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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
SACRIFICE STOC SHE GEakrEST-5 NsD CEMAYF SAS OF " THE - SAM O . 21W ANNOUNED. a OH SiTURBA J M 30 I T Vhp HAVE COlMXlNj'ED A 4IGANTIq BEALISATIONr BALE OF Winter Drapery, CloThiAg, S Carpets, &., Ar TnmE PamoUs CASE&iDEPEUR WAREMOUSE3, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOUINE, RIDGE &TREET, BALLARAT. he Bugias am UnpassDtdl I Th FdPces the Lowest in Vlatoria. 4o order to reduce our imrnense Sanoiher, we have ca-rfuly gone through the different depL-tments and EDUCED EVERY LINH- to prices that must cre?e l??tense excitement amongst poople who study economy, and pay ready money. jaUo the nthed! space of a mnh Sil5,0 ", worth of Saao.-able Goods iust be turned into hard Cash.- T gireefthis apparently di.cult tesk, ordmnsry sale pricee atro quite iL. zaored. and every article ruthlessly r. de in price, with only one object to view-A TOTAL CLEARANCE. The Public will reap the advtntzge by sa ¢rwing Winter and Household Goods at Half Usual Prices. B. ein tie f, the BRGIIIS ! Is...
OXFORD THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
OXFORD THEATRE. The above theatre was crammed full on Saturday evening, when a good pro gramme was presented, which met with approval, and has done so all the week. Mr. Gus Bruno is still the principal attraction; he ic a very clever comedian, and is a great favorite at the Oxford. Miss Isabel Webster stilt continues to delight the audience with her singing, of which they never seem to tire. The other members of the company have a very good reception, and are up to the usual standard.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
Tue deve!opment of a ou:' natural resource' s":ould -L' ti-e c'jiof object of a government. The cult'iv. -. tion of the soil is of cou'se the main factor in a natson'. walth, but it is not by any means the only aid to progress. Pastoral and mineral pur suits do much to build up the fabric of national success. In a colony like Victoria, abundantly blessed with mi•neral deposits, a. full share of attention should be given to the de velopment of such natural vrealth. The gold cra brought uncxauzplcd wings, and even non- it forni an knpuriaat icaura of ou, s ,ir .rl world. It is highly probable that. for halfa century to come, payable gold will be found in the colony, either in deep sinkings, or in new areas. Ex pensive machinery will no doubt be required, but that will only give fresh life to the engineering trade. It is not, however, in gold that the greatestmineral wealth lies. In such humble substances as coal and tin there are possibilities which are not to be. found in auriferous ...
THE EXHIBITION BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
THE EXHIBITION BUILDING. As the summer approaches the audiences gradually get larger at these very popular concerts. On Saturday last there was another very large audience greeted Mr. Turner, who had provided an ,xcellent programme. Miss Katharine Hardy made her first appearance and delighted the audience with her singing. Mr. D. J. Dunlop also appeared for the first time and was very successful. The other artists who assisted Mr. Turner were all heard to advantage in their different items, and the scenes from the various operas were greatly appreciated. I would advisa anyone who wishes a good evening's entertainment to pay a visit to the Exhibition any Saturday evening.
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
SUPERLATIVE IMPUDENCE. - One evening this week the proprietors of the reprint of s contemporary, which styles itself" thi only cstablished loc&, paper " in North Mhlbourno ,ent an ambassador to ask us for a list of names which our rcpresen?ative had been at :great pains, and our contemporary too lazy, to pro cure. Almost needle.ci to say, as soon as the miesion of our visitor was disclosed, his request vsa recorded end politely refused. ACCIDENT.-Durtng the severe storm that raged over tha city on Wednesday afternoon an -accident happened in front of Mr. Blagley's, Queensberry Street, the result, hapuily, is not so bad as was at first anticipatecd A beautiful horse and gig were proceeding at :a moderately fast pace, and when neai the intersection of Queen.be-ry and Abbotsfords-sireets, the animal slipped and threw the two gentle out €,f the gig, and rushed down Staines street to Munster Terrace before it came to a standstill, very little the worse for ,ts run.. The occupants...
Nature's Mirror. THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
Nature's Mirror, BY"REFLECTOR." THEATRE ROYAL. The "Bush King" has attracted large audiences through the week at the above theatre. The piece is from the pen of Mr. W. J. Lincoln, an Australian author of no mean merit, and this is the first production in thr colonies. It is full of sensational incidents, and the various parts are filled in a very able manner by the members of the Taylor-Carrington company.
