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Football. NORTH MELBOURNE v. COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
Football. NORTH MIEL3OURNE v. COLL!NQ-" WOOD. T:= defeat of the loa:dI. ltd-i- t!i Collingwood team;. tlhnugh it c.am as a surprise to most 6f tle clu:'s supporters, was, neviertheles-, expected by the players themselves, seeing that one- half of the'team were suffering froni severe colds,, the result of the Maryborfough trip. Rolent was too unwell to playt and his p.ace w-as filled by Cox, who handled 'his men as well as possible through a dreary uninteresting game. Seidom L.as> less excitemdent been manifested in a premier ship-matchl onthe North grnuu. ? 'Cnv as cenrtal umpire, did his le:el best to make the game duller, than ever if pos sible, and succeeded fairly well. At any rate he lent a charming air of uncertainty to the affair from beginning to end;. some of the-players stidod still and asked each other wqrt was coming next. .:fIt is'a great pity that junior umpires of Fai3r's ability should be comparatively .wasted week: after week, while men like..Sc-haefer, Coffey, M...
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
THUItsDAY, AUGa r 23. Before Messrs. McBride (clairman), Barker, Bindon, and Wýyllef J's.P. PITCH AND TOSS. Little Phil O'Rielly, aged 14, has "kept" his mother s) she states for the past 11 years. Anyhow, Phil in an hour of indiscretion indulged in a coin gamble, and coming under the observation of Const. Garland, was locked up. He was cutioned and discharged. SEVERE SENTENCE. George Brunker, a young fellow of quiet appearance, vacompanied by a companion, visited the house of a young woman named O'Connor in Union Place. Mlary Egan was there also. They had sundry potations. George was alleged to have licked Mary in the eve, snsslesl tChings, and bran dished a knife threatening loss of life to somebody. Const. Hledger deposed to being called in and finillg Brunker with an unclasped knife Brunker has a bad record which accounts for the sentence of :3 months or £10 for unlawful assault. anL. 3 months or £5 for obscene language, cumulative. CtIUCICED UP IIER FANCY. Ellen Carey, living a...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. WOM-AN'S SFFR.AGE. your correspondent "Watchful Eye," has likened me to Poe's Itaven for alleged re dundancy. The analogy is a singularly unfortunate one, and suggests the Un happy similarity between himself and the sorrow laden dreamer, to whomr the con sistent lird cioaked its convincing monody. It is sometimes necessary to resort to tautology in order that thi truths cuunci. ciated may find iodging in the conscious ness of one's o.;ponents. MIy last letter vwas a resume of the arguments t'o and con on this question, and was, accordingly specially designed to be rzcapitulatory throuloat. Notwithstauding this, hov ever, "Watchful Eye ha:s failed to g'-sp the import of my contoelions, or els.e nmis distorted my statentl:lts to suit his specious arguments. I dliL not say that "all the qualifications necessat-y for go verning properly were possesse.l by every person who happens to pay taxes and obey the laws." M?.y position is this. (Civcu a people which...
The Elections. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
".The Elections. There w'as but little excitement evinced for the annual Municipal Elections in the town. Cr. Carter (the prospective mayor-elect) having been returnedx unopposed for the AMiddle WYard, and the faithful services orf the genial veteran, Cr. Costello, being recognised in a simi'ar manner by the Western Ward electors, there was only one contest, and that was in the E.\STERK WARD. The candidates for the repre-: sentation of this portion of the town were Cr. Ca:no (retiring) and DMr. %V. H. Fuller, .T.P. But little excitement; was aroused over the representation of this portion of the town. The poll;ng place was in the Wesleyan Schoolroom, Howard-street, over which Cr. J. Bar wise offic:ated as Returning Officer, Mr. 1arwise, jun. as Deputy, and Messrs. Kingston and Alexander as Poll Clerks. Both sides were active in their can vas, the retiring councillor being greatly assised by the mayor and his friends. Mr. Fuller seemed, from a cursory. glance to have the friendship o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
