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THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
THEATRE ROYAL. Exit Taylor-Carrington. Welcome sprightly, light-hearted Maggie Moore. With stronger reason than ever do we. extend welcome to Melbourne's greatest favorite. As uforetime the old Royal will ring to the raf e'., when the people's ovn Maggie bounds on in the habiliments of the delightful Jack Sheppard to-morrow night. It is some time since this smart burlesque was given to the Melbourne public-when the dainty little Fanny Robina and the roystering Boyce rollicked in Blueskin at the Opera House. The company, managed by Miss Mobie has been playing a successful season for some time past in the adjoining colonies. The visiL-nowis auspicious, and dull care will,; for atime- at least, be removed from-the -bro?of the Melbournite.
THE CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
THE CIRCUS. At last it has arrive 1, and during the ?e',e the Melb narme public has been thron ing the St. Kil~la road. M a?sa.r Abell an.l ,i'.w with their Academy. of Trainel n ihn.d l .n. Itroeine vircits have inane.i justilia.l the aspej~attid-: formel" by a perw.tl of the iiy lne. noticei. The clowns, acr,obats, artists, dogs. and non'evs do wonders, an i the traiiinrg of "our poorer brathreL -t'he -Sminius is a revelation to ,11l?oiurnz:e. The general manager, Nhi. I J. Cauuern, audi.Press agent, M?r. Neville LFoeler, an nouibd agreat business. Tii ie re matinees every Wednesday and Satur day. r ·,- ·1,
THE BIJOU. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 2 November 1894
THE BIJOU. The competition between the music halls in securing the best talent is keen. When Tom Perman rings in Whitburu Phil Stuart plays Bent, and when Bruno is led Gourlay is produced. Thatthiereis a brilliout congestion of talent at this cool and delightful theatre goes without say ing. Who can afford to mniss the jokes of Horace Bent ? the delightful dancing of. Miss Leura He?al"y I the tirorough, eacel-; lent acting of co.nedlim 1E L?in K-lely I the §plendid singing of character vocalist Claude ermnan I and the airy coanolu- tions of the ballet h None. ?Reader,. re create yourself by repairmin at once to thlt Bijou theatrefor mnental and visau1 refresi= meIrt.
GOOD FOR DIGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
GOOD FOR DIGESTION. She was really charming, and-seemed to enjoy very much the "quail on toast," until her pearly teeth struck a couple of shot: then her countenance changed, her expression became wrathy andishe said, " It is too mean to leave those nasty shot in the birds." "Why," remarked he, "they are good for the digestion." " Yes," said she, " that may be, but I don't want to die jest that way." Nature uses a good many quills with which to make a goose, but a man can, make a goose of himself with only one. A young lady ate half a wedding cake, then tried to dream of her future husband. Now she says she would rather die than marry the man she saw in that dream.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
BDIL OPF Bill of Exrhange and ~__-- -_ " ?h-re eIta amount or valuseof tr " money for which a bill or note is drawn exceedo £10,000, thene for ovary £50 of the amount or value, and also, for any fractional par: of £50 of suhab amount or value .."0 :40 Bill of exolmnge payable on demand aharge able with same duty as a promigsory note for same amount. (Embossed stamps must be used,which may be obtained at all Post Offices.) Excuprrose. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any other banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between such bank ere. 2. Letter written by a banke: in Victoria to any other banker in Victoria directingthe payment of any sult of money, ihe same not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter no: being sent or delivered to the person to whose payment is to be made or to any person on his behalf. 3. Letter of credit granted in Viotoria anthorising drafts tc...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S PLAIN SPEAKING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S PLAIN SPEAKING. When President of the United. .States Abraham Lincoln was inclined toia rough and-ready style of argument. "It is a disgrace to the country," saida disgusted Government clerk, "that such a boor should be President !" What made him say so was this. He had asked the President to give a brother, who had been honourably dis?harged from the army, a place in the Civil Service. "Let me see," said Lincoln, "I believe you yourself are a clerk in one of the de partments 7" "Yes, said the applicant ;"Lam in the Treasury Department" " I thought so," continued, the Presi dent. "And your father holds'an office in Washington, does he not 7" " Yes, sir; he is the chief of a bureau in the War Department'" replied the beggar, beginning to feel rather uncom fortable. "Is ther any other member of your family holding office under the Govern ment " was the next query,, anwered with " Yes, sir; I have a younger .brother in the Interior Department." Whereupon Lincoln put h...