They Say [Items under this heading will be welcomed.] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
They Say Itoms under this beading ellS e -eelcomed. That everything under this headiog has to be taken in good part. That the tail.(or) beat the head.(dresser) last Monday. That " Billy" would like to "Black " his S"Child'a " eye. That some people. would think this very unpa:ernal conduct. That Tom Child's yank "is dorn agabn" on Billy Black. That Billy Black admitted hIs offence, and also that his remark was perfectly true. That a prominent Errol.st man would like to "plug's a neighbour of kb. i That another in the sare block would not mind -ittinag" hie opponent with a "suit of black." That there is at least ceo "fielder" in Ered st., and a good one too for his years, being "next to a child." That Tom Child is doing a roaring trade, or in a thundering perverter of the truth. What Dr. Lloyd is rough on " the fathers of illegitimate children." That the ulite Quadrille Club held a suears !ul ball lIst Thursday night, Sept. 27th, in the Town Hall. That the poses correspondent for the ...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA, HAWKES' NEST. 5/8/94. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
WE3TEnRY ASTA.LIA, BAwaEs' N\EST. Mr. targaret,- 58J94. We are now nori-wes3t of Coolgardie, a--o- a place. We are abont 290 miles a?eyi There wes a dry stage of 90 miles so we had to rash the hor-es through- to get to the wat'r: which wes very difficult task to perfrrm. The whole lot got fairly knocked out, in fact we had to leave the load about ten miles bask, and take the horses on Ct the water. When we got there the soak was no more than about three gal lons iof water, and was not making more than tlr-o gallons per hour. Next we rc-hed Yallgaogie. Then our trouble commenced The next clay pan was dry so we had to go on 40 miles to the next stage. We were without water for two days, the hcrses getting that knocked out that they couldn't draw the hat from off your head. In fact one of tuem lay down three times on the track. We had to leave the load behind, and it took us seven days to travel about 50 mile.s to the " White Blow Hole," where the niggers are. There were two coves comi...
The West Melbourne Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
The West Melbourne Tragedy. Another of those brutal accompani; ments of the drink traffic occurred last Saturday afternoon. It is the old storyt a drink-maddened mar. and a scolding woman. The nian, a wharf laborert named Weymouth George Wash, resided with his wife and fam ly and two lodgers in Latrobe Street, and owing to the drink ing habits of the one and the shrewdish conduct of the other, the relations of thi two have never been as happy as one might wish. The immediate cause of the tmurder was a quarrel over some wages which the wife had expected and had not received from 1:et l,::h~t-c. :ho had evident:y lett some with a publican. Failing to satisfactorily account for the missing money, the man was assaulted with a tirade of abuse, to escape vwhich he retired to a bedroom to have a sleep,, warning her at the same time time not to disturb him. Peisisting in her foolish cuurse, the woman followed him upstairs and continued to upbraid him, when the Sxasperating drink-muddled man...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
RATES WITHINI' VIOTORIA. S.d. LETTis.--Per ounce or under 0 2 URGENT LEa-TEs..-Per letter 0 6 (inadditiontoordinarypostage) (Urgent letters er ,. I -rrival at the Post Office in town o which they are di :';ts',ted as telegrams, and i with the utmostdespat " v will not be delivered i d tof personsresiding beyo, c eordin -~ary delivery by telegraIph siesse-." ac?;:? tier or telegcaph messenger.) PostrwOpA s ... "... 01 REPLY POST OABDK -an.. 0 Lira-am CAnna .... ) ~ NEWSPAPERS . ** BooKs.-For every four ounces or under (up to three 1b ) 0 1 REGIsTRATIOR FEE . .- . 0 3 PARCELS.--TWv pounds orcuader 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) BULK parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered ~news paper publisher or nerws ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each . parcut) PACKEYS. COMEIRCIAL PAPERs.--For every two ouncesorunder(up to31bs) G I (Suxch as acceptances; invoices, accounts5* affidavits, examination papers (corrections only allowed), manuscript of'books...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
