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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
SACRIFICE OF VINTER STOCKI =-2 " GESREATEST AN) CHEATtST HALE OF THE SEASON sN .ow A?o?-NCED. -a 111 SATURDAYS JuNlfst NFITZGERALD __ROTHKs - . HAVE COMMENCED A CGAN,,TIC REALISATI(N -SALE OF f _Drapery, Co.g, 'aT TEIR FAHOUS CASHDRAPEET WAREHOUSES, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOURNE, - A.ND BBIDGE STRET7 BALLARAT. The Bargains are Ui1psafleled 1 The Pices the Lowest in Victoria. a4t oder to reduce our immense to carry over Goods from one Season to another, we have carefiully gone hbrough the diferent departments and REDUCED EVERY LINE to prices that must create Intense excitement umor.gst people who study economy, snd pay ready money. The Goods are all law, Frash and Clan. IoOlI1ines! XiolEasnrpttBrbbisk! SIn the timiled space of a month, 515,000 worth of Seasonable Goods umust be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficult task, prdinar; sale prices at e quite ig ooted, and every article ruthlessly re l5uced in price, with only one object Fr view-A TOTAL CLEARANCE. The au...
The Turf. [BY "ASCOT."] [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
The Turf. E[BY "AscoT."] . To-morrowv the Caulfield Cup meeting terminates, when the principal event of the year of the V.A.T.C. will be decided, viz., the C tulfi-ld Cup. The race pro mises to be one of the closest ever yet contested, and I expact to see 29 go to the posts. Mr. Harrie Sm.ith, the popu lar secretary, has mide the most com plete arrangemi-nts for the comfort of the p.blic, and, with fine wveather, a brilliant success is almhnost assured. It is needless for me to go into details, so I wvill hazard the following prophesies: NursSERY HANDICBP. Carlotta I Victory 2 Strange Device 3 SECOND HANDIcAP STEEPLECHASE. Leo : I Royal Oak :. 2. Velocity - 3 - CATLFIED CP. -: Theodore ':I Brilliant Hova WIVDeo Ro HA.NDICAP. Brotherton .- 'I Botany Bay 2. Matia
MARK TWAIN'S INDIAN FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
:- MARK TWAIN'S INDIAN SFIGHT. It was nearly twenty years ago when IDan DeQuille and Mark Twain attemated to start a paper in Mendoeino county. They tookl the type and material of their recently de funct newspaper establishment in San Fran cisco, andloading the stuff on a big waggon, struck out into the country to retrieve their fortunes. They packed their type just as it stood in the formes, tied up the articles with stout cords by a process well-known to printers, and packing them closely in boxes, vowed to establish a newspaper somewhere which would be the leading exponent of politics and historyfor the Pacific coast. Had not an unfortunate circumnstance taken place it is quite evident that the same newsp.per which they contemplated founding would hnave been alive to-day. Their journey over the mountains Was utterly uneventful until they reached Smpson's station, a spot well known to old travellers on that route. Here they met a party of emigrants making for Lower California and ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
t'HE story of the nineteenth century has yet to be written, and when some future Hallam or Macaulay unfolds its page, thle hundred years now al most expired, will present a history without parallel in the annals of the world. Ushered in with wars and revolutions, there are now portentous signs that the century will die in the same sanguinary manner as attended its birth. The close of the?h?sb+ntl centuy--w-rnessed -the .American ant. French revolutions. The Irish rebel lion followed fast, and 'apolean came like a meteor on the horizon of Europe. For fifteen years he was the arbiter of the Old World, and this century was baptised in the blood of the millions who were slain to uphold or destroy his power. Since his fall the civilized world has witnessed the most gigantic wars of ancient or modern times. Polan. was snufifd out, Russia and Turkey continued their life and death strugole, France and Austria came to blows, the civil war in Amer ica desolated that land, Prussia and Austria ...
GEORGE [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
GZOGEo-P± what does differentiatio. mean ? FoGG..'Looking unnuslly learned as he replies)-It refers, my son, to the process of separating the flies from the black cur rents in your pudding plato at the restau rant table. A compdsitor, vith b great prophetic soul, while putting into type a wedding notice, instead of the "contracting parties,' n-de it read the "contradicting parties' Why is nttar of roses never moved withouot order? Because it is cent (scent WhereveC it goes.
