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MELBOURNE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
HELBOURte NEWS. ;' MURDER AT NORTH MELBOURNE. - On Wednesday, at the hour of half-past, one o'clock in the raofnin*, a man coming from the direction of Cardigain-street, and near Bigneirs Hotel, was garoit^d by a ruffian whose name 13 William Simraond?. His cries arrested Athe attention of a warder of the gaol, and Con stable Knox, on duty in :the neighbourhood, both of whom imme diately came to his assistance. The pri soner started, bnt was speedily captured by Knox. The.man, who had evidently strug gled hard with his "assailant, nrheri fbund, was quite insensible. His removal to the," Melbourne Hospital; was "speedily effected^ where within three or four hours of his ad mission he expired. The throat bore dis tinctive marks of thrdttlingi aud his forehead a severe wound from being kicked by the ruffian, fracturing the skull. The murdered man's name- is supposed to be William Franklin or Fraokland. -;>On Tuesday night last a man was stuck iijf by ^three men, near the Cetcetery. ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. FLOUR,GRAIN, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE WHOLESALE. Flour, .fine, per ton of . : * - 2,000 lbs., at the Port, ~ - ' ? bags included'. ..... £15 15 .0 16 10 0 ' Wheat, ,in town ....... 0 6 >7- 0 0-0 "Wheat, at the-port, for " : 1,000 bushel ots,wi;h- ' " ' out bags.........V.. . 0 6 10 0 0 6 Bran,'per biisbel of 20 " . lbs^ at the Port, bags included ...i 0 10 ~0 1 1 - Pollard, per bushel of 20 . ' , lbs 0 12 0 14 Hay, per. ton 2 15 0 3' 5 0 Do", pressed,"atthe Port, '4"--10 ;0 4 15 3 .^QatSj Cape", per busliel . o£40 lbs., without bags 0 3 0 "0 3 0 " Do., fiye^whiie, per bu- ' * shetol 4t)lb«., without '. baga \ 0 4 0 0 5 6 " - 'Barley, Cape, per bushel of601 bp.,withoutbgs. _o 4 ,0 0 5- o Barley, English, fine,' . perbusht/1 of 50 lbs,, without tags.... r~.. 0 9 '0 ' 0 10 ,0 per bushel ...." nominal.'
THE MELBOURNE V1NTAGE, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
THEM EtBGUBNE V1NTA GE; 1861. / ' The following appeared in the " Argus" a sbbrt time back, but as it may not be un interesting to most of our readers, we repub lisli it: Sir,-As many wine-makers have this season favoured me with reports of their .experience, I beg you will favour me with room for a few remarks on the above, a> " well as for a few hints oh wine*, making, &c. The vintage, I consider, on the wholes a success. * In most of the high and dry situations we have obtained more than double a Spanish dr-PoriugUKse crop per acre, even including v those parts that are somewhat bleak. jrOn the slopes of the Yarra, especially where the vinces are well rooted in rocky grouud, the plants have been extremely healthy, and have borne abundantly. The quality of the fruit has been equal to the be^t I have seen in Portugal, aud the quan* Uty produced about-treble the average per acre of an Upper Donro/ vintage. On the lovy. grounds, where the water could -not run off, we have ...
PORTLAND MARKETS. May 10, 1861. Adelaid flour, best brands, £20 per [?]on, cash, Of 20s. per bag. WHOLESALE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
PORTLAND MARKETS. * 'May, 10, 1861,". : * - ; Adelaidfeflour, best brands, £20 perJlon, cash/ Of30s. per bag; . WHOLESALE. *' - ; , Barley :'*... ? ? ... " i. .. 7». Od. per bushel . Hay . -£4 to £5 per loo iiOats ..> "6s Od. to 17B. 6d. . ] ' perbushek Wheat ... ...» - 6s.6d. to 7s.ditto. Bags Is. each, v * '' BETAID, Barley ; ... ... 7s. 6d. per bushel Bran . ' .. .. 28. Gd. " .Oats ... .. ' 6s to 8s. Od. " Wheat v. , .-. 7s. 6d. to 8 " Hay ...' .. .R .. ... 5s to 7s. per cwt Pofatoes ... .. .. 7s. 6di t® 10s. "' I AT THE STEAM MILL. Flour ... ... 3il9 per ton, or £2 t0s. per bag. Bran ... .. v. . i ..2s Od. bushel Pollard ... .. ... ... ..2s. 6d ,, W heat.. . . " ... . .6s. to 6s. 6d, .
