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The Missing Hand. ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF AURELIEN SCHOOL CHAPTER I (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
The Eisiig Hand. ADAPTED FRO-M THE r FRE-CH OF AinsEiE SCuOu.. By- E. BRANFILL HARRISON. CHAPTER I (Continned.. Clotilde smiled in her turn. "No one;-' she asked, " can take a woman away from her husband, can they "No one," replied Robert; "unless, ofcourse, the wo-man should consent." " Oh : then,' said Clotilde, "1 am satis fiedi" This adorable naivetd enchanted ,Ro bert, who gently took the young girl by both hands. and dren her towards him. Clotilde blushed pink, and her lover, after gazing upon her for a moment in ecstasy, placed a long kiss upon her pure brow. The arrival of_-L1 . de Rieux and d Attigny was publicly announced; their rooms were. prepared, and Francis Bibard, who had been installed as ser - rant in the chiteau three days befare,. found himself specially assigned to the service of thesegentlemen. CHAPTER IL It was Ash-Wednesday, Paris had' closed her hail-rooms and i the:ies, and all goad Christians, wearied by the long' fist, were siccping the sleep of the Two o...
Social. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
Social: : The rst social of the Parkhill Cricket Club was held at the U.F.S. Hall, Queens tberry-st.; on .Friday last, August,: oth, there, being about 5o couple present. Owing to t1se untiring efforts-of the com mittee it proved a pronounced success. The decoratilonswereverynicelyarranged, ;the: music was all that could be-desiredi?, ' and 'lelflor- In splendid cohdition. The committee desire to thank Mr. G. Smith for his kindness in officiating -on the piano, also Miss Kidd, florist, for pot palms, etc. During the interval Mr.. Alex. Barrie, Vice-President, after a very nice speech, touching on the success of the team since their formation, 3 years ago, presented the trophy won by the club, to Mr. A. Pie, on behalf of the president, D?r. W. Pie, who was unable to attend througih illness. The programme: was brought to a close at 2 p.m. Messrs. Keenan and Pridmore acting as MN'sC. The catering which was in the hands of Mr. J. A. Montgomerie was very satis factorily carried out. , I ...
SUNDAY SPORTS THREE HUNDRED YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
SU9NDAY" SPORTS -THREE HUN . DRED YEARS. AGO. - Althou-lisports were allowed by Junes J. on Sunday after divine service in 1617, such as bowls, quoits, ninepins, archery, shuffle-board, &c., they seem to have been indulged in at the time of the Puritans; but among the amusements disliked by sober-minded people were bull and bear baiting, and these cruel sports were often scenes of riot and vio lent disorder. In 1590 two of the Horners forcibly took a bear from the bear-keeper at Taunton on a Saturday at midnight, and "did, by the space of three houres, with dogges and other devices, and whipps and wheelbarrows, bayt the said beare, and did not tye the said beare, but in this manner bayted him lose." (" Star Chamber Proceedings," by the Rev. F. Brown, in "The Somerset Archaeological Society's Proceedings.") Bulls were actually baited within the precincts of Wells Cathedral on Sunday, and the sport was enforced by law, for it was considered that it made the flesh more wholesom...
HOW THE CHINESE DRINK TEA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
JOW THE CHINESE DRINK TEA: How do -they pretPare ithis'''raht Theeiage srC i?r? 'it*=classic: lais of tea 7 -General Icheig-Ki-T-orgiifol ins` us upon this point in his work ipon: Chinese pleasures. Tea, says he, is the only Ievererg taken by the ueople. It . has iaeus : lovers in the highler clas ~ of oci'cei among whom itis accounted to coixtril u"te to the clearness of the intrllect. The tea imbibed by the rich is invar iaild greeu tea; that is to say, froni.the tiu?y leaves which had scarcely emle ged from the bud before they were gathered andL dried in the suit. Black tea is made of leav;-s w-hich have arrived at a state of maturity aLrl then been dr:el at thelire. The material if the vase or vessel iii which the water is'ieateil is a rmatter if somcimplortance. True tea?:cnnois-e.t 8 s use only vasnsof Ni-lUg:a kind of if?ked eartheriware, left uiglazel on the insiile. Prepared in this way, tea is an excetle;t, ecsonolmical, wholesome: : drink. - 'Iriu . Chiine.e are contiitna...
