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Australian Natives' Association. ORATORY AND ORATORS. (Concluded.) [A paper read before the local branch of the A.N.A., by Mr. W. A. Watt.] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
Australian N~a'ives' As social ion. OR LTOtY AND ORALTORtS. (Conduatdc) L[Ap? per i ad before the local brtnch of theI A.N.., by Mr. W. A. Watt.] a:s inig tarrived at bhe cioclusion tha the irt of public speaking is fast becoming a necessa:y aicdaomplishment, it iiould be t pertinent conchisioir to liriefly consider how excellence in it can be best attained o0 begin withl Oratory Is oti a gift which ca~-,ot be cultivated. lThe burden ofan old Latin proverb was: "The poet is born, the orator made." There are too many instances on record in proof of this, fir us not to believe its truth. In point of fit we may lay it down as a general rule that the greatest orators haveI had ahiost insuriountable obstacles to os ercome, and have regarded oratory iot -i a spmontaneous gift of Nature, but as at art whlich almost anybody mnght adqoure. Divesae1 opiniois? are held as to the perfection i?:n.'-t :?.?Boga 'a!fdvises"? aspirant. for oratorical distinction td get a ready flow of words fitst-no...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
News and Note6. Wnu.s:-The 'wills ot two old North 3lelbourne residents have been lodged for probate. The late Mr. Isaac Gidney, Dryburgh Street, amounting to real estate £25,376 and the personal £19,148. The estate is left to the widow and children. Mr. Edmund Lyons left £L1, 500 real, and £1,701 Persona], which is allotted to the children. TI3ME Pl-IrT FINEs:-A Defen dant was allowed a week to pay. his fine by Dr. Lloyd on Monday last. "Be sure andecome back" said the doctor; "or else youl have to go to gaoL" "They never do, doctor." interjected 3Mr Shee, the assistant clerk of courts, " they never return, like the ship !" - SPonR'Ge DEPOT.-3M'. J. Grant, of the North Football fame has gone into .business in Errol-street, where he preposes - to have a house of call forallaportingly inclined. " AŽD OF II,-PE.-Th- e usual mcetiog of the West Melbourne Baptist Band of Hove w?s held last Tuesday evening in the Lecture Hall at the rear of the church " Therewas an excellent attendance, ...
Official Municipal Directory. TOWN OF NORTH MELBOURNE PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
ZOfficial Mfunicipa - Directory. - TOWN or NORTH MELBOURNE' Mr. S. P. Reynolds, Flemington-ro?d, Mr. J. H. Gardiner, Leveson-street, North Melbourne. J. H. Gardiner Levesonstree Melbourne. T. Gairie, Chapman-street, N~orthi Mel. bourne.r- r ,,- J. Barwise, Chapman-street, o? h Melbourne. MIDDLE WARD. G. Carter, Flemington-road, North. MIelbourne. - T. Fogarty, Chetwynd-street, North Melbourne. T. Pilkington, Flemington-road,-North Melbourfie. WESTERN WARD. P. Costelloe, 70 Canning-st., Hotham. - Hill. J. C. Steel, Kensington Tannery, Maciulay-road. - J. G. Petrie, Abbotaford-street, Nortli Melbourne. Town Clerik. C. E. Randall. 25u Dryburgh-street, North Melbourne. .&ssstant Town Clork. H. Randall, 255 Dryburgh-street, Nth. 3!elbourse. nato C~llector. J. Kearney, Leveton street, North Mel bourne. Inspector of ?uisn.ces. E_. G. Magnus, Pound Reserves, Laurens-stteet. Buildinp Survyoyr. E. G. Magnus, Pound Reserves, - Laurens-street. Town Eall Caretaker. H. Todd. Ovorsoor of W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
W. LEEMING has much pleasurei e. informing the public he has an normous Stock of THE QUEEN BOOT on hand,, fori Ladies'i:ear, both Button and Laoe, 6s. IId. |er pair. This Boot is causing a sensation in the trade, beingequal in appeaance to best makes I very durable. It is superior in quality to most advertised makes at double the. price. For neitness it cannot be.surt .passed, having a neat toecap and golosh, making a splendid Dress Boot at: the Ridiculously Low, Price of 5s. 1id. per pair, either Button or Lace. One glance at the Boo, is sufficient to ije" buyers to purchase, in this long felt want, a good and dressy Boot at a Lo Price. j, \ W. LEEMIING THE COLOQNNADE BOOT BAZAAR, - 1 ERROL STREET, NOR'PH MoE~]raNg. .. . . FOR 8 r I "Tailoring tbat Please" 1-- VISIT Tailors and Woollen JIerdiants. The Pick of the Season for Summer Suits at £2 SOS. 223 VITORIA STREET, WiT MREBOURaWg, Tailonng d?At ieases. Four Doors above Old Shop. - R. MOSLEY,~J "GLOBE BRAND J~EAE WATERS ANDl COODI...
