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FIRE IN WEST MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
FIRE IN WEST MELBOURNE. At three o'clock on Wednesday morn ing a fire occurred on premises at the corner of Victoria and Capel streets, West 'Melbourne. The shop is occupied by A. Tilley, glass and fancy goods dealer. The fire originated under the counter, but by what means is not knowp. Mr. Tilloy was absent at the time. The damage done is covered by insurance.
THE DISCUSSION ON THE LOAN FUND EXPENDITURE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
TIE DISCUSSION ON THE LOAN. FUND EXPENDITURE. Sir-The great majority of ratepayers will, I am sure, be pleased that the ques tion of the loan expenditure has been debated in the Hotham Council at the present juncture; no time could have been more opportune than the present, because the burgesses will now be placed, in possession of all the particulars relat ing to this disgraceful job; and, what is of far greater importance, they now know the opinions of -their representatives, as recorded by their votes, on this all im portant question. With what kind of feeling will this knowledge of the manner in which the majority recorded their votes be received? Will it not be with indignation and disgust? Most assuredly it will,'for every man possessing in the least degree a sense of what ss honest and just can view it in no other light. The whole tenor of the debate, together with the extraordinary ruling of the Mayor, shows most conclusively that the supporters of the amendment were deter. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
Uanxs Notices. 1in . TPALLBO OP+ A7STRA' ,,. ? : ". Hothtm Bansch- ,.i -, ;; LIZABETHI STREET. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposit: " u'5>r cent. per annum for 12 months. 1-4 'u.c i for 6 months. Bills disooanted at ourrent rates. :btraftisned asn'biranches and agencies in ykauolosels and United Kingdom. 7GyL-I s I, SCOTTIS H J . `") .NLIS ed AUSTRALIAN CHARTERED BANK QUEBENSBERBY and .LVESON STREETS, HOTHAM. . This Bank is open for General Banking Basieese, the keeping of Currrent Acoonuts, the "rantinir of Caoe Crodits, the receipt of Money. or Deposits on Demand sand for Fhed Periods: For six month,'4 per cent,? for twelve month,. 5 per bent. The' Discount of Local Bille, the Negotia tion of Bdlls of Exchange in England, the Australian Colonies, and other parts of the world. 'Draft' irnrd on England, Ireland, Soot. land?nd Soa Franclson at Current Rates. WILLIAM' CLARKE, Manager. 1NEGLISH, SCOTTISH AND AUSTRA LIAN CHARTERED' BANK. R AY MARKET BRANCH. LIX ABETH STREET:NORTfH,NEAR...
EARLY CLOSING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
EARLY CLOSING. At the first monthly general meeting of the Grocer's Early Closing Association, held at the Athenmum on Monday even ing, Mr. F. H. Scott in the chair, reports were received from the suburbs of Mel bourne of asatisfactory character. About 30 assistants were proposed and elected as members, and 13 honorary members were enrolled. A sub-committeeo was appointed to wait upon all societies who are associ ated for the purpose of shortening the hours of labor. A largeo number of the grocers of Hotham, Carlton and West Melbourne now close their premises at seven o'clock punctually.
COUNCILLOR CAINE AND HIS VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
COUNCILLOR CAINE AND HIS VOTE. Sir-In your report of the debate on law and the uniform practice of the the question of the loan fund expenditure, you have inadvertently omitted Coancillor Caine's name from the list of those who voted for Councillor Whito's amendment. I write to correct this omission as it would not be fair to either Councillor Caine or to the burgesses of the Middle Ward if it were left in doubt what his views were on this all important question. In voting against charging those owners of pro perty who have had the footpaths in front of their properties pared, doubtless Councillor Caine thought he was carrying out the promises he made to the bur gesses at the time of his election, when he stated that h would only support such measures as would add to the general advancement of the borough, and that he would be fair and just alike to all; but I am inclined to think-as will doubtless the majority of the burgesses-that he has made a sad mistake, for no act on his part ...
A CHILD SCALDED TO DEATH IN CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
A CHILD SCALDED TO DEATH IN CARLTON. A child two and a half years old, named Charles Walsh, was scalded to death in Carlton a few days ago. The little fellow without being observed, began to play about a pot of boiling water which was upon the floor, fell head foremost into it, and was greatly scalded in various parts of the body, particularly the head and neck. The poor child died immedi ately afterwards.
