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THE EASTER HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
THE EASTER IHOLIDUAYS. The annual holiday-Easter Maonday was right well observed by nearly all classes of society. As there was no volunteer review, the various entertain. ments and fetes were patronised to a very largo extent, far beyond that of any pro. viousoccasion. The demonstration in the Friendly Societies' Garden attracted great numbers, while the Brighton Bleach, St. Kilda, Sandridgeo and Williamstown were crowded with visitors, all of whom appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves. heo principal point of attraction ap peared to be the sports in the Friendly Societies' Gardens. A debt of £750 has been incurred in fencing and otherwise improvinm the enclosure, and the object was to raise funds to reduce this liability. The Druids, for a consideration; gave up their right to the use of the place for the day, and the Good Templars-on condi tion that no intoxicating liquors should be permitted to be sold-gave in their adhe sion to the proposition, which was carried out with the m...
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
AOGENS FOR TIIE " ADVERTISER.' riotham: Mr. E. Lyons, 27 Queensberry at. Carltdn: Mr, J. Calander 6 Elizabeth stroet, M. r. Gregory, Lygon etreet. Brun,*iok : MJr..Eekerrall, Sydney road. Coburg, Mr. Turnlham, Sydneuoy road;' Collingwood: Mrs, M?Iullin, 194 Gertrude street. East Collingwood: Mr. 'V. T. .Capper, 130 Wellington street. Fitzroy: Mrs. \VoodrulT, Brunewiok street. .Eltham: Mr. Audrews. Heidelberg and Alphington : Mr. O'Keefo.
NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
2NEW INSOLVENT. Jas. Bibby, late of lIotlham, licensod victualler and contractor, bat now pavior, of Carlton. Causes of insolvency: Con tracts taken for corporation works, bad debts, &c. Liabilities, £9801 11s. Id.; assets, £1817; deficiency, £981. 11c. Id. Mr. IIalfey, assignee.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
Drapers, etc. N O T I C E. " C. BARRETT lTO, GLASGOW HOUSE, CORNER 0 r .Spencer &. Rosslyn sts. NOW SUOWING A 'VE LL-kSSORTED $TOCK of CALICOES,: FLANNELS, SHEETING, plain and twilled, COTTON SHIRTING, CRIMEAN SHIRTING, TOWELS, COUNTERPANES, a largo lot, slightly soiled, to be sold very cheap, TABLE LINEN, SHUCHABACIKS, DIAPER. LAWN, &c. IR : I1SH LINEN, HOYLE'S PRINTS, &c. DRESSES, SHAWLS, and MANTLES, a well assorted stock of MILLINERY, . BONNETS, HATS, FEATHERS,. S :FLOWERS, etc. X. c. BaDAETT would call especial attention to the Ladies' Underclothing De partment, which for price and variety IS UNEQTUALLED, -A large liot of Coutillo and Satin Stays, slightly soiled, at is. lid. and Es. Gd., worth 3s. Od., A large stock of English, Scotch, and Colonial Tweeds. Heads of Families requiring good useful Drapery, may rely on getting good Value for Mloney, at the GLASGOW HOUSE, 98 SPENCER STREET. Outfitting Department. Mens'Tweed Trousers and Vests, 16s 9dto35s B...
COLONIAL ART. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
COLoiL ,ART Thlera tore solno splendid anai;!9 0Of the "r," t 1rogrCss being made by our ealonlssi to tilicera in gold nmd silver it proeiri on vive t nIlte csfubliabmoat ot MeIsNsre. l.dtt~tds tw 7illgt i u cy l ýU i~: iii uuL !yuslI They are well worthy of inspection, being equal both in design and finish to the works of the first masters. One is a ser vice of plate weighing 160 ounnces, con sisting of opergne, urn, and tea and coffee serviceo. On each article is rep resented in bas relief, agricultural, pastoral gold mining, shepherding and stock-riding subjects, with floral embossing of birds and flowers. The oporgno represents a fern tree with glass mount, on the base is a heap of nuggets, a native companion, and mninig gear on a frosted ground, &c. A very handsome epergne, the gift of the l-ebrow congregation to their late presi dent, Ir. D Benjamin, is also on view. The stem represents a lofty palm tree with grouping leaves ; on the mound is a large figtire of Moses h...
WANTED AN OWNER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
WANTE~D IAN? OWNEiL. On WednesdLay morniang the IIothiam polico nrrested two men, namod rospeo tivoly.loulry Tlihompson and Edward IJird, having in their possession qauantity of wearilg atpparel, consisting oaf trousers, vest, handkcrclhi h, and woolen sOarfL They were taken into custody in the vicinity of Capel street, being seen lttrk ing about the back yards. Th11e police ro quireo an orwner or owners for thsoe goods, which cnu be seen by applying to the ser geantt at the Errol street station.
