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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 — 28 September 1894
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEw SOU'TH W~AS, NEw ZEALAND, _ QUEEkSLAND, SOUTII AUsTIdrA, TasMANitA, WVEST. AUsTRAI?", FIJi, NEW HIEBRIDES AnD BRITISH NEW GUINEA. s .. LE'rrrs -Per ;? ounce or ?inder .'.0 -r,-: RGEPLY POST CAiRDS -... 0. ; " LETT R CAnDS to N. S. ;Wale?s S. Australia, Queenslind, Tas,-* mania, W. Australia .. ' 0 1 "To kew Zealand and Fiji Boors.-Per four oulncesorunder (up to theeibs)... ... 1 SEWSPAPERS 0 0} REGISTRATION FEE... ... O 3 BULK parcels of newspaperSpost-'? ed by a registered newspaper . publisher or newsvendoq. per lb oir fiidibon therofe 0 1 PARCEL Pos'r-To S. Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, 'p Tasmania, and W. Australia - only.-Perlb or under 0: ... -O SEach additional lb, or under= S(up toll.lbs);.: , : ... : ,0 6 JOMOAs 3 PACEATSA - COMMERcIAI PAPERS AND PaIN TEhAP.'PeRS Per eery itwo oiunceso' oiuder (up to lbs)0 1 .(Items ede V~ictors) ~PAii~F BNS siplensg pa eet of merctandses &c Piier eipvery0 two ouncsa or un~des (u~p ~to lib) 0 :1
OXFORD THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
OXFORD THEATRE. A crowded house greeted the Gogill Bros. on the rising of the curtain on Saturday, and the applause with which the various items were received showed the spirit in which they were welcomed, IMr. Gas. Brono, the gtat dialect comndian, made his bow to a Mielbourne audience, and at once established him self a great favorite. Miss Isabel Webster sang The Long Gone Days "in good -tvle and greatly leased the house. The other membere oa the companyr 'ept the house in a perfect ripple of laughter the whole of the evening, and the whole con iuded wvith :the m;-u.ig a?bsar?i.y "The Toff Banquet."
THE EXHIBITION BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
THE EXHIBITIOQN BUILDING. A large audience assembled under the dome on Saturday night last, to witness the various opera sceuns, and listen 'to the splendid singing of the different artists. Signor Buzzi made his first ap pearance this season and was~apronounced success, his singing being very much appreciated by the audience. Signorina Rebottaro also made her first appearance and was as successful as the former, being in excellent voice. The Miserere ("II Travatore ") was well worth wit nessing, Miss Florrie Simonsen and Mr. Armes Beaumont otrforming their pirts in a very creditable manner. Miss Rose Blaney, Nellie Radden, Florence Lucie, Elinor Chapman, and Messrs. Jas. Brierley and W. .. Turner also added to the evening's entertainment. Mrs. Turner acted as accomnpatist to most of the singers.
HARD TIMES [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
HAIRD T!iES Pive heard it said that "tilces are b?r. I rather thinkr ther be; I'm sure a miserabler boy You cosuld not f??d than me. - I've got a hite, but lost n.y strhiig, I've alo lost my ball; And right down from the aeple-tree I've had a dhmfful fall. And when my birthday came last weekl, And Iwas five years odl, Jt thinlk-r- had to eltsy in bed Be.?ame I had a eold I
St. Mary's Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
St. Mary's Chiu~rch of England. - 4.=.--.= St. Mary's Literary, Athletie, and Church Scaiety held a concert on Tuesday evening last. Mr. S. P. Reynolds occupied the chair, and opened the concert with a few appropriate re marks as to the welfare oi the young men of North Melbourne, and the benefits sbciety, and he was glad to sen the hall filled, notwithstanding the rather adverse weather. He then introduced ":The Members," who gave an excellent exhi tion of running evolutions, the twistings and turnings to the tunes of "Ma Mie Rosette," "Dazey Bell," etc., having a remarkably pleasing effect, and they were heartiy encored. Mr. Brierley sang "The Deathless A.ny"with good effect, and was very much appreciated by the audience. The popular Will Elder was very funny in his parody on " The Dream of Eugene Aramr," which evoked rounds of laughter, and resulted in his being obliged to respond to an encore. Miss Jessie Humphreys was in veWy ?g3? voice in singing -l?le panJish Gipsy," and was ...