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
News and Notes. IN our advertising columns it will be seen that the mayor (Cr. Carter) has called a meeting in compliance with the wishes of a number of ratepayers, tc con sider the question of federation. BANQUET.-We are requested to an nounce that, in deference to the wishes of Mr. G. M. Prendergast, the .proposed banquet to him will not take place. A GooD PRECEDENT.-- During the hearing of a case in court last Monday it was noticed that the chair in which Cr. Barwise had been sitting was unoccupied and the gentleman himself was seen standing at the end of the magisterial platform taking no part in the proceed ings, he being a relative of one of the litigants. Such conduct is worth record ing, as the average man usually avails himself of the advantage which such a position gives. QUrITE NATURAL.-" I was loolking out of the window to see the time," said the boy. Now, if this isn't a delicious bit of human nature just tell us. The general prayer of the workless boy is " Please give ...
BOHEMIANS v. PEMBROKE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
BOHEMIANS V. PEM?IB OKE. This match resulted in the Bohemians being 523 runs ahead and have 5 wicke ts to fall, the scores being Bohemians (Ist innings) lot Second innings, 5 wickets for .3 Total . ' 54 J. Jack (53), P. Ryan (ao, not out) were top scorers. Penmbcoke (Ist innings) 3r Eowling-D .ve Reid, 7 wickets for 13 runs; A. McDougal!, 2 wickets for t2 runs; J. Colding, I wicket for 6 runs.
They Say Items under this heading will be welcomed. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
They Say [Items under this heading will be welcomed. That the Colonnade met their first defeat for the Leemiug and MoMeaster trophy, and forgot to send in their report. That at Miiddie Park Dave Reid is unplay. able. That the new member for North Melbourne is on a deputation every day. That the North Melbourne Working Mnen' Club is going to be a real live institution. Thnt the Cambridge C.C. is in for a severe drubbing at the hands of their opponent s in the contest for the Sports Depot Trophy. That the secretary is sufferin; from a severe attack of modesty in the matter. That the curious should refer to him for any further information as he bh ,s not sent any to the GszErrn. That there are some more 'lubs in botL lorth and West who are either ashamed of their performances or their secretaries have the bump of laziness largely developed re the supply of reports to the loca paper. That the Ormond are thirsting for Thurgood's gore. Hard luck Ormond. That E;dde Fox performed the needfu...
METROPOLITAN MATTFNG ASSOCIATION'S TROPHY. PARKHILL v. MIDDLE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
METROPOLITAN 3MATTFNG AS SOCIATION'S TROPHLY. PARIKHILL v. MIDDLE PARK. The above match was continued last Saturday at Middle Park, and when stumps were drawn for the day the scores were as follows: PARKHILL.~-ISTs INNINGS. Maloney (retired, hurt) .. .. 1 Madders, b REoward ... - , .. 27 Burke, b Brewn .. .. .. 13 Butley, b fIrtley . .... 12 Russell, b hartley .. ... .. 3 Smith, b Brown ... .. . 8 No Blls .. .. .. .. 3 Byes.. .. ...... 2 Leg Byes.. .. . .. 1 Total.,... . . .. 14,, 4 MIDDLE PARK.--Is. INNINGS. Six wickets down for 43 runs. Bow!ing-J. Madders, 3 for s; A. Smith, I for 6; A. Rutisy, 2 for i7; bowled wuel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
BILt OF E . Where the amount or value of the money for which a bill or note is drawn exceedos £10,000, then for every £50 of the amount or value, and also for any fractional pert of £50 of such amount or value .. O 1 9 Bill of exchange payable on demand charge able with samne duty as a promissory note for same amount. (Embossed stamps must be used,which may be obtained at all Post Ofilces.) Excrrrnoss. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any otler banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between such bankers. 2. Letter writtle by a banker in Victoria to any other banker in Victoria directingtho payment of any sun of mosney, thie same not being payabile to bearer or to order, r.nd such letter not being sent or delivered to the person to whomu payment is to be made or to any person on his behalf. 3. Letter of credit granted in Viotoria authorising draflts to be drawn out of Vic toria pa...
