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COMPLIMENT TO MR. ANKETELL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
COMPLIMENT TO MR. ANKETELL. Mr. W. Anketell, the returning officer for the electoral district of East Bourke, must have felt proud on Wecdnesday evening last at the close of the election, for the compliment paid him by one of the successful candidates, Mr. Rmasay, who, on returning thanks, said that as a returning officer, Mr. Ankotoll was most careful and particular in his duties, which he attended to often at con siderable loss of time and expenses. Mr. Gibb, of Campbcllfield, also remarked that if the members elected to represent East Bourke only did their duty to the con stituency as well as Mr. Anketell always did his as returning oflicer, the electors wouldfeol perfectly satisfied.
Domestic Economy. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Domestic Economy. Lr.tnoN SoUVFLE.-Pour three-quarters of a pint of boiling water over an ounce of isinglass, the juice of three lemons, and five ounces of sifted sugar ; when dissolvod, boil al tooetllhr Ilvo mlntfgto; pour it into a largo basin; when the stoaninhas gone off whisk it till it bocomes spongy, thoun put i. is a glass dish. PEPrcPEseI NT DorPs--Pound and sift four ounces of double reo;oed sugar, boat it witlh the whites of two eggs till perfectly ansseth ; then add 60 drops of oil of peppermint; bent it well, and drop on white paper, and dry at a distance from the fire. OLD PEAS Sour.-Save the water of boiled pork or beef, and, if too salt, put as much fresh water to it, or uao fresh water entirely, with roast beef bones, &e, ham or gammon bond; slinmer those with some good whole or split peas; the smaller the quanutity of water at first the better. Simmer till the p~as run through the cullender ; thou act the pulp and more of the liquor that boiled the peas, w...
Facetiæ. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
FaCetiae. "Good mornlug, Mn. Peookenil," said a printer in soarch of feomalo oompostore.' "hIIsave you anuydaughtere who wbould make good typo.soto:nrs?" "No; but I havo a wifeo who would make a very good devil." "IIsvo you ,noh fish In your bog I" askbd a person of a flahorman, who was roturning homen "Yes; a good col," was the slip. pery reply. . 'TLeo waln room with olght corners. Ia oaoh oornor, at a o?t; bofore enoh oat sat sovoa other oats, and on each aeat'attail syt a cat. How mau y eatO o all ? "Julltu, whatu part ob do coromonies do do ladies ruoet admire whon doy go to church '1" "Well, Pompoy, I ou 'ttell i dt, What is it?" "Why, ob course, it's do; h 1!." ',Ties rlght u etoa,':- ( ! a? JolIetor of Nan:: '.
HEIDELBERG BOARD OF ADVICE. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
: To the Editor of the Adertiser. Se ;-WVhen the now Prliaionnot meets it is to be hoped that some meombor w ll move for a return of the cost of the bloc tipnp for the lBoards of Advice. - There S can be no doubt that those elections have' cost the country 'a'good round s~m, and I think the qiuestion may.weol be -asoked, what equivalent has the country' recbived for the .Opcendituife ? Soipo tiuia .go there was a great hubbub here oover th election of. a Board of., Advico.' E The election resulted in' the return of three of our '; conscript fathers " of the Shire Council, a reverend father of the kirk, and nanother .gentleman well known in the Church of Erigland Assembly. It is said that two or three members of, the newly elected board did meet once at the court : house, and did. then and there resolve to adjourn to-the school-house, but that is all that seenis to hbe known about the \, `board'" Perhihps some roader of the Ad. vertiser would be able to answer the ques tiqn which I w...
Correspondence. MR. BURTT. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Correspondence. M -MR . BUIRTT.. To the Editor of the Advertiser. Sir-At overy election.we aroettreatod to. a vast number of tho candidates' " declarations of principles anidopinions " in the shapeoof addresses, of which a great many are simply stuff and twaddlo. This electron is no'oexcption to the rule, the 'different constituencies and the country being flooded with--theni, good, bad and indifferent: -I think, however, that the palm for absurdity, silliness and child-like prate is honestly due; to the North Mollbournoites-in :'the .:address lately isued to them b 'Mr. Burtt. We havo 'in 'ariLelectionr speech" fli?t a reference to'a"dom'stio event which is very .muah out of place, 'also'iii?i'ssur anco of the immense 'oamonuii' of work which ho did forty-y doar's ago inEngland, waxing warmp upon the only '"scheme he can think of with satisfaction' 'himsolf what he has done. We hoar a groat deal of what hie has done isidedd from his own accont,Jlo has donp mnoron,to, p ulate Victor...