A N '\V BOOT1 SI-HO ýoot & Shoea anu acturer 21 1 Errol Street 27 NORTH 2IELBOUIX E. H. BASSETT & CO., BJIYCLE IMANUFACTURERS, Repairs Executed to all Makers'. Machines. Elizabeth Street, NORTH MELBOURNE. A. H. HUMPHRIS, 92 Victoria Street, NOfRTH MELBOURNE. Families waited on for Orders. Meat ot bes quality, moat reasonablo terms. H. 7EiA?WCOCK, Wholesale & Retail Tinsmith. LICENSED Piumber and Gasfitter. Baths, Tanks. Milk Cans, &c. General O:desr and Repairs promptly a:tended t2. 287 VICTORIA STREET, WEST MELBOURNE. SBILL BLACK, The North Melbournite, S.P. on any event in the Colonies, Doubles or Straightout, weekly. Doubles on all Events, £50' to Is. T'hE TWO CUPS FOUR CHANCES HORSES AND OATTLE`' SPICE CO. MJANUFACTUREIRS OF CONDITION SPICE & WOT~I POWDERS &e. WHOLESAIiE AND EItATIL _Elizabeth Street,. NORTIH 3IELBOURNE. 8REGQ & PATERSON, S (Late GCREGG ,& LORD). Collfafa and Harness 'iake.rs, 5 1 ELIZABETH STiREETI...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
-- -POSTAL NEWS -iRATES WITHIN VICTORIA s. d. L,?TEBa.-Per ounce or under 0 2 Uaoi'r LETTEis.---Per letter 0 6 (inadditiontoordinarti tztage) (Urgent letters ar,... : ial at the Post Office ii ; :,,wu to which they are !; ateil as telegrams, an" with the utmoat desp wit su not be delivere i si to personsresidingc be ... ...:i in ary delivery by teile.. .,i,ý ger, nor if addressed ". :; t,. ace . having no delivery by hltter car rier or telegraph messenuger.) POST CARDS ... ... O REP&'.c-~OST CARDS 'NEW??PAPE _ ..." Ž0. BooKs.- - r ounces or under 01 REGIST.LTImo .'h- ' 0 3S PARCELs.-Two pounds orunder 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) BUon parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each " parcel.) PACKETS. COMMERCIAL P&PERsn.-For every .. two ouncesorunder(up to 3lbs) 0 1 S(Suich as acceptances, ihvoices, accounts*, atlidavits, examination papers (correctionsonly allo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
dVol. 1 o,No. .12. ORDER OF- RECHABITES -: - VICTORIA TENT, No. g, -meet AL iERNXTE IONxDAY EVENINS,_ at 8 o'dock, : in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Queensberrv-street, North M3 boumne -No INITIsnON FEES. - CLEMENT DAVIDSON, Sec., Paris," Dryburgh-street, N. Melb. BE ON THE StF -81%U .4 be cr. L. dae of Warners Safe Cuore Among mn :cra th-n ands of : } i , - pepl·e .:ho are on the safe side is MIr. 1rW. 1Barten mining manager of Ski Fit. Ballsrat ;Tic), whro rays -sr's Safe Cure and Safe Piltls f:_,l;; -ured me of Indiweston an Sa . ness of the kidne& 'tVlIe- t kLw C Safe Care I no5&d a total , Xse of thirst, and I believe that it won??, cure hose - addicted t used4et -?e of stimulant.,. e ita-,who is on the safe side ? r. A.- Peters, miner of Tiylorrille, Brunnerton, (N Z), who writes an September IS:h, 1893 :-I w-s afflicted with BrigACs disease of the kidneys, and, after takin_ 35 bottles of S&fe Cure was rared. I am perfectly satisfied that if- I had not...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
SRATES TO THE UNITED .KINGDOMAND ;FOREIGN COUNTRIES. s.d. TLxrERSxs.-Each A ounce or under 0 21 POST CARDS 0 11 REPLY PoST C DS ..... 0 3 NEWSPAPEns ... ... 0 1 CosMaxERCIAL PAPERs.-4 -ounces or under...' ... 2... . 2 Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces ...... .... O Every additional txwo ounces or under (ip to 41b) ... 0 1 PRINTED PAPERS (other t Ian news papers)--Per every twoounces or under (up.to 41bs) :. 0 1 Pa&rmRsus and samples.Perevery.:-:-: . : two ounces' or under (up to lib) ... ... .. 1 R.EGIS?rmATIO, 1' E . 0 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ..- 0 2a) PAICicS POST, wholly by sea.- Each parcel of 21bs or under: 1 6 Each additional lb or under(up: to llbs).:.. 0 9 LATE LLaE s miust bicr fuil postage and late fee stiamp: of 2d extra, and may be posted att auny tine not exceed ing a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at ilelbourne General Post Office, any country IPost Office, .Rail way travelling Post Olfice; handed to the mail guards,- pos...