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 15. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
North Melbourne Police : Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 15. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), Messrs Bindon, Barwise, Carter (Mayor), McBride, and Wyllie, J's.P. DRUNK ANLiD DISORDERLY. Annie O'Loughlin for the above offence was charged 5s. with the alternative of spending 72 hours in gaol. BRADLEY V. BOWLES. The plaintiff is a horse-breaker living at Northcote. The defendant is a butcher. The cause of the assault was the attendance of the plaintiff at a meet ing of the defendant's creditors with a bill of £2, which he denied owing. M1r. S. Lyons, who appeared for the defendctntitited thac, - othoocasion-.- 4 in question, the plaiutiff had used obscene language to his client, which had so angered him that he struck the plaintiff. He admitted the act, but pleaded great provroation: The plaintiff called a witness to that his own conduct was3 exemplary. The bench considered that the attack had been brought on plaintit by his own action and inflieted ouly a nominal fine of 5s., without costs. BARWIS...
LAND OF THE AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
LANND OF THE AFTERNOON. I know a wondrous land of pearl And pink and golden gleam, Above whose battlements of cloud Broad crimson banners stream. Beyond the azure depths of noon, Far down the west it lies, Its gate, the setting sun, is cleft Through saffron-coloured skies. Its seas are floods of amber light, Where stately cloud-ships sail, And violet mists, its silvery domes And palace walls enveil. Athwart the dewy shadows, that Forever eastward creep, The long-wingecd swallows silent'y In mazy circles sweep. It is the realm of finished toil To weary hands a boon And 'twixt the day and twili~ght. lies This Land of the Afternoon. Mollie Corwin, of Shelbyville, Indiana, has just married her nint'.h husband, called Cu sack; six of her former ones are still alive. It takes nine tailors to make a man, but now this woman requires nine husbands before she is suit-ed. An Esquimaux young lady, Miss Olaf Krarer, is coming for-ward as a public lec turer. She stands only 40 inches high. She is...
RIVALS IN THE ORGAN-LOFT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
RIVALS IN THE ORGAN-LOFT. The Dirr:i;tnhamn Gazette recently gave an account of a disgraceful scene which took place in a Wesli.yan IMethodist chapel in one of the Black Country circuits one Sunday morning. It appeared that for some time previous there had been a dispute with the organist of the chapel and the choir, and one Sunday morning a new choirmaster, appointed by the trustees of the chapel, was present to conduct the singing. For twenty minutes before the beginning of the service there was wrangling between these officials as to who should give out the hymns and tunes; and, notwithstanding the intervention of the preacher and others, neither would yield. The dispute was prolonged for a querter of an hour after the time for opening the service. The preacher then went into the pulpit, and gave out the first hymn. The strains of the organ were heard; but after two lines had been played they suddenly ceased, as the choirmaster was preventing the boy from blowing. Thereupon the o...
BEAUTIFUL SNOW! [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
-DBEAUTIFUL.. 8N I .O Oh ! the snow, the beautiful snow I Filling the sky and earth below; Over the housetops, over the street, Over the heads of the people you meet. Dancing, flirting, skimming along Beautiful snow ! it can do nothing wrong. Flying to kiss a fair lady's cheek Clinging to lips in a frolicsome freak; Beautiful snow, from the heavens above, Pure as an angel, gentle as love. Oh ! the snow, the beautiful snow I How the flakes gather and laugh as they go Whirling about in their maddening fun; It plays in its g!ee with every one. Chasing, laughing, hurrying by, It lights on the fece end sparkles the eys; And the dogs, wit- a bark and a bound, Snap at the crystale that eddy around. The town is alive, anud it's heart's in a glow, To welcome the coming of the beautiful snow. How wildly the crowd goes swaying along, Hailing each other with humour and song I How the gay sledges like meteors flash by, Bright for a moment, then lost to the eye Ringing, swinging, dash'ing they go...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTO [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
