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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
SACRIFICE OF WAINTER TIHE GREATEST AND CHEAPEST SALE o THE SEaSON 1NOW A.?-OUECED. ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30 ] ROTHER3 HAVE COMMENCED A liGA! TIC REALISATION SALE OP Winter Drapery, Clothing, Carpets, &c., AT THEIR FAMOUS CASH DRAPERT WAREHOUSES, ERROL STREET -NORTH MELBOURNE, AND BRIDGE STREET, BALLARAT. The Bargains are Unparuaeled Tb Prices the Lowest in Victoria. In order to reduce our immense Stocks, amounting to. upwards of £45,000, and being determined not to carry over Goods from or~ Season to another, we have carefully gone through the different departments and REDUCED EVERY UNE to prices amongst people who study economy, and pay ready money. The Goods are all Ie, FIresh and Clean. I1 Old Lintes o Banlpt RubbishI In the limited space of a month, £SO-5 _ worth 4f -easonable Goods must be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficult task, ordinary sale prices are quite ig nored, and every article ruthlessly re duced in price, with only one object in view-A TO...
DISORDERLY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
DISORBDERLY. Annie Rennie, Patrick Mitchell, John Lonergan, John Ryan. This batch was fined" 5s. per heaid, or in defan't 72 hours'imprisonment. Ren nie was treated to an extra, in the shape of Is. for cab hire. NEGLECTED CHZLDREN. David Loveless and W. Gathercole wern remanded for a week on the charge of being neglected children. WINDOW BREAKINGl. Valentine Ripper was charged as above. - T. Hayes, the husband of the licen see of the Metropolitan Miaot Market, on Saturday night at 12 o'crock, heard sounds of window-breaking, and fol lowed prisoner, whose hand was cut and bleeding, -and took him to the watch house. James Howlett, secretary of Metro politan Meat Market Coy., gave evi dence as to the expense of replanilig the window (£12 16s.) Constable Io~rihaiffetcoi~anted a re pentant-speech nmade i y the prisoner, who blamed a conipanion namtd Hope. This gentleman, -however, was not to be seen. For the defence, AIr. Daly contended that the charge was a wrong-one, and asked for an a...
DYING TWICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
DYING TWICE. It is not often that an actor or actress is seen to die twice on the same evening in the same piece. The incident we are about to describe occurred not long since during the performance of II Trnawre. A well-known prima donna, who was se cured at only a few hours' notice to sing the part of Leonora, had no rehearsal on the stage, and being deceived by the long projection in front ofthe proscenium arch, died too near the footlights. When she happened to look upward she saw that she was directly under the curtain, so she calmly arose, walked a few steps up the stage, and proceeded to dic all over again, amid the convulsive laughter of the audience. The Earl of Chesterfield has returned to England from the C )e. Having brought his Cbesterfleld, it's a pity his grace left the Capse behind.
THREE OF A KIND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
THREE OF A KIND. It is not an uncommon thing for a ioung man with a swelling chest and a :ollapsed purse to rent a claw-hammer :oat for an occasion in which he wishes :o appear as hailing from a palatial home rather than from a six by nine room next :o a shingled roof, but the recent in genious young ladies of this city, says the Auckland Star is out of the ordinary. These young ladies are all about the same age and size, and by a singular co incidence were all to he married about the same time. They were all ambitious to have swell weddings and stunning out fits, but their purses were not long enough for both, and to possess the latter even was a financial puzzle which gave them many a sleepless night. Finally they put their heads together and hit upon a plan. They decided to give up the big wedding, but they would rave the bang-up outfit by co-operating :heir moneys. No. I, who was to be married first, was to make a bargain with :he dressmaker to make any alterations desired in th...
WHAT THE WOMAN SAID. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
WHAT THE WOMAN SAID. "Madam," said a man with a crushed hat and dilapidated clothes, as he ap peared at the basement door, "I have here some little bottles of myown genuine patent indestructible cement for mending broken china and other articles, abso lutely indispensable to any well-regu lated-" " Don't want it, Sir i" "It's only a trifle a bottle, madam, and it will pay- " " No use for anything of the kind, I say-wouldn't have it.: "It is warranted to mend anything in the line of broken dishes, or-" "I tell you J don't want it, and you needn't stand there talking any longer." "All right, madam, all right; don't want to intrude. Fine morning, madam. The iady next door made a little remark about you, madam, but I don't suppose you would care anything about hearing it repeated. Good-bye, madam." "Hold on a minute, won't you. She said something about me, you say ?"' "Yes, madam, let fall- a little remark concerning you-but I don't think you would care to hear it. I've got to hurry alo...