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 — 24 August 1894
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEw SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUsTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTIALIA, FIJI, NEW IIEUGRIDE AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. L ?Trass.-Per 4 ounce or under 0 2 PosT CARDS ... ... 0 1 REPLY POST CARDS ... 0 2 LETTER CARDS to N. S. Wales, S. Australia, Queensland, Tas mania, W. Australia ... 0 1j To New Zealand and Fiji 0 2k BooKs.-Per four ouncesorunder (up to three lbs)... 0 1 N EWSPAPERs ... 0 REGISTRATION FEE... .... . 0- 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. Aust'tilia, Queensland, ' NeW Ze'alaid, Tasmania, and WV. Australia " only. Per lb or under 0 8 Each additional. lb, or under. (up to 11 lbs) ... . 0'6 . PACKETS. . - CoMMERnIAL PAPERS AND PRI TED PAPERS.-Per every two ounces or under (up to :4bs).0 1 (Items see Victoria) PAT'rsrENS, samples, _packets of merchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 11b) 0 1
HANDEL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
- . . RAN.DED BYr lttARGBiET J 1OY000. Bare and cold the garret chamber, : Gloomy with its shadows di ; Hung with dusty, drooping cobwebs, Drapery weird and grim. Rattled loud the loosened casement, Bleak the night-wind rose and fell; In the pauses of its wailing Tolled tbe midnight bell. Suddenly from out the shadows Of the old, deserted room Came a strain of faintest music Through the ghostly gloom. Fiercer howled the wind and stronger Swelled the strain exultingly, Till there rolled among the rafters Waves of melody. While the night grew still to listen, Soft and slow the music sighed, And, in melting, minor measures, Into silence died. Say, what skilful, rapt musician, In that lonely room apart, Thus made glad the sombre midnight With his wondrous art? From the moon, now bright, no, hidden In the clouds that crossed her way, Through the misty garret window' Shot a slender ray Glanced upon an ancient spinet, O'er whosa keys, with dust defiled, Ran the eager, dainty fingers Of a l...
LYNCH BELLRINGERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
LY'NCHI B1 LLKINGES. This talante.! anid versatile f~ouilv of iins.rumentalits alnd comnedi-,l-, accoai pa:iicd by a large number of perfocrmers, aJppear c:-cry Saturday night at the Atheme.ic . The entertaiuient ha-s the charactexistic o;' being umique one, amidst the multifarious ,!easure hmaunts which 'Melbourne holds at tha present. The prices are the popular one--down to one shilliings, and a visit sh.ould be paid to the Atheme:nul.
THE THRUSH'S NEST. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
THE THRUSH'S NEST. "Mamnma,. dear." cried Johnny, "there's such a lovely brd in that hedge, with spots on his breast, and he sings such a pretty song." Just then a thrush flew out of the hedge, and away over the field into a tree. " H ere, Johnny, let us .ec if we can find its nest.' said mamma: " but .re must be careful not tc touch it." And looking quietly into the hedge there was the pretty nest, snugly tixcd in tlhe branches, and partly hidden by leaves. "Oh, mamma, do let nie have it " said Johnny. "What sweet little eg;s .' "No, my dear boy. Wha-it would poor birdic say when she came back and futnd that some one had stolen her e-g-. that she loves so much ? That would 0 ot be like a kind little boy to do such a cruel action. Let us coume away and see if tl c mnther bird twill come back." At thbas tmt'?ert the thrush flew back to the t:ec . h n e theem,, ar.d as Ichnny and hi , a,:, . r stood a little tway off the bird p,-ire-d out a clear joyous song, as if to th:ank that fir ...
FILLIS'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
rILLIS'S CIRCUS. With a burst of trumpets and a plicturesque coloring of walls comes again thel above amr.moth circau andl nie:.geria. Coi taining, as it does, 50 horses, 50 po1ies, :35 e :itiih;ate a:tists, 2( mis:cianis, 5 per forming ele ,!h:i ts, 6 pefrminrgi lions, tigers, l'oords, p ]nthers, hoers, nton-o kee., Cec, the Attistriain lippo.irome at the corner of Lonrsd.rle a:ul Exlhibitiou streets, should for tile next for'tlighlt Ire one huge earnival of delight. Tihe j. ices anr- s, 3s. a:-l is., whiLst the escelleuce of the - ,rformer.s is foresh uical by the forminc appearan:ce of the sho'- here.
ALL ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
ALL ABROAD. "A representative Australian went to visit Europe a while, back, and- took his wife in tow. She had- saved up a dc:d of lucre, but he was very deficient as a linguist.; most representative Australians are. This man's name was George. He had some more nanie, but George is elnough for us. His first dinner in France was -eaten at one of the big hotels in the capital. His wife was with him. They consulted the bill of fare, and George pointed with his finger to the first item. The waiter bowed, went off and soon returned with a copious sup plhyof soup for two. It was palatable, and George did full justice- Consulting the bill of fare once more, he -pointed to the second item, somewhat to the sur prise of the garcon. But he nodded his head emphatically, and ejaculated "oui " two or three times. The conquered wiaiter brought him two more plates of soup. George had to pretend now that he was very fond of soup,.so he ate it w-ith great relish, although it had a very filling effec...