INSIDE THE LINES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
INSIDE THE lINES. ' Nobody knew just why a fort had been put in that place. There was no chance for fighting anything except motqani·oes, yet there wvas a loung line of fortifications, and an enfilade of.pickets guardea the little town from which all the men had gonie away. If beauty of location had been a mili. alry requisite, the fort was certainly aell planted. The earthworks ran nea"r the edge of a high bluff, which rose a most perpendicularly from the strip of land bordering the brown river at its foot. On the other side Louisiana stretched away tothe horizon line, level and green as a garden, and in the dis tance a bit of lake often caught some of the blueness of the sky and shone the gem of all this fair setting. The boy who was lying on the edge of the bluff had no eyes for the distant view. Through an opening in the trees clinging to the sides of the hill he was gazing at the antics of a party of boys far below him. Close under the bluff lay a white, many pillared house, an...
Union Memorial Church ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
Union Memorial Church ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. The Union Memorial Church (under the pastorate of the Rev. A. J. Wade), celebrated its anniversary last Sunday, when threeservices were held. The Rev. J. T. Robertson, M.A.(theformer p-stor), but now of Adelaide, occupied the pulpit morning and evening. The afternoon took the form of a children's service when the Rev. A. Nisbett addressed the children. Special hymns were sung by the ch:ldren. The pulpit and pillars of the church were beautifully decorated with pot plants, wreaths of flowers, ever greens, etc., and were greatly admired. There was a crowded ccngregasion at each ofthe services. The musical portion of the church services are now led by a large and zealous voluntary choir, sup ported by an exquisitely played organ, and a word of praise must be offered to the elders of the church regarding the recent intrcduction ofanew choir-master, Mr. Miller F-auser. This congregation has for many years had the reputation of possessirg one of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
dBil of NElihange and.Proimiiet ory, tljre g'li amount or value of te - money to: which a bill or note i Sdrawn siceeds £10,000, then t . every £C of the amount or vale, . and also for any fractional paSr of i350 of such amount or valoe.«' . 1i 0 - Bill of exchange payable on demand charge able with same duty as a promiseory noa' for same amount. (Embossed stamps must be need,whioh mPa.-: be obiaineol at all Post Offioes.) EXEMPTION-S. 1. Draft cir order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any other banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used .. ao!ely for tlo purpose of settiing or clearing any account, between snch bankers. . a. Letter written by a banker in Victoria to any othe' banker in Victoria direc-tingthe' payment of any sum of money, the same not being payable to bearer or to order, and snch . letter not being sent or delivered to the person to wahom payment is to be made or to any person an his behalf. 3. Letter of credit granted in Viotoria anthorisin...
Nature's Mirror. THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
Nature's Mirror. BY "REFLECTOR." THEATRE ROYAL. The Australian play, "Unjustly Sen tenced" was produced on Saturday last for the first time to a good audience. The piece is splendidly mounted, and should have a very successful run. The various members of the company perfonn their parts in a very satisfactory manner, and, eon the whole, the performance was a complete success. The "Bush King" will be staged to-morrow night.
Democracy. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
D~nocracy. By H. McKE?LA.. What is democracy I It is a compound that defies analysts, all that we can do is to generalize when we speak about it, to anlyse it is beyond the power of man, because it embraces all the wording of the human mind in relation to huma" govern. meat and, at the same time, it implies the poasibliThy of all these in reali?ation. This, therefore, leads us to a definition. Democracy is a form of government in which the sovereign power is lodged in the whole ueople. I think this definition will be accepted by all tino modern democrats? The next thing we have to examine is to see in what this will! result. 'The value of a thing ought to be estimated by ite results. Now, what are the results of pure or vcen partial demoeracjy ? In stability, and the parer the democracy the more the !nstabiliy., And why this instability? Because the masses are always wrong. Tbhey are uneducateade, and are therefore gove:ned by passion and prejudice, and hence the basis of diemocracy...