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
TO CORRESPONDENTS. It is desirable ibaLcomniunicalions should '*. be short and pithy; lengthy articles do not suit cur space;' matters of local interest' are most acceptable. , ^ r . No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. All articles sent for insertion' -must be, autheni 5 ca t?d by I be na jr'e and addres* of the* writer-not as a " sine qua non " frr publica tion, but as a guarantee of good faith. .. Correspoi'dent? are particularly' requested to write cn. one side of the paper only.
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
..General i News. MOKE WHOLESALE CATTLE-STEALING. Two mm, named Spa ks and Baker, were arrested tm Wednesday at Kangaroo Flat, bv Scream Lewis and Detective Lln>d 'on «Uartfc o« wholesale cattle-Meal in" 'it wppoars'thai, from imformation the police bad received, they expected the pri soners to bring 'for sale tulwo dairymen named Perry, residue ^Ka^garoofla, five head of fat ra'ile, buidded DL &lt;dF ribs, and -.oilier brand*, "that had been stolen from the neighborhood «>f Ballaiat. ccor innly, at about 12 o'clock ..»> Wednesday Lewis and LloyU proceded i» Kangaroo Flat and, af:er scouring the country around there, found themselves about 4 o clock m Fipbiing' G u'.ly*. Sboi tl} alter wards Spai ks and Baker were s en crossing the bu.*h here, driving belorc^tluni ihe five h?ad of cattle. "They.wt-re miunted, Sparks be|"S ® mare, branded BF'near neck, SM oif 8 10,1 *. der," and a blotch brand on near il,ou1^" and- Baker on a roan horse, -b anded WN near shoulder, bo...
THE BORDER WATCH Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, MAY 24TH, 1861. THE PRINCE AND THE POPE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
THE PuilisTied every Friday morning. FRIDAY,: MAY 24TH, 1861. THE PRINCE AND THE POPE. WE are informed Ly ihe last European nieil that the Piinec Napoleonm i&lt;7e an elocj'ien spcech-. atnimt the lempoicl power o! the Pope. We may take ir for gia ted tlat he did so with the full concurrence t;f . lii6. Imperial cctmn ; und that in consequence, a new phase of European politics, already sufficiently complicated and mysteripus, will be presented uuritig ilie next fe\y months Time \yas when ihe Church of.Fiance wonh? .not only have tolerated, but extolled any attack upon l*upal influence proceeding from high quarters in Paris ; for the famous Gallicau liberties were approved and advo cated , by the main body of the ' French clergy. "With an imcompromising adher ance to the doctiines and polity of the Church of Rome, the Cutholics of France* lay and clerical, were long opposed to the high pretensions of the^Holy See. 1 hey wished that part-of the Catholic Church which apperteine...
CHINA. (From the Hong Kong Trade Report, March 31) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
CHINA. (From ' t'f.i'J Hon^ Kongr Trad * Report, IV) Rich 31 \ The last mail strainer left IIotiu Kong on the 16th iiist. It was then advised th.il, al thouah most sanguine expectations were en tertained as to tlitr extension uf the commerce consequent upon th.e new featies, s ill li tie of a tungible laid cccorrtd in realization of *thes*» hopes, the Et»»peror tieii-g siiil in retirement at Zhehol, the IBti i"h Minuter ice-bound at lien-fain, and the 'Yang-sze expedition w«t*r bound off Nankin. The Taiping Tebellton was reprtS'n&lt;eH as beit'g »on- vhtf ascend;.nt, no visible nm effective means being employed by lilP Impeiial Govertiment to check it 8ince then the progress ~of affairs hr8 been wonderfully rapid, and extremely satisfactory. Great praise is due to the British diplomatic1, naval, and consular services for the able'and determined,; yet conciliatory, maimer; in which the piovisioris; of the treaty of Tien tsin and convention of Pekin. has been put into force. T...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
