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Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEB. 9. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
Borough Councils. IIOTIIAM COUNCIL. MosDAY, FEn. 9. Present-His Worship the Mayor (in the chair), and 'Councillors Clarke Laurens, Thomas, White, Carroll, and Ryan. COORESPONDEKC/I. Letter from J. H. Barr, Secretary to committee of Municipal Corporations Con. ference, asking for the co-operation of the Hotham Council in the movement on foot to obtain fair and equitable endowment from the general revenue for municinal corporations; also inviting the Council'to use its influence in the fortheoming election with this object in view. Agreed to. From D. A?. Coghill, Town Clerk of Sebastopol, asking for the co-operation of the Council in having introduced into the now bill a clause to cure the defective state of the law, as it now stands in re gard to special loans. Agreed to. Letter from Mr. Cook, resigning his position as captain of Fire Brigade. le. ferred to Fire Brigade Committee. From the Town Clerk of Flemington, asking if the Council would agree to appoint a deputation to attend a...
THE HOTHAM COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
THE .HOTIIAMl COUNICIL. The dissensions of this body are as suming greater dimensions every meeting and will rival the feuds of the Guclphi and the Ghibelines unless the rateayors take some decided action. At the meet. ing on Monday evening, the proceedings were brought to an abrupt termination because Councillor Laurens made a very long speech upon the Arden street exten sion. Councillors Thomas, White and Carroll left the Council Chamber, and there being no quorum, the business on the order paper was suspended. Surely the Mayor ought to exercise his authority to prevent such unpleasant scenes occur. ring.: Let" him rule that no Councillor shall speak longer. than ten minutes on any subjet, and if he carries out this impartilly,tbhe business of the Council will be rapidly proceeded with. Per sonal differences should not be permitted to interfere with the public duty of Councillors.
Cricket [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
Cricket d BY LONGSLIP. fi Everything in cricket ciroles seemsooery * dull just at the present time, and /blfw to d account for it I know not, unless players ). have lately had a surfelt. It seems to me n. they have not got over onogratulating them a. selvoa over the great triumph our chosen e. players gained over the ERiglishmen, and are r. couoent to remain in pseeivo indolence until they administer another nauseous dose n, in the shape of a one innings beating to the pride of England's cricketers. Our local n club seem to be affeoted the same as others, P- not a match having hoen played by them rs since the wnok bolre Christmna, but as the 0- indefatigable secretary has arranged some h- good matches for the remainder of the season, I am glad to see that the members are now rousing themselves uo , and are going in for steady practice. In March I believe the first eleven play the beet team Carlton can produce, and as my visits to the ig Park lately have booen very frequent I have In...
The Churches. THE WESLEYAN CHURCH, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
The Churches. TIHE WESLEYAN CHURCH, HOTHAM. During the last couple of months the Weslcyan Church in Queensberry street, Hotham, has been in the hands of the builder undergoing a thorough repair, which has just been completed. Indeed the appearance of the interior has been so much altered for the better that one would fail to identify the primitive structure of the past in the gorgeous building which now meets the eye of the visitor. The most noticeable feature in the alterations is the erection of a gallery which runs round the build. ing, and which will afford accommodation for 400 additional worshippers. The seats are of cedar, highly polished, and the pulpit is composed of the same material. The railings which surround the pulpit and gallary are richly gilt, and looks rather handsome. The windows have been altered to the true ecclesiastical pattern, and are of stained glass. Power. fil reflectors surround innumerable gas jets, the light from which descends front the roof, and the...
