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Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
Oricketi Thie fourth annual meeting of thile Parkhill Cricket Club was held at the Melrose Hotel on Thursday last there being about 30 miembers present, with Mr, F. Hood in the chair. The secre tary's report showed that the club had been successfulin winning the Metropoli tan Third Rate Matting Association's Trophy, having played seven cup matches of which six were won and one lost. Mr J. Baker's prize er batting average was won by MIr. A. Pie, with an of 2554, L. Simpon being next with an average of -,.o0, winning Mr. HoaMrl's prize for highest individual score (78), and F. Bnarke (-6.74) being third. The bowling average was won by A. Smith, with an average of 6-75, rwho won Mr. P. iB. McMaster's prize, J. .Maloney, wilh an average of 7-7I being second, and H. Rutley (2.0o9), third. After the balance sheet (which showed a credit balance of =s. std.) was adopted, the election of office bearers for the forthcoming seasuon was gone through. Hon. Secretary, H. K. Rutley, Hon. Treasurer...
ALBION UNITED v. NORTH MELBOURNE JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
ALBION UNITED v. NORTH MELBOURNE JUNIORS. These two clubs met for the third time this season on the Collingwood ground to pleay off their last match to see who would be left in the final to represent North 3Melbourne for the Junior Premiership, and the game re su!ted in a win for the Albions by 2 goals (Armstrong and O'Donneli), and 1 behind to 1 goal (futley). 2 behinde. These clubs have met thre- times this season, with the following cesulis: First matrh Albi;, 2 to I; sScond mastch, Albinon 5 to ; third match, 2 to 1, thus leaving the Aibions pre miers of the district.
Parliamentary Election. MR. REYNOLDS AT PARKVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
Parliamentary Electidh MR. RtEYNOLDS AT PARKLVILLE. MLr. S. P. Reynolds addiessed a meeting of a number of his colnstituents in the Hall, Gatehouse-st., on it oiday, Sept. 10th, Professor Andrews in the chair. Mr. Reynolds, who was loudly cheered on rising, proceeded to explain his conduct during the time he had represented thein in Parliament, and also gave his reasons for voting against the Patterson Govern ment on the division, and went on to speak of rctrenchment. He was not in ravoer of retrenching wage earnern in the public service, as he considered they had been sufficiently retrenched already, but thought that if further retrenchment was necessary the Governmelnt should first reduce the Ministers' and Judges' salaries and then the higher paid ciril servanfst. The Governor's salary should be reduced by half. He was in favor of settling the people on the land, if that could be done without hardship on any person or personswho were brought up in other walks of life, as hIe cons...
Nth. Melbourne Battery Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
Nth. Melbourne Battery Rifle Club. ' The third match for the Battery trophies took place on Saturday last. The weather was very unfavorable for good shooting. The following are the 12 highest scores : ERak Nas 45) 50) ESJ ActL U.Cp. 7tl. Gr. lMethven 25 22 20 67 25 ;92 ,, Thow 25 19 17 61 20 -81 Br. Yates 20 22 20 6S 8 -6 ,, Piggott 25 24 17 66 10 0 Gr. Jewkes 2 25 24i 75 0 ,, C.H. Brown 2G 19 20 65 10?,75 Sgt. M'Donald 31 15 21 71 3r Gr. Jeffries 26 17 0 49 2a 74 ,, Davenporl 28 20 14 62 6 8 Br. Kiely 2S 23 7 60 4 ??& Gr. Long 2 12 22 36 2% 61 ,, Walh . 20 13 14 47 13 c0o
WHAT HAPPENS TO LONDON'S DEAD HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
H&aT HaPPBNS TO LONDOB' bED HOBBES. - - Harrison Barber, Limited, the succscora of thie great Jack Atcherley, dead osice 30 years since, kill 20,000 London horses a year. All night and all day tlie vork goes on, this slaying and flaying, the hloning and boiling down, and this cooking for felice food, Go to any of their depots betwern Sve and six in the morning, and you siou find a long string of pony traps and hand carts, barrows and perambulators, used in the wholesale and retail cats' meat " pro' fession." The horse, on an average, yields 2 cwt. 3 qrs. of meat; 26,000 horses a year ceans 500 a week, which in its turn meanse70 tons of meat per week to feed ltie cats and dogs of London. This is not all the meat that is sold, or all the London horses that are killed, ior this horse-flesh trade is large enosghc to employ thirty wholesale salesmecc; but salcing even this 10 tons a day, we shall filcd it mceans 134,400 meals, inaesmuch as a loucd of meat cuts up into half-s-doze...
