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CRICKET NOTES. Secretaries kindly send in, their Results not later than Tuesday Evenings, to secure insertion. Please place same in Editor's Box. NORTH MELBOURNE v. UNIVERSITY. North put up Another Record. Brilliant Exhibition of Batting. G. Stuckey and J. Gerber at the Wickets the Whole Afternoon. Another Pennant for North Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 24 April 1896
CRICKET NOTES... Secretaries kintdl send in, their Results not later than Ttiesday Ecenings, to secure insertion. Please place same in Editor's Box. .By MYnTON. NORTH MELBOURNE v. UNIVERSITY. North put up Another Record. Brilliant Exhibition of Batting. G. Stuckey and J. Gerber at the Wickets the Whole Afternoon. Another Pennant for North Melbourne. THERE was coro than an average attendance at the North Melbourne Recreation Reserve on Saturday last when the above match was resumed. The wicket was in splendid order, and the weather all that could be desired. G. Stuckey and J. Gerber, who were not out on the previous Saturday with 1 each to their credit, continued their innings, and when stumps were drawn for the day, were still in possession, the former totalling 167, whilst his partner appeared quite contented with a more Inodest 88--a record 'perfoimance one which has shed around them a halo of glory time itself will fail to obliterate. Stuckey's batting was the theme of universal ...
THURSDAY, April 23. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 24 April 1896
THURSDAY, April 28. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), and Messrs. Wylie, Green, Bindon, Bar wise, and Carter, Js.P. N INSULTIONG BEHAVIOR. Andrew Kieniory and Thomas Walsh were charged as above. The prisoners pleaded guilty. Sergeant Parsons said that at 10.10 p.m. on Wednesday, in Abbotsford-st., he saw the defendants fighting, and when he arrested thni"the' formeri piisoiiinei resisted violently. They were fined is., or 24 hours imprisonment. Defendants: Give us time to pay. Constable Moylan knows us. Constable Moylan: Yes, I do your worships-and I also know they won't pay if they get time. (Laughter). ILLEGAL DETENTIO'. Lillian Dunn said she lived in William-street. On 31st August she went to board with Ellen Watson, the defendant, and her husband accom panied her. They took a quilt with them, and the defendant noiv refused to give it up. The quilt was knitted by complainant's grandmother, and she "valued it more than anything she had." Dr. Lloyd: Why did you not take it away when you...
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 24 April 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. -4--t- MONDAY, April 20. "" BeforeDr.Lloyd (chairman),and Mesrs. Barwise, Wylie, Green, Birtwistle and Bindon, Js.P. : " - DRUNK. Mary White was charged by Constable Hedger, as above. She pleaded guilty, and was fined o/-or 24 hours. VAGRANCY. Emily Keath was charged with being a vagrant. ' Constable Ga;rla~ d saillie' founid the defendant wandering about the streets on the 14th. She had a child in lier arms, and appeared queer in her head, although sober. Her husband appeared and said,ho thought his wife was hardly right in her mind, and had a mania for wandering about. He was married to the prisoner nT~i-----"- Defendant, in answer to the bench, said " her husband was not fit to live with." He illtreated her before the child was born, and deserted her. She declined to lire with him. Shehad sold matches and different articles in the street. She " would not go home, but her husband would have to support her." Inspector Derine : Oh no, you can't arrange ...
THE OBJECTS OF A LITERARY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 24 April 1896
THE OBJECTS OF A LITERARY SOCIETY.. BY TIIE RIeV. F. H. Glenes. The following paper was read before a meeting of St. Mary's Church of England Literary Society on Friday, April 10th, at St. Mary's Schoolroom, and will be discussed at the next meeting on May 8th: BODILY exercise, says the sacred writer, profiteth a little. It is now 1,900 years since he said so ; but the necessity for bodily exercise is still patent to all who have to do with training and educating now-a-days-perhaps more patent than ever it was, and becoming more so every day. In these days of railways, fast steamers, and telegraphs, with their con comitant effects, nervous excitement, prostration, and insomnia, the ancient proverb " mens sana in corpore sane," has more applicability than, probably, it ever had before. But, after all, itis not the mind that we require to cultivate for the sake of the body, but the body for the sake of the mind:. In the present condition of the human race, mind takes precedence over m...
NORTH AND WEST MELBOURNE PIGEON HOMING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 24 April 1896
NORTH AND WEST MELBORNE PIGEON HOMING CLUB. THE above club held their first annual Smoke Night, at Mr. M. Timmins' Re creation Club Hotel, corner Spencer and Hawke streets,- on Tuesday evening, 21st April, for the purpose of presenting the 1895-6 trophies, and bringing its first season to a dcose,- which-itsmembers did in a right royal fashion. Mr. A. W. McBean, the Secretary, having read letters of apology from the President and Vice-President, said he would ask Mr. W. Bendall, one of the patrons of the club, and an honored member of the Victoria Pigeon Homing Club, to take the chair. That gentleman having done: so, Mr; Bredemeyer, took the stool at the piano and given a recital of some pianoforte selections; and Messrs. Sutherland and Whelan having sang a duet, The Chairman invited the company to take their seats at table and do justice to the lavish repast provided for them by the club, and prepared and spread in the most inviting manner, by the good host Timmins, who also had th...
AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. [COPYRIGHT.] WHO IS HE? OR The Indian Matahma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF THE Natural & Supernatural, CHAPTER X.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
AN _AUSTRAlIAN__STRYr roorrIYuBrI 1 *WHO IS HE? OR The Indian Matahma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF TnE Natural & Supernatural, ET EL?VX 2nITAM.ILT.TO, JI.D., F.B.C.S. C.4AITE, R X.-(CottnSro;.)- - "Oh, dotor. what willbecome of me ! My Geoff. is neariy killed! Oh, my friend, do you thinik lie will die'." "Certainly nuot, my dear madam. Pray, he calm cr I shnll hive to order you away," tail a stran.c voice. Starling to my fiet I cried: "Pray. rxensI: me. I was expecting my old friend. ])r. C!r:-e." "Dr. Clarkc is my own old friend also, r.;anlam. II'- hal been from hotm since early morntin attendin: a zto-t critiecal case; lut I lhave already icarl of tile :laly of ' Alington HIoiec' and lhastened to tiff.:r my scriecs immediate!y, knowin.o Dr. Clarke would never forgive me for any delsay in cotnection with his vonga friend, Geoffry. I iam a doctor al:.o. 3iy name is 1Tamiltn. Now, may I rsequtii you to leave the room whilst I attend to your son. This gool woman (poin...
TO-MORROW'S FIXTURES. NORTH MELBOURNE v. WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
TO-MORROW'S FIXTURES. NORTH MELBOURNE v. WILLIAMSTOWN. To-morrow (Saturday) North Mel bourne open the pennant season against Williamstown on the1.otitsMelbonrne Recreation Reserve, and judging from the array of talent at the disposal of the committee to pick from, they should be near thetop. "Joker" Hall of Essen don, has thrown in his lot with, North, and will be an acquisition to the team. Of the 24 players of last season 19 are eager for the fray, the absentees being Relent (who has received his clearance), Reid, Wilson (in West Australia), Tuckwell (going in for umpiring), and Travis (bad knee). Amongst thle new players are-O'Shanassy (Royal Park Crescent), Dudley (Preston), Montgo merie (Albion), and McKee (W. M. Juniors); and probably V. Jones (late of Essendon), G. Oates (Albion), and McAuliffe (Cumberland). The North's teasu will be selected from the following: -Carlton, Currie, Cameron, Dudley, Graham, Grierson, Hall, Jackson, Kin man, Larkin, Launder (2), McInerney, Mc~ee,...
FOOTBALL NOTES. Secretaries kindly send their Results not later than Tuesday Evenings, to secure insertion. Please place same in Editor's Box. NORTH MELBOURNE v. ALBION UNITED (23). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
FOOTBALL NOTES, , Secretaries kindly send in their Results not later than T2esday Evetnings, to secure insertion. Please luace same in Editor's By ROVER. NORTH MELBOURNE v. ALBION UNITED (23). I'T s match was played last Saturday in the Royal Park, a largo number of spectators being present. The' senior :cam was very poorly represented, only eight of-last year's players taking-part; I'he Juniors had the best of the game hroughout, and kicked 5 goals 18 hehinds to North's 1 goal 5 behinds. Stranger, Paton, Power, Welsh, Mont gonerie, Reekie, Dunn, Jones, Ryan, mnd Sigmont played best for the Albion: and Lauader,Graham,Jackson, Grierson, Iaylor, and Stuckey for the North. \Ir. Tuckwell gave every satisfaction a: field umpire.
THE NORTH MELBOURNE SCAVENGING CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
TIE NORTH MEl.IOURNE SCAVENG mao CoaernACT.-A rumor has gained currency in the town recently, that the contractor for the scavenging for the local Council neglected to make the statutory declaration as he is supposed to do once a month, to the effect that he is observing the conditions of the minimum wage doctrine, and he has also been charged with housing one of his men, thereby actig as nlandlord-to-one of his employes, which is in direct con travention of the terms of his contract. We have made careful inquiries into the truth of these allegations, and have been assured by a competent authority, and one who is in a position that necessitates an intimate knowledge of the whole matter, that the above-mentioned report is inaccurate, and based on a want of knowledge of the real facts. IloTOAn HILL WESLEYAN CHURCo, Bnorn.s.n STnEET.-1T1e Anniversary Services of the above Church will be held on Sunday next, 3rd May. Preach ers : Morning atd Afternoon, Rev. A. McCallum; Evening, Rev, W....