"LOST AND FOUND." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
"LOST AND IFOUND." This is the title of a very well written tale by Mr. R. P. Whitworth. The story is based upon the loss of the General Grant, an American vessel homeward bound, which was wrecked at the Auck land Islands in the year 1866. Some of the survivors managed to exist on the islands a couple of years, and Mr. Whit worth makes this the groundwork of his story. Tile narrative is well written, highly sensational, and the reader cannot help being interested. The book is on sale at the various booksellers.
NATIONAL MUSEUM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
NATIONAL MUSEUM. The number of visitors to the National Museum of natural history and geology for thie week ending April 4th was 1910, for the month of March 0898, and for the, fquarterening March 3St, "23375. The Museum is open to the public daily (Sun days excepted) from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. in the National IMuseum building at the back of the University.: On Easter Saturday tho number was 1210. "- -
ROMAN CATHOLIC PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
IOaMAN CATHOLIC PICNIC. It was something remarkable that, after nine or ten days of continuous bad weather, Easter 'Monday turned out such a fine day as it did. Thousands of holiday folks were filled with dismay at the rain pouring down so continuously previous to the day, but the glorious weather on :Monday made amends for all. Our Roman Catholic friends en joyed themselves to the top of their bent at their annual Easter picnic, and most considerately provided on the fol lowing day for a gathering of their children in the Royal Park. Upwards of 3000 children belonging to the Sun day Schools attached to the various Roman Catholic Churches in and around Melbourne on that day met in proces sion at St. Francis Church in Elizabeth street, and from thence filed off to the Park, where suitable amusements and plentiful refreshments were provided. The progress of such a congregation of youngsters, decked in holiday attire, through the streets of the city, was a sight pleasant to look upon, ...
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
FATAL ACCIDENT. A sad accident occurred on Tuesday at Flemington to an inhabitant of Hotham named William Milburne. He was in the employ of Henry Stevenson, a cattle dealer, and was taking a bull to water from one of Mr. Stevenson's paddocks at Essendon, when the quadruped suddenly rushed him, and gored him so frightfully that immediate removal to the hospital was absolutely necessary. The poor fellow expired about two hours after his admission. An inquest was held on T~ednesday, and a verdict of accidental death returned. The deceased was 54 years of ago.
Original Poetry. A PSALM OF LIFE IN BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
Original Poetry. .A P3ALM OF LIFE IN BRUNSWICK. lB3v ALONGoFELLOW IIESIDINh TIIERE. Tell'me not, in mournful numbers, - L Brunswick drainago is a dream! The' the Borough Council slumbers, Yet they have a drainage soheme VWatering aorta we want in carnosc; Vainly for their aid we call "Dust thou art to dust returnost," Might be spoken of us all On the road we drive with sorrow, As it jolts our Lreath away; T uiok with mud, and each to.morrow Finds it rougher than to day. Pa'ths are rough and patience floating, And our hoarts, the' stout and brave, Still with metlled rage are beating, And our thoughts are glum and g rave. Brunswiok gutters still remind us, They by no means are qublimo, Departing, oft, woe leav behind us Footprints inches deep in slime. Footprints thai, perhaps, anotlher ? Smelling;with disgust and pain, A forlorn and keoennosed brother, . Ne'er would wish to smell again. Let us then be up and doing The' we pay an extra rate 'I;Still a?hibving; still pursiung,. Learn t...
GOOD TEMPLARS, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
GOOD TEMIS'PLKS, IIOTII;AM. The Hotham Lodge of Good Templars, who have hold their meetings in the Victoria Hall will, in future, meet in the new' Temperance Hlall, Queensberry street.. Their first meeting will be held on Wednesday, the 15th, and being lar maony creing, the Lodge has decided to inviteo he public. The entertainment will commence at half-past eight.
EAST BOURKE BOROUGHS ELECTION. Per favor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
SEAST) BOURKniE 'BORIOUGIS ELECTION. Per 'Avor } of tho?Advertiser,. Sir-There aro no class of public men who. hold a more reopoohsiblo position, hod in miay' instances a more honorablo one id' society fthan members of-Parliament. ' As n represoo" 1 tativoo 'leotod::by the majority 'of `letotrs, the are ar-;a' crtainti? les wh inihagin that hey have . beoon partly instrumental., in fixing ;a title to his name,"and conioeqc'eidtly !have: a claim on. his patronage, 'and"bolieve Sthatthe successfdl candidate should eminploy his timn6 seeoking billotsa for.himelf' and friends. This orroubods ideo,'atlgasti in toie oountryi:'haenltoo often bon'th iis of ,plading.persons in Governnioht'appdiitmnnts tor wiieioh they woriio'h'olly untit,bdidaes engaging;h.td 'tim o'of' nemiborn , ..teoi it .eshoald. be more usefully spoet in?'thdying t. ,theotvantsiof theo country at'largei?"id the t lintedast of his'ebuitituonsei,"for whih,'pur. ,olaseheo.was elected to asoat in Parliament. [ Inar'viowing ...
