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ARE YOU AWARE That this is the ONLY ESTABLISHED LOCAL PAPER. News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
ARE YOU AWARE That tbis is the orLT E".AuBLsIhID Looa. Pa?&r. News and Notes. CONCERT AT THE UNIVERSITY. A concert at the 'ilson Hall, University, served to introduce to the public a talerted young composer, and the first Bachelor of Music of the Melbourne Univers;ity. The gentleman we refer to is Mr. Arthur Chanter. Madame Diederman sung his song to Shakespeare's words "Take, Oh Take Those Lips Away" with fine ex pressive phrasing and feeling. Mr. Chanter is a trained teacher of the vocal art, pianoforte, and harmony. His teach ing room is No. Io,4th floor Rialto, where he is to be seen on Friday afternoons. OLD TI.IES-A memento of days gone by was presented to the Council last Mon day evening by ex-councillor HIardess. The present was a photograph of the old Town Hall, which did seivice before the present palatial edifice was erected. The old structure will doubtless be remember ed by the majorityof North Melbournites, while those who are of more recent years will be able ...
THE GOLDEN TIDE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
T..HE GOLDEN T'DE;C There is many a rest on the road of life, If we only"vould stop to take it; Aad many a t.ne from the better land, If the querelous heart would wake it. To the sunny soul that is full of hope Andiwhose beautiful trust never faileth, The grass is green and the flowers are brigl:t, Though the wintry storm prevaileth. Better to hope, though the clouds hang low, And to keep the eyes still lifted, For the sweet blue sky will soon peep through When the ominous skies are rifted. There never was night \ ithout a day, Nor an eveni:g without a motning ; And the darkest hour, the provezb goes, is tlhe:hour before the dawning. There is many a gem in the path of. life, Which we pass in our idle peasure, Which is richer tar than jewvellea crown, Or the riser's boarded treasure; It may be the love ofa IEttlre child, Or a mother's prayer to Heaven, Or only a beggar's grateiul thanks For a cup of water given. Better to weave in the web of litfe A bright and golden filling, And to ...
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, OCT. 8TH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
Norith Melbourne Council. MN,.DAa , Ocr. 8ru. Present: COrs. Carter (mayor), Costello, Barwise, Fogarty, Fuller, Gardiner, Petrie and Pilkington. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmned. Letters sent by the authority of the Council were then read. CORRESPONDrECE. The following communications were then read and dealt with: From Secretary Melbourne Tram. way Trust re ewperditure during the molths of July and August, viz.: £158 9s. 103., also copy of balance sheet to 30th June Received. %rom Publ0c Works Department is the uniform system of bookl-keeping for municipalities concedingthbe use of rate receipts as asked for. Received. From Melbotrne Metropolitan Board of Works enclosing various returns of work done and cost of reticulating some of the suburbs. Received. From Secretary of Melbourne Ladies Benevolent Socie;y notifying quarter ly return of cases relieved by the com mittee within the Town of North Mel bourne, the amount distributed being £47 16s. 5d. Received. ...
SELECTIONS FOR AUTOGRAPH ALBUMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
SELECUfONS FOR AlTrOG!APn ALBUMS. Ah me for aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by toaleor hiatory, The course of true love never did. ri smooth, May the hinges of our frendship nltve rust. .. This is thine album. 'ay it bha A source of happiness to thee; And may each page that's written o'er, Be better than the one before. Mlay happiness ever be thy lot, Wherever thou shalt bc; And joy end pleasure light the spot That may be home to thee. I cannot wish thee greater joys Than others here expressed, But I respond with every power, To wish thee ever blessed. lie always kind-hearted, do good withoud end. iut never forget your affceceoaate friend.;, IHere's a s.gh for thoss who love me, And a smile for thcse who hata And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart far e'ery fate. If ever a husband you should have, And he this book should see, Tell him of your youthful days, And kiss him cuee fur me. -- Worlds may pass away and perish, Every feeling dia sway, i But the conastl l2ve...
"IT'S WELL IT IS NO WORSE." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
"IT'S WEELL IT IS NO WORSE." After the Asmerican revolutionary war, George III. ordered a thanksgiving to be offere: up throughout the kingdom. A noble Scotch divine, addressing Li Majesty upon the subject, inquired: "For what are we to return thanks 1 That your MIajesty has lost thirteen of your best provinces 1" The king ar.nswered, " No." "Is it5 then, that your Mlajesty has lost tenthousand lives of your subjects in the contest P" "No, no," said the king. - "Is it. then, because you have lost a hundred rsil!ions of money, and for the defeat and tarnish of your Majesty's arms I" "No. Give thanks it is no wose."' Czar of Russia (just out of bed). " What has become of my unaershirt '" Vaet: ,, Please your bisjesty, the blacksmith's put LiDS fresh rivets in it."
