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ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18. Present—Councillors Patterson, Gardiner, Tullett, Bunny, and Fowler. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUAIIY 18. Present-Councillors Patterson, Gardiner, 'l'ullett, Bunny, and Fowler. The mayor being absent, Councillor Buinny was voted to the chair. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCH. Letters were read- From J. Eville, Town Clerk of Emerald Hill, stating that it was proposed to hold another neeting of the comamittee recently appointed in the matter of the prevention of the Yarra floods, such meeting to take place in the Town-hall; :Melbourne, on the 6th of March prox. The Emerald Hill Council desired that the subject shoild be brought before the St. Kilda Council' with the view of the delegates being prepared with suggestions tending to assist the committee in decidioi upon some practicable scheme, antr also as to thelbest mode of raising money to execute the wvork. 'Referred. to the committee appointed to consider the subject of the Yanra floods, on theimotion of Councillor Tullett, seconded by CounOillor Pattersdn....
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY U2. Before W. Ford, T. Bailhe, and J. Finlay Esqs. MINOR OFFENCES. William Byers, for removing sand from the Dandenong-road, was fined is., with 10s. costs. CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Austin Kinavan, carmen, was charged with neglecting to supplyv ood and water to his horses. S. F. \ooler, commission ageint, r;siding near the junction, said fthat on 'Tuesday .last he heard defendant's horses grooning. He went to the defendanit's premises and found that the animals were in a state of starvation. Within the last furt night they lihad been frequently left without food and water, and witness had often giyen them straw. .Defendant illused his three horses most brqtally, and they had gna'ed the stable down several times for want-of. food. Defendant rented the premises fidnm witness. Mr. Woolor's evidence was corro borated by Joseph Taylor and Henry Cook bill. • Several pieces of board were produced in entrt. nart of whilch had been aiten by thei horsos. For the defence ain attemp...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
'POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PR AH R AN COURT'. MONDAY, FEBnRUAR 18. Iefore-W. Templeton, P.I., J. B. Creys, G. Young, and W. Thomas, Es9s. MiINOR OFFENCES. James Baker and Henry Wheeler, calmnan, were fined Os. each, the forine, for remaiinin with his horse and car in a place not aup pointed by law longer than was necessary for taking riIp or setting down n passcnger, *and the latter f;ir pling" for hire off the stand. -Thomas 'lhubauld, gved nineteen, was broughb up on a charg'e of stealing peaches from the garden of Mr. Clarko S. Ross, of South Yarra, on the 16th inst.; hut Mr. Ross not wishion to prosecute, the prisoner w?vs almonished and dischargted. SMALL DSDTS. Dr. Taylor v. Thomas Tulk. Work and labour, £, 2s. Plaintiff said that at eleven o'clock on the night of the 20thi ult., lhe was requested by the defendant to attend his s: called wife in her accouchement, for which he was to receive £2 2s. in thie course of a week. When he (plkintiff) called at the house on a subsequent occ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
PRAHRAN INDE PENDE;N'TI CfII1 CII. -SERMRON TO- IOunO\V EVENING on 'ITo Death and S.ottion of bloots," by 13ev. WilliaL M1oss. Servicc at Serve. - "zllettiltý, ENiNY READIN( S, 'fOWN HAIL, P rhENN.Y VITRY 'EY LIESDAY EFENIEG Doors open at 7.30, commcnceo at 8 - W. J. ALLEN, Secretary 3llchanics' Instiltte. nate, 1 ?0 , uctio. ------ - - - - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25. At Twelvo O'Clock. For Unreserved Soal. • Usefrsl Uolsehold Furniture, Glass. Chinn, &c. On the Promises, Derwent-cottage, Fawkner.strect, St. Kilda. By Order afS rs. lHomerill, who is Leaving for New Zealand. To Partics Fornishing, Dealers, and Others. TOHn D. TAYLOR horing bpcn favoared with in. structioos from Srrs. IfIorrill, will SELL by PUBLIG AUCTION, witllhout reserve, on tlhe premises, n asbove, onl Mounday, February 25, at twelvo o'clorck, . Tho whole of the usefll household fnalitItur and cfliets, eomprising loob nd'odher tables, couches and chairs in hnireclotlh, clhiffonniirs,'rarpcis nand hcartlirogs, fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
