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Tales, Sketches, &c. MY LION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
Tales, Sketohes, &c. - MY LION. " Comm, 'take it, my beauty-a peach ripe and downy as your own cheek. Penches is decar, tro, this senson; hut I give no heed to tlot. If on be a I find a pretty girl to eat 'emn, I don't grudge the money. .Come1 peck ownsv; or do you want mte to feed you P 1o, you sha'nt have it without 'Thank you.' After ail my trouble, that oint manners," with a sig. nificant look at the knife. " Thank you I " I said eagerly. I took tho slice of turnip-I began to eat it-yes, I eat It all, every mouthful maklug me feel more ill. Another slice was offered : I took it, and began to eat, but my throat seemed to be cloalng-I could not swallow. "Come, finish it. Good, ain't it P The ladies are always fond of a bit of fruit. *Don't be bashful--I have something here for you to wash it down. Nothing like a drop of brandy to mtake it agree with you; " and he touched the neck of a black bottle which stuck out of his pocket. What would become of me PI had once seen a dr...
ROMAN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
bOMAN LONDON. An interesting ,tesatlated pavement bhaa ;just boon dicivered in'the City,of London.' It liesd'ovea f©et'ohly below the street level;' dOrithe- site of" someold buildings recently pulled down on the north side of Bishops gato. street within. The portion exposed comprises the red brick bordering,'ia. gull. loche pattern, with conventional trefoils in red, white, and black, carefully worked in small ,tesserm in the , usual mortar, of pounded brick' and lime.. It originally formed part of an elegant and largo design, and it is impossible to say how far it may still, extend beneath the 'roadway. " 'Its proximity to the surface would indicate a period late in Rbmannoccupation, the aver age depth of such remains in this locality being about twelve or thirteen feet. It has been seen by several members of the London and Middlesex Archeological Society, and a record of its existence will thus be preserved; but in consequence of the rapid progress of the works it has had to be c...
HOTHAM POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
HOTHAM OS 0 OFFICE. TIMEBOF CLEARANCE. S7'10o a.m 12.10p.m. 5.10 10,25 a.m. 3.45 p.m. :i TIME OF LOCAL DELIVERY. S .30a.m. ; 1 p.m. ; 5 p.m. .;Money orders are issued at this office, and the usual facilities are afforded to depositors in the Savings Blank. CARLTON POST OFFICE AND SAVINGS BANK. Mails are dcspatched from this office at 6.40 am. arriving at Melbourne at 7.44 a.m. ..9.55 am. ,, , - , . 10.54 a.m. '2.30 p.m. ,, ,, 120 p.m. 3.40 p.m. ,, ,, 4 p.m. 4.40 p.m. , 544 p.m. Money orders are issued at this oflice, and the usual facilities are afforded to depositors In the Savings Bank.
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 15TH OCTOBER. THE OUTER CIRCLE LINE OF RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 15Tr OCTOBER. THE OUTER C[RCLE LINR OF RAILZTAY. The deputation of the residents of Brunswick and Northcote, which waited upon Mr. G illies, met with a rather favor able reception.' The arguments used by nMr. Orerend appeared to have consider able weight with the Commissioner. On behalf of the deputation, he stated the advantages possessed by the outer circle scheme over any of the other routes which had been surveyed between Melbourne and Onkleigh, and especially that via Elsternwick. lie clearly demonstrated the fact that if the Government make use of the Iobson's Bay line the expense in the long run will very nearly approach the estimate given for the outer circle route. The route via ltobson's Bay Rail way would in round numbers cost £170,702, while the entire cost of the outer circle line was set down at £108,070, the difference being £18,778. For that sum Brunswick, Northcote, Fitzroy, and Kew would get railway com munication with Melbourne. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
AGENTS FOR THE "NORTH MELBOURNE ADVERTISER." Hotham Mr. E. Lyons, 27 Queensberry st. Carlton Mr. J. Calander, 6 Elizabeth street. Mr. GregoryLygon street. Brunswick Mr. Eckersall, Sydney road. Coburg Mr. Turnham, Sydony road. Collingwood Mrs. Mlclllin, 194 Gertrude street. East Collingwood Mr. W. T. Capper, 130 Wellington street. " Fitzroy Mrs. Woodruff, Brunswick street. NT ORTH MELBOUBNE ADVERTISER .' PRINTING OFFICE, 35 ELIZABETH STREET NORTH (A few" doors from th@ National Bank). . REYNOLDS and CO., Proprietors of the • North Melbourne Advertiser" desire to in timate that they are prepared to executo every description of Printing, at Moderato Prices, and with Neatness and Despatch. G Government Notices. • " ALES of CROWN LANDS by public I_ auction will be hold at two o'clock of Tuesday, 21st, Wednesday, 22nd, and Fri day, 24th October, 1873, at the auction rooms of Messrs. Gemmell, Tucket and Co., Collins street west, Melbourne. The following lots will be offered : TUESDAY. 21st...
PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, NILLUMBIK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
PRIMITIVE ? E?THODIST CHUlRCII - ANNIVERIISAIY, NILLUMBIKU. On Sunday, October 5th, three sermons wero preached by the Rov. G. Grey, of Melbourne. The congregations were large, collections liberal, and greatly in advance of last year. On Monday, the Gth, a publio tea was provided in the Church, and those present appeared to enjoy them. selves with the good things provided by Mesdames Peers, Farmer, Scott, Allen, Gregory, and Buffington, and the Misses Wilson and Hayton. After tea a public meeting was hold, presided over by Nicho Int : h.; Ohrstlan+i' Egsr, -anl - as.? ?o given by the Rovs. G. Grey, A. T. Glasson (Superintendent Minister), and Messrs. E. T. Peers and W. Potter. At each service select hymns weore sung by the choir in a very pleasing and profitable manner. Mr. E. i'. Peers and Miss R. Wilson ably pro. sided at the harmonium, and their tasteful accompanimen.s were thoroughly appro clated by the crowded congregation. Mr. 'W. ?Wilson gave the financial account of the chur...
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
IIEIDELBERlG SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8. Present:-The President Councillor Bond (in the chair), and Councillors Tre noweth, Fanning, and Studl?y. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. sTRIKING A hATE. Councillor Trenoweth moved and Coun cillor Fanning seconded-" That a rate of one shilling in the pound be now struck." Carried unanimously. FINANCE. The treasurer's account showed a balance to the credit of the council amount. ing to £326 7s. 4d. Several accounts were passed for esment includintr. n item of 0 0. to',s o t rge.s F..savertising. COnnESPONDENCE. The correspondence included a letter from Mr. Brewer. calling attention to a "big hole," which the writer said was "dangerous to life and limb." Letter from secretary to Blind Asylum, intimating that the committee of that in stitution had dispensed with the services of a paid collector, and soliciting a " con tinuance of the practical sympathy" of the council in the ever welcome shape of a donation....
CARLTON MUTUAL PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
CARLTON MIUTUAL PERMIA NENT BUILDING SOCIETY.. We are in receipt of the fourth annual report of the Carlton Mutual Permanent Building Society. The operations of the society during the last twelvro months havo been very successful, and we further learn that during its existence a total profit;has been realised of £2,300. The following extract from the report of Mr. Thomson, to whom was entrusted the duty of inves tigating the aflhirs of the society and dis tributing the profits, shows the soundness of the institution:-" It is very satisfac. tory to find that among the multifarious transactions of the society, extending over four years, no loss whatever has occurred. This fact, together with the general punc tuality of members, as shown by the small amount of arrears at their debit, aflord conclusive evidence of the careful manage. ment of the society during the period under review. The soundness of the principles of the society is now established. As long as its affairs are managed w...