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
REPORTS. From Town Treasurer, reporting having received since last meeting-the sum of £138 Its. 6d. for rates, rents, building fees, etc. Received. From Rate Collector, rates collectei up to 30th ult., and paid to treasurer, £32 5?s. 7d. : Received. Mr. C. H. Randall reported bh"ing interviewed the Town Clerk of Mel bourne to see what steps had been taken in reference to lighting by elec tric light service the streets dividing the toan from Melbourne. The City Council was perfectly ag reeable to meet the adjoining munic palities by erecting lamps sufficient fto serve both parties, but intimated to our repr.sentatIve that owing to" the city lamps burning right through the Light the new lights would not be any cheaper to the other councils as in the case of gas lamps which wers extin guished on moonlight nights. Cr. Barwise reported havingatten dcd the "minimum wage " conference and prodoced a table showing the rates of wagespaid bymunicipalities through out Arstralasia. fe thought th...
FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
F 1U AND FANCr. N'ot enough to go round.-Asemi-irc 'This is agrate day for me,' said tihe convidt, as he retired behind the bhar. 'How cool poor Smithereeans -as bforo the gun exploded.' 'And he sa.s col!?ated afterwards.' Blake (producing cigar case)-- '!avo ,one, old fellow 1' Schmer-' What are they' LB.-' Cigars.' S.-'Thanks. Thought they might be those things you usually emoke.' Iriggs--;' 5ee that there is cszpe on the Singer door.' Griggs-'- Yes. Poor old Bingerhought himself a safety razor las week.'
THE MISTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
THE MIISTRESS. The best household mistress is that woman who has a practical knowledge oi household duties. A knowledge of cookery wil! enable her to point out to inefficient cooks the cause of mistake and failure; and she should not only know how things should look and taste when sent to table, but be able to judge of, and choose well, every kind of provision. It will not be easy for cooks to impose on a lady who knows exactly how much of every ingre dient is requisite fo, each dish, and who is able, to estimate the quantity of food rs quired daily for her household. It may not, under all circun:stances, be necessary for a lady to exercise her knowledge in these important matters; and if she has a cook who has'proved hersel trustworthy, she will do well to delegate large powers to her. But it is obvious that, to judge the skil! and honesty of her cook, the lady must possess the knowledge indicated. Nothing can be done to make domestic life better, until all women who take the condu...
A QUEER PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
A QCUEER PICTURE. Paul Veronese, like many other painters, was given to eccentric moods and odd habits. Onl one occasion he accepted the hospi tality of a family at their beautiful country villa. He assumedt great liberties during his visit, claiming absolute possession of his room, allowing not vcren a servant to enter. He would not sufier the maid to makne his bed, and the swrcpings of the room were left every morning outside the door for her to remove. 1Ie slipped away with out bidding the family good-bye. On elitering the room the servant found the sheets of the bed missing, andat once reported that the painter must havo stolen them. After careful search a roll was found in a corner, which proved to be a magnificent picture of "Alexander in the Tent of Darius." It was painted on the missing sheets of the bed, and the artist had chosen this curious way of recompensing his hosts for their generous hospitality.
HOW TO CREATE A SENSATION [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
HOW TO CREATE A SENSATION 1. Arrive Itte at the opera. Impression created that you dine at a highly fashion able hour. 2. Do not apologise to the simple people whohave come at theadvertised time, and on whose toes you tread while crushing past them. 3. Invariably carry an armful of scores (the older the better). Impression created that you know something. 4. Beat time with the foot at all well marked movements. Impression created that you have a musical soul. A pedal obligats invariably enhances the enjoy ment of your neighbours. 5. Hum every ear-catching melody. Impression confirmed that you know some thing. If any cantankerous person re marks that he didn't pay to hear you simg, reply, "Then, sir, you have that into the bargain." 6. Start convuleively whenever a string breaks. Impression created that you have a musical ear. 7. Follow up the start withthe remark that really those fellows ought to pay a ialfiicleuiy more and get good strings. Im Iression created that you have a know...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTO [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
