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BEES WORK AT NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
BEES WORK AT NIGHT. In answer to the question, Do bees work all night? the editor of Gleanings in' Bee Culture replies:--"Bees work all night whenever there is work to be done ; and there is always more or less to be done during almost every month in the year. Brood is fed all night as much as in the day-time. Cells are prepared for the queen to lay in, and the Queen goes on with egg-laying just the same. Dlr ing the honey seas n, more comb is built during the night than at any other time, and both pollen and honey are taken from the cells, where the workers deposit the honey during the clay, and properly pack it away and seal it over." Fashionable A?nt: You ought to acquire the faculty of being at home in the best society." Nephew :-"I manage that easily enough, by staying at home with my wife.."
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
ORDERS OF THE DAY., FINANCE COMMITTEE. Cr. Steele moved : 1. That £176 i4 . b- pv.?i for payment. Carried. 2. That the sum of £3 3s., amount paid by Mr. G. H. Carter, Head Teacher of State School No. 1689, King Street, for "Cantata " by the school children, held in the Town Hall on the 18th inst. in aid of the North and West Melbourne Branches of Melbourne Ladies' Benevolent Society, be refunded. Carried.
CATCHING THE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
CATCHING,. , THE: TRAIN.: ' :L Put down room No.-52, to l.e called in tiune for the 43o train in the morning," a e d,as lie leaned gracefully over t ward the night clerk of a Mississipi hoteL. ".Case of life and death ?" queried the clerk. "Why, no but I. want to get, to Jack son before noon." "f Hadn you better wait' foithe 9.30. "::'>What is it to you : -?."Nothing, tut the, excitement and muss, and I shall probably-haveto testify •-at the coroner's inquest." " I-I don't exactly catch on." "Come upstairs. please." When he had ascended to the first 'sleeping floor the clerk continued "'This is room No. 28, as you see. There are five bullet holes in the door. Man in here last week who wanted to be called for that early train. Room No. 3o has sever. bullet holes, but those stand for two men. " This new piece in the carpet here is where a man fell and bled to death. Down her----" " EBut who'kills off these guests?" asked the traveller. 'Oh, the other guests. As soon as the nigger c...
Northielbourne Gncil. MONDAY 4th 1894. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
Northleibourne Oncil. 3MO DA rc 4th 1894. Present-Crs'.-ise, Caine, Carter Costello; Fog, Gardiner (mayor), Petrie, Pilkin and Steele. From M. T. . Co.- stating that if a resolution , passed to refund any sum in exiof rating as fixed by the appeal ipending, they will at once foraia cheque for the amount of rate claimed. Received. From M1. T.L. Co. saying that they were adviby M3alleson, Stew artand Enga Asn. tha Company is entitled to nom three persons to represent then: he roll for each stIldivision. , wanted to with draw the authoio nominate three persons for the i :as a whole. This requestised considerable discussion, at tlast meeting, and the council yielio the request of the Company, Fnrolled: F. B. Clapp,th Yorra, Director, W. G. Spri ew, Secretary. H A. . Wileoanager. Each of th gentlemen are en titled to exerci ree votes in each ward, or in otl ords the Company has 27 votes i town. They now de=ired that: Wm. Cain, , Yarra, Director. .Joseph l'r East Melbourne, Director. Fred...
HARD ON THE LANDLORD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
HARDON THE LANDI;LORD. In the principal street of a certain Lan arkshire country: town there lived,' adfew years'ago, an old gentleman named Turn bull, who was noted throughout the district for his extremnely choleric and steadfast disposition.- Wishing to remove to a more retired part of the town he notified his land 'lord that he would quit the hous .he occu pied at the ensuing term.. A day or two after the landlord received this intimation he sent one of his worknien to Mr. Turnbull's house with a pajdr which he desired the tenant to allow to be exhibited in the win dow of the nmansioit, intimating' that the house wis "To Let." -This Mr. Turnbull peremptoril? r'us-ie to do. and on the work man venturing to mildly remonstrate -with him, he went witlhin an ace of kicking the -? .poor'fellow out. The landlord then visited - him with the object of persuading him to allow the notice to be put up, but. all to no purpose-he would not allow it to be dis played in the window upon any cons...
