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EAST BOURKE BOROUGHS ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
EAST BOUtlL BOROUGOHS ELECTION. An influential and nutnmerously attendod meeting of the IHon. Geo. Higinbotham's supporters was hold in the Mechanics' Institute, Brunswick, on Tuesday evening last. In the absence of Mr. Best Overend, the chairman of the general committee, iAr. W. J. Lobb, presided. The principal business was to arrange for MIr. Higm botham's first address to the electors, when, after consideration, it was unani mously agreed that Tuesday next would be the best evening to open the election campaign in Brunswick. The names of several gentlemen were added to the committee. It is understood there will be another mooting at the same place this evening, to make further preparations for a contest, should any opposition present itself. A requisition to Mr. Alfred Cornweoll, to come out in opposition to Mr. Iligin botham, has received a considerable number of signatures.
THE CAT WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
THE CAT WANTED. Tuie records of our police courts oo casionally bring to the seeoothing surfaceo evidence of the revolting and obscene reptiles which exist in tho lowest depths. A powerful bruto named, John Marlow, a taiior, an excellent tradesman and able to Searn high.wags, prefers to wallow in a_.drankennoss and riot. Unfortunately, a poor miserable creature is tied to him under the sacred name of wife, and the brutal instincts of this drunken wretch made her his butt. His favorite amuse ment was making her sit on the fire, which he varied by sousing her in water and:kicking her until the woman was a mass of burns, bruises and cuts. He allowed her little or no clothing, his house was without furniture or bedding, and the life of his victim, who now lies at the M-.Melbourne Hospital, is despaired of. This human monster is brought before a bench of magistrates at the City Court, and the only punishment he gets is an order to finda sureity in £50 to keep the peace towards his wife f...
CAB ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
CAB ACCIDENT. A singular, and what might have boon a very serious accident, occurrod to one of the Hotham cabs on Wednesday evening, about six o'clock. A buggy and one of the cars were going down Elizabeth street at a rapid pace, when, near the corner of Lonsdalo strooet, the driver of the buggy suddenly turned round and struck the car with great violonco, completely cap. sizing it, smashing the front portion to atoms, and doing considerable damago to the covering. Fortunately no person was hurt in either vehicle, and we understand the owner of the buggy was solely to blame, and. will consequently have to pay the costs.
THE IRON TRADE AND THE EIGHT HOURS' SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
EIGHIT IOURiS' SYSTEM. A very numerously attended meeting of Us 'srissa.naa .Iwt4,r istlnsrnnt ass - machino firms was hold at the Stork Hotel, Elizaboth street, on Saturday. MIr. F. Lyons occupied tho chair, and explain-d the objects:of the meeting to be to endeavor to obtain for the iron trade the eight hours' system. Several work men spoke warmly in favor of adopting eicghthoursi as a rocog dsdn days' labor. Thie Secretary of the T''rades' Association also attended, and made some appropriate remarks. The following resolutions were unanimously cisried :-lst. That wo, the employes of agricultural implement and machine makers, not enjoying the prin ciplo of the eight hours pledge ourselves to use oevery legitimate means in our power to secure the eight hours' system. 2nd. That we communsicate with our t emlilbyors as soon as possible, and point out the disadvantages we are laboring under in. bonnection with the matter as against other trades. 3rd. That in the event of buir employers...
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL OF DESIGN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL OF DESIGN. The classes meeting every Monday evening, under the chargo of MIr. J. Ingamolls, will enter a now quarteor on the 13th inst., when those desirous of availing themselves of technical instruc tion should join. Several of the pupils ar proparing subjects for the forthcoming oxhibition of drawings to be hold in l-el bourno next July. We trust the B3runs wick School will be able to make a credit able show;' and from the progress made by some of the youths, we should not be surprised to see this school also a prize taker.