General News. CATTLE STEALING AND Cllvek CAP TUKE. -From lufftimatiou received by the detective policethey bad reason 10 imagine that some coltlej stolen from near Cluues, would be brought over here, and offered fo; sale to some of ihe.slaughternien in the dis trict,''and . every preparation for their reception 'was therefore rtfade. AJt . first it was uncertain to whom the cattle would be offered^ but at-length it was .ascertained that . Mr. Patterson, : of Elphinstone, would, in - all probability, have the fiiat chance of the bargain.',,Detective Brown, who in lite Casterton mu¥der c^se proved himself capa ble of performing nearly «very description i of work, whether as painter, carpenter farmer, or wliat not, came out ou ibis occa~ . sioir in the ^character;;of a slaughterman, which business, amongst the'others, he had on some "previous occasions learnt. It vvas according!y arrauged^thai he should be engaged by;Mr^r Pattersdn, lest- the birds, wbd were, very sby ones, should not ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
* NEW SOUTH WALES. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.). THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL AND THE LAND BILL.-COURSE OF THE GOV.* ERNMENT;-.The Legislative Couucil de termined yesterday evening, by a majority of 16 to 8, to insist upr>n their amendments in the;sixth clause of the Crown Lands Alien ation Bill, making an exception in the cases of/leases granted since the 22nd"7 of Feb.. ruary, 1751. The} also deci-'rd, by a mpjority of 20 to 5, not to give wayjo the 12ih clause (formerly the 18ih), having reference to the conditional sale of land without competifioio. In consequence of these tfivisYons, Mr. Robertson moved that the Chairman leave the chair, report .pro*" gressj and ask leave to sit again to morrow, in ortjieribat he might have an opportunity 'of conferring with his colleagues on the course which the Government ought to pur sBP. l^e alluded to -.two courses which might be adopted-one to throw up jLhe bill, and the other to ask for a conference. "Btu apart from compromise,' there...
PENOLA. May 15th, 1861. From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
/ J U:" PENOLA. Msy 15th, 1861. ^From our own correspond ant,) 'weather has been of the most severe lialure here for ibe" last few "days, and the township is almost flooded; but there is ?????,-some: appearance r.ow of finer weather. ' . Tbfe missing Adelaide .mail' arrived here 'about ;6 o'clock oh Friday, and was for warded tothe Mount next day. H v -'-f ;??? POLICE. Court* ? - ' Toesday. May 14th.; 1 Present .-G. B. Scott, Esq;, Stipendary Magistrate; y, j^cDoaald. , Thiawasa summons for an assault. It appeared by the evidence, whiob was of a most ^conflicting nature, that Rivet bad originally been in McDonald's employ* mem, but had left. That he was working for a man named Bonham at Kalanefadoo, and' that on Thursday, May; 2nd, McDon-; aid ctme.up ta him and, said, I suppose you thought I would'ot find . you. He then, knocked him . down- and tore his\ short. Plaintiff had a fork in his Imnd, which he was using at his . work. ; The evidence on - one side-tended to prove that Rive...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
Local Intelligence. STEAM BOAT VIVA. -Captain French's , steam screw cargo-boat " Viva," recently purchased by tliat gentleman for facilitating the Shipment of produce at Macdonnell Bay, nTade a trial .trip oh Monday last. We* hear that this vessel, which is pronounced a beauti- ^ ful li rle model, steamed admirably, the engine worked well, and the speed attained Was about six knois per hour. .. "' FORESTERS HALL.-We have heard it . rumoured that the Court of Forester's assent* -- bling at the South Australian Hotel, having " largely increased in. Dumbers lately, have' betn induced to. consider the propriety of erecting a For* ster's Hit I l.!,V Several .; proposi* (ions have been discussed, but the most gene* rally approved plan of providing funds tor the erec ion of the building is by means of shares of £5 each. So feasible did this appear,- that . a considerable amount was^e believe, imme* .-. dlately, subscribed. Such a tmilding would be a mcst desirable acquisition to the town*...