"TICKET, MA'AM." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
"TICKET, MA'AM" I A corpulent old lady was at the) London Bridge station, going down into, Sussex she had a big bag and a small lone, and was bustling through the gate totreach-the train, when the ticket collectorcalled out, " Ticket, ma'am ! Can't pass# here till I see your ticket !" "I hain't time," she replied. " Can't pass-can't pass !" "I will pass !" "Can't ma'am ! The rules #are very strict !" " You'll make me miss the train i" she shouted. " Plenty of time, ma'am-train does not go for fifteen minutes yet." She backed out, put down her'bags, and after a long hunt, she found the key and opened the big one. Article after article was taken out and laid aside, but she could not find the ticket. The smaller bag was submitted to the same-treatment, the old lady all the while growling to her self ; and when ten minutes had slipped away she looked up and inquired, " What ticket do you :want 1" :' Your railway ticket, of course," helre plied. " Why, I had that in my hand allf the time...
Cricket. [Secretaries wishing to have their reports inserted should send them into the office not later than Tuesday in each week.] THIRD RATE METROPOLITAN MATTING ASSOCIATION. PARKHILL V FITZROY GASWORKS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
Cricket. -4- Secretaries wishing to have their raprts inserted should esed them into the ondie not later than Tuesday in each week.] THfRD RATE METROPOLITAN MATTING ASSOCIATION. - . PARIEILL V FITZROY GASWORKS. This match,' for the above trophy, was commenced on the ground of the latter (Smith street) on Saturday last. The Hill batted first, and ran up the tidy score of 153 before being disposed of, Pie, J. Madders, Anderson and Maloney batting splendidly for their respective scores. Appended is the result of Park hill first innings : Pie, c and b McDusgall .. .. 21 Keenan, b Oliver .. ... .. 5 Simpson, b O'Connor .. .. 1 Madders, e and b O'Connor .. .. 40 Burke, b McDougall.. .. 5 Madders, A., b Hallebone .. .. Anderson, e Salton, b O'Connor .. 25 :,aloney, c Schmidt, b McDougall 33 Adams, b O'Connor .. 0 Rutley (run out) 8 Smith (not out) 5 Sundries .. .. 7 Total .. .. .. .. 153
THERE IS NO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
THERE IS NO DEATH., "There -is no-death f The stars go do*enr' To rise upon some fairer shore; knd bright in heaven's jewelled crown They shine for evermore. There is no death ! The dust we tread Shall change beneath the summer showers To golden grain or mellow fruit, Or rainbow-tinted flowers. The granite rocks disorganise To feed the hungry moss they bear; The forest leaves drink daily life From out the viewless air. There is no death ! The leaves may fai, The flowers may fade and pass away; They only wait through wintry hours The coming of the May. There is no death! An angsl form Walks o'er the earth with silent tread; He bears our best-loved things away, And then we call them " dead." He leaves our hearts all desolate, He plucks our fairest, sweetest flowers; Transplanted into bliss, they now Adorn immortal bowers. The bird-like voice, whose joyous tones Made glad these scenes of sin and stie, Sings now an everlasting song Amid the trees of life. And where he sees a smile too b...