THE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
THE PIG MARKET." Some time since a number of the in habitants of Elizabeth street north, reo siding in the vicinity of the pig market, petitioned the local, Board of- IHealth to removo the market, as it was injurious to the health of the neighborhood. The petition was received and referred to the Inspector of Nuisances, who waited upon the owners of the market and gave them notice to leave. They alleged that the pigs wore but seldom on the premises, especially at night time. Now this is iucorreet. The pigs aro invariably looked up, and this constitutes the nm sance. The case was heard on Thursday at the Polico Court, but-by consent of both parties was postponed. for seven days. :
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
ki?? .:?? .I TS t F ?I lE ' ; -VERTI " SE I~ . -.thbtlihm:.Mr.E. Lyons, 27 Quoonsborry ist. . sarlton: Mfr. J.Calandor Elizaboth atreet, M?.,dMr. Gregory, Lygons treot. I: :. ~,.Brounwick.: Mrn Eokcnsall, Sydney road. ,Cobirg: Mir:iTurlhamn . Sydney rooad.: Collingwood: Mrs. MoeMullin, 194 Geortrudo a istreet..: ,East Collingwood: Mir. V. T. t OCapper,-130 Wellington stroot. Fitzroy: Mrs.Woolrunf, .mnswyick:otroet. 0) Elthzina:: Mr. Andrcwse. ; .Heidelberg and Alphingtqo:: hir. O'Koofo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Intenlio purchasers of L~ld :ano Iouses in tile busy manutncturing lormugh of Footscray must bear in mind that land is now reasonable, but i, daily iln casing in value. Workmen havinsg purchsecd from Mr. Thomson two years ago, have since re-cold at a profit of 3:00 and 100 per celnt Alt Titles .xrfect. All Boundaries accurate. Ea?y terms. Discount for cash. Immediate possession. Land for Sale & Lease in Footsoray, near the city, where our great hives of industry are now being planted, WHY PAY REK'i? When largo blocks of rich Frcehold Land anll bo had from IMr. Thomsol near the City, for teekly or nlonthly pnayments if time may be roquired IOMES, GARDENS, SMALL FARMS. AND RIVEIt FRONTAGES, FOR SALE OR ON LEASE, Wrnri= A FEW MINUTES' RIDE OF THE CrIT or MELfoOUROE. The applicantion of the Savings' Bank Principle to the acquiriement of Suburban Freehold Houses. %T 0 T rI 0 30. TO THE PROVIDENT AND INDUSTRIAL CLASSES OF VICTORIA AND ELSEWHERE. FOR DEFERRED PAYMENTS. tlttnfoatour...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
To further encourage the now rapid settlement of the Borough of Footecray, I now notify, that Workmen with small means, requiring Land in the District, may (if it suits them to do so), pay part cash, and the bahlnce by labor and instalments. PUBLIC NOTICE. JAMES WILLIAM THOMSON, ESTATE AGENT & MONEY BROKER, Has removed to the Commodious Premises recently erected at 1To. 80 ELIZA~ E3 EDT STREET. Where his old established Business will in future be carried on in all its Brauches Sales of Houses, Land, Furniture or General Merchandise, effected in Town or Country on the usuaol tert-s. Money advanced on any property entrusted to him for absolute Sale. Lands accurately Surveyed in the City, Suburbs, or Country, Plats of which are always on view at his oifices. Bubdivision Plans of Lands for Sale carefully prepared. Valuations of City, Suburban, and Countrry Properties and Furniture, made on reasonable terms. Insurances effected on Lives, Houses and Furniture, in the best Offices,...