COBURG CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
COBURG CRICKET CLUB. A meeting of this club took place a few days ago, Mr. l'hilpott in the chair. nMr. Booth was elected president, and Mr. Chapman vice-president, Mr. J. ~[Mulvany secretary, and EMr. J. Constable treasurer for the ensuing season. The following gentlemen were elected as committeemen: -Messrs. J;. Doherty, Jno. Musson, W. Philpott, W?. Anketdll, junior, VW. O'Mara, G. D. Gilbert and R. Pierce. Instruc tions were given to the secretary to inform the Road loard they were prpnared to forward the amount promised if. the same was supplemented according to a motion passed at one of their meetings some time since. "That if £25 was raised by the club the Board would contribute the re. mainder to fence in the ground." The club also intend to compote for the Junior Cup, and decided to have their. colors scarlet and blue worn on a white hat. Several now members joined, and a vote of thanks to the chairman and retiring oflicers termindted the proceedings.,
TROTTING MATCH AT COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
TROTTING bMATChI AT COBURG. A three mile trotting match took place on Tuesday, at Coburg, between Mr. Ben nett's "IMaster Dick," and Mr. Miller's "Dolly". Dolly received 200 yards start. The course selected ws a capital piece of the main Sydney road, and at the speci fled time between two ead three hundred. persons were present t witness the affair. The match was for 25, a-sido, Dolly winning by about 25 yards, but no doubt. had the distance been longer LMaster Dick would have come off victor.
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL OF DESIGN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
IIRUNSWICK SCHOOL OF DESIGN. A now quarter was entered on this month, and we are glad to report that under the teaching of lMessrs. -tickford and Miles considerable progress has been made in the work of many of the pupils. We would urge attendance of the young men of the borough. It is contemplated to provide a special class for such, and we trust many will avail themselves of it. The school meets in the Mechanics' Institute every Monday evening at half-past seven o'clock. •
Correspondence. PENTRIDGE DISCIPLINE. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
Correspondence. PENTRTDGE DISCrPLTNlE. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-Judging from circumstances that occasionally crop up in connection with the Pentridgo Stockade, it would appear that the warders have quite enough to do to watch themselves instead of devoting their whole attention to the prisoners. For the most trivial things they are pounced down upon by the lynx.eyed officials who are constantly watching them to'detect any sleight breach of the regulations. Tile most incongruous charges imaginable are brought against them; in fact what the prisoners, are allowed to do openly these officials are punished for doing privately. Only a few days ago two or three of their number received a reprimand for smoking in a private portion of the establishment, and yet the convicts are allowed to have a snioking yard where they indulge in the narcotic with impunity. Another instance of the petty-fogging childish. supervision exercised occurred only a morning or two ago. One of the warde...
WEST MELBOURNE LODGE, I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
I. .G. T. The second anniversary of the above lodge was held in the Orderly Room, Vic. toria street, on Monday evening, 13th inst, Bro. John Sadler, W.T.D., presiding. About 100 persons sat down to tea, and at the concert there was an attendance of about R00 persons. The concert consisted of songs, glees. readings, &e., given by members of the order, generally assisted by the Victoria Good Templar's Choral So ,ioty, under the conductorship of Bro. V. 11. Edwards. The meeting was also addressed in a very effective manner by the hon. F. Longmore, M.L.A. Sister Williams presided at the piano, Bro. Gco. Dangorfield presiding at the harmo nium; the whole passing off very satis torily
REVIEW OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
REVIEW OF THE WNEEK. The people of Brunswick and the East Bourko Boroughls, fully alive to their in terests, are moving the spheres in order to bring pressure to bear on the Government in adopting the outer circle.line in prefer ence to the Hobson's Bay railway route. Public opinion is altogether in favour of the outer circle line, because it will bring all the northern suburbs into close union 'with city, besides contributing a large sum annually, to the public revenue. The Gippsland railway scheme may be sum med up in a few words. The outer circle line if. adopted will be for the benefit of thousands of people resident in East Bourke Boroughs, property in these locali. ties will be enhanced, and the coffers of the State will be ultimately largely added to. 'But if the Hobson's Bay scheme is adopted none will be benofitted with the xceoption of a few capitalists who are very large shareholders in that company, and who spend their money out of Victoria. The outer circle line is the ...