NEEDED WATCHIN' AN' HERDIN'. A TEXAN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
2'EEEDED WATCH 'N' AN .II Ti oi Siony. "e" oid0 the l atthe man, gas he too off hisibomibrero andi azed -meditatively at the rattlesniako band which environied thei ers,,n. " Cow-pinchere are mighty queer people. They need ,,tohin' and herdi'n nearly as much as catt'e. " I knowed one by thi name of Si.even.on down on the Tmrkey Trackranche, in Texas, a i merited a heap of lookin' after. Thisyere Steve:so?n wasn't exactl ousery, but beth' :.tir tily reslese an' peevish, with a dispo sition to be sirphlitie whesoever he was fill. ;n' a1 himseli up, keepin' your eye on. hiim 0oo, SL an~yoel oi't'-isasT, a'?l s iniilaS oo:hes leti of pains to please people. " i minds once when we wa s bringin' up a ler.ft herd from the Pauhao:odle sountry. Wie wis oi agin' the southbaok of :he Arkansaw tr' hi tI throw the herd across. There was 'o i,?oit:- there, but as we allhwed it was S'; "ts lwcak. we was enjoyed in makin' the herd wade. " .itee was posted at the entrance Of the [rial-ce to turn lac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
S ta:mp Dut +e? Act- 1890. BILL OF EXIThANGE. Bill of Exchnnngg aunt liroininanry Nuts 4s. d. Where the amnuninnt or 'alie of the moineylnfr wninh t bnil or note is drawn ex.ceds 10,000, tihens for every £50 uof e ml.ansindit isr valne, - - and n-Iso for any iacltionnal part of £50 of vndin an?nouOt or'vahni .. 0 1 0 Bill of exchan,5e payable on demnansnhinarge able witli Caonie duty as a promissury note for aoni ieniniunt. (Embossed stampS must be used,which may be obtained at ali Post Offlaes.) 1.-Draft or orilor drawil by any banker in Victoria oipo. aniy other banker in Victoria notpayable to beorer r t-ni orderi and used sOely•for thie pinfmlen of settling or clearing any niccont lietween s?th banikers. -.-Letter nfriticn ilay a banker in Victoria to any otlher banker in Victoria directing the payn-nennL of any sonet of money, the Connie not being ltyaible'to bLacarer or to order, -noi such letter not being ient or deliverent to the pereoit to wholn payment is to be made or to ...
NORTH v. FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
NORTH v. FOOTSCRA \Y. Last Saturday the 'Scrayites lplayers and soppir ers appeared at the much improved"glue p.t tosh-w North 1-el bourote, how preimcr-hitip (fo.,tb-al) at'ee. :T Their 1 udab e dtsires were not ulfiille, however, thee Iaguishing funds of the railway departieitt were largely augmented and a few cab Iro proprieitors jioJ?eted a shillimgor two; so that it it-tn ill windd -huint li.ws nob ,dy rvi9 good iainidthe Selhwiat~r River- reit dents must content hiheiselves witlhthis eonsolation poor as it is. The game was started as sooa :,ftr S o'cl ek as any one, .dld expect., punctuality out being oae oa the cardinal virtues of a fo',tb,.ller, although through ripeate I l'gislative cftorts by the V.F.A. .he has gradnmlly been trained into better thaits and sometime towards the nilihli of the next century.we confidently expect to see the pavilion gate keeper engaged; in.a furious struggle to keep the hlhyers out: of- the ground be.ore time. Tue game was splendl all through ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
THE NEW EiqaUi1t anh #Qinhrty Wareynnq Opened at 291 VICTORIA STREET, Is for the purpose of supplying, and will supply ALL KINDS oF LEATHER 4IRINDERY SBOQThMAKERV' FIXING%1 - of the BEST QUALITY, at the Lowest Current Rates for CASH. THE TRADE WILL BE LIBERALLY TREATED. SUBURBAN loEATHER 0Q (W. .&. ELLIQTT), 291 VICTORIA ST., (Near St., Mary's R.. gliurcl), WEST FAELB. "G u .A Printing Office, 345 Victori;, Streez, West Melbourne. -
A WORD OF THANKS. June 12th [?] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
.-e. t .: 8 -.&iuKdly *:illow inc? a.p~:eti. in" your valnuabe? paper >t, tender my sih'greithanks to Dr. Win Lowe, of Vie iri Stire?t? ? orth Melbourne (fornerly3 of 1Fotsiray,) for the gre?t ben-fit I h ore received under his tre. t nient?to my eyesight.. I may state that I hLoe-litan a sufferer for over twenty v,..iry froii diseise Ot the 4cyS, ue conipanited iby sevire h tidauie but I a0. now thiankful to" say, that through the kiaii attention and skilful treat meaent if Dr Lowe, I amn plerretly fren fio'nb iti and I can c,,i idently recoin men 61 ll, soffring from defectire sight or auy 'lesease or the eye., ti his unfalbin trentmnent. Tlkanidng you in antittipation for in seirtig this. Your et.- " Stati St. Ma?RY Idaw. Fimotscray.