Letters to the Editor. HALF THE COST OF PAVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
Letters to the Editor. HALF TIIE COST OF PAVEMENT. Sir-The Councillor, who contrary to past moved in effect that he be not called upon to pay half the cost of paving his three frontages, because such pavement had been paid out of the loan, had the audacity to say that the Councillors who had contended that injustice to all, the law and uniform practice of the past should be adhered to, occupied then a humiliating position, little thought that the editor of the leading journal in Vic toria would tell him that his motion was illegal and out of order, and thereby re minded him of the humiliating nature of his own position. Sir, this modest and disinterested Councillor in effect says that the owners of property in no less than thirty streets in the Borough, who have to pay the loan and interest back again, though not a single penny of the loan money has been spent in any of those thirty streets, are to pay contrary to law and practicothe whole cost of his pave ment because it was done o...
MASONRY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
MASONRY. The brothern are to be congratulated on the establishment of a Freemasons' lodge in Brunswick. It is named St. John the Baptist, and was opened in ancient and due form by Provincial Officer Lowry, assisted by other officers from the city, who conducted the ceremony in a very impressive manner. The following were installed officers of the lodge:-Bro. P. M. WilliLm Dods, TVorshipful Mastqr; Bro. Capt. P. F. Donald, S.W. ; B3ro. Stewart Keigihtly, J.W.; Bro. Rerv C. P. h. Bardin, Chaplain; ]Brother Barry, Treasurer; Bro. John \V. Prows, Secretary; Bro. William J. Lobb, S.W.; Bro. Allan Staley, J.D ; and Bro. E. Russell Wliitby, P.M. (I.G.) to act as Past Master. - Two candidates, Messrs. Acheson Overend and: Walter McNicoll,. were initiated. After labor, the bretlhern sat down to an excellent repast provided by Host Manalleck, and after the usual loyal and Masonic toasts and harmony, the brethren dispersed expressing approbation of the proceedings and success to Lodge St. John...
THE APPROACHING MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
TI'E APPROACHING AMUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. In Hotham it is expected that there will be a keen contest orer the election for the Eastern and Middle Wards. Messrs. Carroll, Caine, and Ryan are the outgoing members; it is, however, more than probable that these gentlemen will again seek re-election, but, judging from the correspondence which has appeared in this journal lately, all of them will be op posed. There appears to be some differ nce of. opinion among the ratepayers as to the manner in which the loan has been expended, it being contended that some districts have secured a larger share of the money than they were justly entitled to. . Of course, there are two sides to this question, and itwillbo simplya matter for the ratopayers to consider which of the candidates are the most eligible; WYith the object of promoting discussion the columns of this paper are open to all ratopayers who may feel disposed to avail themselves of this medium of expressing. their opinions upon local topics...
SOUTHERN PROVINCE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
SOUTHERN PROVINCE ELEC. TION. The contest for the seat vacated by Mr. Degraves is now narrowed down to Mir. JamesBalfour, of Messrs. Henty and Co., of Molbourne, and Mr. William Taylor, squatter, Kelior. Both these gentlemen are well and- favorably known but the formbr will poll most of the votes in East Bourkeo Boroughs. Mr. Balfour ad dressed the electors of the South Province at Brunswick on Monday evening at con siderablo length. Hie dissented from the proposed reform in the constitution sub miitted to the country by the Government, be'auseit would make the Assembly too poreorful, while an expression of public opinion would not be obtained, The Coun cil might have to yield; not to public opinmion, but to an accidental majority in the .ssombly. Though he was opposed to the present plan, Mr. Balfour stated that hie believed there were elements in the bill submitted last session for the re form 6f the Council, which would have overcome the difficulties which they were all agr eed w...
COBURG BOARD OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
CO?3tRRG BOA1RD OF ADVICE. The Coburg Board of Advice mot on Tue.uay uveeang for the trnimaction of business. Members all present. Mr. Wilson, the Secretary, read several com munications in connection with the man. agement of the new school. It was pro posed that children should have a treat on the opening of the school, which will take. early in September. The members of the board have kindly lent their services to carry out the object, and each member will be supplied with a card to collect sufficient funds to defray the expenses. The teachers belonging to the denomina tional schools will receive no further pay from the Government after the 1st of September, and have received orders to that effect.