The Use and Abuse of Alcohol. A LECTURE DELIVERED BY DR. N. M. O'DONNELL BEFORE THE NORTH MELBOURNE BRANCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
The Use and Abuse of! Alcohol.] I A Lc?cuna DELInTL ED u Pt. D N. r. I. OD?-OSNOELL I'EFOItE TU.E N-amTl 3-rELOConE E?.sCIa OFr TelE A.S .5,- ra N&srivcsaAsso ocari n T;:LAI.?%" ?T.[%'ETSi -??0CI,-TI0~.,. (Cox.IxScn.) Dr. Aiustie's expe.imncts ha'i e Fa -.-Il courinsed those of Dr. Doprk, ord firly sttleud the question. An xpe:ri::ent is related in which, after the adi:ninistratio: tf Boardeaux wi5ne in 'u.lcuent -qunti. y to produce intoiat:ion, not moro tha-s i ler ccnl. of the alcohol consurmed couid cbe recovered for the kid:-y se cretin-s. In another case 1 o of abrany I Iwas given daily to a dog for fotrteen days" On tle last day, two hours arter th last and fourteenth dose, the animal Iwas- ki.lled, and the quantity: recovered' from the body was ony n about a qua-et Isr of an ounce, or a fourth part of the last Sdose. nTen To estun up the evidence as it at present stands:--As the main portion of the alcohol consumed becomes broken up within the systeui, it may fairly,...
THE CLERGY OF THE MIDDLE AGES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
: THE CLERGY OF THE MIDDLE AGES. I,?f we reallr desire to suslrrstsind the sno nastic system aS it exLted in Et>mr:d. it noay be necessary forson;me of us t,, st rcii et a good deal of prejudice- In the earnie-1 timlei of our history, a nl:i-ac! ry .5: Christian colony planted in lthe h.il-t of a heatlhen, or at least a selii-llsthlrl-n -lnd semi-barbarous population; and An,:lo Saxon England was to a large extent Chris. Lianised and civilised by this in;uanstic s0 tern of working. In later times, and pa* ticularly in the period over which -e are notw glencing, a monastery had becomt- a relreat from the wcold for those who felt called to a life of religious contempl!ation. It is so contrary to the spirit of our piresent worldly-minded, energetic age, where every body is striving with all his heart and mind to get on in the world, andthinks it a virtue to do so, that we have some difinult; in believing that in those days there n-ere a great many people who were so strongly impress...
MR. G. M. PRENDERGAST AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
MR. G. M. PRENDERGAST AT .THE TOWN HALL. A- ciowded metoing of electors was Bald- in the Town Hall last Monday night to hear Mr. G. Prendergast's reasons why he should be elected to re present lNorth Melbourne in the new Parliament. The mayor, Cr. Carter, officiated at the table, and announced _Mr. Prendergast's mission that evening *with a few introductory and well chosen SMr. P~dergast's approach to the edge of the platform was heralded forth by a thunder of applause. He innounced himself as a protege of the labour party. He feli that the .platform advocated by the labour party " Ias to be the salvation of the country. -It meant that the worker was to be more comfortably provided for, life and property more guarded, better security to business men, because, with a well paid, constantly employed working -lass, there was an increased purchasing power, wi?rtc meant that men would get more ret'rn fir thc-ir enterprise, in 'starting and carrying on basiness. He believed in a tax on the...
FRENCH FUNERAL FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
FRENCH FUNERAL FASHIONS. A msost painful custom at French funeruls is the posting at the exit door~of the church wherein the ceremony takes place, of the male head of the decewoed person's family, the widower, or she eldest son and brother, wyhose duty it is to shake hands with every person wshos rnas been present at the obee quies, soiree once they are over, and people are goirg away. It is not etiquette for the gentleman tio saesk to anybody, but if he is moved to tears his weeping is considered a most appropriate acLion. A very beautiful and impressive adjunct to an aristocratic officii Parisian funeral is the presence in the procession of the ceura of the deceased, the horse or horses led by rooms irs mourning livery, and the lanterras lihitled and veiled in long streamers of seori trarsparent crape. Tire effect is at once sombre and pictury' 1q00, and is especially striking at the obseqqies of some great personage, such as 31. Ttiers, Gumbetta, or Victor Hugo. Nobody, not even ...