THE KINGFISHER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
TIE FKINfJFTSKElR co rr nndent wratingeo the Fe athered II nrlu says I sas trarellink li a comn partm'ent n."t to.the coplizog ot the engine, that was covering the traek at ahlost top opeed and the rouninign of the next curve bronghit us0?n tolithe?bank o a canal, on which the lini-rnhns !for about a mile and three uuater.- parallel with the water, at a dmisanne of about six feet- At the very mo ment the engine came on to the 3unctton of the canal a kin-gfisher rose from under the bank, from tsoie little nook, I presrune, where ?It ad bleenwatchino an opportunity to proeide.itself with its usual meal. It darted oftti ' the sames direction, skimming very close to the-surface of the water. On :tarring I slioulid t iink it fairly taood the line with the engine, and at its first spu't it -hot out fulls siten or eight paces ahead of the train. -is head and shoulders were fairly ou of theseaindos, and firmly grasping mii hat-Ibe an to feel an interest iii .hat race The greiat en-in-, like...
The History of the Women's Franchise Movement in Victoria Continued. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
The History of the Women s Franchise Movement in Victoria Contmnued. After the resolntio'i parsed relegat ing 'women to a back seat, " Cribbed, Cabined and Confined "behind the '-curtained harem" of the Anti 'Slavery convention of 1840 The lady delegates had for self respect sake to .withdraw- Mrs. Cady Sliin ton and Lucretia Mott, talked the mia ter of their exclusion orer, as they walked home from the conference. They had beei insultedi andd excluded, tr',eed as unfit to sit with '" the loirds of Creatio'" upon the questioa of the Sli've's emancipation. - Had not they devoted years of earnest study, nnd work to this question . Had they not faced public scorn 1 Worked unceasingly, amid d ily for ju't'ca, or equaiht-, for re'Wep t~on of God's image from the power of man's devilry3 and here wus their reward, tIe price of their Loy lty, their devotion, injustiwe, aclluson. Oh Liberty, strange things are done. in thy name. -As they. talked over the injustice of their exclus on, of help...
THE GHOST DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
THE GHOST7DANCE. The Ghost Dance has seldom been wit nesed by a white man, hut an American. paper describesone ofthem as seen from a distance by an enterprising contributor, who persuaded a friendly half breed to take him to the spot. The camp inquestion was situ ated in a hollow between a narrow belt of hill-. Many of the Sioux are farmers and fre ghters, nod their waggons were corratted in the middle of the talle'. Some of thto old?r hraves and squaws, who have neier rcot,-ciled thetitelves to modern wotys, Itad ti'- apart. The oxen, pigs, and poulry wi re coTed or tethered on the outakirts of the -r.y. The dance becan lit dark, aed ihoth the ci tquats htut caref2lly raked elt tIe :is. a blaze ari- ng froot them now .?i thi reveasled the fac: that the braces tre in full uir paint. The warriors formed in rws at the eastern end of the ca.p, tit-c in front knee.itg, with lhe yeuug hw'l.s and -quetws standing behind them. At tois point there was a pause of about ten tiults:-ti. during...
HARD TIMES [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
- I i T1MES l've heard it..?z'l that " times are bad," I rteer ehinl they be ; I'm aur,. a mistra?blr boy Y",u could tnot find than me. i':e.:c-, a ithe, hu, k,,:t my string, I to aba, loat my, bali ; Anl I lig.hll t]im. frlomll the appale-tree 1've had -a dreffuliall. kunl ?G?,. my turthday came last week, AI 1i I r'live years old, 10=1' think---I hadi toJ stay in beet au- It had a cl. !a , ,V e .v ' ILLLIa 1111 iL-tlLinL'
QUEER VOICES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
QUEER VOICES. No one who has not lived in the coun. try and in the neighbourhood of trees has any notion of the strangeness of the sounds that are heard at night. The owls have very different notes. One snores, another to-woos, and another screams. In Ceylon the devil bird is a constant source of alarm and inquiry. No one knows exactly what bird it is that pro duces the horrible blood-curdling cries that thrill through the night air, but it is supposed to be an owyl. A person who has long lived in Ceylon says. "Never shall I forget when I first heard it. I was at dinner, when suddenly the wildest, most agonising shrieks reached my ears. I was under the impression that a woman was .being murdered outside the house. I snatched up a cudgel and ran forth to her aid, but saw no one." The natives tegard this-cry oftthemys terious bird with a superstitous teircr They believe that to hear it is a sure presage of death, and they are not wrong. 'When they have heard it theyj pine to death, ki...