FATAL ACCIDENT IN BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
FATAL ACCIDENT IN BRUNSW\ICK. Mr. Candler, the-District Coroner, held an lquoeston the body of a boy named Deihtls Counall, who was killed by two passing drays, in Nicholson street, on Tuesday last. The first witness ncalled was James Birmiogham, carter, residing in Lusoombe street, Brunswick-Knew the deceased by sight, but not by name; saw the boy be. tween" the two wheels between lland 12 o'clock in the morning as he was driving his own cart along Nioholson street; behind him was O'Brien's two drays and Gillman's driven by Wm. John Moult, aged 15, and Striek. land Gough Gillman, the twopersons present in custody, eacb going in opposite direotions-; I first heard a scream, and on looking ronnd saw deceased between the wheels of Gil. man's and Moult's drays. Isaw the deceased driving Moult's dray; on seeing what had occurred I ran back with Gillman and we picked.the boy up and carried him into a house. (Mr. Story's), near the road ; ,t did not see how he got between the drays ; he w...
COMPOSITION PAVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
COMPOSITION Pi?VEMENT. Sir-In your last week's paper I notice a considerable amount of tall talk in the Council Chanlbor by certain members about their oaths of otllio, pockets, and solemn trusts reposed in them, &c., &c., sad I would like to ask when it first oc eurred to them thiht the trusts they iom josed on themsolves lhad not been faith fully carried out. Was it at the time when the Councillors in power sat and voted the loan money away in a diflbrent manner than that laid down in the sche dule of iorks, or is it only now when they find themselves in a minority and not'ablo any longer to control the borough puree P I think so, with some few hundreds others of the ratepayers, that it is only now theyfind it so. I would ask them by what authority they spent £2,373 on patent composition out of the special'ldin, and defy them to show any authority for doing so. At the same time, I am aware how it was done, namely, by robbing the streets of their share of the loan a...
BLOCKING UP STREETS IN BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
BLOCKING UP STRIETS IN , RUNSWVICK. Sir--Tho two brickmaklrs who with their kilns, tools and sheds, occupy and block uip the continuation of Charles street from eVoston to Barkloy street, are Messrs. Barnes and Redforn. The land thus occupied is worth at least £300. It is monstrously unjust to allow two wealthy men to appropriate this street; and it is also a grievous wrong to others in the same trade who are compelled to purchase land for their manufacturing purposes. I hear that the Council are going tomuovo in this matter and I hope it will prove true.-Your's &c., A ?ncKsts.trLn.
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER." 1othm: )ir. E. Lyons, 27 Qucensberry st. Carlton:, Mr. J. Calander 6 Elizabeth street, - r.' Gregory,. Lygon street. Brunswick: Mr. Eckorsall, Sydney road.:. Coburg s:Mr. Tursham, Sydney roead. 'o.lingw &od Mrs. McMullin, 194 Gertrude street. ,East -.ollingwood : Mr. . ' T. Capper, 130 Wellington street. Fiteroy: Mrsd WoodrAff, Brnswick street. Eltbs: Mlr. Aidrews. , Neddelberg'aud Alphieugton :.M 0 O'Keef
A SEVERE LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
A SEVERE LOSS. A retired sergeant of police named o Vm. Rigg, for many years stationed in the Belfast district, experienced a very severe loss on Tuesday. He had received his compensation money on retiring, and was about to set up in business in Melbourne. On Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock, while walking between his house, corner of Drummond and Faraday streets, Carlton, and Ezliabeth street, he lost from his coat pocket a red-morocco pocket book, con taining the sum of £373. There were three £100.notcs, one £50.noto, one £20.noto, and three £1-notes. As this sum represented nearly all his capital after many years' service it is to be hopad that. any one who may have found the money will forward it to the loser.
SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 12 June 1874
BSPECIAL 3MEETING: A special meeting was held last Mon day for the purpose .of taking into con. sideration an application from MIr. Reid to have his contract rescinded. There were present-Messrs. Hunt, (Chairman), Chapman, McGowan, Kyle, Dolling, Vincent, Christian, and Mussen. Mr. Reid is a contractor for maintenance metal in the West Subdivision, and hav ing made a mistake of £21 between the bulsk sum and schedulo price, he desired to bo-released from his contract. Mr. Chapman, seconded by Mr. Hunt, moved-" That Iteid's application be ae ceeded to, and the contractrescindod. Mr. McGowan, seconded by Mr. Vin. cent, proposed an amendment-" That the contract be rescinded, and the deposit forfeited. The amendment was carried.