REBUKED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
REBUKED. It is much easier to start an evil report than to stop it. Even after a rumour tIns been proved false the harm it has done cannot always be undone. Before repent ing a biI of gossip it would be well to ask ourselves three questions. First, " is it true? " Second "is it kind?" Third " is it neceossry? " This pratica would be sure to sase us many bitter memories and regrets. The pious Phitlip of Neri was once visited by a lady who ancused herslf of slander He bade tier go to the market, buy a chicsen just killed and still, covered with feathers anmsd walb a certain distance, plucking tile bird as she went. Tite woman did as she was directed, and returned uoxiou:s to know the meaning of ithe inssuction. " Retreat yorr steps," said Phillip, "and gather up, one by one, all the feathers yeu have scattered." " I cast the feathers carelessly away," said the woman, " nod the wind carried thenm in all directions." " Wells my child," replied Phillip, " so it is sith slander ; like the...
HIS SUDDEN CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
EIS SUDDEN CHANGE. ReturnedTraveller: "Is Mir. Goodhoart still paying attentions to your daughter?" "Indeed, he isn't paying her any atten :son at all." " Did he jilt her!" No.. HE inarried hsr." A man no sooner gets old enough to talk . welil than he also learns the value ot nomt talking at all. When a man discovers his nei·elbouts devoid obfvirtues never ppsossased by him self! he is shlocked. " What are your charges, doctor?" "Hatf-a-guinea a visit." . " WSli, we don't want you to come on a tit, but just stay ten or iateun mlnates??."
ONE FAULT TOO MANY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 September 1894
ONE FAULT TOO JMANY. Daughter: "I can't marry that man, H?'s had.;' Mother : " My dear, think how very, very rich--" Daughter : "In his youth he killed a man." Mother: " Youth can b? forgiven many foilies;" 7 Daughter : " Oncohe stol:fz2000 and his father haId to pay it." MIother: "That was all hushed up. Think how rich-" Daughter.: " He is an awful drunk ard." Mother: " Many gentlemen drink a lilltle, my dear, and I'm sure that he can afford-" Daughter: "He says you are old and awkward.? Mother: "The wretch I He shan't see youn aain."
A WEE SUNBEAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
A WEE SUNBEAM. Even in the life of a grimy ralroad engineer, whose existence is- one of al most constant'danger, there sometimes falls a spark of light, and a ray of human sunshine illuminates his smoky cab, penetrates his greasy blouse and finds its way deep down into his bres.st. A little incident happened down at the mole the other evening after the arrival of the overland train, which, thoug. of a simple nature. will long be remembered by a certain C. P. engineer. The great iron monster attached to the :rain was throbbing and puffing after the long and sinuous trip over mountain sides and rocky defiles, trembling trestles and marshy stretches. The din in the depot was deafening, but out of the chaos of sounds a sweet, girlish voice was heard welcoming home her parents, who had arrived on the train. She was a little, golden-haired beauty, scarcely six years of age, with a quick, intelligent eye and a loving nature, to which she gave full vent in the radiant and impulsi.'e way she...
AN EDITOR'S TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
AN EDITOR'S TROUBLES. Itotlong ago, nicking up an evening paper, I I read a short paragraph aboist the diflic'cl lies encountered by a humourist in using names for the various brain people whom ho writes about on aceosnt of the numbers of real flesh and blood people who will persist n. bolieving that they are meant, owing to an accidental similarity of nomenclature. It brought forcibly to my mind an experi ence of my own when I had just started on the highway of authorship. I had been asked to take temporary charge I of a small country paper-well, we will call it the "Turnoverandover Argus "---during the absence of a friend of mine, who was ra pidiy gaining favour as its editor. . I assumed the charge -without hesitation I was just at that young and hopeful age where I would have assumed charge of any thing, from a powder mill to an elephant, so I went to 'orh to get out my drat paper. oaoss. He na'd abeoul as moeh tough i?n hi~a4 us a tombstone. HEs style was as doleful as a funera...
