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They Say [Items under this heading will be welcomed.] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
They Say , -Items a?dr this h?all?egwill b. rwscani.. That everytling un?er this healing has to h etaken in good part. That Councillor Bir.wise is a gool spo:imn of the self-made m mn. That Csuunittor Petrie does not beliive in charity ab5oat payment for laeonr done fair pay for fair work. That Dr. Loyd is a cnep?tent free-traler. That Dave Gtunson is quite phil?tatroph1:c at - times. Thatthat column in Sturdary's Agej should be called " Wise and B.trise." That the P.srkhill C.C. is go?nIg all ri:ght. 4 do3 for i35 is " O.K." That Seoretary IIotley keeps his word s' renorts of motch's. That Cr. Brwvise is a resident in NorthI Melborne of 49 years' sanding. That it not alwvays pleasant to see your name in print. That those button 10oo wra!l in front ef the Cjolonade Buot Bazaar. That W. Watt was "in a hole" a. the-lss meeting of the A.S.A. That that banlquet 'oa . G. M. Preader ;ast, ML.A, :rill not com~n off. That tka tickets are out [for a fEstive cc a:on to honour tie late member....
The Bachelors' Home. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
B-+,-' y A Y a: - ,.- . W. -XD - " Hello there, Ca'arie Where to 2" shouted a y oong man whom I know by the sobriquet of Bones. - "For a nocturnal adventure" I replied. Well," s~ays Bone, "whI:t coul be better than a cut-in at the Homne, Lnd see how thins are working. I have not: . en rouu for some time now, and as I hbear there was a "apree " round at Long Mat's last night, a5'd thiung were very willng, we might go ao gt the uarticula~s W"hat do yea thin: T" I a"'eed. Pones- ar.nd I tien m.ide our way to the abode of tho:e or:thy bachelors, chatting ,nerrilly as we stroIle:l together, and armed rwtir a SoD,! f-gr nat cigar apiece. Just iLS we were in th virciity of Kent Avenue, who should we pass by but no other psrao:r ge than Fat Eiuna, loudlly con.ersing witih her companion a ?ir. Vincienit, an a'tor of some note, receiving the m-rgnific:eet alary of So guineas a uight-so 1 am told. Bouesi, when I told him this, with a kno-iug s'ui:e savs " Dickon." Then vwe s3a. another bachelo...
THIRD RATE MATTING ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
THIRD R TE MATTING ASSOCIATfON. Blthsnians (late Curzon) v. Pemb'roke;: Played at Middle Park. The BLheniians prior to com:nencing electeld MIr. A. Letty captain, and Mr. I. Ryan vice captain, for the asuinig season. The Bohemnians, batting first, kept possession of the wickets the whole afternoon, being all out for sor runs, the principal scorers being D. Reid, 28: E. Btrkley, r ; J. lack, IG; W\V. D.vidsoa, t2; J. Ryan, 52 not out. The two foraner especially dsoraed fine form with the bat. Thie nmatch will bhe continued next S turday mvheo the Bohemia-ns taike te dei.
Cricket. [Notices and reports are invited from Secs.] LEEMING AND McMASTER'S TROPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
Oricket. [ioticee anl reports are invite from S?e.ee. LEE\IING AND Mc.ASTER'S TROPHIES. A meeting of delegates of the a~bove trophies was held at the George Ilotel, Victoria-street, on M31ontay evening l.st for the purpose of making arrange ments for the trophies given by Mr. W. Leeming, of the colonnade boot baza~ r Errol-street, and Mr P. B. Mc?Master, jeweller, Town Halt Baild ings, Errol-street, anI the following. c!ubs were represented: Ierndmie, St Mary's Parkille, Our Boys, Peli cans, Melrose Imperial, Felix United, C:entral, Colonnr.do, British Star, South Carlton, Claremont and Korth Mel bourne Excelsior. Mr. WV. E. Clarke of the Parkville Club was elected sec retary and treasurer. Mr. Leeming attenied annl thanked the delegates for their attendance and asked all to join him in a glass of wine, for which they lh.anked him, and drank suceess to the coming season. Af er thie rnules had been gone through, and several altera tions and additions made, the secretary was ordcred t...