ORDER OF RECHABITES. VICTORIA TENT, No. 9, meets. AX.TERATE MoNDAV EVENINGS, at - o'dock, in the Friendly Societies' .Ial1 Queensberr-.s-reet, North Afel bourne. No INItLATION FEES. C "CLEMNT DAVIDSON, Sec.,: Paris," Drybinth-street, N. MelbT.h SE ON THE SAFE 81: I r- be on Lb~do of WI1?arer's .Safe Cute. Ameng ' many thousands of people wfi~h are on the safe side is Mr. - W. Barten, mining " manager of Skiptou Flat Ballarat. (Vic.), who says :-" War etr': Safe Cure and Safe Pills effectually cored me cf indigestion and a bad weak. eess of the kidney.. While taking tie Sofa..Cure I noticed a total abserce of thhbrtand I believe that it would cure shoes addicted to an inordinate upse of stimulants." Another man who is on the safe side is Mr. Cb-s. A. Peters, miner of i'aylo:vyile, Brunnerbon, (N.Z); who wdites on September 8lth, 1893 :-I was afflicted with Bright's dise--e of the kidneys, and, after taki,.' 35 bottles of Safe Cure was cared. I em perfectly satified that if I had not ...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. so.d EaS.--Eachl ounce or uder 0 2j ? L Post CARDS ... .? "... . MREPL POST CARDS . O 3 NEWSPAPERS ... ... 0 1 COMMEBG1A.L PAPEaS.--4\ OunCea or under... .......0 2j Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces .. . 08 - Every additional two ounces or under (up to 41bs) .;. - 0 1 PRINTED PAPERS(other thannewa papers).-= -Per every two ounces or under (up to 41bs) .. 0 1 PAtERNs and samples.Per every two ounces or under (up to 11b) ...... .."' REGISTRATION FEB ... Acknowledgemenl of delivery' of a registered article ... 0 2 ' PARCELS POST, wholly by sea. Each parcel of 21bs or unde - I 6 Each additional lb or under(up to llbs))... .......0 9 LATE LETTERs must bear full postage and late fee stamp of 2d. extra and may be posted at any time not exceed ing a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, Rail way travelling Post Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at Spencer-street, ...
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 — 5 October 1894
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEW Souma WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTRALr& FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND BP.rITISH NEW GUINEA. s. d. LErwns.-Per ) ounce or under 0 2 LETER CARDS to N. S. Wales, S. Australia, Queensland, Tas mania, W. Australia ... 0? To New Zealand and Fiji 0 2 - BOoKS.-Per four ouncesorunder" (up to three lbs)... '-... O" ';1 I EWSPAPERS ...0... 0 0 REGISTRATION FEE....... 0 3 BULK parcels of newspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper . publisher or newsvendor, per lb or fraction thereof .... 4- .,6 I PARCEL PoST.-To S. Australie' Queensland,. New Zealand, Tasmania, and W. Australia only. Per lb or under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under. -,(up to 11 lbs) ..:... 0.6 PACKETS. C:OMMERCIAL PAPERS. AND PaIN-.) TED PAPERS.-1Ier every tWo... o - ounces or under (up to 41bs).0 1 (Items see Victoria) PArERNS, samples, paclets 0of merchandise, &c.-Per every , two ounces or under (up to 11b) 0 1
NORTH MELBOURNE EXCELSIOR CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
NORT?I MELBOURNE EXCELSIOR CRICKET CLUB. The twelfth annual meeting was held at the Snuter Johnnie Hotel on Friday even last, the president, Mr. Ball occupying the chair. The secretary's report and balance sheet, showing that the club was in a fairly prosperous position, was adopted. The prize winners during the last season were-batting, P. Noonan and WV. Donovan ; bowling, F. Colston and J. Murphy. The office bearers elected were as follows :-Patrons, Messrs. S. P. Reynolds, WV. Leeming, and WV. B. McKee ; President, T" Ball; Vice-pre sidents, Messrs. J Murphy, D. Sullivan, H. Higgins, and W. Minogue; Hon. Secretary, and Delegat:- F. Colstoc, Hon. Treasurer, WV, Donovan; Commit tee, Messrs. Buckley, Collier, McAtiee, Captain, and Hon. Secretary, ez-officio. After several songs had been rendered in a first class style the meeting was brought to a close.
