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COUNCILLOR BARWISE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
COUNCILLOR BARWIS1E. On Monday orcning, before the termina tion of the proceedings of Borough Coun cil, a vote of thanks was tendered to Councillor B3arwiso by the Mayor,: on be half of the Council, for his past services to the borough. Councillor Barwise suitably acknowledged the compliment. Councillors Carroll, White and Thomas retired from the chamber before the voteto was passed.
PIC-NIC AT HEIDELBERG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
PIC-NIC AT HIEIDELBERG. '-A iinuber of the employbs of the Mel bourne Omnibus Company hold a very successful pie nie at Hoidolberg, on Friday tho 16th inst.: Four 'busses, each drawn by four horses, arrived in the township aboutonoe o'clock. These were filled to over flowing 'with employds and their better halves, and olive branches. In the rear followed a two horse van contain ing the good things to be discussed bye and bye. As the cortege passed through thie township. the band played some lively airs, and on entering Mr. Fanning's pad dock " IIo's a jolly good fellow" was played in excellent style. This was in compliment to Mr. Fanning, wlho had kindly given the use of his paddock for the occasion. The day was rather warm, but neverthoelss the company seemed thoroughly to enjoy themselves. As every thing passed o without the sligh. test contretemps, every one felt pleased with HeIidelborg and its turroundi.gs.
THE HOTHAM HILL CABS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
THE HOTHAM HILL CABS. Very great complaints are made about the irregular time these cabs keep in starting. A short time ago a gentleman waited at the Post Office from 3.50 to 14.50, and during that time only one cab passed to go to the HI-ill, and two passed coming .froamit. On mentioning it to the cabman he gave as a reason that at that particular time of the day the cabbies were feeding their horses and taking a spell. This should not be. These cabs have not become of great service on this line of road, the traffic on which will eventually become very great, and it is a pity the cab men do not see that it is to their interests to foster it as much as possibleby regular departures from the stations.
EDUCATIONAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
EDUCATIONAL. *When the new Education Act came into force if was always expected that the changes it would involve in the working of thoedepartment would for a time cause some confusion and iuconveoionco in many localities. We have now had the act in force over twelve months, and the time of chaos should now be ended and order ought to reign supreme in` its 'ad ministration. A glance at the state of the schools in Brunswick will show how far woe are, off so desirable a position in that borough. One of the intentions of the now- act was to lessen the number of schools. The department has cer tainly accomplished that by one only. In the. Brunswick district we have the Common School, belonging to the Presbyterians closed, together with tthe Infant School, belonging to the Church of England, of Phillipstown ; but we have, notwithstanding, fivre different buildings occupied for educational purposes' and subsidised by the State. By the closing of the South-west, Schools the whole of West -...
REAL ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
REAL ESTATE. Messrs. Clarke and Leonardheld avery successful sale of laud inAbbotsford street on Saturday last under instructions from Mr. Barwise. The greater portion of the land was sold, realislug £4 10s. per foot for a depth of 70 feet. There was one or two lots left unsold. No doubt as the per sons who have bought intend building this part of Abbotsford street will be much improved, and lend additional value to the laund adjoining. We would remind our readers that Mr. Barwiso's furniture and effects will be sold by auction on Tuesday next.
LARRIKINISM IN HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
LdAJRiX1NISI IN IIOTHAM. The larrikin nuisance is spreading in Hotham. On Sunday evenings, during church hours, the rowdy element is especially objectionable, and the most filthy and disgusting language is indulged in public thoroughfares. Then again pro perty suffers from the depredations of these young blackguards. The English and Scottish Bank is the latest example of this. The larrikins object to banks, and whenever one is newly painted they are pretty sure to deface it by casting mud or filth against the building. This happened to the Scottish Bank, and entailed con. siderable trouble, loss, and annoyance to the painter, Mr. O'Shea. The police are not very numerous in Hotham, and cannot be expected to exercise a strict surveilanco in every part of the borough, but their effrts to preserve peace would be much more efficient if the citizens infrmed them of the names of the offenders and the locality where our city arabs perpetrate their rascality.