GENIUS IN ECLIPSE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
How majestically do men iea genius 'walk in'history -seomelik tlhe sunr± withrall his travelling glories round him"o;,thers sieapped ingloomyfet gloriiousas nighttWi stars! And yet, on earth;: these men.were not happy not aill happy in the onward cir cumstances'of their lives. They werein want and in pain, and fanimiara5 ith 'prison bars, and the damp, "eepifitg walls of dungeons! Oh! I have looked with wonder upon those who, in sorrow and- privationd and bodily discomfort and sicknessswhich is the shadow of death, liave worked right on to the ac complishment of.theirgreatpurloses; toiling much, enduring much, fulfilling much; and then, with shattered nerves ana sinews all unstrung, have laid themselves down in? the grave and slept the sleep of death-and the world talks of them while they sleep., It would seem. indee'd, as if all their sufferipgs had but sanctified themI--as' if the, death angel, in passing, had touched tlhemwith the hemi of his garuent, and made them holl as if the...
SWEAR NOT AT ALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
SWE. zt.P NO" XT LT In the reign ofa GeorgeII: an, Act was paosi?s "inure refectually tb prevent p?-ofane swe:li:.," ? wlich wa's obide?ed :to "be' read quarterl} in all parish chirches and public chapel'. n : A curious case -of the non oliservauce0 of the clause is iucationed in ih-' Gnittleean'e Aigea ine : "On l uly , 1772, a rich. vicar and:a poor curate paid intd&lt;the hands 'otthe prope:-. olfic.: tin pounds and` fivel:pounds respee tisel,- for negleaiW to ?readan .ohturch the .. vies, itteeoims, il,-without. assining any reraso. dismissed tie curate from the church, and the hons of the latter informed against' the f~iinner, without .knotwing, that their. father lay in the samc predicament.'" This clause was repealed by th o. IV., :it:- 'ears ago the army` and navy re re:leds?' mrnci ton profane swearing that a correspondent of a current jouriia said: ,lYiet the irmn:and' nvy continue'to keep up their reslectability, and prevei ethem be coining itterly' yulg?'.' Theyv...
HOW TO TAKE LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 8 June 1894
HOW TO TAKE LIFE. Take life like a man ;,TakeiSt just as though it was-as it is-an earnest. vital, essential affair. :Take it just as though you personally were born to the task of perform ing a merry part in it-as though, the world had waited for your coming. Take it as though it was a grand opportunity to do and to achieve, to carry forward great and good schlemes; to help 'and cheer a suffering. weary, it may) be heart-broken brother' The fact is,life is undervalued by a grea majority of mankind. 'It is notl made half as much of at should be the case Where is the man or woman' who accomlllishes dn tithe of; what might be done ? Who cannot look. back upon opportuoities lost. plans.unachieved, thoughts crushed, aspirations unfulfilled, and all calsed fromi the lack of the necessary and. lpos?iile effort ! If we knew better how to t:ake and make the most of life, it. would be far greater thian it is. Now and then a man stands a.ide fir, the crowd, la bours ernestli, s?cad?fastly, co...
A FRAGMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
A FRAGMENT. - ?hey say that poison-sprinkledflowers Are sweeter in perfume Than when, untorched bydeadly dew, They glowed in early bloom. They say that meis condemned to die Have quaffed tb e sweetened wine, With higher relisis than the juice Of the untamn, red vine. They say that in : he l tces' song, Though rude : : it be There blends a ..ious strane Of weirdest " And I belie ,C. . voice Sinks deeper in nur ear, Than any whispe- sent from Heaven, However sweet and clear. Br A. L; GoaDOse
He Fled. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
He 5'od. She was forty-nine if she was a day. He was twenty-two, and he had to lend his watch to a friend in the other car tc keep it from stopping while he sat if the sama seat with her on the train. "Are you a traveling man ?" she asked, ruddenl-. "Yes, medam, I am." "In what line, sir?" "Groceries, madam." "it is you then, you horrid, horrid man! Aren't you ashamed of yourself, to so annoy a lone woman traveler?" "I, madam? What do you mean?" - "Oh, you base wretch; you know it it gou that has been scattering rice all over the floor to make people think we are a young married couple!" He took one look at that face, dashed to the car platform, and, though his baggage has been held two weeks at the station, he has never appeared to claim it. Boys may be governed a great deal y kindness and gentle methods, and by appealing to their better feelings. But deeds must socund words '.hes ,eedfiuL or words will bh lauched at
A Bank Teller's Story. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
A fBlnk Teller's Stoy. I hare met with some odd character, a miy time, and one of them is a mss, who comes in about twice a week, lap down a dime or two nickels, and ask for ten bright, new cents. After he hlid done this a hali-dozen times I began te expect him and later to have a curiosity to know what he did with them, as ] observed that he always placed them car~efutly in his fob pocket. One day my curiosity overcame my politeness. and I asked him bluntly what he did with the pennies. He blushed, smiled in a deprecating way and said they were for the children. Eut not for his own, understand; no, for the waifs of the street. Whenever he met a crying o, sorry looking child he tossed it a penny. Then hew quickly smiles chased away tears I I fell to thinking over the whole matter, and found myself trying to fig ure out, in some such manner as we compute interest, the amount of hanoi ness that man got out of 10 cents,Athe price of an ordinury ciger, and the resuli is I always carry a...