TRAVELLING EXPENSES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
TRAVELLING EXPENSES. Sir-At the last mooting of IIoidolborg Shiro- Council EIr. Engineer Rawlinson reported t'hat 'ho- was about, to placo an oversoor 'on 'the 'works at Toemplqstbwo bridge. On 0 makinig odhquiry Ilid that .r; ERawlinson's oversoor.lash arrircel, and I .fid' thlat'he hascooniholl the wa, from B'elf~st; iin the Vos'teraf Distriot. i Now, lir.: Editor, I w:und liko to aslk the fol lowing questions: -1st. What particulhai necessity existed:for sending.all tljo way, to Belfast'fon aoverseoer ? :nd, 'I¶ thore no man rosidont in Heldolberg conipotent 'to isccharge satisfactorily -tho dities of overseeor r3rd:.WVill thao gentleman from Belfast beo paid " travelling oexpoines ? " Without: protonding' to be a prophot I think I might vonture to give an vnswoer in the aflirmative to the lattor quostion. The ristepayers may deopend upon it that in" ninty-nno: cases out of a hundrod overseers manago to got their "travel:'ag expenses," which they look upon as a mattgr of right. I...
IS THE MARKET A MYTH? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
.IS THE, MARJK'T A MYTPEI? ,Sir-Iin youir' last' i~ssuel aý iiir~er a rpriagraph",with,.th, above: heading, in. wFhicte . wiitr destatesh the"tli aeve .quection.ias?o?o bena.haskod.priatty fiqoly. Iinrely E Id?to?stat that the establih. dont of the Wholesalo Vegetablo Market in Victoria streot is'no m th; on the con. trary, 'it is ah' accomplishd :fact. Ar rangements have been ecniliided: iili the voluniteers for the removal of their orderly room from itsiresenit sitOlto the 'weostra enid of the block of lound, and the dificnulty with the Education Department hal' been removed. The chuse of the present delay is ,as . follows :-It will be remem-. bored ,that comprised i ' the, land given for the ostablishment of this market is about twodaerbs of the unused portion: of the Old: Cemetery. This' cemotery is rested in trustees, and before possbssion 'of the land specifled can'bo obtained it is necessary that -the consent of these trusteos should be obta;nod. 'All thliose gentlemen, with ...
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
UH;, IlI- ELBUER St 1 H COUN? CIL, To the Editor of the Advertiser. `3, --It is a ourldus'fact, but sti'.- it is ao faot, that the Heidelberg Shire Council m?,.iake it a point to employ strangers aid " atrangers. only. -Thus they. employ an , snginecr and an. ovorseor, both of whom reside about a hundred miles away in the westemdistrict. T?hoy employ a sur. o~e.l ~ roeyor (without .a.certiflcato);who livesin , ithe. county. of -Evelyn, and- theyo employ : a secretary and t' inspector of roads;" who Si;"roesidei a in,'the' shire df Jikai r'oie who d'r .` Bolds the:ap~aoiitment of irate coUebtor to t ib'! roP ' Someo toine 'igo tho'Hei4oel :b'rg hire, Couincil managed to'iiuetmor t'pl iho'Templestowo bridg into arlieap f:iruhis; after a while it' became nocosa ," ,:sary to remove the ruins; and hero agami thedoou?eil: managed to miake a moss of even that part of the business. i .: It may not bo generally knowir that the -' cost:of removing the: ruins :amounted.to something like £285, ...
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
FOOTBALL NOTES. BY SCRIMAGE :.. A large and enthusiastic gathering of the prominent footballers of Iotham and surrounding districts, mot last Thursday for he purposa of takin stops' to reform the NorthM'elbourne Football Club; in anticipation, of the. coming season:1 The president, Mr, R. J. Alcoclk, took the chair; the first business proceeded with being the reading of the report by the hon. secc.,- ir. W. McGibbon.:? This report showed that the number of matches played by the first twenty of the club last' year amounted to 14, of which 7 had been won, O drawn, and 1 lost, the victors in the last match being the Albert Park, a senior. club. Amongst the matches played was one between eighteen of. the. Carlton, the senior club of the colony, and the first twenty of the North Melbourne, which resulted in a draw greatly in favor of the latter club. It must have beeoon very pleasing to those who have stuck to the club for the last four or five years to be present at the readingof such a...