CRIME IN NORTH MELBOURNE. &c. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
CRIME IN NORTH MEL BOURNE. &c. The foUllowing extracts were taken from the Victorian Police Gazelle : - Stolen from the dwelling of Richard Gibson, of Sydney road, Coburg, on the 26th instant, an old silver geneva open-face watch, gold dial, steel hands, dent on back ; value £2 lOs.-Stolen from the dwelling of- Fitz gerald, 53 Faraday street, Carlton, on the 28th instant, a pair of English gold studs, link pattern ; a pair jot studs, with links of gold, a gold seal with amber stone, an English gold key with white stone one side and green in the other, a jet scarf ring with silver horseshoe; value, £2 Os. -lt.- Hall is charged on warrant with stealing a brown colored buggy, picked out with red, and value £30. from John MawV of 42 Kerr street, Fitzroy, on the 12th of last month.-William Verity is charged, on warrant, with wife desertion, at Fitzroy, on the 12th November 1873.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
GOOD TEMPLARS. Tile Iotham Lodge of Good Tomplars, No. 21, had its quarterly meeting at the Victoria Hall, Leveson street, on Wednes day evening, the 4 h I nst. The various reports of the offllcers were presented to and adopted by. the lodge, wlhich were ra very encouraging nature. Seven sisters and twenty-threo brothers had been in itiated, making the number- ood on the books--l.t7 sisters, 222 brothers ; total, 361 members. After cxpending £20 in shares in the Hotham Temperance Hall Comnpany, a balance of £14 s. da. reomains in the hands of the treasurer. The following members were duly installed into the respective ofices for the ensuing term by the Grand WV. V. Templar Bro. Mott, assisted by Bros. Heffernan and Robertson (who paid anl official visit). V. C. Tomplar, Bro. Gillan; W. V. Tom plar, Bro; Ricketts; WV. Secretary, Bro. BV. B. Stophens (re-elected); w. F. Se cretary, Bro. E. Kbomp (re-elected); tV. Treasurer, Bro. 'Pearson; tV. Chaplain, Bro. Nottman ; 1W. Iarshall, Bro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
IVIiscellaneous. H OTIIAM CO-O PElRATIVEl ASSOCIATION, 03 QUEENSBEItRY STREET, Near Clrzon street, HOt'HAM. The sharoholders and and the public are ronprcfally informed. tlhat the Store IS NOW 'OPENICD with a woll selected at- oh of all kinds of produce. Your support and influonce are earnestly solioited on behalf of the aboveo asouiation. N IIIIISLEY, Manager. N. 1L.-Oata, Malaz, Iran, Chaf'r, oet., at owesat marl t pr'ices. , A1, K I N( A. , C IC I N c b) A 1 LAC.ING. The UNPARALLE) SUCCESS of IMEA COCK'S REIIIS'PEIREI'IBLACKING has now baon genroarlly ackllowlcedged, in cinsqcrlleunc of its being beth CHIEAPER and SUPERIIOR to the imrportod article. It impa, rts a lack neas and brilliancy equal to patent leather and will not stain or injuro any fabric. A mnost inportant improvoemnt in MIEA. COCK'S BLACKING has bcon introdiced which makes it impervious to all weathers. TS 1TESTIMONIALS. 1.'We the undersigned Botmakoeras. bavo tried MEACOCI'S REGISTEILED BLACIK. ING, anl coonsider ...
OUR LIBRARY TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
OUR LIBUARY TABLE. We have received the February num ber of the Australian Journal. The con. tents, this month, are particularly excel lent, but, foremost in point of interest is "The Early History of Victoria." To those who have been in the colony for upwards of twenty-five years, it must be a matter of regret that hitherto no attempt has been made to rescue from oblivion the history of the struggles and adventures of the, pioneers who previous to the gold fever laid the foundations of Victoria. 'Year by year these men are passing away, old landmarks are removed, the stirring incidents by flood or field, and the hair. breadth escapes fromtthe subtle treachery of the blacks, which marked the daily life of the hardy men who first squatted in the wild' interior of the colony, are fast being consigned to oblivion. We hail, therefore, this effort to save for posterity something like a continuous history of the early days of Victoria. It alone should insure the Australian Journal a wide ...
Original Poetry. THE STORM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
. ' Original Poetry. THE STORM. Hark l hark I to the storm without, as it howl, in its frenzied rageo, Nought can its violenca check, or its awful Swrath assuago ; It ileso in its mad career o'er mountain and phlins and sea, Unshackled and unfottored, the freest of the free. Oh ! I loe its noisy turmoil, and to see the lightning's nlash, And to hoar the thunder follow with its woe or deaf'ning crash, And the sound of falling rain, with the pat. toring of the hail, Or to see the feathery sleet, as it drives boforo the gale. And I love to stand at midnight and hear his mighty roar, As he urges on the billows to some rook encircled shore; To mo'the blast is soothing, and I glory In the shook. Of the waves as- they're bounding onward and dnshing from reck to roelok. ForI knbow that there is a Being "above.mo as o stand, - ' Who hold, both. earth and water In the hollow of his hand, And the same Almighty power that can still the heavlng sea, Is In all plaeo present, is watching over me. ...