TO BE, OR NOT TO BE? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
anto -id;ce the airdry sseiero n t?is tesii two ioe"their establishiments- onte halFd.ir (Thur?k?.y) in the weeki, theee la'5 gi In' th eir 'issistants a maclh nieeded~ half hliody A pai ,on w~i da-awo up anhi eqkun-tio every memiber of the trade withl the gratifying resulet that oier t'o thirds ivihlmnly signed ii. A st'tiiory d'claration was miade before Mr. S. B mker, J.P ccrtifyin& to the bona fides of lhe signatures ant .the petition was then forwarded ti. oue T"own Coonscil, bet fiom that tiliid to this, the promoters have not heard anyt'iing more of it. - The puizzle is, whate are they-doing with it? H~av? uur p irtly T'oivn Couicito-s ~shelved it. or tossed it ini the. waste papor basket. Surely the request?is reasonqlb!e and theu publie generally will not be iiiconveiie ,ced in the least: - I namn your, etc., R. SINCLAiIL.
ANOTHER WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
ANOTHER WORLD. She does not know when the change came. Her last memory is of the familiar surroundings that blended themselves with her first dreaminess and were lost in the deep sweet sleep that followed sleep undisturbed by visior.ni of the change that was to come. And now the awakening to this new world of dusky silence I Vast gloom stretched from either side. Strange shapes for which she knows no name, rise dim in menace. For long after the first glance she is hushed and motion less ; then the terror grows too great to. be endured, and a cry quavers from her lips. The voice is hers--she is herself though all her world be gone. Again and again the shrieks pierce th. brooding night ! demanding-pleading -defying she knows not what. What is the memory that eludes her? What horror impends ? But no voice speaks her doom ; there is only the increasing darkness and the silence. It ends ! She hears a hurried rushing so3und-she feels herself caught up in a quick clasp--she is borne quickl...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
O orrespondence: TO THE EDITj1. SWOMEN'S SUUFRALGE Sun,-Bern" too busy last ~week to send mna reply to Mr. WatlshInow, avail myself ofa few spar'e momentsat di po-al to aanswer that "entleman's hig words and sparse ideas. Had he remembered the argumients and- faets stated in my former letter, he woull not so readily accuse me of founding a theory against Women's Sufrag"e from insufficient dati. Hoi ever, I m!ill throw in another argument grttis to give Mr. Watt something more to cheyw upon for intellectual benefit. Let us analyze the woman s character. What is the mainspring of women's action ? Vanity, I am bold to say, is ever the uppermost feeling throughout woman'a earthly pilgrimage. And it is quite right that it should be so for abstract thought; an impersonal view of life is sufficient for man. Now, Mr. 'Watt does not instance an individual excep philosophies and experiences of liftiand I'll lay that I have made an argumeita; tive noose from which you cannot with draw your int...
St. Mary's and St. Michael's R. C. Schools Concert. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 June 1894
St. Mary's andS: Michael's R.- O. Schools Concert. -There was a large attendance at the St-lary'sand St.I1ichaePslRO. C.Schols. concert on Friday nghtl in the Town:, Hall. The progr.imnrc was a lengthy one, consisting ot choruses, recitations, songs, tableaux, and dances. The opening chorus "Australiani Anthem " was effectively rendered by a full choir. Master E. Power recited "Austran:?a for ever," with proper intonation and pitch. Little Miss Dolan danced a "'Sailors Hornpipe" gracifully. The girls choir gave " There are faces we never forget," whilst Master F. O'Des voiced the recitation "The Careful Messenger" The rendition by thie junior choir of the ' Flower Gil" was excellent.. Master Scully humorously pictured "By's Rights." Tihe sketch "Blundering Barney," was laughed .ai hy the audience, the preformers be'n- Misses Maher, Brotp, an?d --rtrt Miss M.: Zan recited the. prohlgue ht the "Tableaux of St. P.tr ck" which was very effective. Tho'se taking the paris incidental-:"Kin...