BRUNSWICK MECHANICS' INSTITUTE AND PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
BRUNSWICK MIECHANICS' INSTI TUTE AND PUBLIC LIItlIR.Y. The usual monthly meeting of the comn mittcoe conducting the affairs of the above institution was held on 3rd inst., when the question of completing the building was further considered. In the absence of the vice-president, Mlr. B. Overend, was voted to the chair. The report of the building committee was confirmed, and it was re solved that tenders for the contemplated new work should be called before the next meeting, to be hold on the 7th proximo. We understand the building will embrace a free library and reading room, mechanics' library, and a class room for the 'school of design, and other purposes. oe wish the committee every success in their noble effort to provide such an institution for the borough, and we trust the residents will back up their efforts vigorously. A good conce.t would be an agreeable way of assisting the committee in this matter.
To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-Allow me through your valuable columns to call the attention of the inhabitans of Brunswick to the fact that tho directors of the ]otham Co-operative Society for supplying fodder has entered into a contract with 'Mr. William IIut ebison to build a store for carrying on husiness, the building to be complete by the first of November next. hoe site choscn is nearly opposite S. G. Kings draper, Errol street. E?. A DsEcxOe.
MORE STRIPES WANTED. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
MORE STRIPES WANTED. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir--On taking my usual Sunday ramble, I happened to stroll up Errol street, where I noticed three or four young men standing talking, but before long I had the pleasure of seeing how the Hotham Police act; they were arrested for insult ing behaviour. Having patiently waited till they came out of the lock-up, I asked if they were dismissed, but the constable said no, that they had to appear on Mon day. I eonsider-that it is very hard if young gentlemen. cannot stand.talkingin Errol street without having the very eyes stared out of their head or being locked up. Why can a policeman stand and talk to girls when anyone else must not do any more tban say good evening in a very gentle manner for fear of having to put fire shillings in the poor box P October 7, 1873. R. C. P.
Borough Councils. COBURG ROAD BOARD. OCTOBER 6TH, 1873. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
Borough Councils. COBURG ROAD BOARD. OcronlE ture, 1873. Present: - T. Barrett (chairman); Messrs. Chapman, Dolling, M'Gowan, Hunt, Kylc, tica, Vincent, Christian, and Mussen. The minutes of the previous meeting wore read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. The newly appointed valuers, Messrs. Buzarlo and Dunn, handed in their de claration. A communication was received from the secretary to the conference hold at wVcber's hotel, requesting the pasment of £2 2s., penses of same. The clerk was instructed co forward it, and also £1 is. to Mr. irea for attendance at same. From Borough Council of Brunswick, informing the board that Mir. Maguiro still urged lis claim for injuries sustaincd by falling in an excavation on Moreland road, and requesting the appointment ofa member of the board to meet the Le?isla tire Committee on Tuesday', pith inst., but the board' were of opilion they were not liable, referring to ease 25 (Grieve and Mayor of Corporation oftMlbourne) in the Shire Statuto. In ref...
Police. HOTHAM COURT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9TH. (Before Dr. Lloyd, chairman; Messrs. Carroll, King, and Laurens, J.P.'s.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 15 October 1873
Police. HOTIAM COURT. TaIuoIRSDA, OcTOBER 9m. (Before Dr. Lloyd, chairman; Meossrs. Carroll, King, and Laurens, J.P.'s.) DANo?EOUS' FonMATIONS. - Walter M'Georgo, charged with leaving danger ous formations without a light. On two charges he was fined 2s. Gd. with 2s. Gd. costs. ' CIVIL CASES. Boardman v. Williamson.-Use and co cupation, £4 2s. 6d. Order for amount by 5s. a week with 12s. Gd. costs. Gilbertv. Brown.-Goods, £2 3s. Id. No appear ance. Amott v. Boyd.-Goods, 12s. 2d. No appearance. Fife v. Sharples.-Ille gal detention of a step ladder, value 30s. The ladder to be returned with 12s. Gd. costs. Riddell v. Cameron.-Work, labor, and material, £4 5s. No appearance. Same v. Wills.-Work. labor, and mate. rial, £1 15s. Order for amount by 8s. a week with Os. costs. Cowley v. Wills. -Fraud summons, £4 2s. Gd. Postponed foi' a month. Dimond v. Conway. Goods, 8s. lod. No appearance. Dimond v. Price.-Goods, Os. 4;d. No appear. ance. Connor v. Woodhead-Use anod occupation. £5 8s. Gd....