Senior Sergeant Ferguson despatched three constables to the residence of Mr. James Mortimer Gates on Tuesday last the place they discovered the proprietor seriously unwell and in a partially neglected state. He was directly conveyed to the Hospital on a stretcher by the constables and a member of the Ambulance Brigade. He, nevertheless, only lingered a very few hours, dying quietly early yesterday morning, the trigger of death being most cancers of the stomach. The deceased, who was fifty nine years of age, was for an extended time known in connection with the Hibernian band, of which he was bandmaster for some years. The funeral takes place to-day.
and strict confidence on the part of the boys of their chief, and on the a half of that chief a sound judgement and creative appreciation of the topic in hand. All this must have been obvious, to the skin public; but only to those who are acquainted with Signor Gassner in private life could be recognized his extensive experience of music, both in its method and in its literature. So many alternatives have we had of hearing them that, we now have come to suppose about the Band of the 50th Regiment almost an establishment in Edinburgh.
The morning service was performed by the Reverend Mr. Waterhouse, the General Superintendent, who gave a really impressive discourse. The exterior of the chapel is remarkable only for its excessive simplicity, and the interior is in the same type, a scrupulous avoidance of all meretricious decoration having evidently been consulted. The space is upwards of seventy toes by fifty, with a spacious gallery extending round three sides of the building, with a separate one behind the reading desk, appropriated solely for the singers. The chapel was very brilliantly lighted for the night service with ten large and handsome ormolu chandeliers, of three argand burners each. The collection through the day amounted to upwards of £100. The edifice is substantially constructed, and the joiners and carpenters’ work exceedingly properly executed,
and youngest son of Mrs. A. F. Gale, and grandson of the late W. Mr. Gale ie actually much improved each in style and manner, and sang the music allotted to him very agreeably. Rooke’s charming track from the Love Test, “My Boyhood’s Home,” produced an virtually unanimous encore – it lost nothing in spirit or feeling by the repetition. In the second a part of the live performance, Mr. Gale sang “My Heart’s on the Rhine” (Speyer) which also Paul MELODIA produced an encore. It certainly was highly flattering to the singer, that each his songs must be so well received. We suppose if he had taken the latter song half a tone higher, it might have been nonetheless simpler, and under no circumstances beyond his range .
and ss a piece of colonial artwork we will be glad to see it extensively patronised. We have acquired a duplicate of a new volunteer’s music, written by Mr. Donald McLeod, and set to music by Mr. Henry Pounsett. The music is superbly lithographed, and the piece is received up in Messrs. Penman anti Galbraith’s best style,
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has been established upwards of 26 12 months’s, having been commenced by the late Mr. Joseph Wilkie alone in 1850, within the premises which have been occupied up to the present time, and have been then very restricted in dimension. His business prospered tremendously, so that his name grew to become a family word throughout the Australian colonies . On Tuesday final, an old man named Thomas Girle, died at his residence, in Torrington-street,
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plaintiff being the proprietor of the Royal Hotel, and defendant the late lessee of the theatre adjoining. There was no appearance of defendant, who was stated to be on the purpose of leaving for New Zealand . Notably, the primary performance in Geelong of Mendelssohn’s Elijah was for his profit. They landed in Melbourne on 28 December 1852, and settled instantly at Geelong, the place, on 6 April 1853, Gabb grew to become a foundation committee member of the Geelong Harmonic Society.
and trusted that happiness and luxury would attend him in his retirement to his native land, Germany. Death has taken from our midst another priceless and far revered citizen, Mr. Edward Geoghegan, Town Clerk of Singleton, who expired at his residence, Bishopgate-street, on Monday afternoon. The deceased gentleman was an old colonist, and was possessed of abilities of no imply order. He had, when a young man, pursued his research in medication on the Paris University, where he was successful in obtaining several degrees. Dr. Geoghegan was a forcible writer, and his lengthy connection with the press contributed in no small degree to develop his skills in that respect.
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was postponed to Monday night time subsequent. FOR THE FIRST TIME, (By explicit Desire of many respectable Families) THIS EVENING’S AMUSEMENT, WILL BE CONDUCTED AS A POPULAR Vocal and Instrumental Divertissement,
under the conductorship of M. Gassner, for charitable functions, have been very successful, and a large sum – in all probability not a lot less than £ has been contributed to the assorted local charities and kindred institutions in this metropolis. The final of those open-air concerts happened on the 25th instant, and was well attended.