: Business ::D ectory. : .EDICAL. A. P. White, Chemist and Druggist, (the post office) Chapel-street, PFrnhran. sTOREKEEPERS, GROCERS, &C. J. Gummer, Wholesaloand Retail Grocer, Chapel 'treet, opposite Union-street; Prahran, "IISCEILANOtUS. Samuel Levitt, iWatclhmakr, Jeweller, Sliver smirth: Iigh-street, St. Kilda. Ross, Bookseller, Stationer, &c., Chapel-street prahran, opposite Town-hall. J. Romams, Funeral Undertaker, Chapel-street. Prahran, and Gardi::er's. Creekl-road, South Yarra, James Firman, Bootmnaker, Argyle-street, South MYarra; near Argo-street Railwisy Bridge. Banks. THE NATIONAL BANK OF- AUS TRALASIA. PRAHRAN BRANCH. Chapel Street.: PFid-upCapital ... ... £540,000 Reserve Fund... ... ... . 135.000 The following rates of INTEREST are allowed ominoney deposited at this Branch, viz.: On Deposits at 30 days' notice, 4 per cent. per ann. 3 months' ,, 5 , v 6 6 a., 12 ,, ,, 7 Business Hours ren to Three; Saturdays, Ten to Twelve. And for the convenience of ...
THE PUBLIC HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
TEIE PUBLIC HEALTIH. We'publiehed sIst wveek soine extracts from the Registrar-General's Vital Statistics of Melbourne and its subn hbs for the q~anrter and month ending December 31st, 1830. In nowv directing attention to that article in these columns, we base our justification-if such be needeod--on the strong impression that the article in qnestion, though containinng acts that ought to be universally knolwn, is of the class which is usually ' skipped" by the nmajority of readers. Its array of figures has a repellant effLct. They drive the general reader away in disgust, and it is only here and there one who gives them the attention the) unidoub.tedly deserve. Now these figures are the result of a sort of stock-takirg of the public health. They show us whether. we are improving or retrograding in this vitally important matter. They not otly tell us how many persons die, but they classifa ' the diseases under which they succuterhed,; and by making a com'parison with preceding perio...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 23 February 1867
BIRITIIS. BOWLDIR.-On the 17th inet, at Crossl "cottnge, Darling-street, South Yarra, SMrs. Eds in Fowler of a daughter. RAINItY.-On the 18th Inst., at Walsh-street; So'uth Ynrrn, .the wife of 'Phineas Rainey of a daughter. SELBY.--OQ the 16th inst., at Avoca-street, South Yarre, the wife of (G. W. Selby of a daughter. TURNEIg.-On the 16th instant,.at Cltlpel-street, Sou I yarra, Erns-t Ilenry', youngest child of AMr. Jolin Turner, jun., aged eight and a half months. WILKS.-On the 17th list., at 'Millsyn-street, South Yarra, Ida Maude, infant daughter of John Wilks... I DEATIH. WItG.-On the 21st instant, at hlis parents' resi dence, Trelo;ur-street, Prahran, df liarrhtea fol lowing measles, aged 11 months and I week., Percy Leicester, youngest child of Stevenson H. ann 8. Martha Wtgg. SAT'URDA Y, FEBRUAlRY 20,' 1867.
OLD MASTER GREEN. A VILLAGE SKETCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
OLD IASTER GREEN. A VILLAOe sErTCa. .A particular sort of mould, which in this country is scarceiy to be found Except in the tract of land cahlled. Chittling Moor, being wanted to form a compost- fbr that very dear part of myself, my geraniums, swe determined to accompany, or rather to follow, in our pretty pony phaeton,s the kind and elegant cadeau of that kindest of persons; Mr'. W., and by fair the .prettieas equipage within twenty miles, the less aristocratic cortege, consisting of two boys with wheelbarrows, and old Master Green .with a donkey-cart, who had been despatched to collect it some two hours before. The day was one of the latest in August, and the weatl?er splendidly beautiful, clear, bright, breezy, stinny. It would have been called too warm by one half of the world, and by the. other too cold, which I take to be as near iia-approach to perfection as our climate, or any climath, can well compass. We had been sitting in, our large parlour-like green house; a superb fi...