LAST WORDS OF NOTABLE MEN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
SLAST .WORDS ,OF NOTABLE', An intensely interesting volume 'might7 be iade "iup of tihe dyingi : words and.1 speeches ofmeniivwhomU,the= world calls fimous. .They havs all had io pass away, I ke the most insignificant. of their fel lows, and their final exits from thaP great stage have been generally edifying and always clharacteristic. " Cod be praised," exclaimed. Wolfe; the hero of Quebec, on learning that the French were giving way: in every. direc tion, " I die happy." His antagonist, llontcalm, also re ceived a mortal wound while endeavour ing to rally his men, and when told that his end s'as npproachiing,i made answer "So much the oetter; I shall not live to see the surrender of Quebec.: I pray thee, see me up safe, but for my coining down I can shift for myself,' replied Sir 'hfioiis More, observing the weakness of the scaffold. " I heard say the executioner was very good, and I. hae a little neck,"' said Anne Boleyn, putting her hands about it and la'ughing:heartilv. - - -T...
EQUAL TO THE OCCASION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
.EQUAL TO. THE OCCASION Astory, of the English composer, HenryS Saat has recently been reviveck, He piayed a fine organ-in a` London chiurch, and his recital.after service at-' tracted much attention ; but one morning,. after a selection from one, of Mozart's masses, a churchwarden caine into the organ-loft and " begged to inform Mr. Smart that they had decided that they could not have such jiggystuff played in their church." - "Very well, sir," was the answer; "it shall be altered." On the next Sunday dirge-like sounds proceeded from the organ, and the warden congratulated the player on the solemn. and elevating effect of the music. "I am glad you like it," answered niMt Smart; doubtless if I play it a little. quicker you will see the reason why it affected you," and suiting the action to the word, the popular striins of "Jump' Jim Crow !" resounded fram the organ. After this, Henry Smart played -what he liked. A dramat'st's direction- to Charlesl YiuBg, at a rehearsal.'"' Heie yoi...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
News and Notes. CURRENT RATE OF WAGES. — A de- fendant in a case yesterday, stated that the current rate of wages in the slate and marble line did not average 4s. per day for the last two years. In a case of alleged negli gent driving heari:festeiday at the local'.court, iDr.: 'Llo0d a'ppeaied tio t think that if a driver poc dsata ?·idy pa-ce" Say' about six'niilss an hour"-aisrelieved" of the charge if kichild is. runovenr-; Sergeanf Hehir promptly:pointed out? that in any` case the- driver ofa. vehicle s bonud'to look out-and.lbserve tihe greatest of care. T~e slioud rather thinik so-. .THE 'aMOVE ON BYE-LAW.'"- Ser geaut Hehir, in a communication to the local Council at the last meeting said that the powers vested in him by that body were being beneficially administered wfthin the town. He pointed out that the streets'were kept clear of a number of undesirable young men who loitered iu the street, and anneyed paseers by. We may-mention that the action of the police, administered...
Australian Natives Association. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 17 August 1894
Australian Natives' As- &nbsp; sociation. &nbsp; (Contributed). &nbsp; The usual fortnightly meeting of the North Melbourne Branch was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Thursday evening, 9th August, all officers being present. The minutes were read and confirmed and four new members elected. Reports on the meeting of the Metropolitan Commit- tee were made by Messrs. Crosbie and Cullen, and a report on the final meeting of the Federation Conference by Mr. M. A. Brennan, who also informed members that the work which the Conference had aimed at doing — the formung of a powerful Federation League, was now accomplished and there was no further need of the Con- ference. He also drew the attention of members to the fact of Mr. W. Watt having been elected on the Executive Council of the League, a position which the President of the Association and other prominent public men had been unable to attain. Mr. Watt was heartily congratu- lated by members. The following motion...