SEPARATION. Public meeting at Dartmoor. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
SEPARATION. Pnlilifl meeting at Dartmoor. r A public meeting «as held on the lo:h,at .Dartmoor,, on the subject of Separation of Western Victoria from Melbourne. There was a good a'tendance, and considering the - distance people had to come;, the meeting was a great success, Mr Von Boden was voted into the chair, and explained in appropriate terms llie object of the meeting. The following were the resoluiions paesed. Proposed by Mr. McEaHiem, of West Straihdownie, seconded by Mr. Spencer That it is the opinion of this meeting, that the large expenditure on the city of Mel-' bourne and the diggings is greatly to the~ . disadvantage of this district--which so far ' gemote from the seat of Government, has Jong suffered from inattention io iis most necessary requi etnents from « centraliza tion system followed by the successive ad ministrations of the colony. ' Carried unanimously. Proposed by Mr. John McEacherii of Ileatlifield, seconded by Mr, /Bruce of Portland., - That it is desirab...
Correspondence. Mt. Gambier, 22nd May, 1861. (To the Editor of the Border Watch.) Sir,—We will feel obliged by your publishing the following remarks:—MOORINGS AT MACDONNELL BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
iSt^esgendence. Mt, Gambler, 22nd May, 186|j (To the Editor of the Border Watch.) . . Sir,-We will feel obliged by your publish* ing the following^emarks: MOORINGS AT MACDONNELL. BAY. In refuta'ion of the aspersionj made by the Honourable the Treasurer on the 7rh May respecting the statement made by Mr. Gray, the Chainnan^ at a meeting held here on the 19th April, in reference tov the sunken moorings. iVe.certify that we wore present, and that the statements made-by Mr. Gray, which are fully reported in the " Bord r Watch" of . 26ih April, were perfectly true. (Signed) . ? WILLIAM GRAY, Chairman. W- A. CROUCH. JAS. UMPHEKSTON. CALSB FIDLER. E. WEHL, M.D., J.P. ROBERT LONG.
EXPENSIVE JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
' . , V .. - EXPENSIVE JUSTICE. THERE is no higher mark of civilization - no- greater privilege distinguishing an enlightened. people-than cheap, and speedy administration of good laws. ON, the other hand there itf nothing BO calculated to pre - vent the growth, development of resourfe', and peopling of'"a country as the lardy a|ipiicati"n ofy ill-adapted legislation. "J Ire history of all the great nations at present holding place in the world shows the truth of ih: first part of what we have just assorted ; nhile the sad records of nations that have fallen almost into forgetfu'ness shoiv as surely thaf their 'decadence was atiribmable to the second. An assurance of the protection of. good Iaw3 will more rapiOly people a new country with au intelligent and industrious population than any other in ducement that can be held out. ^o man boldii gV little- capital and seeking a "new hotne wbere-he may employ it and develope the growing energies of his family, will select a place where n...
SEPARATION. To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
SEPARATION. To the Editor of the, Border Watch. Sir,-'/.How me through your columns to say a few words on thai new and likely to be beneficial subject. The lime has now come'when we are able to judge for ourselves; without the assistance of any prejudiced upholder of non*8eparation. ' 1 cannot but wonder at the slow progress the inhabitants' of Mount Gambicr take concerning that important step which alone can benefit the town and district in which we reside. .Has not Mt. Gambler been in existence lor upwards of five years, which at Ihe least entitles us to a "Municipalor District Council. We have neither of them, tior is there any likelihoad of oba laining them acccfrding to the present state oi affairs. May we not thank ours selves for not having such institutions ? Yes! We may look back wilh astonish* ment and find that years have rolled over our heads without any of us making the slightest effort to become a body, (in some shape or the other) to regulate the district which we inh...
MOUNT GAMBIER PLOUGHING MATCHES. (To the Editor of the Border Watch.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
MOUNT GAMBIER PLOUGHING MATCHES. r To the -Editor of- the Border Watch.) Sir,-As a per*on interested in fanning matters and the competitive matches.; between the ploughmen of this district, 1 should be glad to ask what arrangements are to be made for th>s season, and whether a better and more complete organization of the , agiitulturists of this-neigbbourhood cannot be established than has hi'herto been called into existence ? I observe.some gentlemen residing in th's neighbourhood -have- called themselves a Committee for a Ploughing Match, but I do not find that the subscribers to the lest Plough ing Match have 'tak£n any steps in their appointment-nor should I suppose that the funds which remained after list season's operations could -be handed over to a self constituted Committee without the consent of each individual subscriber. ' Perhaps, Mr. Editor, same of your readers would kindly give some information, or make some suggestions thac \>ill lead to the e&tebr lis...