BRUNSWICK CABS. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
• ?RUNSWICK CABS. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-In a former number of the Adver tiser Mr. Wilson blows hard in behalf of his brethren of thb whip. I am glad to learn that ho is so far in advance of his ,class as already to have initiated. several decided improrcments in tho Sydney road cabbing system. As our sympathies app car to ow in the same channel we will not quarrel, though we do not see exactly alike. We have onrie object, viz., to promote the welfare of the passengers who liberally support the forty cabs which work the Sydney road traffic. Allow me to brush on one side the rubbish that we mnst pay high fares tcausoe these men spend their earnings hero. In the first place this is not true, and if it really was the ease do not the passengers on this line also support the tradesmen, and if fgres were lower they could spend more with them. Allow me to ask this gentlemian if their cabs are made in lBrunswick, or is their harnpss made there; whlere do they got their horses,...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
NOTES OF THE WEEK. That the lIon. Henry Parkes, Premier of Neow South Wales, is a clover man, few who know him will be disposed to deny; but there are times and seasons when he is a good deal too clever, and his actions at such times appears more like underhand scheming than any manly cleverness; and many interesting anec dotes could be recorded of his schemes and stratagems, indeed his little dodge in ro the tobacco question is another specimcn of the ways and means he adopts to get on in this bustling world. Some months ago when Messrs. Cameron and- Dunn leased the extensive premises in Liverpool street Sydney, known as the Sugar Works, and at great expense transformed them into a tobacco factory, they advertised in all the daily papers for suitable men and boys, and took other steps that would indicate that they purposed carrying on the mano facture of tobacco on a very largo scale. Peoplb asked one another, " where was a market to be found for such large quantities of manufactur...
HEIDELBERG POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JAN. 19TH. (Before Mr. Strutt, P.M., and Mr. Ricardo, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
EIDELBErG POLICE COURlT. MONDAY, JAN. 19rIr. (Before Mr. Strutt, P.M., and Mr. Ricardo, J.P.) NoT PARTSCULtR.Y DRUNK-An elderly man named WilliamKingston, was summoned for being drunk and disorderly in the public street, in the immediate vicinity of the Heidelberg State School. Mr. Kingston failed to put in an appearance in Court when called ; and personal sorvico of the summons having boon proved by Constable Hughes, the Bench decided to hoar the case rather than issue a warrant. Sergeant Hamilton do sod that about 12 o'clock on the 15th inst., the defendant was in the street, near Mr. Mattingly's school; he was making a groat noise, and insulting people as they passed. " He was not drunk, but more disorderly than drunk. I could hear him bawling out before I loft the station." It may be men. tioned that the police station is a consider able distance from Mir. Miattingly'e school). Examination continued-Datfendant is often drunk, he was drunk again on the 16th. Here the defendant ca...
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. THURSDAY, 29TH JANUARY. NORTH MELBOURNE REPRESENTATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
S AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. THURSDAY, 29rie JANUARY. NORTH MELBOURNE REPRESEN TATIVES. Both of the representatives' of the district of North Melbourne attended on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of the Trades' Hall in Carlton, on: Monday. One of these gentle "men- Mr. John Curtain - appeared there in the capacity of a . worker -of a useful man performing the important' but pleasing duty of encouraging the growth of a noble institution, 'which will reflect credit upon the district. It is in the perform ance of kindly acts of this nature that, a representative identifies him self thoroughly with 'the wants and requirements. of. his constituents, and DMr. Curtain is to be congratulated for -the' happy knack, he displays in .this :respect. Mr. Buft, on the contrary, .~sat severely calm and 'collected during -::Lthe proceedings, 'and what he did say --had ery little in it.