WHAT A BABY DID IN ONE HOUR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
,W AT A BABY DID IN ONE HOUR. SUncle Will, the good-natured bachelor of the family, was left in charge of the baby one day while every one else was out, and -out of curiosity he made a list of what the baby did in one hour. Here it is : 1 Yelled fifteen minutes without taking breath. (Uncle Will declares solemnly that this is a true statement). 2. Pulled out enough hair from hie uncle's head and whiskers to stuff a sofa-pillow. 3. Spoiled the wall-paper as high as he could reach with the poker. 4. Broke a stereoscope by sitting down on it. 5. Swallowed six buttons and a good par. of a spool of thread. 6. Emptied the contents of his mother's work-basket down the furnace register. 7. Tried to squeeze the head of the cat into a tin cup, and was scratched badly in the attempt. 8. Knocked the head off of a fine wax doll belonging to his older sister by trying to drive a tack into a toy waggon with it. 9. Fell off the edge of the whatnot, and brought down with him two costly vases, which ...
BY THE FIRE. FRANK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
-BY_ TH FIRE. .I really must be going ! G CoE. 1 Why? See, how the embers glow and diet - Ah, yes, I see ! I see it all; It is a picturs I shall call To mind when I shall iace theeleet.'. I'I1 see again the little feet Just resting on the low brass fender; The rounded chin ; the figure tenlur Curled up within the wide arm-chair. That holds my hope and my despair. GnAes. Ah, that was very nice and sweet I But-spare my womanly conceit:. - Fassa. Conceit and you have never met! - Gonats. Why.'nne you said--Bt I'llforget. Just hear the wind. and there's the rain` DIon't walk. An Elevated train Would spoil the pleasure of this scene, By things too common and ton mean. Think what a fall from Arcady I . I cannot benr my thoughts should be Spoiled by the noisy mnidniglit crush,. The sleepy after-theatre rush : Crowding and hanging frou, the strape; The inane chatter - Gaacg : . - '-: - Then perhaps' Yo'd better walkT..- . _ -e And keep my homeward :thoughts-for And I will sit here sung and ...
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
COOKEILY. ' JumEas-Three cupfuls of sugar, two ofbutter, five of flour,-one eg;half a tea lpoonfu- of soda, flavour to asnte Roll thii, sprinkle with sugar, cut in round cakes, and remove a small piece from the centre of each. Lake in a quick oven. AMBER PUDDiNG.--Line a dish with some good pastry, then fill it with the following mixture :-Six tart apples, stewed in a covered saucepan for three quarters of an hour, the juice and rind of one lemon, two tablespoonfuls of butter, and four tablespoonfuls of water. Rub 'hrough a colander, and add one cupful of sugar and the yolks of three well-beaten eggs. Bake for half an hour. Surr PuDDInr .-Sift together three cupfuls of flour, two large teaspoonfuls of baking powder, one teaspoonful of salt, and a little round cloves and cinnamon. Add two cupfuls of finely-chopped suet, three-quarters of a cupful of syrup or molasses, two well-beaten eggs and enough milk to make rather a stiff pudding batter. Beat it, pour into a buttered mould, stea...
THE BELLS OF LYNN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
:THR; BELLS OF LYNN. When the orve is growing gray, and the tide is rolling in, I sit and look across the bay to the bonny town of Lynn; And the fisherfolks are near, But I wish they never hear The songs the far bells make for me, the bonny bells oftLynn. The folks are chatting gay, and I hear their merry din, But I look and look across the bay to the bonny town of Lynn. He told me to wait here Upon the old brown pier, To wait and watch him coming when the tide was rolling in; Oh, I see him pulling strong, pulling o'er the bay to me, And I hear his jovial song, and his merry face I see; And nowhe's at thy pier, My bonnie love and dear ! And he's coming up the seawashed steps with hands outstretched to me. Oh, my love, your cheek is cold, .nd your hands are stark and thin ! Oh, hear you not the bells of old, the bonny bells of Lynn ? Oh, have you naught to say Upon our wedding day ! Love. hear you not the wedding bells across the bay of Lynn? Oh, my lover, speak to me l and hold me f...
