige by;forwarding ibir_ COURT- RISIG- S, U ? , Ao : : Monda nuthb June, Belgraia ?HIoti;, at S pr.m: J. K. i ms, secretarry, :IHyde-street::i ': I: y LoGe, U:A. O.D.A No0 , . ts Monday3, " Ed.'igeli, secretary. :i - :,:' :::: - ATEUR PARLIAXiENT.E Eery Mondy : at : fechanics'm Instiitute? at S :i r. D 'Warren, secreta? ?, Whitethall stree ; ST. JOHN 's IPROGRESIV.c UNION.. On :. DA~ N OF .,FRElM ILOnc,: I0G.T Every Wcidnesd sy t'-RQyd Hall. Sasuel : . Paiici, SecrezaBa0rb .srlyrsT8et ." ' . Ciown' -o SUCCSS GU 0O : -M'nday," June Sith?iit Belgraviia liotl.l. .Geo. F. Sutherland, Secretary, Leeds street:. S . Joil's_ MASONS, S.C: .Tufesday; iigthi June~, Royasl:ITll, .-at, .p.m. _- T ., : Vwaters,_secretary :. PRES'dYTERIAN C1iURGcit-h UTUAL, IMtPROVEr MRNT- -:ASSOCIATIO:.-Tuesday. Evening, I9th June, at P?esbterian Chrchli:estry. PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SocIETY. ` .-_Vednesdaly,"'Jiue 'oth; Belgravia Hotel,; at S o'clock ,.:i . :. ... . ;, : . LOY...