POSTAL NEWS -:o:- -RATES WITHIN VICTO LET~rERa-6-Per ounce or u -.,, URGOET LrTrS.a.-Per lab (inadditiontoordinaryposta - - (Urgent letters are.n arriva l . the Post Office in :. ton which they are h' i )-Le as telegrams, and . . with the utmost despat. ~v will not be delivered if .i:- .- , :. persons residing bey tI.. . ·orin Sary delivoryby telegraldh :nean ger, nor if addressed to a place Shaving no delivery by lllor car rier or telegracph mo senger.) Pctr . C.msena . O 1 REns'a PoST CaitR . 0 LrrrE CAUns ... . E~WSPAPER5P ... . 0 0f BOOKS.-For every our ounces or under (up to three lbs) 0 1 REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 3 PARCELs.--TWO pounds or under 0 9 (each extra pound orpart, 3d.): ; BULK parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news vena dor, per Ib or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each parcel.). PACKETs. ?. COmarencIrAL PAPERS.--For every two ouncesorunder(up to 31bs) O 1 S(Such as acceptanes, invoices, accounts*, atlidavita, examin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
- DEPE-N DENO T OADER OF RICHABITES.. VICTORIA TENT, No. 9, meetS A?LY ERNATS MONDAY F ENtNGS, at 8 o'cldockd, in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Queensberry-street, North Mel bonne. No INITIATION FEES. CLEMENT DAVIDSON, Sec., Pais," Dryburgh-street, N. MIelb. SE ON ?HE SAFE 818. If3 'oe' athe be on t.% .do of VWarner's Sqafe Cmr e. Among many th?usands of people *ho are on the Eafe side is -r. VW. Barten, mining maenager of Sk~ipton Fl-t, Ballarat, (Vie.), who s:.ys:--" Far ears S-fa Cure and SLfe Pills efectually e?red me of indigestio and a bad weak ness of the kidney. WPhile taking the Safa Cure I noticed a total abni -ce of thir~, nd I believe that it wond cre those addicted to an inordinate use of timulntsY." Anothe- man who is on the safe sideis s Mr. Ckha. A. Peters, miner of Taylorrille, Bruonerton, (N.Z), who writes on September 1Sth, 1893 :-I was afflicted with Brights diea-se of the kidneys, and, after taking 35 bottles of Safe Cure was cared. I am perfectty eatisfied that...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
RATES TO THE UNITED . KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. . - . ad. L rrERS.-Each ½ ounce or under 0 2j PosT CARDS ... ... It REPLY PosT CARDS . 0. O 8 NEWSPAPBR5 ...1... CoMMERCIAL, PAPIERS.-4 ounces or under .. O....... 0 2j Over 4 ounces, but not evar 6 ounces ...... .. . 0 8 Every additional two ounces or under (up to 41bs) ... O 1 PRINTED PAPEnS (other than news papers).-Per every twoounces or under (up to 41bs) ... O 1 Pa?rERNs and samdples.Per every two ounces or under (up to llb) ... 0 1 RoEIStRiO?.~ N FEE ... 0 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered a!rticle ... 0 2~ PARCELB POST, wholly by sea. Each parcel of 21cs or under 1 6 Each additional lb or undcr(up to llbs)... ... .. 0 9 LATE LsrETTEmIJ must bear full postage nd l!ate fee stamp of 2d. extra, an9 roay be posted at anry time not exceed hug a quarter of ar. hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, 1ail. way travelling Post Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at...
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 — 12 October 1894
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEw SOUTH W?xrs, NEW ZEALADs QUEmnSLAiND, SOUTH AUSnRALu , TAssmiA, WEsr. AUsTraEA, Fm, NEW IIEBRIDES as Basrrra NEW GUinras. a.d. L,?lan.--Per ( our:ce or under 0 2 Postr C 's ... ... 01 REnPY FST F AsR a ... o 2 LErrER TaCdDs to N. S. Wales, 19. Austial~ir ; Quensland, Tas mania, W. Austrlia ... Q 1I To New Zealand and Fiji 0 2j BOOKS.-Per four ouncesorunder (up to three lbs)... .. 0 1 N EWSPAPERS ...0... 0 REGISTRATIO FEE.... ... 0 3 BULK parce]s of newspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per Ib or fraction thereof ... O 1 PARCEL PosT.-To S. Australia, Queensa!snd, New Zealand, Tasmania, and W. Australia only.-Per lb or under '0 8 Each additional lbo, or under' (up to 11 lbs) ... ... 0 6 PACKETS. COMMERcIAL PAPERJ AND PRI TED PAPERS.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 41bs)O 1 (Items seo Victoria) PArrE~as, samples, pac'tets of merchandise,- &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to llb) 0 1
[?]A FOR THE BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
iA FOR THE BIRDS. ovetr's,plumes shall deck my hat, " -breast of dove be pe?chea aloft; .iodland bird-oh, think of that ; Vi.h gentle eyes and.f-athers soft, _orn from its home of quret bliss, Bobbeo bfiist'ence-just for this :_For me, no nestling birds shall wait, All vainly, for their mother's care, No hiappy homne be desolate, That I a glossy wing may wear How could I be at peace or re:st If haunted by an empty nest? Oh, listen in the dewy dawn, Across the fields of dripping wheat, - Or from the maples on the lawn, Unto the redbird's piping sweet, And think if it were well to slay The songster for a bonnet gay.-. - Thebrownwingedthrushwithnotesnublime, The wood-dove with its tehder croon, The quail that pipes at harvest time, The blackbird with his mellow tone Are not their songs a better gain Than feathers--when the birds are slain? The swallows?we so long have known, Before the summer's gold was lost, And sighed whensouthwardthiyhaveflown To lands that lie beyond the frost, Eac...
