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DANCING AND CALISTHENICS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
DANCING AND CALISTIIENICS. Wo have much pleasiure in directing the attention of our readers to the advor tisoment of the Mossiours and Miss Ro borts, professorsof dancing and celisthenics, The very great success that attended their oelfort last seiison, the highly flattering tes. tiionials that' woro presented to themn added tq the modern and approved system they have of imparting to their pupils the "graceful art,' warrants us in suggest!' ing to the votaries of dancing, the advani rages they will derive by visiting and par gtoiný of the instruction of the lMessiours and Ij)i; it., at, their elegant and centrally si.uatrd .prlmises, 87 Collins street cast. .t.hicatibndl pst?l~ i lments antyj rivate lhmilies are liberally treatcw rt)tlty the Messieurs and Miss Rtoberts.'
COBURG DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MAY 4TH, 1874. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
COBURG DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MAY tThi, 1874. Present-?Mr. W. Hunt (Chairman), Messrs. Chapman, McGowan, Dolling, Kyle, Vincent, Christian, Mussen -and lReilly. Letter was read from Mr. Binnoy. ro luesting the 'Board to remove coertain obstructions on roads in Bolingbroko," be lng the owner of land on which he in. tended to build' shortly. On the motion of Messrs. Chapman and Dolling, the com munication was received, and the- Clerk instructed to inform Mr. Binniie that the Board declinedto take any action in the matter.-Applications from contractors for extension of time for completing their several works, met with a motion from nMessrs. Kyle and McGowan to the effect that the contract time be adhered to, which was carried. A favorable report of-the .eanitary state of-the distriot was furnished by the Inspector of Nutrisances.-±Applica teon from Mr Cramer, as administrator of certain -property it- Bell street west, for formation of footpath and removal of onl-u verts to their proper p...
BRUNSWICK COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
BRtUNSWICIK COUNCIL: TVEDNEsDAi, APRIL 2 i Present-The Mayor (in the chair), and Conncillors Stranger,' Straw, Hutton, aid donald,' Staley, Clarke;: Tinning,' and Overend. ,The inward correspondenct contained scarcely anything of ieportance, 'witi the `exoepton of a repor of, tho Irispeo?tor.of Nuisances, wiiich will b fodund in another 'column. : ~ ; .The Dainnage and Loan : Committee.re. commended that noticb he inserted in theo papers intimating that'tho proposition 'for raising a loanhof £8250 will' be discussed; on Wednesday, 10th Juno, at the ordinary meeting.' The following is thed schedule of the:loan:-Sch'edulo A. Drainage Mfain soh'cine, £3250; Hop 'stOeet,'£75dJ Albion street, £800; total, £4800." Bruis wick stieet, eastland west (couistruction) £750.: Cameron street (opening street-to Albioni street, fencing same where required and constructing street 'from: Glonlyon street to Albert street east, £450; paving footways, £800 ; kerbing and channelling, £1450; total, £6240:...
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, 4TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
Borough Councils. IIOTHA0f' COUNCIL. .Mo~no.Dx, t'n MAY.'. Present-His Worship the M=ayor (in the "chair), and Councillors'Olarke, Caine, Paton, Laurcus; Thomas,.White, Carroll, and Ryan. , . Amongastthe.correspondence tlioro was a letter from'the. Secretary of the Society for. Preservation of. Cruelty to Amimals asking for pecuniary assistance.-aReferred to Finance Committee. MRO. MIUNRO AND THE COUNCIL.* From Mr. Munro, stating that his ser vices were always :at the disposal of the Council for the advancement of the dis trict, and. suggesting that some action should be immediately-taken for the re clamation of the West Melbourne swamp. Councillor Laurens was of opinion that the letter" treated. on a' very important subject, and should receive the careful consideration of the Council. He consi dered that a' deputation should at once wait upon the Government, and ascertain their viows with regard to the drainage of this swamp. . Without going into the question of a ship canal, he (C...