PETERSHAM'S PERFIDY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
PETERSHAM'S PERFIDY, Anna Maria Selina Guffhad, likemany historical notabilities, two strings to her bow-or rather two beaux to her string. That fact stated, what more natural than that the rival individuals should hate one another with abitterand acrimonious hatred ? What more probable than that their names should be Potts and Peter. sham ? The beauteous Guff doted on savages; she certainly loved savages better than she did Potts. As for Petershamn, though he was the favoured swain, his place in Miss Guff's regards was still a trifle lower than the savages. " Mr. Petersham," said the fair one, on an afternoon when the love-morn youth had been basking in her smiles to a degree which almost rendered freckles a possibility, "it's the evening for the mis sionary meeting at Exeter Hall, and dear Dr. Moffile presides. Let us go." And they went accordingly. Curious to relate, Potts went also. He caught sight of Anna Maria Selina and her companion in the Strand, and he followed them on the...
North Melb. Cricket Club. FAREWELL TO I. S. DRAPE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
North Melb. Cricket Olub. FAREWELL TO I. S. DRAPE. As soon as the departure of Mr. I. S. Drape for Queensland was definite ly announced, the members of the North Melbourne Cricket Clubs ar ranged to hold a smoke night as a means of showing the respect and esteem in which he was held by mem bers of the public generally, and as an opportunity of paying farewell to one of the most popular and gentlemanly cricketers in Australia. The smoke night was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Monday evening, There were about 60 gentlemen present, and Mr. S. P. Reynolds in the chair. Refreshments were handed round, and a good programme consisting of songs, quartettes, selections, etc., was sub mitted. The chairman, in proposing the toast, '-The Guest of the Evening," referred to Mr. Drape's departure as a blow following so closely upon the one sustained by the North in the Icss of Jack Carlton and his brother Alf., from which the club was not likely to recover. They would all recollect how they bad l...
THE KING'S LITTLE JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
THE KING'S LITTLE JOKE. A Swedish statesman recently inveigh ed most eloquently in Parliament against oleomargarine. Next evening he was invited to dine with the king, who loves a joke. There was only oleomargarine on the royal table, and the statesman liberally partook thereof. At the close of 'he meal the king asked him "\Well, sir, how do you like our butter ??" " It is excellent," replied the states man; "thl contrast between it and arti ficial butter is very marked." "But," said the king, "that is artificial butter !t" The other guests roared with laughter, but the "old parliamentary hand " re turned, quick as a flash "Your Majesty, if one can be deceived so easily, there is all the more need of strict laws against bogus goods." By listening to the discourse of the -rsump with the servant eirl, yo'll find that the trans's qite ta as a?n.attr dinner a.?e.?, . .
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
TRSUESDAY, Ocrouxa 4. (Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), Barwise, Bindon, Fuller, Gardiner, Green, McBride, and Wyllie, J'sP. Kate Condon sued Alexander Laugh ion for disobedience of order made 8th August, 1889, the amount due being £11 ils. Gd. The case was postponed for 28 days, on defendant's wife promising, on his behalf, to pay £1 on the 15th and 10/ per week thereafter. ASSAULT. Elizabeth Basset appeared against Harry Hall for assaulting. her on the 26th of last month. After hearing -he evideace the bench inflicted a fine on defendant of 5s. with 23s. 5d. costs, in default distress. DEBT. J. 'Glance sued T. S. Croxford for work etldend materiai supplied. A verdict was given for the amount charged (£G 9s-.) with 26s. costs. OSAISTINAeCcE. Florence Bleazby charged her hus band with leaving her with insufficient means of support. The case was post poned for 7 days on defendant paying L2 to cornpliinant. AMSAULT. Maud McEvoy was charged at the instance of Mary Todd for unlawfully assau...
MELODRAMA IN REAL LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 October 1894
MELODRAMA IN REAL LIFL A little ofthe romantic, Swift tells us, is no ill ingredient to preserve and exalt the dignity of human.nature. And in this dictum all will concur. But there is a great tendency on the part of minds both great and small to impart alittle too much of this sort of thing into everyday affairs. We all know the story concern ing the draniatic instinct ofasoldier who bore a reprieve for a companion ordered to be shot. He rode at headlong speed until he reached a summit command ing the camp wherein the doomed man lay, and then waited until the sun had risen above the horizon, and the firing party had turned out and was proceeding to the place of execution. One of the outposts remonstrated with him for de laying his glad tidings, asking why he did not ride on, and so relieve his com rade's feelings. "What !" exclaimed the messenger, indignantly; "would you have me spoil all the dramatic effect ?i A minute later he clapped spurs to his horse, and waving the reprieve a...