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
THURsDAY, SEPTE!.BER 27. (Before Dr. Lloyd (chairmans), Barwise, Bindon, and Wyllie, J'sP. A VIGOROUS VYRAGO. " She came to me yoar worships and used 'beautiful' language, spat in my l ace and ran et me singing on0 'Don't you see me? Don't you see me?' and then she slapped me on the shoulder and nearly knocked ma down." Thus Mrs. 2ellie Caine, of 149 Melrose-street, indict& Maris Wood bead for insulting behsaiounr. Mr. A. D. J. Daly did what he could bor Maria, and the ma~gistrates let her go with a fine of 10s., ,ith 5s. costs, in delaul 72 ho~urs. ABORTIVE RAILWAY PROSECtTIOR. Detective Considine prose?unted, on behalf of the Railway Department, Al. bert Kerr, for snmoking in a non-smok -ing carriage ~n t"ie Gth Augnst, buht -ailed to prove his case.
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, SEPT. 24. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
North Meiou?-,?e Policte Court. MOllAY, SEPT. 24. jBeore Dr. Lloyd (chairman), Messrs. SBirtwistle, Fogarty, WVylie, Gardi ner, and McBride, J'sP. ASSAULT. Sarah Carson accused John Whiteley of administering a severe thrsshing to her. Her appearance bore out her assertion so far as being in the warE went, one eye being surrounded by a blo of discoloration. John denied the charge and atribu ted her biack eye and a wound on her head to some stones thrown by some other men as she opened the duor. He had gone to the door, too, and when he went out, to his surprise, he !ound himself given in ehnrge to Con stcble Garland. He admitted quarrel ling with plaintiff but not the infiction of the injuries. As the woman ap peared unwnilling to press the charge the Bench fined him 10is. only or tihre days' imprisonment. FvsTER v. VA A.LLES. Messrs. Foster sued Mr. Van Allen fir an amount alleged to be owning. iMr. S. Lyons appeared fonr the de fen-a!n, who ht:- p .;i 19-. GL.; with 5S. costs into ...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FItASCE C OHMITTEE. Cr. Steel moved That the sum of £657 9s. 10d. be passed for payment on account of Town Fund. Carried. That £196 be passed for payment on account of Loan No. 8, 1891. CarrieJ. That £1200 be passed for purchase of Victorian Government Stock in Liquidation of Debentures, Loan No. 8, 1891 (3rd payment). Carried. That the Rate Collector (Mr. Jas. Kearney) besppointed Valuer to value the rateab!e property of the Town for the year 1894-95, and that. he be paid for such valuation the sum of £50. Carried. Tha( the council go into committen to consider tenders for printing for yesr ending 30th Sspt., 1895. PUBLIC WORK?S CO?YIITEE. Cr. Petrie moved That metal be placed on the follow ing streets, viz:--Eizabeth, Brougham, Ers?ine, part of ILhian and E!m-sts., and cost of work deb-ted to Loan No. 8, 1891, according to schedule. Carried. That the herbing and channelling Flemi!gton-rd. from Wreckyn-st. to Turf Club Hotel be lifted and relayed, coat charged to...
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, SEPT. 24. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
North Melbourne CounciI, Mo-D±y, SE?.. 294 Present: Crs. Carter (mayor) Costello, SBarwise, Fogarty, ?nller, Gardiner, "- Petrie, Pilkington, and Steel. The minutes of the inst mneeting were read and confirmed. " Letters sent by the authority of the Coun~-il were then read. CORE5SPOI:ENCE. * The following communnicatisO were then read and dealt with: Boroonrdara Shire Secretb--. en losingresolution pased by his cruncil, "That this council support amnd- mnent of Melbourne and Metropolitan Boarxl of Worke, to provide "1. That the sewerage rnte shall not t levied on Unici;~a Councils, but hall. be collected direct by the Board rom the persons ratel. 2. That the rate to be struck shall be differentia, so that the eitricts not receiving any benefits from the scheme shall not be charged the same rate as those districts which may be actually receiving such berdit." Received. Secr-etar:- Metropotitan Gas Co.. ackno'ledging letter of enquiry re street lighting. Rec·eived. 1avrern Shire Counc...