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
TIIHEATRE ROYAL. During the past week the attendance at the Theatre Royal has been exceedingly good. Mr. Fairclough has bcen playing some of Shakespear s best characters, to the evident gratification of 'numerous audiences.' Miss Junio assisted him by assuming the leading fomalo parts, biut although a good actress, this lady is not at homo in. her conception of SSakes pear's tragedies. She took an benefit on Friday evening, and had a well-filled house, and mot with a warm reception. Both this lady and Mlfr. Fairclough intend to visit theo ld country very shortly, and their friends predict a brilliant future for both. ' '
PARKSIDE v. NORTH MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
:PARSIDE V.. NORTH HMEL.OUINE. A match: was played on Saturday be. tween the Parksido v. North Melbourne clubs, which resulted in an easy victory for the fornib"rby"71: runs: -Thoe Parksido scoring 115 lltoth North. Molbourno 44. The following are the scooes: rFAESIDE 0. C. Weston, o MMsMuter, b Clucas - - 11 Wilson, (captain) b Clonas- - - 8 D. Biokford., aend 6 Brennan - - 54 Knowles; o MoMaster; b Danan - - 2 Guest, b Cluaas. - - - 16 Young, a Brennan, b oMDnater - - 15 Ltlvlngstone,' b Brcnnan - - - 3 Gregory b Brennan - -? 1 G. Dellitt, not out - - - 1 Parvei, a Gayser, b Brennan - 0 A. Dollitt ao Hannah, b MloMaster - 0 Sundries. - 12 Total -- - -115 NORTHII MELBOURNE no. Moullster, b Blckford - - - 13 Gasoard, b Blokford - I1 Shaw, b Blokford - 0 Clucs, a Guest, b Wilson-. -,.'-- - 1 Duncan, (captain) o Knowles, b 'Vilson- 0 Cayzer, b Wilson: . -. - - 1 Malcolm-, b BlekIord ...-... - ..- 1 Hannah, b Guest, b Wilson - - 0 Grant, b Wilson - " - - - 6 Brennan, not out - - - 3 V....
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
. Cricket. BYM LONGBSLIP. A few days ago I\ haditlio/pleasure of seooingthe olotham cabbies (who are going to play' theoi Ballarat''riva?,k a friendly game some tisio after the Easter holidays) at practice, and was much surprised at the really cricket like form displayed by some of them.--·The batting of the hon. secretary of their club, for instance, is first-class, he has a goodTdeofoce, and un less the bowling is very good, will take a good 6loa i siollatotheo wiekos: '"One of their number deliversla.first rate ball, and will be very dangerous to the Ballarat men, when they, meet....The fielding of several of 'the team is very good, notably that of Ferguson, and an elderly cabman whose name I believe is Sands, who fields with all the liveliness ofa youth of twenty, infact would put most young moiento the blush,,. They seem,,to. havo..every con fidence in their being able to bodt the Bal laratains, and lot us hopeofor the sake of Hotham, they will do.so. They cer tainly deserve to...
MR. BURTT AT CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
MIR. 1U1 lT AT CARLTON. Mlr. Burtt addressed about 500 of the eloo tores of North Melbourne on Monday night at the Orderly room, Carlton. The meeting was throughout a most disorderly one. Mr. Kennedy was in the chair. Mr. Burtt said he would not deny having made a promise not to oppose Mr. Munro, but It was done without due thought, and Mr. Munro had not reminded him of It. (An Elector: 'lo wrote to you. jSir. iurtt : I deny it. Great disturbanco.) During the ton years of his public life he nevor broke any pledge made to the electors, and never was absent from his post. Regarding reform of the Council, he would go much further than Mr. Francis, he wouldabollsh it altogether. He was very deoldedly in favor of the scheme for con. stitutional reform. (Choeers). Teouhing the tariff he considored the effects of protec. tion amply vindicated the corrootness of the principle. He admitted that the tariff wanted revision, and he would foster native industry to the extent of 20 per cent. Was ...