THE LUCKY GUESS OF AN ANXIOUS LOVER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
THE LUCKY GUESS OF AN: ANXIOUS LOVER. With a gesture expressive of firm reso lution as if the affair was quite settled, the Countess Madeline pointed to her lacquered Japanese cabinet that 'sheite mered in the lamplight and said veiy gravely : "Opens one of those three drawers, Valentine, and be: sure that you choose the right one. Each drawer contains an answer to the prayer which you have ad dressed to me- for the past six months. If you open that which contains the answer Yes, I will be yours-and will marry you as soon as you please.- But take care that you do not get the wrong answer, for if you do you will never .see me again." - "Alas" said Valentine, there are two chances to-one against me. How cruel you are, my darling !" "Well," said the Countess, "if I marry you -I can at least lay the blame on Fate." The young man hesitated a long time. His hand wandered. from drawer to drawer, not venturing to touch any, and his heart sank with the -fear of choosing wrongly. At last he s...
ALEXANDRA THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
ALEXANDRA THEATRE. Dadi Birryj plods along manfully with his capital company at the Alexandra, and draws large audiences. En Arzssant Dan related to me the other day- a piece of theatre filling strategy that consiJerably opened- my oculars. And he further spread my. auriculars round the occiput when he told -of the brass-bound im pudeuce of. the applying deadhead, as a result of the unwise tactics of another place. But Dan says ":_importe !" He is determinedl to ke2p unchained his best bulldog for the festive cusses who comne round hankering after 1nss' This tree' he put up "Missing at Lloyds" a very very exciting play which treats o the villianies iractised by certain rutiianly miscreant, shipowners who deal in rotten shaps or coffin-boxese The play was splendidly mon. te , and the various scues n iAkevd-s torms of applause. The company, including - as -it does Merers. Dan Barry, J _G. Patten, F. C. Appleton .(whoma we are glad to sq` on the Mel bourne boards one more); D L. Daizoi...
THE ALHAMBRA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
THE ALHAMIIRA. I think a man is an enemy to his own peace :of mind who does not visit the AlJhambra, where Harry Rlckards has drawn great houses for the week. Un fartunately the Rickard?s engagement is only for seven nights,- which is a regret table brevity. Harry is the same old electric spark, and galvanizes the human frame nightly with his budget of jollity. Then there is the redoubtable Frank Clark, WilL - Whitburn, Eddie Simpson, W. H. Speed, Muriel liarbrow, the clever Barteles, the Alhambra Ballerinas, etc., who make a big artistic unity. If Frank will only prevail upon Harry Rickards to stay over for- another week or two, he would confer a boon- upon this boom bursterd city.
BIJOU THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
BIJOU .THETRE. The Amateur Opera-:Co. gave a par formance of " The Gondoliers" last Satur dy night. For an amateur perforn cce it sva-s commendable. The ladies took the cike fur sang-froid, and without' ihat quality little good acting can be expected ; they also' looked highly engaging, being well-built; and gracefni in style. The aentlemien wvoula do well to take some lessoins in elocution, some voices being indistinct, while others were used ex cloiively in one register and consequendy became mnonotonous. The was the best all-round, acted character, th:s gentleman being free from nervotsnes, accented the proper words and did not hurry over his sentences and also modulated his voice in a cool and effectual mannier. With os re tutoring the company will in time be excellent.
THE PRINCESS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
- TliE. PRINCESS - The theatre that is coining monry truth fully is the Princess. I know of numbers who failed -to see-. Mrs. Tanqueray" through the number of:early visitors to that frail lady's boudoir. The play would have filled the Prihcess for another fort night had not the 1 B'isy Ii's" decidea upon producing their splendid repertoire in rapid succesion. Thi?? week "Aunt Jack," whom we presume is closely related to "Uncle Fanny," made her appearance to trem ndous houses. To-morrow night "The Bauble Shoy" will be played. -
The Mayor's Ball. A. HIGHLY PLEASANT GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 24 August 1894
The Mayor's Ball. A.HIGHLY PLEASANT GATHER ING. - "Onwift hthedanee; letjiv be aneonfined, -o sleep till momr when Yuuhi and Pleasmre * meet o ehase the glowing hours with flying feet." 'When Caretaker Todd opened the per tals of the Town Hall last night week an expectant. and interested crowd had gathered- to witness the arrival of the guests who were invited to do honor to a·he festivity celebrating the close of. Mayor Gardiner s year of office. From the useful waggonnette to the stately car "inge fair women and brave men emerged and hurried into the cheerful halL And as.a gathering of representative people i a-Ns a huge success. Members of the isgislature, the medical and legal pro. fessions, coundillors of adjoining muni cipalities, cricketers and foothallers, and most of the prominent townspeople joined in their acceptance of the Mayor and Mayoress's invitation. The ladies, bright with the plumage of the coming spring, were numerous. The dresses were dazzling, the eyes bright, ...