[?]S AT A DOG TROT [?] TWENTY-FOUR DAYS FROM [?] YORK TO CINCINNATI. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
.AT A . O. TROT TVWENTY-FOUR DAYS FROM I YORK TO CINCINNATI. aLn i Saeico Less Than fSixt Years Ago. A Intteetsin i A .crut g o s the Z!g Now York Firo of 1SZ3 from an Old Letter Written at the Time. It is hard to bLaieve that cnly fifsy seven years :ago, a tine within the mem ory of many old residents of this city, a letter took tw-enty-four days in t~amsit between New YoCk and CincinntiL Here is a letter addressedl to "Kicholas Carroll, Esq., Cinciunnati, Oihio," pcst marked "Netew Yk, Dec. it," atnd also marked "Cincinnati. Ohio, Jan. 11," the differencoe beween the two d;ates being three weeks and a half. The letter wase aftrwv:lr,! f:,rwa:dcd to Ncew Yo.'k, "care of -essrs. Gideon Lea'&- Co., No. 20 Ferry street." The name of this firm will have a familiar sound to soine leat?er merchantsstill doing busiess in "the swamp." In addition to the interest which this old letter has as a curiosity of the mails, - it contains the account of an eye wit ncs of the great fire of 1...
Couldn't Possibly Do It. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
Conldet Pos.ibly Do It Doctor--I would advise you to take a ralk every morning b-foe br-akfast. -sppy-But, doctor, I--ah, uever fet up nutt after bweakfast, y'know -Tit-Bits. GBSHEVATIGES . .a e trelndship beoweoe two wos2en ther, tas ither a m?n ct the begindiener will be at tba end et iL. Bervenge is snwaoi, but !oregoin?i it is swEeetr. The rmrul isitor who comas to the eijI green ausunlly goe: cut of it blue. The e-otiSt i in tmo cas.es the meo ihe haa the levt reeso.a to b one.. Dit.irut makes taitorable thore who n hoe rsh it. Conder.nce is a goor thing toI base. even if it i sometimea abhul. "ie desire for s.,eil etpremsay i. 6ne of tie nIaoet piial~a weaknesten in hauman ast Many of the 2knPpointmOents f lite comn &Pe miatvLeo Aiuaiatancsa for rib-de.
The Power of Wealth. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
The Porwer of TVealth. Mary's mother one day gave her a eent to buy nsome candy. As the littlegirl went down the street she discovered a beggar boy on the front steps of a neighbor's honse. She was S years old, and a cent seemed to her a good deal of money. She looked first at the boyr and then as her cent. Finally with a smile she stepped up to the forlorn child, and touching his shoul der gent:y said: "Here, little boy, take this tent, and go and boy yourself a suit of clothes and sorte dinner."--Youth's Companion.
His Objection. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
HIs Objection. Mr. Irving tells a story of the "boots" at a country hotel where he was stRving ask lngto le paid for goingto the the.'ter. Irving, struck with the fellow's civility, ave him an order for tho play. "Come and se the piece, Tom," said Irving. "At the theaterl" '"Yes," said Irving. "Here is an order for yo0." The next day irving saild, "WVell, TIon, did you like the play?" "Oh, yes," said the t'"boots" in a dubious kind of way, "but who is to pay me for my tlmel"-Tit-Blits.
Two at a Bargain. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 28 September 1894
flr n a C hgi. "i know-I' i a litt!eirri-table, John, hbut if I haid to live mVhfizi'g'd I'd mi-rry you just the same. .?----- , "enm!-I have iyoubts ha lout it." , r-. ,An-.sy .one. . "~Once ir?hen las in China." said the 16ng tared. man, who didn't know China from teri-cotta, though verybody didn't know he didn~dt. I Tah. theauthorities cut a-Chinan~miis'ce offor some'offense he had been nty ot"_ Inasmuch a, .thlconversation ha, bcen on the Chiiese and their customs, interest at once centered cin this man who had been on the very.spot. "Didn't~tit break his 1eart?" inquired a listener who had lived in Californla "Viell, no; not that I could discover." re "ponded the long earel man. "Inldeel he didn'? eem to notice its loss at all and ner t referrid to it that I ever be:ird of." " "He must have been a queer Chinaman," insisted the listener. "Probably he was civilized." "'-No, he had never been out of China in his life and had never sen a Christian un tnil he saw me." S"I've known a...