Northern Cycling Club. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
Northern Oycling Olub. -4-- The above club held its first annual social in the To.va I-Il o:l : Wednesday evening, 3rd inst. Tue very unfavorable weather militated against the successful gathering which the popular secretaries, Messrs. J. C. Rice, and G. Caiterall, confi dently looked forward to, and the atten dance was, to say th-n least, diskppoint ing, especially as the above nansed gentle men had succeeded in dispasing of over too tickets. No pains had been spared o make the evening an enjoyable one, the stage being covered with tandems and bicycles nicely decorated by MIiss Madden, who deserves special praise for her efforts. The music was furnished by Robb's band, which renders praise un necessary, and the floor was in capital order. The catering of IMr. J. A. Mont gomerie fully custainel that gentleman's reputation for g .)d cheer. Mr. G. Catterall made an eiicieant MI.C., so that there was nothing left undone which could have helped towards the providing of a good evening's ...
ENGAGED INDEFINITELY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
ENGAGE)D IrDEFINITELY. Fond Loser: " Is your pa in, Addie ?:' Gentle Maiden: "Yes, but you may come in'n. "I don't ihink he likes me, and he might-" "There's :o need ofbeing afraid; he is engaged." "Engagec, is he?' ":Yes. He stayed out till after twelve o'clock last r.ight, and hle went off this morning withlout giing ma a chance to taIk to him. She is talking to him now, and he won'" be in this part of the house for the ne.-t three hours. Come in." The smart ihings we forget to say in time are the ones that lingar longest in our memory: Mlen are art to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argn mert. The heated mind resenes the chill J tionch end elentless scMrutiny of logic.
METROPOLITAN MATTING ASSOCIATION. PARKHILL v. MIDDLE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
31_ '3ROPOLITANT xfA rDIN AS SOMA~ r[ON. PARKEIILL v. MIDDLE PARK. This m:cel, for thi ,? va trophy, .wa co:nne~l issab S~tsrnJy on the gracnn of the lhtter (Mildl3 Park), bat o?wing to tha rain play hil t ba.toppel,. Tae follo~ving ara the soras : PARK?r; ILL.S-Ist INNINGS. Pie, c H rtley, b Brovn... ... -5. K.enan, Lb..v., b Band ... ... 8 Siupsen, b Hvward .... .... to A'd-rson, b Bron ... .... 9 ladders, (net oat) .... .... It aldoney, (not out) .... .... L eg byes .. .... , .... : I. No balls .... .., --.3 ETotal, for4 iwickets 68
A USEFUL EYE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
A USE-UL EYE, A good many years ago there was man employed in the office of the Princess's Theatre, who, for the conveni ence of this anecdote, may be called Brown. Brown had in an accident lost one eye, and wore in the place of it a glass one, which, naturally, he could at any moment take out or put in without in convenience. He used to ride about a great deal in cabs, and like other people objected to the cabman's whip oemgn ilicked in his face. On one occasion a big, red-faced, brandy-nosed ruffrian drove him from the City to Oxford Street. The man whipped his horse unmercifully, and the knotted lashend kept spinning and twirling across Brown's eye. Brown remonstrated, and was answered by vol leys of oaths. "I know my own busi ness," the scoundrel cried. "You keep your - seat, andkeep a civil tongue in your -jaw." Swish, swish, the whip went again, this time hitting Brown in the face. The latter, without further ado, took his glass eye from its socket, and set up a fiendish yell....
SLAVERY IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
SLAVERY INK E.NGLANIe The tollowing proofs of s?.ve-hoiild.g in England during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are not generally known, and are interesting as showing how late this custom was retained. The "London Gazette" of March, 1685, con tains the fellowing: "A black boy of about a5 years ofage, named John White, ran away from Colonel Kirke the 15th instant;-he has a silver collar about his neck, upon which is the colonel's coat-of arms and cipher; he has upon his throat a great scar; bare in habit. Vhosoever brings theliaforementioned boy to Colonel Kirke's House near the Privy Garden, will be well rewarded.u In the fifth year of William and Mary's reign (1693) the Court of Common Pleas decided that a mnan might have property in a negro boy, because negroes are heathen. At Hamp etn Court we may see a bust of William III.'s favourite slave. The head is in white marble, and the drapery of yellow marble Round his neck is carved a collar with padlock, exactly similar to a...