YANKEE YARNS. THE TRAMP AND THE FARMER [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
VANKEE VARNS~ TAE ThAMP AND THE FARMEk - A tramp who asked for breakfast ata farm hbuse and was refuned a single crust ex. :1?simed with an injured air '"Alks, how deceptive is human nature! For two nights I have slept in your barn, eaten of your apples and drank of your cide;, and now you treat me us an utter stranger who has no hold upon your friendship." K oral-Some farmers are so mean that if you were to steal their hay crop and set thet barn afire they wouldn't feel under th, slightest obligations.
PATHOLOGY OF ALCOHOL OR ITS AFFECTS ON THE ORGANS AND TISSUES OF THE BODY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
PATHOLOGY OF ALCOHOL' OR ITS A?FECTS ON THE ORGANS AND TISSUES OF THE BODY. A single indiscretion in the way of in toxication-lasting, say, for a day-can not be said to leave any permanent ill result on the system. Next day there may be some hsadache, thirst, and a poor appetite, indicating digestive disturbance, but these symptoms soon pass off ... ! But repeated over indulgence inflicts certain well understood damage on the organs. The nervous system and brain become diseased, as is indicated by tremor of tne limbs, shooting pains, specks before the eyes, dull headache, and loss of the intellectual and moral powers. The digestive organs, particularly the stomach, sustain injury. There is nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, foul tongue, and a peculiar and characteristic ftctor from the breath; the whites of the eyes become yellow, as a result of the poor appetite, the diminished power of digestion-the general nutrition of the body-sufers, and you often find, in spirit drinkers e...
SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
SPIRITS. Spirits are produced by the distillation of fermented liquids, and have, as their base, the alcohol which is formed during the process of fermentation. It was not till the twelfth century that the method of isolating spirit by distillation was dis covered. As the alcohol passes over it is accompanied by certain volatile products which cause the oudor of the spirit to varyvwith the -voure tfo?.m -?whjvhic--i --, obtained. Hen~e the differences between brandy, whisky, rum, and gin. Pure alcohol is only used for chemical purposes, being unfit for human con sumption in the undiluted state. BRANDY is procured from wine by dis tillation. At first it is a colorless liquid, and by keeping it in an oak cast it ac quires a pale-sherry tint. RUJt.-In the East and West Indies molasses, which are the skimmings of the syrup formed in the manufacture of sugar, are mixed with water, fermented and distilled. It improves, like brandy, with age. WVHIsKY is the spirit derived from malted grain...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
SACRIFICE OF BI RPETU1S -WINTER STOCK. J E GREATEST AMD CHEAEPET SALE OF THE SEASON " NOW ANNOUNCED. NITZ GERALD BROTHERS A- HVE COMMENCED A GGATI-O.REALISATIONSALE OF Winter Drapery, Clothing, Carpets, &c., AT THEIR FAMOUS CASHDRAFERT WAEEHOUSES, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOURNE, BRfIGE- STREET, BALLARAT. The BEargeas are Unpa?-?le . The Psices the-Lowest in VFiet~is. In order to reduce our immense Stocks, amounting to upwards of £45,000, and being determined not to carry over Goods from-one Season to another, we have carfdily gone through the diferent departments and REDUCED EVERY LINE to prices that must create Intense excitement amongst people who study economy, and pay ready money. Tke Goods are all Jew, Fresh and §m. Is 014 Lirz! -io Bantrupt nblbisk In the limited space oi a month, £15,000 worth of Seasonable Goods must be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficuit task, -ordinary sale prices ar e quite ig soored, and ever-v article ruthlessly re atoced i?...
WINE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 September 1894
WINE. Wine signifies the fermented juice of tliegrape, arid is the oldest alcoholic drinlknowln to mon. The Greeksih.id a word for wine---ios-but they had nio word for beer and spirit4 Sherry was well known in England in the se'enteenth century as " sack," and ut'der this name, is often mentioned in Shakespeare. Fal staff-is represented, in Henry IV, as filling the intervals betlween his potations of sack by calling out for more of it. " What ho! Bring me anotherflagonof sack, Varlet. Go to marry, etc." There is not time to-night to enter into any minute description of the manufacture of wine. The first step is to crush the grapes in order to libhrate the juice; then sometimes the crushed grapes and juice are fermented together, or the juice may be pres ed out at once and fermented alone. This. and a hundied other little differences in manufacture lead to the wel'-known variations in the finished article. So also do the particular kind of wine plant, the soil upon which it is grown,...