Australian Natives' Association. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
. Australian Natives' As s: - ociation. S(Coniribied J -. The iusal fortnightly meeting of the North Mielbourne branch of the above -association was held in the Mechanics' RHall on Thursday evening last, the presi dent, Mr- J. C. Rice, being in the chair. ZAn officers were present and a large attendance of members and their lady friends. The minutes of the previous -meeting were read and confirmed, and a .ietter from the parents of the late MIr. Culhane, thanking the members for their expression of sympnatihy. was received. Mr. G. ~I. PrendergaSt, .i.L.A., was elected as an honorary member, and was welcomed b2" MIr. W. A. Watt. Three benefit and three hono:7- can3di dates were nomin-.tel for me:nhership. Reports on sick mrembers were made by 3essrs. Crosbie, Hooper. and i-att, and an account, amounting to £?93, was passed for parmeut. A discuseion was .raised rcgardi~i the item £3 1IS. to the North Melbourne Cricket Club, whicho .mount had been raised br means of a d. levy for the l...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
SORDERS OF THE DA '. ' FINANCE COIMMITTEE. Cr. Fogarty moveds lst--That £184 is. 11d. be passed for payment on account of Town Fund. 2nd-Thal £261 7s. 5d be pa.ses for payment on account of Ic. No. 8, 1891. Carried. - 'You oucht to havC seen me,' said th) vivacious young lady to the nesrdinister 'I1d just got the ikates2on aiud made a start, when down I came on rom- '3alggie,' said her mother. - 'Wtis 1 Oh, it was funny. One ake '1 went one way and the other t'other, ars,. down I came on my--' ' Margarct,' reprovingly spoke her fath. er. * Well, what1 They scooted from under me, and down I cam, on my-' 'Margaret,' yelled both her-parents. 'GO 'fly little brother, who had-moby the hsau, ani like to have salsied him Nuw, whates the matter 1' -irt ~ .:~lrr cmerged from behind the coffee-pot., asigh of relief escaped from the iinistr-: ano the old gentleman turned the cunversatien into a political chaunel
PLEASING EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
PLEASING EXSPERIMZENTS. 'o -a-rt A PrcE nzon OP A Coo_.-In ser; into a table three pits, upon which place a piece of money. Upon this place a heap of lour of sulphur, and set it on ire. To Lrfaqun Sznzr.-Heat a piece of steel in the fire to redness; take it with one hand, out with a pair of pincers; then with the other hand, present a piece of stick sul phzrr to the steel; as soon as they touch you wil perseive the steel flow like a liquid. Anru-I.CL LIGunGS.-.-Provide a in tube that is larger at one end than it is at the other, and in which there are several holes. Fill this tube with powdered resin, and when it is shaken over the flame of a torch, the re flection will produce the exact appearan-ce of lightning. To ~AtE FrIa BRan UNDEan Wan. Take three ounces of powder, of salipetre one ounce. sulphur civium three ounces; beat, sift and mix them well together, fill a paste board or paper mould with the composition, zed it will burn under water till quite spent. Tu Cerse A Baszuscr ...
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 8. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
North Melbournie Police Court. MoNDAY, OCo?BER 8. (Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman): Messrs. Birtwistle, Fogarty, Gardiner, McBrid-, Wylie; J'sP.) LARCENY. An individual, with a face ofsunset hue was charged with stealinug a pair of scales and weights from the shop (f Mr. G. Marsh, a grocer ,carrying on b siness in Pee!-street, North lMelbourne. Albert Marks, son bof the prose-ctor, gzave evidence that he saw ac ased and another man watching the shop for same time. At a suitab!C opportunity the prisoner entered the shop, anlpi:kin upno the articles mentioued, ran o1 as-cm panied by his companion. Witness ran inside and informed his father of the occurrence, who gave chase and caught priscuer and held him till the arrival of policeman Loorham. After prisoner was given in chaie witnes a took the prosecutor up a rigat of way where the scales had been throurn in the efor~ts of the thieves to escape. The prosecut-ror and Constabh Loorham gave corroborative eridnce of the above. The bench then...
MERRILY GOES THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
MEBBILY GOEA THHE MILL Merrily goes the millstrean n, Meily -goes the nadil, And merry to-night shall be my song, Asever the lark's gay trill; Whilethe stream shalldfluw, And the mill shall go. And my garners are richly stored, Come all who will, There's a wekcom ,tllT At the jor?ial mille's bsad. Merrily goes the mill stream on, Merrily goes the mill Well may the miller'; heart be light, Well may his song be g6ay, For the rich man's smile and the poor man's prfayer Have been his for many a day, A-d they b!ess the nname 0. the mller's dame In cots 'here the lowly mouzn; For want and woe At her coming, go, And joy and peace return. Merily oes the mill stream on, Merrily goes the mill. Fsair is the miller's daughter, too, With her locks of golden hair; With her laughing eye and her sunny brow, Still better is she than fair. She hath lightened toil With her witching smile, An if ever his heart was sad, Let her sing the song He hath loved so long. And the miller's heart was glad. Merril...