Amusements. THE OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
Amusements. THIE OPERA. Gounod's charming opera of " Faust," attracted" a' well filled housoe on Friday evening. Signorps Palmieri and Magi sustained the characters of 2argaurite and Siobol, but with those exceptions, the cast.was tho same as heretofore. There was an evident desire to hear how Sig. nora Palmieri would acquit herself in the character she assumed. In the garden scene, the voice of the Signora told. with beautiful efiebt, the upper notes being especially remarkable for their purity and swcetness. Signor Donldi's magniflcent voice had ample scope as the demon; while Mr. lceaumont made himself agree. able as " Faust." Signora %Ma·Ti had little to do as Siobcl, but this young lady has s'\own herself a careful actress, possessing a voice of great power and purity. On Saturday ovening the comic opera of Pipolo was produced for the first time this season to a house crowded from floor to coeiling. The opera was a decided success, Signor Baldassare and Signora Maldgi being the...
BRUNSWICK COURT. APRIL 1ST, 1874. (Before Mr. Strutt, P.M., Dr. Talbot, Messrs. Staley and Fleming, J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
BRUNSWICK COURT. Ar?XL lsT, 1874. (Beforeo Mr. Strutt, P.M., Dr. Talbot, Messrs. Staley and Fleming, J.P.'s) R. .Hargraves, for opening a drain through a public footway without per mission, was fined ls. George Grey, a strong rough looking man, who works as a lumper on the wharf, was charged with leaving his wife and child without means of surpport. The wife stated in court she was dependent on strangers for her support. Grey was ordered to pay 20s. a week into court, and to find two sureties of£10 each, or one of £20, and to obey the order for six months, unless previously cancelled. The bench allowed him the night to obtain the sure ties or otherwise go to gaol. S. Gilbert was summoned by E. Rosser for £3 18s. goods; an order was made for the amount and 5s. costs, to be paid by instalments of £1 per month,in default to be levied by distress. John Harbucklo-was also summoned by the same party for £1 7s. 7d. an order being made for.tho amount and Gs. costs, to be levied by distress....
POLICE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
POLICE GAZETTE. The following extracts have boon taken from the Victorian Police Gazette, of 24th ult.-Stolen from Robert J. IMcClure, in Fitzroy, on the 16th instant, a silver Geneva lover hunting-watch, No; 68292, a' hair guard mounted with gold, and a leather purse containing 10s.--- Stolen from the dwelling of Mrs. R. O. Millett, 24 Gertrude street, Fitzroy, on the 16th instant, a pair of colonial gold carrings, small size, leaf-pattern, with emerald in centre of each, small piece broken off the end of one; also two half-sovereigns. Stolen from the dwelling of Jano Haswell, 60 Napier street, Fitzroy, between the 24th and 28th ultimo, a scent bottle with silver top and small chain and ring, a black French merieo jacket, Indian em broidery all round in different colored silk, two pairs of hldy's stockings marked "J.H.," and 23;. Gd. cash.-Stolen from the dwelling of James Summers,. 100 Adderly street, West Melbourne, between the 17th" and 20th linstant, a now white counterpane, an...
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, APRIL 3RD. MR. BURTT AT CARLTON [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 3 April 1874
T 8 A AND;CARLLTON.ADVOCATE. -.5l) R A .14 )FRIDAY,' APRIL '3R.:. ; . l'. l MR.BTiTT AT CARLTON. "''Mr rB3tt meht the electdrsi at - the -Orderly 'oom, Carlton, on -Monday evening"; (The. moeting was a very dis iA orderly. one, and the speaker could scarcely obtain a hearing. All kinds of noises, from the cat-call.to the braying of .-an ass; woro indulged in, and the position . of the speaker was a very. trying one. Ultimately;,howover,; he, was allowed to proceed, and his speech, which will be 'i foundddlsowhero, is only remarkable for its insipidity and claptrap. Mr. 13nrtt and °-mittcd,that'at tho -last election he had promised not to oppose iMr. Munro, but ;;'hi excused himself for breaking it by "'stating 'that it was given-- without duoethought. A very convenient way of getting out of a dilemma. Suppose Mr. Burtt was.elected as a representative of .North Melbourne, and he .voted against " thb'interests of his constituents, according to his theory, it would 'be suflicient to ex...