BAZAAR IN THE WESLEYAN CHURCH, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
.:.BAZAAR IN 'THE .?VESLEYAAN CHURCH, HOTHAM. It will be .seen from'our' advertising columns that a sale of gifts in connection with the re opening of the Wesleyan Church, in Hothain, is announced to take place next Wednesday, and will be con tinued during the, three, following days. Sir George "Verdon has signified his intention of being present at the opening, and the members of the church have 'made great preparations to render the wholo aflaira great success. The pro ceeds will be devoted towards' clearing the debt incurred in repairing the church, amounting to £1,600. The stalls are to contain a most elegant collection of articles, and will be presided over by ladies well known in the district. It is to be hoped that the public of Hotham will iassist .their Wiesleyan friends in. their laudable desire to erase the building debt The borough will assume quite a carnival appearance during next week.
Facetiæ. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
Facetiee. A II -atnn paper tolls usthat ' an Indian mi?ns tuachr school during tho day, instructs a else" in telegraphy in the evening, and thou spends an hour each night In literary composition." If It wouldn't he importinent wo should like to ask when her feller comes in? Tie Pittsbourg girl hat sent back those two barges of coal which her father gaveher for a bridal preoent a ansays abe guesscs she can make it hot enougi for "hubby" without any outeido help. Printed and published by Utnoorm.ns and Co 35 Elizabeth street north, Ielbourne.
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY, 12TH. HOTHAM POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
AND CARLITON ADVOCATE. Io aHOTHA:M PO E., COURT.:-'C Some change is-'Wantedin respect to: th itFiti' f, s ,hf othini Police Court, ....._ .... , _ othe magtistates, the. clerk, the public,- and-,the infractors of ths:!law. ,:At 'present the court is. sup posed"' -to: .site only eon.: Monday,: and Thuridhiy 'in'' each 'week,: the time of the. Clerk. "f .Petty Sessions'-being en gag&:ow..Tuiesd; nd' d :Wednesday in attendiugsto the. Hawthorn; and ;Kew,. Courts. But the court has to be opened every morning, and' one or other local Justaiceof.;the.peace 'has to attend, and, dea-witi cases Bliich come before them. Ifbutone magistrate" is present he deals .:with:the'.cdrunkards .and :other small.; cases,?, iun,.hich one ; J.P. : has juiisdiction, anddif any serious charges sie b6itiglit against prisoners they have f 'ibe.eiimanded:until Mondaybr'Thurs-' day; as. th~ecaise.may be.: The whole niachinery'has thus.to be set.in motion,: the ttime of the prosecutors wasted, prisoners 'w...
BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY FEB. 4th, 1874. (Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M., Staley, Lobb and Talbot. J.P.'s). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 February 1874
BRUNSWICK COURT. W* EDNESDAY FEB. 4th, 1874. (Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M., Staley, Lobb and Talbot. J.P.'s). Two small debt cases wero disposed of with verdicts for plaintiffs with costs. Wm. HIatton summoned J. Evans, a cab proprietor, for wages. It appeared that the defendant employed plaintiff to drive one of his vehicles at a salary of £1 per week with board and lodging, and discharged him without giving a week's notice, which is the usual time recognised by the calling. The defence set up Was that Hatton indulged in drink, and on one occasion received a " blue eye," according to defendant's statement, and was thereby incapacitated from working the cab for three days. Case dismissed. WVm. Lorrington was charged by a' lad named Miller with assault. Both parties concerned in this case were boys, and the assault arose over a game of criekot, which resulted in Lorrington being sued for £19 19s. damages for injuries inflicted by him on plaintiff. The hearing of the ease occupied the ...