NTH. MELBOURNE ROVERS v. GREENSBOROUGH THISTLERINGERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
NTH. MELBOURNE ROVERS v. GREENSBORO UGH THISTLE RINGERS. By PEsAscrus. "WE started for the fair with spirits light and hearty," and no wonder, for we had a beautiful day, a good pair of horses, and had on board the leading spirits of the N. M. Rovers 0.C. Before starting, Harry Fuhrhop having had a vision that some one was going to do the hat trick, purchased a new hat from C. McMaster, but as it measured 7j, it was found his was the only head to fill it, so later on we all willingly subscribed a new hat for George Stewart, whosubsequently bowled three of the ruralistics in as many con secutive balls. We lft the N.-M. Town Hall at 1.30, arnd after calling at one or two places, we struck direct for Greensborough through Heidelberg, having in the drag nine players and Fred. Gray, the unimpeach able umpire. Along the road we picked up two peanut farmers, who gladly ac cepted the invitation to complete the itwa-sz After-a very-pleasanuitrive-we reached Greensborough (13 miles) about 3 o...
CATHOLIC BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
CATHOLIC BAZAAR., THE above display and "'palace of amusement," " emporium of the useful," or whatever term a facile writer of bold advertisements would give it, still con tinues an unqualified success; and the finances of St. Mary's, and the spirits of priests -and-peoplo-are-rising -like--.i snercuryin- a therssometerona a ho-wind day. Evening after evening the Town Hall presents a brilliant and attractive appearance, and the "bad times" ap peared to have been exorcised pro. tern. from its precincts, just as the nightly warmth and light inside the building keeps out the cold and darkness of ap proaching winter. In connection with the bazaar the services of Mesdames O'Donnell and Jageurs, and Miss Dunn, in the fancy stall; and those of Mesdames Murray, Kinsella, Kenny, and O'Dea, at the produce stall, should have been men tioned in the list of stall-holders as originally published. The Catholic Young Men's Society is also giving great help-the undermentioned mem bers officiating : ...
A LORRY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
A Loonr AcctnDENT.-A rather sen sational accident happened at the Metro politan _Heot Market, on Monday last. A lorry and pair of horses belonging to Mrs. Mark Evans, were standing outside the Blackwood-street entrance to the market when the hlorses took fright, and bolted round the corner into Oourtney otreet, until they reached the entrance there. One of the horses then tripped over the culvert, whilst the other cot tinued its mad course, dragging its un fortunate companion along the kerbstone for fully 50 yards, until it collided with a telegraph pole, the force of which broke the harness and freed the horses from the lorry. The uninjured animal was immediately seized by a Mr. Murphy who was passing by. On examination, the other horse was found to be in a ter ribly mutilated condition. A lady and two pli'ldrtq in g buggy jqst moved out of the way of the tenq less than a minutn previously.
NORTH MELBOURNE 2ND v. UNIVERSITY 2ND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE 2ND v. UNIVERSITY 2ND. ToE North Melbourne 2nd, like the 1st eleven, finished up the season with a brilliant victery. They only lost one Pennant match during the competition, that being a-aiiiskt. ~outh 1Meliborne, which, no doubt, is fresh in the minds of nur readers-owing to several peculiar decisions. Last Saturday when North started play they had two wickets down for 51 runs, but thanks to the splendid batting of Campbell 64 (not out), ably assisted by Carlton 21, Launder 14, Rundle 18, Ming 13, Kinnane 11, and Jas. Howlett 10, the total was brought op to 180, making the formidable score of 375 runs for the two innings. The University made 81 runs in their first innings, which left them 295 runs to get to win. In their second attempt they failed ignominously, only scoring 1c the bowling of Garland (4 for 15) and Saunders (3 for 12) being too good North thus winning by 258 runs.
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 1 May 1896
NTORTH MELBOURN~E POLICE COURT. MOSNDAY, April 27. - BeforeDr. Lloyd (chairman), and Messrs. Wylie, Green, 1arwise, Fogarty, and Birtwistle, Js.P. ___ ASSAULT. - Mnne-Boorke v._Elward. albert. Mr. Wallace defended. Complainant said she lived in Bruns wick, and on the 19th inst. she met the defendant at 8 p.m., in the Corporation yards at Footscray. lie was her brother in-law, and when she asked him for his address he hit her with his closed fist, and knocked her down. She had a black mark on her hip for some time. She said, " Your wife owes me some money;" and le said " That's between you and her." He had previously given her a wrong address. To Mr. Wallace: Defendant is my brother-in-law. I went through the form of marriage with one Jones. I was not angry at Jones being prosecuted owing to the action of the defendant. I did not tell anyone that I was going to "lhave it out with the defendant." I asked defendant -bout some furniture, and said I watled it. I lent Mrs. Hal bert 15s. T...