BOARDS OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
SnoARDS OF ADVICE. For the vacancy created by the resigna. tionof Dr. Hardy in the Carlton Board of Advice there .are four candidates, namoly, Mr. E. Kiig, of "the firm of Gledhill and Co., Lygon street, aMr. Adam Anderson, Mr. John' Gordon, and "the irropressible Fitzgerald. Of those four only throe may be said to have the slightest chance of eloection; viz., Messrs; King, Adamson, and Gordon, all of whom we consider highly eligible and capable representatives. There is little or no ex* citement with reference to this election, and-up to the present public foeling seems to plnco the candidates in the following order: ' KIz ,-o, -ADAsox, S GDonno . " Iowever 'this time next week will settle all doubts. -
Cricket. HOTHAM IMPERIAL V. VICTORIA FOUNDRY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
Cricket. HOTIIAMX IMPERIAL V. VICTORIA OORUNDRY A cricket match was played in tie Royal Park, on Saturday, between the Victoria Foundry C. C. and the IIothamn Imporial, on the ground of the latter, which ended in a victory for the Imperial. Mr. Dale, captain of the Imperial, having won the toss, decided to send the Victoria men in first against the bowling of Coul. sell and Dale ; Coulsoll commenced pro. ceedings by bowling McCormick, and after this, the wickets fell very fast, the fielding of the eloven being splendid, four being run out. The bowling of Dale and Coul. sell were magnificent, as is shown by. the scores. The Victoria run their score up to 22, Hilton being the only one who could make any show against the bowling. .The Imperial then went in and managed to rus the score up to 80, the bowling at times being very good, McConnell gettin four maiden overs running and four folf lowing with one run to each; the fielding of Hilton, Duncan and McConnell ways very good. Appended ...
THE HOTHAM GAS QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
THE IIOTHAM GAS QUESTION. A 'deputation from . the Jotham Borough Council waited on, the Commis sioner of Lands (Mr. Casey) to object to the Collingwood Gas Company obtaining a site in the borough, for the purpose of erecting gas works. 'The doputationcom. prised--Hi" Worship the Mayor and Councillors Clarke, Laurens and the Town Clerk, Mr. C. E. Randall. The. deputa. tion " was introduced by Messrs. Munro and Curtain, representatives of the district. The directors of. the Coiling. wood Gas Company were also present, Dr. Mooreacting as chief spokesman. The ar guments brought forward by the Hotham Council. against the Gas Company obtaining the desired site were as follows: -That the arrangements of the company would be likely to lead to a monopoly; that the land required was included in the scheme for the reclamation of the West Melbourne swamp, and the canal recom mended by the chief engineer; that the works would be deleterious to the health of the inhabitants of the neighborhood, ...
Amusements. THE OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
Amusements. TIIE OPERA. The season at the Princess' Opera House .is now far advanced, but the management have announced that they are prepared to issue tickets for six operas and as the season closes on the 12th mat.," those of the community who can appreciate music should take advantage of this offer.: The gem of the season has been Halevy's " La Juveo," but we notice that Rossini'sa grand opera " Semiramide" was subse. puntly produced, and drew crowded houses. Without any exception.-no opera has. been produced on the Mel bourne boards- which can approach "La Juive," either in respect to the miae en scene, the orchestra, the chourses or the ballet accompainments. The dresrse and scenery are simply mnagni ficent, and the effect produced has added another leaf to the laurels of the manage ment. The style of the composer is a very peculiar one. The music itself would most forcibly have told the story, had no words been written, and when to this- is added the fine acting of the whole o...
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
AGENTS FOR TIHE AD\ ETISED l " IIotham: M[r. E. Lyons, 27 Quconsborry st. Carlton: DMr. J. Calander 0 Elizabeth street, Mir. Gregory, Lygon street. Brunewick: Mr. Eclkorsall, Sydnoy road. Coburg: AMr. Turohani, Sydney road. Collingwood: Mrs. McMullin, 10. Gertrudo streeot. ast Collingwood: MIr. W. T. Cappor, 130 Wellington street. Fitzroy: Mrs. Woodruff, Brunswick stroot. ltlpm : MIr. Andrews. HReidelborg and Alphingto? MD[r. O'Koofo.
NATIONAL MUSEUM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
NATIONAL MUSEUM. The number of .visitors to the National Museum of national history and geology, for the week ending May 2nd, was 1766, and for the month of April, 12,690. The Museum is open to the publio daily (Sun days excepted), from 10 a.m. till 5p.m., in the National Museum buildings ;at the back of the University.
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. It is stated that Parliament will be convened early in May. The passenger tariff is to be reduced 33 per cent., and return tickets abolished. Itosenwar, the IIebrew defaulter, who fled to Fiji, and was subsequently captured and brought back to Victoria, is before the Insolvent Court. Hle states that the money he took with him, £600, must have' been lost in the vessel, and feels much annoyed that he should be charged with being guilty of any dishonorable trans. action. Poor innocent pawnbroker !