Native Wit. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
Native Wit. Probably the most intimate friend o Mr. 0. S. Rice, the president of the lozal 'braneh of the Austraiian Natives Assoxia tionw midneerdream that unler his quiet, natty exterior there liy a talent for praetical jolkng of a most promonoled type, but that sdah is the lft- mrmbers have, in soni cases, resiuxtnily been comp lled to admit. Who bat a con firmed p-actical joker could ever have hit upon such a brilliant idea as- to call on the most energetid worker on lir. ley nolds' committee for recent election, to accord a hearty welcome to Hr. iEynolds' asiucessfnl rival, on the. oziasion of his *bein- almitted a member of the branch? Who bat a genins could have taken this artistic and divertind waygof bringing the ~ovs of vklto-y and the -bitterness of defeat hom' at the same moment. to Mr. G. .¶L Frendergast and .W. A. Watt? ye specitively) we padu e for a reply: 'At any rate most- members seemed ti eijoy the ghastly fnrx; andl, to do Watt jnstice, he faced the music like i...
ALL GRADES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
ALL GRADES. At the trial he wos asked if he was weT! scquainted with the def-ndant, and he re plied: " Yes." "Are you s-u?icienty ??uaintead with him to know his habits ?" "Y es, sir." " Are they good Er bad ! "YFai." "Now, air, do you bfdoz:e thi court and jury, testily that you eare in the habit of es soci?ating with the eame kind of company as this defendant V" "Oh, yes, I associate with ea grades of companyfrom tlnwyers ,p I" The prosecuting counse! dismissed. the witrness with, "' That's all !" "Did you notice any'hing about the pci soner !" "Yes, hisis whiskers." " And hat about his whiskers?" " Ow ! aw that h bid rcns "
A SPEEDY CURE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
A SPEEDY (JC'UR. Mrs. Gillypod-" Oh, George, I'vre such a dreadful, dreadful sick headache! I'vre been lying here groaning all dasy, hardly a~!e to epeak." Mr. Gillypod-" Indeed." "Oh, so sick rye been. Excusea me for not meeting you at the door, dear. But. wha i brings you home so early i' " Whny, my dear, it wes a Littl- d-ll this afternoon, and I had a bit of luc thits :morn ing, EO I sn let you have -the twenty dollars you want for that new bornet, and want you to-" Why, George Gillypod, you dear old dtr ling ! And you'll go down town, and help me Ee!ect it ? You old precious! I11 be ready in five nminutes ! You are the diarest and belt husband on the face of the earth ! JuPt wait until I put on my wrap and hat and we'll stas right off! I can put my gloves on in the car. Oh, George, I sm eo happy !"--Puck.
FATHER AND SON AT THE CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
FATHER AND) SON AT THE CIRCUS. Gorgeous plumes nodded in the street, the elephant marched with awkward tread, and the painted young lady in airy costume rode in the lion's den. The circus had come. The Rev. Mr. Mul kittle stood at the gate and Icoked at the " grand aggregation," and his son eagerly requested him to enter. Mr. Mulkittle promised him he would take him in the evenming. VWhen even.ng came he was in a ner fect flutter of cxcitement, and when-the "-mammoth steam piano" began to squeal he could no longer restrain him self but cried in impatience at his father's seeming unconcern. VWhen they entered the menagerie the boy was so bewildered by curiosities that be scarcely knew which way to turn. "This is a Bengal tiger," said Mr. MIulkittle. "There is a sacred ox, and here we have a leopard. Here is a sea lion." "Whatmakes him cough so much?" asked the boy. "He is not coughing. Thnat's his natural outcry. "I thought he'd stayed in the water till he caught cold. WhVat is that ...
ECHO TO THE "BEAUTIFUL SNOW." Written as an Echo to the above Poem. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 12 October 1894
ECHO TO THE "BEAUTIFUL SNOW." Prfttfens an Echo to tihe aboe PoFem Poor lone one, dejected one, Could'st thou but know What thousands admire Your "Beautiful Snow." - Itperhaps might a soothing, Acordial impart, And blunt the keen edge Of remcbse in thine heart. Poor, frail, erring sister, Oh, many fhere be, That (had'Et thou but lived) Would have comforted thee. But the'fist went forth From the King on his throne, And with power, yet in love, : Whispered " Daughter comer .me. Yonu believed in the Saviour, SBegretted your sin, And the germ of salvation Wa stirring within, W'hen you wrote with sue. pathos The "Beautiful Snow," And felt like an outcast With nowhere to go. Oh! sad wras thy fate S*And glocmy thy lot, And when the snow fe Is Thou wit not be to got. :We will hopeandbelieve At yonhr desolate end, The Saviour was husband, Ani brother, and friend, That tlie vital spark fled To a mansion of rest, "And "The Beautiful Snow" - In blessing was blest. Oh! doaughters, more favo.ured...