MR. BURTT AND THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
MR. JBUITT AND THE AD V.El. TISEIR. During Mr. Burtt's meeting at Carlton, the other evening, that gentleman stated, although the accusation brought against him by the Advertiser, of having used the pronoun . " I" on sixty occasions in his printed address was correct, yet he excused himself on the ground that Mr. Munro acted in a similar manner during the doe livery of his speech at Hotham. -The cases are entiroly different. - Mr. Munro was reported verbatim, in the first person, and his speech occupied four columns. Therefore the use of the personal pronoun was unavoidableo. But Mr. Burtt used it through excessive and inflated vanity. Again, Mr. Burtt was guilty of another misstatement. Ito asserted that the last election expenses wero £500, thus leading anyone to suppose that hhadha paid thiat amount. He also boasted, in his precious effusion, that he had paid " all his elec tion expenses." This is not the fact. He only assumed ltho responsibililty of do fraying half of them. The ...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Miscellaneous. It len curibou zoologloil fact that there arc no wild c. iole. Ono of tho ~ t t American bovoragosa a ca'uad "Iottled Miss. " I la no longer the faahlon in Parh to drink ton andi cotf?e out of oupn e; gl?Jre s u -nod A recont "catch " of herringo by[oh ? co. mouth fiohermcn gavo a total of 12,C 10,00C of that fish for ono wock alono. At a cooont arlotooratlo wldding tho bride. ',roomn' proeont to the brlde was a thounand novoroltus on egolden e?lvcr. Tho moat mns tnrious llnd of anoident on a railwayc, ya yo Soaturday Ito',ow, in co'. talnly thl afeu arrival of the pa0ouge I. Is the Colonel here ?" nhoutsd a man, sticking his head into a Kansas City street " Ho is," answered thirteen men as they roao up. - A reooently deceased Virglnian's will ro quests that his opitaph shall state that " he woo a great turkey.hunter and a tolerably go.,d fiddler. T'o cast of maintenance In the 10 eonv:ot pr;sons last year was £130,S70, 13e Id. Tho average cost of each ..nvlot was £30...
MISSIONS TO THE CHINESE AND ABORIGINES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
MISSIONS TO TilE CHINESE AND ABORIGINES. A very interesting meeting was held in the Presbyterian Church, Brunswick,'on Monday evening last, in the interest of the abovoe missions. The church was crowded and many persons were unable to obtain admission. The Rev. A. M1lacVean pre sided, and the mooting was addressed by the Oev. Robert lIanilton, of Fitzroy, on behalf tile mission to the Chinese residing in Victoria, and the Rev. F. A. IIagenauer, from the aboriginal's station, Ramah Yuck, Gippsland. 2hore were also present two natives of China who described the worship of idols in that land, and gave several in teresting particulars respecting the images they exhibited. Mr. lIagenaoer described the state of the RIamah Yuck in glowing terms, and showed from the reports of the Minister of Lands and other gentlemen who had visited the station, that the blacks of this colony were capable of very Ligh intellectual developoment. As a proof of what had been done, he quoted from the reports o...
Original Poetry. THE CUCKOO. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Original Poetry. TIHE CUCKOO. Oh, Cuckoo canr'n thou find thy way To tho far distant South h; 'Twould hoeer me now to hoar thy lay, As oft it cheor'd my youth; Oft have I linton'd to thy song In April, May, and Juno; But oh the time now seems so long Sinoo I've hoard your swoot tuno. The memory of my childhood Steals o'er me in my ago; Whon first I heard thoo in the wood I thought your song soom'd straugo; HIow oft I've mook'd you as you su.g, Hligh on tho lneafy bough, Till hill and vale with echo rung Ans onward sped the plough. Thou harbinger of joyous apring, I shol no more behold Theeo soaring on thy rorial w 'g, That glitters bright as gold; Oh, no, nor nover hear thoo say Cuckoo-ouckoo no moro, Nor cou you flit from spray to spray, As oft I dld of yore. A world of sea parts you and me ; Yea, and friends I love dear; Believo me I'd be glad to sco And hear you overy year ; Oh, but, alas i that cannot beo Mly strength with years now fail ; A long farewell I bid ° e then And doar...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