MAGNIFICENCE OF THE RUSSIAN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
MAGNIFICENCE OF THE RUS SIAN COURT. As you approach the state drawing. room of it i"rincess Dagmar, of Den mark, F-...'tass of all the Russias, you perce, . ; .t the doors, thickly overlaid with -. .i-, are also encrusted with jewels, great emeralds uncut, amethyst, topaz, aod torquois.- ,l.tter in the brilliantly lighted cor, :.rs. At the door you pause, dazzled with the gleam of thirty thousand candles set in crystal, and be. neath them, before the golden throne, blazes the beauliful woman, sister to the Princess of Wales, who holds her own amid al thesesplendours with the simple dignity of the Cinderella Princess who made her own bonnet in the little king dom by the sea. Her robes are stiff with diamonds, and the strands of price less pearls, with their great pear-shaped pendants fall like a network nearly to her feet. Scarcely an inch of textile fabric can be seen, for the entire train is covered with embroidery in gold and pearls and lined with Russian sable. The imperial treas...
"Gas and Gaiters." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
R. CHARLES H10LLOW~AY has takent the oledge?--that he- will bobn the Royal or "fbust"' ! S far he has not b'inst " : but he has succeeded in drawing crowded houses every night. On Saturday night last he followed up his pseviius specta Cular displa's by staging ""'Tue as Steel,' a refreshment with a prologue and four acs.. The play is alhighly sensational one, and the niechanist has been let loose on i-t nitth a chipper freedom, There is an object lesson in the 3rd act-the hron works,. nd parents should attend with the?r offspnng and see-what cannot be seein? at tife ?Working Men's College, or, infact, ilcig theXYarra Banks at the pre HI t1haiTZ.ER.p BROSth in duad-wood earnest bave rtihpped the pubficuear, and fixed the attentdoin of its uculars with teher Gra.nd Cirnstiid Maanterieg ta thle Aa"dra.ntd On Saturdiynigt- t last; toere sias lan -intioductisin of new ? nidinovel acts. The euerpris?ngy ongA Astralians deserve success-they have earned wte! espiectially as they carry their...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
POSTAL NEWS !-: - - :O:---- - - RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. *. d. LETTERS.-Per ounce or under 0 2 UREGENT LETTrns--Per letter 0 -6 (inadditiontoordinarypostage) (Urgent letters are,on arrival at the Post Office'in the town to which they are direc.ted, tiaated as telegrams, and delivered with the utmost despatch. Tiey will not be delivered if addressed to nersons re iding beyond the ordin ary delivery by telegraph messen-e ger. ori if ssdxrssd.c.-to--aiDs? tier or telegrph messenger I- . -?:' POsT Cs?,ns ... 0.. O 1 REPLY POST CAD is 0 : LETTER CADs . . 1-i NEcWSPAPxns . .- - 0* BooKs.-For every four ounces or under (up to three lby,) 0 1 REGISTRATION F?E ... 0 - PAcELs.-Two pohnds or under, 09 (each extra pound or.part, Ed.) Ernie parcels of isewspiipurs posted by a registered news paper publishicr or news yen dor, per lb oir frictiofi thereof 0 '" (Not less than 4 pap-rs in each parcel.) ]?,cKEz's. - COSIMERCIAL PAra.s.-For every two ouneesorinder(iup to 3lbs).0 1 (Such as acciitanc.?, ...