A WEE SUNBEAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
A WEE SUNBEAML Even in the life of a grimy railroad engineer, whose existence is one of al most consant danger, there sometimes falls a spark of light, and a ray of :human sunshine illumiinates. his smoky cab. penetrates his greasy blouse and finds its way deep down into his breast A little incident :happened down at the mole the other evening after the arrival of the oveland train, which, though of a simple nature. wvill laog be remembered by a certain C. P. engineer. The great iron monster attached to the train was throbbing and pulfing after the long and sinuous trip oaver mountain sides and rocky defiles, trembling trestles and marshy stretches. The din in the depot was deafening, but out of the chaos of sounds a sweet, girlish voice was heard welcoming home her parents, who had arrived onr the train. She was a little, golden-haired beauty, scarc.ly six years of age, with a quick, intelligent-eye and a loving nature, to which she gave full vent in the radiant and impulsive way s...
FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
FUN AND FANCY. Not enough to go round.-A semi-circi, 'This is agr&et day for me,' said the convict, as he retied behind the bars. 'How cool pCc.or Smithereens was before tLe gun exploded.' 'nd he vwa collected afterwards.' El?ke (producing cigar: case)- 'Lave one, old fellow ' Sohmer-' What are they' B.-' Cigars.' S.-' Thanks. Thought they might be those things you usually smoke.' Briggs-'I tee that there is crape on the Binger door.' Grigge--' Yes. Poor old Binger bought himself a safety e?-r last week.'
THE EXHIBITION BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
THE EXHIBITtON BUILDING. The enterprise of Mr. ,V. J. Turner, in engaging the Belie Cole company, was well rew.rded. There was a large audience who packed the big building. Thle singing of the great contralto excited the greatest ofenthusiasm. So did that of Mdsle. Muarkeo., Charles McGrath, MIiss Davies, and Mr. T. M. Jaclson. The magnificent shilling concert was powerfully buttressed by the inclusion of Miss Florrie Simonsen, Mr. Beaumont, and Mr. 1V. J. Turner. Now that the hot weather has set in the Exhibition Building is chosen as the pleasantest-aid ocelost place of enjoyment.
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
THEATRE ROYAL. The old favor te, "Limnashire Lass," was pat up by thie Taylor-Carrington company this week, and, fortified by srmc startling scenic effects, drewv good" houses. Bath Taylor and Miss Carring ton appear in the drama. The company is an excellent one, and bravely puts up a new play every S xturday nighr, and is rewarded by haiminning aunliences.
Nature's Mirror. THE BIJOU THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
N ature's, Mirror.:: BY "REFLCIOL"? THS BIJO'J THEAT1E. - This handsome and pleasantly cool theatre embraces packed audiences since its re-opening on Saturday night last. Phil Stuart. whose theatrical enterprise has been of a highly success fei character hitherto, can congratulate himself on striking another rich patch. Without slinging a nasty pean, I co.npli meant Mr. Stuart for filling the vacancy in the variety business caaused by the Clark gap. There is a. great si~ilitude in the " pros " pt up by Permtn and Stuart. There is also room for both of the companies. The place df honor is taken by MIiss Malrie Eleter, the well kno:vwn operatic prima donna. She appears with .Mr. P. C. Josephs, in the sparkling opera " bou'e choufleuri." It is catchy and lively. Old friend Horace Bent, Melbourne's one time comedian par excellence, pats in splendid work, fresh, brisk, and cheerful. Pue dancing of lissi'Lura H::aley, pre nier danseuse, was received with an enthusiasmn which threatened to...
AN EPISCOPAL WIG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
ANh EPISCOPAL WVIG. The first cepiscopal effort put forth by Bishop Zlomrfel was an attempt to persuade the ing to dispdense with wigs on the heads of bishops. Jut George IV. was conserva tive, and wou.d not permit the discontinu ance of the episcopal wig, and, in fact, it was not dispensed wvith until the reign of William IV., when the abolition of the t~roublesome clerical environent wasbrought about by Sir Gebrge Sinclair, the intimate friend of William IV. Sir George was stay ing with the King on a visit to Brighton, when ho wenrt up to IFulh.m Palacc to visit Doctor Blomficld after his elevaoion to the bishopric of London. fIc asked the Bishop lwhethler he could deliver any message from him to the King. The Bishop jocularly re plied, "You may present my duty to his Majesty, and s.y at this tropical season I find my episcopal wig a serious encumbrance, and Icould wish that he would not cousider me guilty of a breach of Court-etiquette if induced to lay it aside." Sir George re p...