STATE SCHOOL, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
STATE 80CHOOL, HOTiHAM. It is with, pleasure we inform our numerous-readers that the -new State School at the foot of Errol street, Ho. tham, was opened on Monday last. The building, which is a credit to the education department, is capable -ofaceommodating 1250 children, but will for the present be worked with 1000. A highly judicious selection has been made in the appoint. ments of Msr. Edward?fattingloj as head master and Mrs. Mlattingley, son., as first assistant, together with a large and well trained sta ffof assistants. Taere is now no oecuso for parceits, not sending their children to school through over-crowding, as there is still room for 300 pupils before the working comple?ient of the school. is attained. :Ye therefore trust that parents will, by filling it with their children; show their appreciation of efforts" made by the HIon. Mr. Wilberforce Steplhens; in sup. plying them with the best, school erected by thecducation department. The contirac. tors were Messrs. Overe...
LECTURE ON LIVINGSTONE'S TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
LECTURE ON, LIVINGSTONE'S.. TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES. The announcement that Livingstone'i Travels and Adventures were to be illus. tra:ed at the Mechanic's Instittite,lBruns. wick, on Tuesday last, drew'together' a large number of the residents of, allages. The views were painted on glass by the. lRev. W. S. Garner, and were exhibited by the aid of the lime light, which has peou* liar qualities for this purpose.; Some of: the scenes were much superior to others, the artist evidently excelling in .natural history. A short description was given with each, following the great explorer and missionary during the first sixteen years of his life in Africa. It was an nounced that a second series of views was in preparation, and would, bring up_ the discoveries of Stanley and Livingtoneto the present time. The proceeds of the lecture were in aid of the free library building fund.
WESLEY CHURCH, CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
WESLEY CIHURCH, CARLTON. A most impressive sermon was delivered in this church, on Sunday last, by the Rev. Mr. Usher. The rev. gentleman selected as his text the 49th verse of the Br. chap. St. John, and drew a most truthful and touching picture of the state of the rising generation, urging upon the heads of families in the congregation the necessity that devolved upon them of doing all .n their power to promote and inculcate strict principels of morality in the young. We thoroughly agree with every word of the rev. gentleman's dis. course, and welcome him to' the district, fooling assured that should he favor us with a few'more such essen. tially practical lessons, his advent will be for good,
NEW WATER MAIN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
NEW WATER MAIN. The layinr down of the pipes for the. new Water Main from Preston via Bruns. iiok. and North Melbourne has again commenced, and will soon effect a junc tion with the WVilliamstown main. About 50 men are busily engaged in laying down the pipes-taking them up Peel street, Hothani, as far as the Flagstaff Gardens, where they will branch off to the westward. When this is completed it is to be hoped the water supply during the next summer will be equal to all the re. quirements.
EXPENDITURE OF THE HOTHAM LOAN FUND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
EXPIENDITURE OF THE IIOTTHA1 LOAN FUND. Sir-Thi thanks of every liberal and honest minded ratepayer are duo to you for having in your lastissue drawn atten tion to the very unsatisfactory present financial position of the Council, conse quent upon the fact as you very properly state "that certain Councillors first tacitly sanctioned extra expenditure in paving and flagging the footpaths of certain stroeets, whilst for no valid reason, up to this moment, they have opposed tim collec tion of one half the cost of effecting such pavement and flagging." This too they have done in utter defiance of law and usage, as I am informed on the best authority that the rich City Council, as well as all the suburban Councils, without exception, insist upon the collection of half the cost, as by law provided, from the owners of property abutting on the foot paths thus improved. The wisdom of such a course is at once apparent, as it enables the Council to improve the foot paths exactly to double the ...
NEW BANKS IN NORTH MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 8 May 1874
NEW BANKS IN NORTH MEL. hOUatNE. We observeo thatthe English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Blank has opened a branch at the northern end of Elizabeth street, at the intersection of the, Flemington and Sydney roads, and directly opposite the [lay Market. This insitntion will no doubt prove a great Ioon to the farmers and dealers attending the markets. Liberal interest is adver tised for fixed deposits. The branch is under the management of Mr. William Clarke of the North Melbourne Branch. The Commerrial Ilank has also opened a branch in the Hay Markot under the management or Mr. T. C, 'Russel, and is now open for the transaction qf baningi business. So much enterprise exhibited! so early by theeo institutions will 'noe doubt draw attonlion to the ei(;ghborhood, and before long we hop to be in poiitionj to chronicle an astonisling aidance in the value of all surrounding properties.