THE OAKLEIGH CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
THE OAKLEIGH CEMETERY. The following balance-sheet of the receipts and expienditure of the -above cemetery.for 1867 has been published in the Government Gazette: itECEIPTS. Z. d. Balance from 1864 ... ... 2 1 10 Fees for burial ... ... ... ... 16 10 6 Rent of house in cemetery ... .... o lo 0 £19 2 4 EIPENDITURE. £ s.d. Sexton ........ 6 .1 0 Stationery and postage ... ... 06 0 Carpenter, balance of account ... 7 6 Secretary's salary... ... ... ... 10 0 o Balance in hand ... ... ... ...2 7 10 £19 2 4 Declared at Oak-) R. . BENSON, leigh,7th June, b THOMAS IRWIN, 1866, before- b CIIHARLES NELSON, R. HUNTERc, J.P. ) Trustees The fine estate of Pundpnudlal, near'Colac, was sold.' by auction, on Tuesday, at Scott's Hotel, by Messrs. King and Cunningham, to George Russell, Esq., of Golf-hill, for the sum of £5,182 9e, It is understood that, in obedience to the wishes of the proprietor, the late John Hastie, Esq., the proceeds of the sale are to be vested, under the will of Mr. Hastie, in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
GnOMME'RCIAIL STABLES, PRAIIR .N. "fjddlc and Harness Horses .3uggics,' and other '.vy cles for hire at the shortest notice. IAiVER.Y AT THE LOWEST' PATES. . norses Bought, Solld, O'"Exchangcd. ¢11 Ofjers for Cars strictly cattendedl to. Sober and Steady lrlisers mayibe relied on. i' 4~.Q.EES SENT TO T?En PADDUCKS WEEKLY. ?A tRIIA GES, BUGGIES, & WAGG 0NS, . Silde n"nd 1lliptip Sprinig Buggies, Waggons ;en Leather Braces, Side a'nd Elliptic Springs. *Carriages of the most moderl olsign, til guaranteed frst-Fp!es nmaterial and wvorkinantship. Vs.GfREGOR &: AGNEW, 245 VWALSSTON STIREET. Coals, Coke, &c. GEORGE H. HACKER, Lnte Ja»oes F. Hiy, j aIJ C ,'l' I 0 N ;oal, Wood and, Lime Depot, HAY and CORE I STORE, ýIIGIL STREET,. ST. IKILDA. Agent for Cockbill's Bonedust. At 278. 6d. per Ton, at the FOLLINGWOOD GAS COMPANY'S WORKS, .Smith-street. Cheapest and Cleanest Fuel. Drass and Fashion. BO.OTS' 4 SHOES TlHF undersigned would call the attention of the Sppbli¢ ge...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
GENERAL NEWS. In a case of' infanticide tried at Mary borough last week,' ilr. Justice -Barry, in summing up. the evid.ence, expressed a hope that tlie law wouldh soon nike, seducers partly responsible for the actions - of the mothers in such cases.l A gentleman, on Saturday last, caught upwards of three dozen of a fine fish, -resem bling mackerel, off Gellibrand's Point, in less than three quarters df an hour. " A " movement" las been 'initiated at Ararat, for the purpose of memorialising Government_to-allow the rents now being piid byselectors under the Land Act to be considered as a- portion of the (purchase money. I The Model Yacht Club held some matches on Saturday afternooni, on the Sandridge lagoon. In the first race, between the first class five-feet boats, there were eight entries; the race was won 'by Mr. M?Culloch's Undine. There were four entries for the second race, of four-feet boats, which was yon by Mr.; M'CG?lloch's Amateurs In the handicap race, of four entries, th...