ADMIRAL FARRAGUT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
ADMIRAL FARRAGUT. By Americans the memory of Farra gut is cherished with a pride akin to that of Nelson in England. He was to them not only the naval hero. bet the model of everything frank, generous, and noble, and he deserves the high place which he holds in the annals of his country. Born in iSot, the son of a worthy sire, who also distinguished hint self as a naval commander, David Far ragut served in the war with England in 1812. He rose step by step in the American navy till, in i86t, on the out break of the Civil \Var, he was steadfast to his country in the midst of defection and treason. At New Orlcans he was wailed as victor : and sailors are proud ;o tell how at Mobile he caused himself 'o be lashed to the mast while, amid a Itorm of shot and shell, he carried his ihip through every obstacle. When peace came he was bailed as one of the aviours of the Union, and he died in .870, full of years and honour. His uneral at New York was agreat natidnal emonstration, the represent...
The Missing Hand. ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF AURELIEN SCHOLL. CHAPTER II (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
AD.PED FROM a lE FR?tcn OF A. i AUZ'~OIE SCO.L ? L. I-r E. BRANFILL HARRISON. CHIIAPTER II (Continucd). W-1hen one is making a nia e, one never knot?s nica eone may return. The i.tinyit-ela fi1 t lly ralc-i few hours. On our arrival, iyou ill remain con ceai. att a f£i:, wthere I hai-e left my fai?:ful ser ar.t; Sev.oni, my confidante, froo? iola'd.:. ?:.- :;eud to helcp me to a?.st:?ct papa S.sn-'itlles wine, and to open his d;i anrs to extract fi um them tie t ht that is a gZaI ? lm; na to men ni?l r.ant '., cut a ligure in -the world. \ith Sl-.r? rni th-rcis ;uotheracconmplkce, h-,ose :-t1 name I hate never learnt; i::ct n::ow, he tiou:isehes under the name ofI i?Iaro. - SpaLatro has been in turn chorister, in'nkeeper, and Neapolitin bri-land. Con dertned to d -thl seven or eight times in Italy, he seemned to nic to p?s-sessall.the qualificatioins ri-ogisite inia tiustworthy' vict If hec.-er bet:etyel me, I need only speak one word, and h!e would pay the penalty of his folls with...
JUST HIS CASE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
JUST HIS CASE.l A man who was fitnious for never pay. ing his bills, owed a considerable., sum to his tailor. Sending bills had uo erect on the debtor, so the tailor decided: to:maike a personal att',mpt to collect the arnioiint. He called several times upon ..the delin= nuent, but was never able to catch' binim Finally he succeded, just as heo ,as goingi out, and accosted him wits the-i modest "\ ill you pay me this bill, sir:l" Ti.c uma, iooked at it and said, 1inn0o centl'\ , Are'you in debt with anybody ""- " Yes, sir, I am sorry to say." "And why don't you pay 1' " Decaus, I haven't got the money." "That's just my case, my dear sir. I am glad that you can appreciate my posi I-n. .oo'-¶byes. : .ourn SCa.sse ' :ttalay journal
EXPOSURE MAY BE EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
EXPOSRtfE MAY. B1 EXPECTED: lers. Aewvrieh': I was provokbed when; at the Duke of X-'se picturo gallery to-day. There bwas a paitig 'thliereo which "they :'tolmiowaspainted by a min ubythe name of ?arillc, If you helieve me, it was only a copy.of that beautiful chromo of -ours in. the nnisery. I don't k now who this Un rillo is, but I think it's slihane[ul that he should be allowed thus to cheapen works of art; and I didn't hesitate to let the people know just how I felt about it. And I mean to expose the matter. -
Original Poetry. THE CRY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
Original Poetry. THE -CRY. A wait hath gone over the earth, Sad, hollow, and dismally drear; Like the storm in the hour of its birth, Or the wind at the fall of the yeir. It hath swept past the hovel and hut, And the rich man hath fastened his door, But it lhowiswhere its portals are shut-: 'Tis the cry of the famishing poor. The child in the arms of its nurse, Shall start as it swel!s on the air; For that sound is the sound of a curse, And that voice is the voice of despair. Lo! laughter and revely's shout, And warmth, and indulgence and sin ; There is death and starvation without- There is music and dancing within. Oh ! Dires, thy death-bed draws near; Sunk down to the level of men; The cry thou refusest to hear, Shall be audibly clear to thee then. The whispers of doctora and friends, Yea, sobs from the loving and loved, Shall be lost as that echo ascends, Which found theo so hard and unmoved. In vain, from all parts of the globe, Shall th couch with rich comsforts be spread; Thy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