LIFE IN THE ALLEGHENIES [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
LIFE iN THE ALLEGHENIES - A type of pioneer.still existing in the Allegheny mountains, but fast passing away, is the old-time lumberman and wood-chopper. At the present day the number of men engaged in that healthy but arduous occupation is but small com pared with the thousands that laboured in the pine forests a few decades since. Still the lumberman met with occasion ally in the interior of Pennsylvania faith fully portrays the characteristics of the class. Attired in a costume which would cause a sensati-n upon Broadway, he stalks along without attracting the slightest notice from the inhabitants, with whom his appearance is too familiar to cause comment. The genuine old time woodsman will be seen in midwinter wearing a fur cap, the material-of which is possibly a trophy of his rifle. A heavy and exceedingly loud pattern flannel shirt is his only chest covering, for he scorns the coat and vest of the towns people. A pair of commonplace trousers tucked into long stockings cover h...
A WINNING SADNESS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
A WINNING SADNIESS. Jessie: "What a pretty face Kitty has I but a little sorrowful, dlon' you think?" Ned: "Yes; that sad . expression is her stronghold. No man ever sees it without feeling a desire to spend the rest of his life in making her happy."-Puci. Love does not laugh a'i locksmiths when the key refuses to lock thel trunk two minutes before starting for the station, on the wed di:g tour.
HE WAS A THOUGHTFUL MAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
HE WAS A THOUGHTFUL MAN. A moody man walked into a cheap but very well-patronized restaurant on Park row, and sat down at a table. He ordered eggs boiled, medium, and then sank into a reverie, from which he was aroused by a waiter, who had not seen him at first, say ing: " Ordered, sir !" "Pickled lambs' tongues and a cup of tea," was the reply of the forgetful cus tomer; and the second waiter hurried away. He had hardly gone when a third waiter, heedless of having been forestalled, re peated the question: " Ordered, sir ?" "Beef and beans and a glass of milk," answered the thoughtless man. A fourth waiter respectfully inquired what he wanted before the first order was filled, and he begar with, "A piece of mince-pie, and a"- when a waiter with two eggs and a cup of coffee pushed the other aside, saying : " Oh, shut up ! Hcre'swhst he ordered." "No, it ain't," said a -servitor, who car ried tongue and tea. "' This is what he told me to get for him." "Out of :he way?" crieda zealons ...
APHORISMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
APHORISMS. Thteres is To ( 4isr o "t ibiitse 'as that Iwltiieji 'o:infa; wih 4Ahe iiit moments of our 'arsi _t5 rStr eirreo&lt;. -v en -we" have not yes kin s-n:whliat-s.i xto baIeise suffered and be 1iteoilrl' -tose despaetired and have reco s-ered It il 4-Gesirt·Eliut. - Dilioi ec- is io IIOther of good fnrtone:-- \ h' Iiih ntbhf, Q:r:ii&c;ro wucf as dis t htold t'tat 0eilfnan C'.o e.e betst dress-ed" -h-so .dses-s no one b-srti eds. rol lope:;, - `.osn niis y. if- t~i eskj 0g tli'eiil rtnsie t.rin..l nco. . sitii. ldiie iot issn tit s_ sat at F utah scf~d ris l.feu s-oimi~iskiy ty~ruth, hot slt-e "..ia -.sus-'uw+ itdls e'scra and s-icards hit u.n--- Caltn. Con-s~r.-1 t- ~ lit sas-t pays to the publito for be-sng oiuieiiui-5 ri)5ift: rinted and Publislied tb~kA: E' BUGirs-t dkN;';fdr'."the'fY i e~S ~dL L Bo~at S,":tle .Qffic e 0 -Qi N;a-e~nm - ai!~~3::
HUSBANDS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
IILtSBANDS. A good wife makes a good husband. 'fhfb is an adoom. If there is any husband who has not heard of it, she. will not. be in the least surprised, because the gentle sex is accustomedn to being held responsible for a1i the ills of mankind. But woman doesn'r minds Sle is accustomed to it. So when the axiom says, " A good wife makes a good husband." she refrains from disputing it, but she doesn't believe it. There are some women reading this who are saying this minute. " Now. I'm a good wife, and look at the husband t"ve got I" All the same the ?tle holds. Women who haven't got good husbands may be good themselves-they may be too good. It's wrong to be too good, and the only successful way is to be good inr the right way. As there are all sorts and conditions of men, so ther9 are all sorts and eondtions of husbands. Fate sometimes apoik a good bachelor to make a bad hsuband. And Socrates gave the key of the situation to his brethren by saying,- "Marry or not1 you'll repent it...