Australian Natives' Association. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
Australian Natives' As. sociation. The usual fartnightly mleeting of the North Melbourne branch was held in- the Medchanic's Hall on Thursday evening, November rst, all officers being present, the president Mr. C. J. Rice in the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. A letter was received from the St. Mary's Catholic Young Men's Society with reference to a debate to be held on Monday next between the two bodies, on the subject of Party Government. Messrs Brennan, Carter, Tregardh and Watt with T. Crosbie, and P.Dillon as emergencies, were selected as menmbers to represent the branch. One benefit and two honorary members were admitted and three proposals for mem burship received. Reports on sick memn bers were tmade by M!essrs. Crosbie, Hooper, and Munro. Accounts ain',unt ing to N22 IIs. were p issed for payment. Reports on the business transacted at the last meeting of the Metropolitan Com littee, were submitted by Messrs. Cut len, Crosbie, and Oliver. ...
WHAT WAS DONE WITH THE BUTTERMILK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
WHAT WAS DONE WITH Tom` BUTTERMILK. A young lady from the city, boarding for the summer at a farmhouse on the borders of Delaware county, visited the dairy attached, and watched with marked. attention the country maid in her toil. "Your task is a laborious one," she re marked to the maid. "Somewhat, ma'am," was the reply. "Nature is indeediwonderful m her workings," continued the lady. "Observe the green grass in the fields, and in a short time it is converted into milk, and from milk into butter." "Yes, ma'am." " Honey is a strange anomaly also. Ob serve the little bee wandering from flower to flower extracting the sweetness there from, and depositing it in the globular form into the comb." , " Yes, ma'am." " After the formation of butter, I have been told the milk is termed buttermilk." "Yes, ma'am." "If I am not exhausting your patience, may I ask you what use is made of the buttermilk 1" "We feed some of it to the hogs, and what's left we feed to the boarders.'
FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
FUN AND FANCY. -4--- A soldier's pillow.-His knap-saek. The police magistrate may not enjoy him ;eli even when he is having a ine time. Tillinghast: "Have you seen McJunkin lately." Gldersleese: "Not since he was tur ie3. " Trotter seems to be a very happy man, he never has any bills ?o pay." "How's that!" " No one will ever trust him." " Mrs. Sonetto (proudly): "And who w ,o I have thought that I should ever be thl Il lhter of a poet." lier neighbour (misunderstanding) : "Oh, well. I wouldn't worry about that. HIe'll have better sense when he gets a little older." II t uas: " I am gladl the season of Ene w- ther has come. There is always solue tititg to loiok foreward to whten onle gets up in the morniig." Wife : " What is tlhai? " HIu-band : " Seeing the cricket scores in the evening." Pets: " -Massa, dat hoess came nearly bein' Initld." .1ister : " Hivw's tlrt, Pete ?" Pete: " Well, I a-ke5e d uowner to give it to mife and lie said no. ifi he hltd only saisl ye it wouldl hal been...
NOVELTIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
NOVELTIES. White crepon dresses embroidered with coloured flowers are delightful toilettes for summer weather. Skirts of this material are made up with green satin bodices cc.vered with guipure lace, the collar and waistbands being of pink glace velvet. Fanc7y black grenadines are all the mode. White flannel dresses are fashionable with short Eton jackets of black silk; and large hats, either straw, crin, or black lace, with large ribbon bows standing up, and tufts of feathers to go with these. The dainty little coloured chiffon even ing bodices, made in satin, are supplied with a plain white satin skirt which, in these days of contrasting skirt and bodice, vary a toilette in the most charming way. These bodices are in the delicate tones of pink, blue, green or mauve; they fasten at the back, and have the soft chiffon ar ranged in gracefully disposed drooping bows or folds, the band fastening with rosettes of the same. To many a young girl, several of the coloured bodices are suppli...
WHEN SHOULD A CHILD GO TO SCHOOL? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
WHEN SHOULD A CHI:LD GO TO SCHOOL Dr. Jacobi, after a careful examination of the growth and development of the child,' fixes the school age at the end of the seventh year, and Hufeland, in his work on the "Art of Prolonging Life," says--" All labour of the mind which is required of the children before their seventh year is in opposition to the laws of nature, and will prove injurious to the organisation, and prevent its proper development." Spurzhein and Broussais alike condemn intellectual labours during the early years of life, and agree that "precocity of mind'is nearly always disease." Tissot, a learned philosopher and practical physician, says-" No custom is more im proper and cruel than that of some parents who exact of their children much intellectual labour and great progress of study. It is the tomb of their talents and their health." A man said his doge were Al. They should have been K9. Old lady-"Are the matches there,Hary?" Yes, mum, there's wan." "One I Suppose that one...