i POSTAL NEWS BATES WITHIN V-ICTO LEr . -EB-Pe6 ounce or n . IUBGENTr LE~TEEP.--Per let (inadditiontoordinaryposta (Urgent letters ar..-- ::rriva i i the Post Office o in . town - , which they are i:, . -I?ate vstelegrams, and : :.1 witi: " the utmost despart-. .- y w , ill. : not be delivered':: -::ed to ,:: persons residing beyu,. t .c ,-din v.ry delivery by telegra'ph Iqs-o n x o : Sger, nor if addressed to a place..?-. tarving n delivery by letter car---:, RePLY POST CARDS ... Lwrvsin Cainos0 LETESPAPERS . ... " :i. BOoKs.--For every four ounlcs or under (up to three Ibs) 0" I": REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 8S PARCELS.-Twob pounds or ander 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) BULK parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Noet less than 4 papers in each ": parcel.) PACKETS, CoMERacIAL PAPERs.--For every two ouncesorunder(up to 31bs) 0 1 (Such as acceptances, invoices, accounts', affidavits. examnination papers (c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
OR DEPR, OF '-&lt;*.ANiT E COB ll? 1)FRLC171T8: VICTORIA TENT, No. 9, meetI AoTERNATE MONDAi EVENINGS, at 8 o'dock, in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Queensberry-street.- NIorth .Mel bourne. No INITIATION FEES. - C.EMENT DAVIDSON, Sec., Paris," Dryburgh-street, N. Melb.- BE 0 T aE SFE i +=:-:+i: r-/ o. -" .. .. + .. . . .. _o .^*^ "t :+?:b ar?t i'2, of' Cure. Among " . r m' -ny thousands of | j people who are on ^ ' '-- -4_the Esfe side is Mr. ** 3 -.-i.? W. B rten. mm-ing manager of Skipton Flast. Bailmrat. (Vic.), who says:-" War sra-' Safe Cure and Safe Pills effectually cnred me of indigestion and a bad weak nes .of.-the kidneys. While taaing the: Safl Cure I noticed a total anbsence of_ thirst, and I believe that it woOld" cne those addicted to an inordinate u?se of itimunlants." Another man who is on the safe aide is Mr. Chas. A. Peters, miner of Tayloaville, Bronnerton, (N.Z), who writes on September ISth, 1898 :-I was afflicted with Bright's disease o? the kidrisys, a...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 October 1894
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDIOM AND FOREIGN: COUNTRIES. . d. LarEvRxS.--Each ounce or under 0 2' Post CARDS .. .* 01 REPLY POST CARDS .. O 3 NswsPAIR .s 0O 1 CoMI/ERCEIAL PAPB?S.-4 ouncesa t or under..... . .?0 2a) Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces .......... 0 8 Every additional two ounces or under (up to 41bs) ... 0 1 PRINTED PArahns (other than news papers).-Per every two ounces or under (wp to 41bs) ... - 0 1 PATTERNS and samples.Per every two ounces or under (up to 1ib) ........ . REIssrsATIoN FEE *** Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ... O 2j PARcELS POST, wholly by sea. Each parcel of 21bs or under 1 6 Each additional lb or under(up - to 1ilbs)... O...... 0 9 LATE LETTERS must bear full postage and late fee stamp of 2d. extra, and may be posted at any time not exceed i"ng a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, Rail way traveclling Post- Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag a? Spencer-str...
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 — 19 October 1894
INTERCOLONIBAL RATES. To NEw SounTH WALES;NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AusTRALIA, TASbARLA, WST. AUSTRALIA,. IJIs, NEW HEBRSIDE ANED BRITISH NEW. GUmEA. a d. Lrrsa?s.--Per j ounce or under 0 2 IPOST CARDS . 01 PostPos CA aRns ... ... 0 mania, WV. Aurlia ... To New Zealand and Fiji ' 0 2 BooKs.-Per four 6udicesoriuder -' " (up to threelbs)... ... O1 NEWSrAPEsS ... ... O 0. REGISTmATION .EB... .. 3.* BunLs parcels of newspaperspost ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per lb or fraction thereof .. 0 1 PAI1cEL Posr.-To S. Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, STasmania, and W. Austrlia? oonly.-Per Ib or under '0 8 Each additional lb, or under (up to 11 lbs) ... .. 06' PACK?TS. Co0iERCIAL PAPERS AlN PRI- ·-'TED PAPEnS.--Per every two'= ounces or under (up to 41bs) 0 1 (Items sc. Victoria) PATrERsS, samples, paclets of :inerchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 1lb) 0 1