*SACRIFICE WII STOCK IfJ GREATEST AND CHEAPE~T SALE OIL THE SEASON '-OW -4. OTYNCED. -z ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30 £ITZGERALD BROTHEIRS E. TE CO3DIENCED A GIGANTIC REALISATION SALE OF Winter Drapery, Clothihg, Carpets, &c., AT THEIR FAM1OUS CASE DRAPERY WAREFHOUSES, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOURNE, BRIDGE STREET, BALLARAT. The Bargains are Unpaleked ! The Pries the Lowest in iectora. In order to reduce our immense Stocks, amountin to upwards of £,4000. and being determined not to carry over Goods from one Season to another, we have carefully gone REDUCED EVERY It to ,prices that must create Intense excitei-eit amongst people who study economy, and pay ready money. The God3s a all law, Inst and Clean. Io OdlLines I ýle B tI~nish I -In the ;imited space of a month, £15,COO worth of Seasonable Goods must be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficult task, ordinary sale prices are quite ig nored, and every article ruthlessly re -duced in price, with only one object is vie...
History of the Women's Franchise Movement in Victoria (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
History of the Women's Franchise Movement in Victoria Bv S. BARKER, J.P. (Continled.) Great activity was evincel by the committee upon the naming of the WVorktng Men's College. They. ap pointed a deputation to wait on the founder, The Hon. Francis Ormond, M.L.C., to tige upon him the advisa bility of allowinY the benefits of the College oo be shared by working wvcten. This was generously allowed by the founder of one of the most splendid testimonies that Vietoria has yet re ceived from any one-private citizen for the advancemcent of her workers. Several attempts were made to" es tablish branches, b?at they were not a pronounce l success. The Society de cided to hold a meeting in the M-el bourne Town Hoa!, but owing to it being under repairs it would not be available for two months. The committce complaind that most of the work had hitherto fallen upon the shitulders of the few, that the work was extending, interest in the subject was springing up all around them, and the c:ils upon ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
:taýfaap Duties Act -189. - BILL OP EXCHANGE. Bill of Exchange and Promissory Not - Where the amount or value of the miuoney for which a bill Jr note-is. drawna exceeds £10,000, then for every £50 of the amo unt or value,' . and -alo for.any fractional part of £50 of sucli anllollnt or value;.. 0 1 0 Bill of excliian playable on demand oharge -able will, ?ruse duty as a promissory note for san?e ailotllit. (EtnlbosedaLtitaips lllset be used,which may "be obtained a all l',tl.,It Officea.) S;Draft or or.,It ,Ir.. vcl liytiny banker in Victoria ulpoln al l ,":.'l.. banker in Victoria not piayabls t,i hl.r.:r it to order,- and used ealelyf tr lthe 'p1ir e ,it setilitig or clearing any atecotili bltweenlll alC baiikere. 2. Letter. writTc, hiby abanker in Victoria to tan other .ootaker in Viet.,ria direetingthe paliiil'eiit of ni' t M in m.,lmey, the same not being Lpayable ti, Iearer or to order, and such letter' not being atoiit or delivered to the person: to wholm p.tyment is to be ma...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
Nevis .and Notes. OURSELVES.--\Ve have received several iutimt tious that a neiglhbouritcg contemt porary is at times supplied when the 4.?aette" has been asked for. it has also come under our knowledge that ad vertisements intended for insertion in this journal have been given in clror to the newspaper referred to. In justice to our selves we desire to state that the "Gazette" is the only local journal, having oflices at 10a Queeusb:rry-street, aml 345 Victori.a-street, whilst on the con trary the sheet referred to is simply a reprint of a neighbouring publication, and has no locus .tandii whatever, having neither publishing nor printing odce within three miles of the town. CHEAP HORSEFLESH.--4 cartage con tractor, giving evidence .t Monday's court, slated that he hired four horses for 5e. per week. Evidently this very useful member of the auimaln world is at a dis count. WAs IT SATIRE.-A clerk in the Mines Department caused a snigger in the local court on Monday in referring to a ...