PLATFORM HELPS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
PLATFORM HELPS. The following advice to temperance orators may be useful to public speakers generally: - "It is always a mistake tocrowd into a single speech the whole of the phases of the temperance question. There are so many points of attack that it is policy to onI fire one or two shots at a time, but it is necessary to so fire them as to hit the mark. Put heart into your address. The best speech in the world falls fiat if it lacks enthusiasm and earnestness. Have a purpose in speaking. Before every meeting ask yourself-What object have I in standing on the platform ? If the answer is, simply to gratify ambi tion, do not do it But if the answer is, that temperance may be helped, and that men may be instructed and edu cated, depend upon it that your effort, however barren it may seem, wil! be blessed. The joy of rescuing one poor drunkard is a sufficient recompense for all the speechesof tile best advocate. There must be sound common sense in our speeches. The mere flowers of rhe...
THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
TrE-HfSTORY OF ASTRONOMY. ,The history of astronomy is conveni- fi ently given in short compass in the fol lowing chronological table. The earliest astronomical observations were made at Babylon, it is said, about 2234 B.C- The study was much advanced in Chaldea tinder Nabonassar; was known to the Chinese about xloo .`C, and some say many centuries before. B.C. Lunar eclipses observed at Babylon, about 720o. Spherical form of the earth, and true cause of lunar eclipses, taught by Thales, about 6oo. 'Furither discoveries by Pythagoras, who taught the doctrine of celestial mo tions, and believed in the plurality of habitable worlds ; died about 470-. Trealises of Aristotle "concerning :the heavens," and of Antolycus `'on the m6-' tion of the sphere" (earliest extant works on astronomy), about 350o - Archimedes obseirssolstiies, etc. 210. Hipparchts, Greek astronomer, deter nines mean motion of sun .and moon; discovers precession of equinoxes etc., 160-125. A.D. The precession of the e...
Nature's Mirror. THE PRINCESS THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
Nature's Mirror. BY "REFLECTOR." THE PRINCESS THEATRE. "C-.-Charley's Aunt" from Brazil where the nuts come from moves out to-night and the Royal Comic Opora company take possession to-morrow night. Then a joyous]seasor. for the gay old bald-head beins. The company jump off the mark to morrow night with the suggestive " Ma Mi Rosette," The remainder of Cup week will be devoted tco the pretty " MJascotte " and "Paul Jones," which precede "1'zelle Nitouche " a charming opera which rings inthe "tabloovee vongs," which,it is hoped will make things hum in Spring-street.
MEN WOMEN & Things They Say [Items under this heading will be welcomed. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
ii 'P-_==- ý They Say [items under this hlin will be welcomed. That the non-players (16) got " once round ' - from the players on Saturday last, the sdoresfi being 52 and 90 respectively. That the non-players are going to have a "touck in " on Sunday. Eight " ducks " between them. That G. Tracy was in great foam with the ball, He bowled J. Madders with a " snorter." That Houston has an equal in Pridmore as a captain. That "Dick" ought to use a shutter to bat with. -. That Bob Miller wanted a "' towel " when ' Dick " caught him second ball. That S.P.R. was an unknown quantity at the Federation meeting on Monday night. That Jimmy Livingstone makes a good chairman. That to-morrow there will be no matches for Leeming and McMaster's trophies. That the Cambridge keeps its " pecker " up That " Our Boys " are not disheartened. That " Scotty " McClaren is a great joker. That the back rows at the W. h. B. Anni. versary enterLinment w-re very exuber ant. That a very prominent member had to sta...
THE OXFORD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
THE OXFORD. Merry Jenny Lee chirped to packed audiences since Saturday night prior-to her departure on a long tour through India. This excellent soubrette and charming actress was wisely secured by the Cogills. Thei to-morrow night Billy Whitburn swoops in to further fracture the rlbs of the patrons of this pretty little toeatre. Miss Isabel Webster and Charles Jones still warble melody tuneful and charmingr. The clever Provo halauces neater than it taint sovereign weighing machine. The rema-inder of the great company are as versatile and refreshiung in their work as is their wont Tom Per man will nodoubtedly have a bu.y tLimo next week.