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 — 15 June 1894
TNTER~CIOLONLL RATESF To New SowTn WartZ, Nr.w ZEAdJM ,.' QUErEN'ND, SouLnI AtSTRALIA. T.LsM. ANI:A. Yv rS. AYsTRA-I: -A 2 Fuia, New ! II DE?Si.s RP.L" PosT CAnes ... 2 LETTER CARDs to N. S. WVales, • S. Australia, Queensland, Tas mania, W. Australia. O " To New Zealand-and Fiji 0 2. Boons.-Per four ouncesorunder , - " (up to threelbs)... OI.. . 01 i_ EWSPAPERS ... ........00 0. REGISTRATIoN FEE... ... O 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, Qucensland, New Zealahd, Tasm'ania, and W. Australia only. Perzlb or under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under (uptol1lbs) ... . ...0 6 PAcKETS. COMMERCIAL PAPERS ANDPR-, 'rED PAPsRS.-Per every tWO ounces or under (up to 4lbs) 0 1 (Items see Victoria) . PA'rmERsS, samples, packets of . .merchandise, &c?--Per every - two ounces or under (upto llb) 1 1
Scrip-Scrap. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
Scrip-Scrapi. B .losn .. CoPs "In a m:lhtir sillc our thoughts And -sri,: xo ,, :i.,n ,? ..s present Ju ? ou u a ,d,-=t a ;: 1 know it is the duty of evety mi;an to "mind his own business " and lea~t other people's alone. At the same time if the above maxim be carned ton far, it, like every other extreme, tends to niake us selfish and turns what is otherwise good into positive evil. When we see a fellow mortal traveliing on the wrong road surely the least we can do is to lend a hand.to put hhn on the thoug?h rea-'lly nothtin--- m-inthenis'?g~s, go a long way towards making the jouirney through life a bit more smooth. I think it will be admitted by ill, that matters in this world would be made a good deal better than they are if we kept in our niemuories, and acted up to, the sentiment contained in the couplet: By all let this truth he understood,. There's less pleasure doing ill than good. - IChave been led into ,he foregoing line of thought- by reading in last Friday's issue some c...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
RATES _TO TIE UNITED - SKINGlDOM AND FOlWIGNf SCOUNTRIES. - s. d. LicrrrnS.-Each ( ounice or under 0 2~ Posr CARDS .. . 0 1~ REPLY POST OARDS *. 0 3 - NEWSPAPERS ...... 03' Coois1ERcIAL PAPERS.--4 OunCes or under... O 2j Over 4 ounces, bu?t not over G ounces ... 3 Every additional two ounces or under (up to 41bs) 0.. .0: 1 PRInTED PAPErs(other thannows papers).-Pcr every twoounces or under (up to 41bs) 0.. 1 PATTERNS nnd saisplee Per cVOI7 two-ounces or unf er (op to--: lib) ... .01 REGISTISATION lEE s .. 0 3 Acknowledgementt of delivery of a registered article ... 0 2 PARCELS POST, wholly by sea. Each parcel of 211s or under 1 6 Each additiondllbuor under(up to l11bs)... 0 0 LATE LETTERs must bear full postage and late fe6 stamp of 2d. etar, and may beposted -+ any time not exceed ing a quarter of an hour after u;nil closes; at Mel?ourne General Post Office, any country "ost Office, Rail way travelling Post. cHice; handed to the mail guards, l9stcd in hag at Spencer-street, for Syd...
Sermon. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
Sermon. B- BY REV. E. ISAAC. 7 A SORROWING MOTHERS ACCOUNT OF THE LAIST DAYS WITH HER SON THOMAS WILLIAMS WHO, WITH MONT GOMERY, WAS RECENTLY EXECUTED AT SYDNEY.. On Sunday evening the WVest Mel bourne Baptist Church was .crowdpd to - hear the Rev. E. Isaac expatiate on the - career of the .convict Williams, and point a moral on the career of the un fortunate young man. He chose for his Text:-"Blessed is the man- that walketh not in tie counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of the sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of -the scornful---Psalms, I. . - There is a graduated scale to be noticed here. Men do not take one I'great bound into flagrant sin. There are three steps mentioned in the text which no one springs over at one tremendous leap, but the downward course is taken step by step. You will not stand in the way of Ssinners, until you have first walked in the counsel of the ungodly, you will not be found sitting in the seat of the scornful witil you have first taken the tw...