LITTLE MARKS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
LITTLE MARES. Sicily everywhere. \; lit juiice i ruumIfoot's manl.ing. aiy v ery ope Lbut nlso very slaw. e ani d0 Dc-a the beet fllo.eere. LHo:- could Ashton mui~s that.th .t. Stutckey ti a f ,teet mall On the brCo;und. orlh'd play waes very ar!tfl1 alt Ithrouch S'citys Cus were the I ctt of the mItatcht. ant he alwauys gt it0 kl i. The uSual cecttingerL of female bnrrael.eru under the .Press box windowe. Welbb wore Tauukuurd'; lht nud w'as ad dreutedt as '" Joey " nasue !uuru osce. North are quiie oat of tie running for a p!hcc now. Who said lhe club war going to buy Tadk ard's hat and present it to Webb. Fort fully intends to " down" \Nothl, but Bill Tang says thew wont it he knows it. A lady's hat got "mixed " with a gentle man's i.t the me erve and caused no end of fins. Lookei su?spicious.
KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
KNOWLEDGE. We may not have come to the know ledg? of the absolute, but it would be ab surd to deny our possession of the rela tive in tnruth. No one knows everything, but some of us knoow more than others ; and, thounlh the highest point has not been reached, there are steps in the -reat ladder of moral and intellectual rcicnc by which somes stand above and othiers i low. some are neacer to, and ioters are f r from, that unattained and it \isible topmost rung. . quarro~~ome woman is always ready to come t ithe ~cratch. Je.,sie : " Iamina. what does pro and con mean " Flossic: . Why, I'm s'pri?ed at sour igo'ance. It means luan and wife; doesn't it, mamma."
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, AUGUST 24. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
.Gsard neio, Didon, .Vyllie, Barker, and- McBride; J's . :A?IaErr was "coNTRARY." A dark-eyed, good loaking woman nanuid Margaret Black was charged with being drunk, Constable Finlay son inet her on the 10th ins'. ab'out half-past twelve in the morning. She was roaming about drank. Her raiment con-isted, contrary to the usual practice oi her sex, of only a mantle and a pair of socks. When lodged in the watch hooUe she refused to .lrrss herself, con sequently the service:; of a magistrate had to be importuned to the cel. She was remanded then until the 13 h and now Dr. Shiclls has certiih-d she was fit to be discharged. She was let go on paying 7s. 11. cabl hire, and putting 2s. G1 it the Poor B)x. • ALL OVERP. "SPUD." Liza 1)onaldson felt that she required potatoes on the 11th. She sent a boy to Ar:nstrong' store. Armstrong're fusing to supply ca credit Liz came along and thanked his for Iis kidneys. Then " Armie " told hoer thant she was no gro:l, and never would be any good, and t...