THE RATE COLLECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
THE RATE COLLECTOR. " if the meeting of the Council on iMonday evening, Councillor Clarke, with tbo view of putting an end to the dif ficulty about the duties of the Rate Collector, moved the following resolu tion :-" That the salary of Mr. Sullivan be increased ten shillings per week, and that in addition to his duties 'as mes senger' he be required to fill up all notices and 'receipts connected with the rates of the borough, and make himself generally useful within the Council Chambers, in facilitating the business of getting in the rates as early as possible." After briefly entering into the various circumstances surrounding the case, the motion was pressed, hut lost. Immediately afterwards, Council lor Laurens moved a somewhat similar resolution as follows :-" That the resolution by which the present speci fications relating to the duties of Rate Collector were adopted on the 4th day of November, 1872, be now revoked, and the specifications so altered as to relieve the Rate-Coll...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
Publications. FIHE NORTH MELBOURNE ADVER. TISER, Circulating in Hotham, Carlton, West Melbourne; Heidelberg, Brunswickr, Coburg, Fitzroy, Oollingwood, etc. Published vevery Thursday. TOWN EDITrON-f?nIDAY. The price of the paper is ls. per quarter or 4i. per year, delivered, payable in advance. Single copies, Id. ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch ... ... ... 3s. Standing notices, as per agreement. Tcxnca-CAsu. Advertisements received for each issue up to one o'clock on the day previous to pulili catione. Each. advertisement should bear upon the manuscript the number of insertions required. When no instructions are:sent'in i,,rferencr. to.tle nuombr -of indeurioue, the . adverticment will be continued until coun; termanded, and charged accordingly. All orders to alter ar discontinue advertisements from Coburg, Brunawick, Collingwood, Carlton, and Fitzroy, must be in writing, and forwarded to the office, 85 Elizabeth street north. All communications intended for insertion must be authenticated ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
J. SPENCER, OTTe L' -aid ESTIATH AGENT, .I1. 147 DRUMMOND STREET, . Next Viotoria)Hall, Carlton. THOTEL and MONEY. BROKER, !LL i - caui oandr iArhltrrtbr, (F; is 1 55 LITTLE COLLINS STREET, (opposite thePlolioe. O.iurt, Melbourne.) SP.S.-A list of Hotels in the market always open to'Inipootionilfreeof charge. ; , ;1, CLARKE and LEONARD, AUCTIONEERS,-HOUSE, LAND, ESTATE and INSUR4NOE AGENTS, 66 COLLNS STREE.T EAST, Oppo?iite Tuwi'IHa1ll?. Hivs 'imtili pleasure iniinfor~ing their friends and the' publto Ith. they; bhay, opened a4 Branch Office in North M-lbourne, at those contraT'premlsee ? op ioie thei Edilish . Scottish[asd -Austrealian -Oaurtere- ,Bank Queenaberry sitre; 3wle'-ee they` willl i air take!theiase?a of:Propery, 'Frnurniur, and General.3loerehandise,~Negotiato loans, ad van?e ? funds oilBBDi?,ng'??i'ahd=faBBuildind purposes, Colleot'Runts; Disobunt Bills, an .oodndutsall other bus'neass,Incidental to .frst:olas.F itanois Agenoy,. ,- T T1OOTSORAY PB"REE.HOLDS ife preeiit...
THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
THIE SOUTIHERN RAILWAY LEAGUE. Our readers will have noticed the re port in the daily papers of the interview our southern neighbors had on Tuesday last with- the lion. the Commissioner of Railways to urge on that gentleman the desirability of purchasing the Hobson's Bay Company's lines. The reason assigned for their efforts in this direction was the extraordinary activity of the Outer Circle Railway League to have the northern and eastern suburbs and the city connected with the iron road. The arguments ad duced in favor of the purchase were cer tainly of a peculiar character, and Mr. Gillies, in reply, seems to have his eyes opened through the pertinacity of his in terviewers: The fact is they said too much, and clearly indicated that the railway if purchasedwould besimplya largeo political machine for the purpose of reducing the Government to the level of expediency, and whenever' the purchase is made the expenditure of public money only com mences. The Commissioner estimates that...