--tIOItET. A match will be played on Good Friday between the Darebin and Anderson's Creek Clubs, on the ground of the latter. The following will ropresent the Darebin: --J. Cody, D. Cody, E. B]oulter, D. H'Millan, D. Stewart, Jas. Spencer, Jno. Spencer. XV. Coventry, WV. Lowo, W. WVall, WV. ing. Eteorgencies-J. Woods, Rlobt. Spencer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
OOOKIS. . . ,OO ,?TEWSPRAPEIL 1GENCY OFFICE E stablished 1863. ,EDI316TND LIBOTUFT BOOKSELLER AND STATLONERI AND NEWS AGENT, 27 QUEENSBERRY STREET HOTILCIM. " Opposite tho Bank. All DAILY AND WEEKLY PAPERS Delivered EARLY aud REGULARLY At tho RESIDENCES OF SUBSUCI[BEIIS. E. LYONS. Roapeotlolly solictn an inspection of his EX TENSIVE AND CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK of BOOKS, conlating of Elbles, IIymn books of all donomination ; Prayer Books, Church Services, and bonutifully bound Books for GIFTS and PRIZES. SCIIHOOL BOOKS of Ivory doioriptio i; Atlases, Exeroiso and Copy Books, Soates, ions, Pencils, Iuke, Dr.winol, Books and Ma terials, mid all artisolo required for educa tional purpecor. NOVELS by Diskens, Lytton, Soont, Thaclnery, Trollopo, Lovcr,'Cooper, Marryatt. Yates, Sala, Mayno Reoid, Aluswortih, Wilklo Collins, Mrs. Wood, Miss Fraddou, Ounia, and other popular nathors. LEDGER, Day, Cash, Memorondum and Pooket Rooks; ruled, plain and fancy Writ ing Papers, hlotting Paper, CJmm...
THE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
TIIE ELECTIONS. M?r. Godfrey has expressed a doter mination to go to tho poll at all 'hazards. Hie has met with a good deal of on couragement during his canvas. He hold two meeotings during the week-one at Carlton and one at IHotham. On both occasions votes of thanks were passed in favor of the candidate. Mr. Story hold a crowded mooting- at Hotham during -the week, and explained his rioews at con siderablo loenth. HoI 'ill poll a lnrgd number of the electors in the Eastern Ward; and in Carlton his friends are working hard for him.
LADIES' BENEVOLENT SOCIETY, BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
LADIES' I3ENEVOLENT SOCIETY, BR1UNSWICK. The twelfth annual meeting of this society was held in the IMeehanics' In stitute, on Tuesday, the 2,th instant, MIr. L. IH. Cogswell presided and the R?ev. Mr. 3ardm read the report. The trea surer (11ov. A. lacVcan) submitted the balance sheet, from which it appeared that the total revenue of the past year was £107 4s. 7d., including proceeds of con cert given by Mr. Staloy £20 Is. id. and Borough Council contribution £20. When the society was established, the sum of £30 was promised by the Council as a yoarly subscription to relieve the poor of the district, and it was stated that if it was not for several special contributions the funds of the society would be totally inadequate to the requirements of the borough. On the motion of M?essrs. Overend and Straw, the report and balance sheet were adopted and ordered to be printed and circulated. On the motion of the ?lev W. Payor a unanimous vote of thanks was given to the ladies1 for their un...
DESEASED MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
S DESEASED t MEA?T. During the sitting of the City Council on Monday, the Market Committee sub mitted a report recommending that as there appeared to be some eorror' in the finding of the council depriviing Mr. nthesr of hiEs stall js,..h-meat market, the same should be rescinded, so far as to leave him in possession of one stall. Councillor Moubray, in bringing this mat ter under the noticeof the concil, said he desired to withdraw the report, in order that time might be given for the committee to make full inquiry into the statements contained in a report which he that day received from Mr. Cashmere, the inspector of the meat-market. From this it appeared that a cartload of lambs, in very bad con dition, and tothlly unfit for human food, lhad been taken to the market by uMr. Derham, of the Footscray abattoirs, Some of the meat was seized by the inspector, and while he was absent having the car cases inspected bytwo experts, the rest of the cartload was offered to one salesman, who...