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
M ORANDA, The commit o he South Suburba' Horticul tural Society ha e- isely, as we thilrnk-deeided upon. holding a nitnd flower show on the 23rd inst., in the Prahran Town Hall. Those very clerer relineotoreof Scottish charac ter, Mr. an4d;Mlr. Gourlay and" Little Johnny" will give theirentertainment in the Mechanics' In stitute, Emerald lHll onI Monday evening, the St. iKilda T iwn Iall on Tuesday and Wedpasday evenings, and on Thursday and Friday evenings in the Prahran Toawa fl ll. See advertisements. - Auction sales will be held during stha ek as followse:-Thls-desy (Saturday) Messrs. Gemmell, Tuckett and Co!. will sell the valuable suburban residence, furniture, &c., of Mr. Hosie, situate on the Main Dandenong-road, Gardiner, opposite the Royal Hotel. On Monday, at 12 o'clock, Mr. J. B. Taylor will sell, at-Vihtoria~street, St. Kilda, house hold furniture, piano, psl?pton, &o. On the same dlay, at 11 o'cloc, Mt. James Evans Will sell the whole stock of:irorimong...
FRIDAY, MARCH 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
FRIDAY, ' AROH 1. Before the Mayor (J. Turner,. Esq.), 1, Baillie, and J.' Wilson Esqs. AssAVLT. Jane Turner sunmmned Catherine Ennis for an unlawful assauht, but the .ocase which Was of a trivial descrip ion was disissed, ARRREARS 5p RATES. Caulfield Road Board v. Joseph Fielding Higgins. Rates, £1 18s. No appearance for deendaut. Amount awarded, with 6s. r. tlo , , I " ar *.I
CLOSE OF THE EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
CLOSE 0O, THE E?XHIBITION. The Intercolonial Exhibition of 1866-67 was closed to the public last Sa:urday evening, after having been successfully open for four months. 'During that tine it has been visited by over270,0.00. perso.ns,and the money returns amounted to .9,600.. -During the first halt of the present week, the Commis sioners.have generously allowed the building to be open to-such as-schools as had not been able previously to yviil' themselves of free admission kindly granted to such bodies. The eonly ceremony observed at the closing was the delivery of a short address bs the Rev. Dr. Bleasdale, and the performance of the National Anthem by thed and. . Dr. Bleasdale's valedictory' address was ae follows: "'Ladies and Gentlemen,-In a few moments more the Interbolonial Exhibition will be. numbered with things: that have passed away. It has been open -exactly folr. months, during which time we have registered 270,440 visitors, including, of course, the holders of season ticke...
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY, 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
ST. KILDA COURT. T£ESDAY,'I EBRUARY, 20. Before the Mayor (Jmres Turner, Esq), and. Messrs. Finlay, Ba llio, atd Van Hemert. ED. E EZLEMRENT. Michael Egan was brought up charged with embezzling-certain moneys, the property AF liis ?employer; Mr. Boyle.- Mr. Weller prosecuted, and Mr.iRead defended. Prose cutor stated that the Iprisoner had been in his employ as cabdriver for the past four months, at a wage of £2 per week. On Monday, the prisoner gave hbm the proceeds of his Su?nday's taking, anI witness paid him his wages due. Did not .see him again till the following Thursday, when he gave him 15s., being the amount received on the Monday. On the following dar saw the prisoner at the Junction Hotel. At.his request ha accom panied' him home, snd on demanding the money, he refused cp tell him;what he had .or'to give him any., Called for a constable pndgave him in custpdy. He. was drunk at the time. The constable refused to take him into custody on the charge of drunkenness, or obscen...
WEATHER FORECASTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
WEATHER FORECASTS. Under this heading one Mr. Groves, who seems to be a sort of colonial Saxby, furnishes to the Age a list of the sort of weather that may be expected during the present month. In reprinting Mr. Grove's predictions, we do not express any opinion upon them; bu. simply place them before our readers so that they may, if they choose, compare the results with them. MAncn. 1. Fresh breeze, inclined to rain 2. Fresh breeze. 3. Strong, with rain. 4. Strong breeze. 5. Strong, with rain. (Eclipse of the shn, invi sible in Melbourne.) 6. Fresh and fite. 7. Fresh and fine. 8. Strong breeze, inclined to rain. 9. Strong breeze. 11. Fresh, inclined to rain. 10. Fresh breege. 12. Fresh, inclined to rain. 13, Fresh an fine. 14, Strong breezes, inclined to rain; IS. Strong gale. 16, Fresh and fine. 17. Strong breeze, inclined to rain. 18 Fresh breeze. 19. Fine. 20. Fine. 21. Strong breeze. 22. Strong breeze. 23. Fine. 24. Fine. 25. Strong gale, and rain. 26. Strong gale, inclined to ...