SHYNESS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
SHYNESS. Many girls, especially those who have I just begnl t,'o 'go ot', suffer much minaery from shyness. Naturally they lesire to be appreciated, to a certain ext-lt, by the majority of people they mo-ot, but they tiad that their :habit of slthrmkin'- from strangers. nil the awik-war.lness of their s.iyness, ;alaysi tells against themi in rnespec :, this. Pfeas-ot tihey may be to lo-ok at Lnd hi:au.e Intuch ciaimi to alitit.Ltiton in thi' ,ordinary sense; of the word, but all is sreemingly .ipo!edl by their iliashmttiUt, that nitiabs th1- potwer of the brain as well as tonigue-tyiin tie speecu adtl adding confutsiol to the appearance. Now the shy girl imay think that the position of her other .i ter, wvho is perfectly at ease in thie society of men, atin who cao do aund say -'mart things, often uct quite inice thingi, with composure, is to be elvied. But little can she see how men really regard such a girl ; if she did, she would kuowF that tmno placed that girl very differ_ entl...
ATTRACTIVE ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
ATTRACTIVE ROOMIS. A fancy prevails for having rooms fittel up in what is called the " Old Co.lony " style. The rooms have high waiuscots, and walls panelled and having stucco wreaths and decorations. Thin- doorframes are low, and the mantel shelves ihigh in proportion. The corners are filled in with cupboards, with plenty of ornaments, and jars and vases for flowers. Hearths and fireplaces arc of polished red brick with fire-dogs, and glittering brass furnishings. The woodwork is enamelled white; the hard-wood floweris are stainrd dark, and polished, and with Turkish rugs over them. Co':irs-are square and high-backed, enam elled white with cushions of old-fashioned chintz.
ICEBERGS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
ICEBERGS. The main feature of the Polar .Seas con sists o- the icebergs, those huge 'inasses of ice which are so frequently a source of'; danger to whalers and sealers. They are of every size, from a few feet to 200, and, in certain instances, 400 feet high. Now it is supposed that only one-seventh part of a who!e berg projects above the sea -level, so that an iceberg which shows 100 feet above water would probably be altogether 800 feet in height. Though they serve no purpose useful to man, they are largely resorted to by the auks, eivers, and other birds which affect the Arctic regions, the smaller frag ments being occasionally occupied for a time by seals, and more seldom by the white polar bears. Their origin waslong a subject of dispute, but it is new certain that they are derived from the land ice. Off the western shores of Greenland they are very numerous, and there indeed is the chief place of their birth. For they are s:mply portions of the great stream of ice, which, trave...
A FASHIONABLE CAPE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
A FASHIONt' BLE CAPE. The newest style of cape is a very pretty one. It is made of biscuit coloured cloth, and ornamented with stitched strappings. It is of length to reach to the waist, is circular, and turns back in front into revers, which are made to button across if required. At the back a deep, square collar falls over the shoulders, and th e cape is often covered with straps from the neck to the edge. Lighter capes are trimmed with lace in many pretty ways to enrich .their appearance.
INVITED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 9 November 1894
INVITED. " Mother sent me," said a little girl to a neighbour, "to ask you to come and take tea with her this evening." "Did she say at what time, my dear ?" " No, ma'am: she only said she would ask you, and then the thing world be off her mind." " Come to my alms," as the poormaster said to the traelp.' The work of the hardy miner is all in vein, and yet he is happy when he finds it's ore. Artists have adopted different emblems of charity. We wonder none of them ever thought of a Ciece of India-rubber-a subr stance so easily made to give. " Pat, Pat, you should never hit a man when he is down l" Pat : "What did I work so hard to get him down for;"