NEW BOARD OFFICES, COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
JE'W IOAILD OFFICES, COUURG. At their meetiug on Monday, thie lth inst., a tender was accepted by the Coburg Road Board for fencing in the Board ollices and erecting entrance gates, in accordance with plans and specifications prepared by Mr. D. D.unn, the district inspector of works. The style is exactly similar to that of the front fence of the Council Cihamber of the Jorough of Essen don and Flemington. The front portion of the fence will be of red deal, and will comprise two large entrance gates with small wickets at each side. The frontage to Dell street east will be one clhain. There will be a strong picket fence running down each side a distance of eleven chains. It is also proposed to erect a shed at the north end of the en closure, 20 feet by 12 feet, skillion roof, walls 10 feet high in front and 7 feet at back, with two half-doors. The amount of the contract is £113 7s., the contractor being Mr. John T. Gilbert, of Coburg, who is ftaorably known in the district as a builde...
TO THE HOBBS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
TO THE HOBBS. A pair of hobs protect the fire, And keep it in its place, They 'nobly bravo its franuto ireo While blazing at full pac.,, The aqorohingoembeia hoatthemnwoll,.d ' Aiid tir their ylrtue sore,... SBut singuino grows the fire as hell, Thoehobs begin to roar. ; The mystic fire between the hobs. Now calls them each by name, And with grief, neyipathy and sobs, Deolaros ho's not to blame, For fire unfolds the good and bad And ponotraiitosthe skin, Then hobs not genuino must fool sad, Whon overhauled within., JOae,,word more witlbo'alll'll say, 1orthat ie all I should. The potter first must try his clay, And then pronounce it good. When ov'ry brick of that same clay Which passes through the fire, Wdil stand in hobs till tho.last day And thou will be entire,. BluNsw\cet CLAY. SBrunswiok, .April let, 1874. \,, "·-'-. _. ' " 1
THE CUCKOO. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
THE CUCKOO. Theo cukoo's notes are 'never heard I; . In thit far-ý distant climo, . '"For Woulfd has dolefully averred They'ro far beyond the Line. At Inniefal], that blessed spot, ', 'Theonridkoo ioth excel, .' F-or thiero It tunes the note it's got Cuckoo, cuckoo, so well. .*(.?\\ ''>".". . :~'.* .' DRUNtWIOKc .
CHARGE OF ABDUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
CHIARGE OF AlDUCTION. lGoorge Fairfoot, deoscribed as a gentleman, residlag at Ceowo, was indicted, at the Surrey '.SfeoIons, for inducing C~rdolia Hall, fourtoon yars of age, to leave hnome, and attempting tojoommit a oriminal assault upon her. This dae occupied the attention of the court nearly two days. The mother of the girl is 'a poor woman realeliog at New Brompton, noehr Chatham, having four young children to m?dintain. Her ftikthusba ndwas the brother ofthe priaoner'o wife, but she had not com eti[atod with him for six .or poven years. ?. bhort time ago ehe received a letter per. p tieg to come from the prisoner's wife, wllhing to adopt one of her girls. The pri. soder came to her and said he wishod to adopt thb complainant as his daughter, producing another lettor'rpurp?ortig to come from her aunt. She conosnted, and he paid her rent and purchaicd varibus artilies for her, and t6ok the girl away, stating that.thsy would arrive at Crowo the same night. A few days ifterwards ...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 10 April 1874
-" ""'Misceianteuus. A; good paradox is ýomotimos .rofreshing, especially f1 it be as seasonable as one just given to the world by a French dramatic ;author. At the moment whon most houseo holds are convulsed by questions of economy and the lavish expuindit ireof housekeepers 'or ooka is a matter for regret and perplexity, 'his audacious vorson stands up for extrava. gant oooks. ;Io has, however, some excose for, the immoral ooeontriclty. Having lately oegaged a cook, and being acoustomod to vorify his uxponses daily, he soon perceived ihat his new aquisition wits saving for him it tho rate of 50 per cent. The fowls she iupplied, according to .a system of houso eeoping in use abroad, were charged at half the price demanded by her predecessor, and her every other "item in houseobook was equally 'moderato. She was, besides, an accomplished artiste. Thus, supplied with excellent dinners at the lowest possible price, the dramatist's satisfaction with his household arrangomnts was at its...