AMUSEMENTS, SPORTS, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
AMUSEMENTS, SPORTS, &c. "And because right is right, to follow right Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence." TENNYSON. "Thank God I'm in a civilized country." Such-was the exclamation of a poor ship wrecked mariner, tossed for days-and weeks. on the wide ocean in an empty boat; and re duced to the horrible alternative ofstarvation or banqueting on human flesh. The occasion of this strong outburst of gratitude was the sight he then obtained of an island which showed unmistakeable evidence of the exist once of- a civilized state of socieiy. This evidence of civilization was a chained skeleton on a gallows,iswinging from side to side and jingling the chains with every gust of wind. No one who for -the first time entered either of the two Melbourne theatres this last week could have conscientiously made this exlasnation. At the Royal, in the sweltering heat occasioned *by a well-filled house and a warm night, he might have seen fields and huts completely hidden by masses of fa...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
POL CE IN ELLIGENCE. H P A HR COURT. O ?O· DAV, BRUARY 25. Before W. Templeton, P.M., J. B. Crews G. Youngianyd J. Thomas, Esqs. MINOR dFFENCE. Francis Foster pleaded guilty to a chnrge of being drunk .aid disorderly. He was aliutioned, and :discharged. ¶The defendant Sfterwaird put 6s. into the podi box. SMArL DEBTS. J. H. Lewellyn v. Charles Downward. MAedidcal attendance, £6.. No appearantce for defendant. Amount awarded,' wih 5i costs. --Walter Anderson v. Charles Downward. Goods sodhi,1 s; 6d. Amount' awarded; with s.: cosis.tL Thomas Rimmington v? William S. Garlick. Goods sold, £2 s. 11ld. .No appearance for defendant. Amount awarded, with 5s costs. .
PITH OF PARLIAMENT. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
PITH OF -'PARLIAMEN-T. TuiESDAY ' Tbh Legislative Cogycill had ashort-sitting, the .tonly tom'nes of whisch df public interest wbre a com plaint by tie Hon.. ''Mhitcell'thaita'paragraph had appeared in ithe ge proftesitig to' indicate the hthtrii bf the scheme of reform of the' Legislative Conriillto be brought up by the select committee thereon. He expressed a hope that the proceed ings .in. cpmmittee. would, not be dirulged, and issenrid that If any hoti ~'member had given' the Informiation compliined of to the paper referred to, it wa. a breach of privilege; The, Hon Mr., Cole said,.that Mr. IIelmc, the print.seller, hadn been authorised to hold an art union lottery for the dis ipo'al. f a'number of oil painings, lithograplis,. and steel engravings; and that no conditions had been imposed. Tlie Houste, at Its rising, adjourned to the fellowing:day. ; In.the Assemblythe tariff:debate was resumed by HMr. Embling,.-who for close upon three mortal hoursa poured' forth his inveetives ...
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 2 March 1867
THURSODAY, FEBRUARY 28..:" Before the Mayor (E. 'L." Va 1, Esq.), and J.. B. Crews, Esq., J.P. 3NOR OFFENCES. Esther Dooleywas charged with absenting herself from the hired service of Mr. Chas. A. 'Smyth. Plaintiffstirted that.the defendant b had left without giving -a month's notice. She had been engaged at £30 per annum. Tiie'defendant said she had given a. monith's notice. There was a month's wages and a .few days due th her.i Thebbeich ordered the * wages to be forfeited, and Mr. Smyth paid the amount due into the poor box.-James Kerr, for plying for hire off the proper stand, was fined se 6d., and John Birmingham, for not being in attendance on- a cab,.was muleted inna similar penalty,i SMALT DEfBTS. J. Brown v. John Macgregor. Use and hire of. carriages on New Year's Day,. £68 s. No appsierance for defendant. Amountawarded, with 2s. 6d. costs.