Correspondence. TO COUNCILLOR LAURENS. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
Correspondence. TO COUNCILLOR LAURENS. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-Although I have not the pleasure of your personal anetuaintanco I have studied your proceedinugs in public and have no heinous complaint against you. But Sir I think in your recent discussion with Councillor Carroll, wherein you of fered to gie away £2000 if he would do certain things whioch you alleged he could not do, you displayed a certain amount of bitterness which I thought you froee from. If you havo been bles sod with abundance, and can spare so largo an amount as £2,000 for an insig nificant object, surely Sir you might con tribute at least a small portion of that amount towards the sacred cause of charity. In ?iotham-in the very district you ro present-there are many deservingobjects of benevolence, many old and helpless people who Isvould be benefitted by tie receipt of a little Assistance, or better still -there is the Bienevolent Asylum of which yoenhve a thorough knowlcdge-that is sadly. in wan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
Auction Sales. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3. At Twelve O'Cleck. SALE of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and EFFECTS, Horseo, Bugeios, and Harnoss, Mtilch Cow, S poultry, Sundries. &o. To be Sold on the premises, Chapman atrnot, Ilotham.hill. By Orderof Councillor Bar wise (who is leanving the Colony for To Parties Furnishing, New Arrivals, Dealors, and Othere. C -LARKE and LEONARD have beon favored with instreotions from Mr. Connollior Barwiso to SELL by AUCTION. on Tausday, the 3rd February, at his relt donor, Chapman street, IIotham-hill at twelve o'olock. All the woll.kopt and useful household farniture and effoots, comprising drawingroom, dinioroom. nd bed. room suiteo, litchsn utonsils, to. Also, HIorseo bgies, harness, now, and poultry. Caralogues In course of preparation. Terms-Cash. No Reserve. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. HOTHAM. Sale by Publio Auction of LARGE BLOClK of FREEHOLD LAND In Courtnoy street, And Brick- Cottago. Por Positive and Absoluto Slo,. By Order of Mr. 0, D...
HOTHAM COURT. MONDAY, 26TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1874
HOTHAM COURT. MONDAY, 26th JANUARY. A Larrikiness.--Mary Rohan, a lady who honors Hotham by her residence, was charged with stealing a hat from the person of Jane Miller, the property being valued at 25s. It appears that Mary in &nbsp; company with one of her pals, went out on the 25th inst. to take a walk in Bourke street, and met on the same fashionable parade the prosecutrix in company with another lady residing in Stephen street. An old grievance cropped up, and the two Hothamites attacked the two Melbourn- ites, tore their clothing to shreds, and de- camped with Jane's hat and comb. They were followed by the latter's male friends, and Mary was arrested with the property in her possession. She was charged with larceny, but the charge sheet was altered by the bench from larceny into insulting behavior, and then discharged her with a caution. INSULTINaG EHlVIOvo.-Joseph Black and Alice Buchanan were charged with insulting behavior in a public place. The defendants were l...
TEMPLESTOWE BRIDGE. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 5 February 1874
. .TEMPLESTOWE BRIDG;E. STo the Lditor qftthe ludvertisec Sir--Will you kindly afolrd me a small corner to enable me to dircct public atton tion to the fact that there is no"person on the ground to examine the' materials that ard being used 'in the' re;construction of Teonplestowe bridge, that is to :ay there: is no person to' netiu'behalf of the Shire Council. 'ho limeh 'remLint, and timber may be ? of go qality, bt :'there is' nothing to pfreveit .iafrigr materials being usdd,-I am, Sir; yours, respectfully, : , Ar. 1 rsPtrain. '"Heidelberg, Jaianary 31st; 1874.