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Thursday, 21st June, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
Thuaivay, 21st June, 180. :Th Fra.uds on Crledtors Prevention Bill" was read a second time and committed pro fornia. The report of the Cdnimnttee on the Ovens Water.. Supply Bl was adopted, and the third reading eras fixed for Wednesda? next. ;The Lien on Waool Bill wa considered in Com mittee; andleave was given'to sit again on Tues daysiext. The second reading of the Mining Partnerstips Bill was ostined& inconsequene of the absence of tr. Fellowa . . SThe house adjourned iit 4.minutey after 5 o'clock until thh'neit day.
THE GREAT FIGHT. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
THE GREAT FIGHT. [To the Editor of the WuVLLTA~srow CRsoIctHE.] Snm,--So' there is td" be tagreat fight on MAonday, ch 1 Black eyes and bloody noses will be among the "Orders of the Day," and the Fancy will be "all there" to see the ex hibition. Well, I am glad of it; it' is high time that the "mill" should come off, and be doie. with. There has been sparring enough the last two or three months-the public have had too much of that-their appetite now demands nothing short of knock-down blows. I 'm willing to admit, Sir, that I take great delight in seeing a couple of bruisers have a regular set to, and so do most people. There are those who say they don't, but I won't be lieve them. I say, then, let the two coves have it out their own way ;-turn out the police, and lock the door, and let the little business be got through, according to tho pre scribed rules of the ring. ' Let there be a fair field and ro favour i Tort SAyEss.
Original Correspondence. "THE OLD IRON POT." [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
: +i?.llla:Tj T . T.?r artguiu.,m?. :..:. S" THE OLD IRON POT." [To the Editor of the WuLWAMSTrows CsmosxICIs.] '. Sr,--As one of the oldest inhabitants of Williamstown, I think I have a--right'to be heard in what I have now got to say. 'I never asked you to insert a letter of mine but once and that was a great many years ago,;when you refused-yes, refused-and I tore the let ter up, and resolved never to send you another. I kept my promise up to this time, bit now that we are both growing old I am willing t be friends again, and pardon your past faults, upon one condition-that you insert this let ter, just as I send it. As' you are aware, Sir, I live in the imme diate vicinity of what a facetious councillor designated (very truly indeed) as .an old iron pot, but which rejoices in a much more 'clas sical name. It is spoken of by some as being a "school of arts"--es the rendezvous of the wise men of Williamstown,-but whether that is the case or not, I cannot say. .I never go near it, ...
Parliamentary Intelligence. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, 19th June, 1860. CROWN LANDS SALES BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
* antiu mgnahtnr ntltl igi nrce. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Tuesday, 191t6 June, 18060. CROw LASS SAL LILT.. The CrowvoLands SalesBill w?ag inconsidereX in committee, when clause 41, restricting the sel. ling or.mortgaging of Isnd within a year after its purchase,. negatived. " Clause 42 and the following clauses imposing a tax on unimproved land. &c., were struck out. - Clause 46 was amended and ao= reed to.: Clause 47, providing that the upset price of 1 nd should not be less than £1 an acre, led to some discussion, Sir J. Palmer proposing a scheme by.which the price in certain cases would gradually be lowered to 5s. an acre. Ultimately the clause was verbally.ameudedandagreed to. The remain ing clauses to the 22nd were amended, agreed to, or struck out; and the house adjourned.
LIGHTING THE STREETS. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
LIGHTING THE STREETS. [To the Editor of thLe W?,x.IAss'owt CImO.ICL?.] Si,--The Council decided a mouth ago that the streets should be lighted with kero sene oil; the necessary contracts have been entered into, but the work is not yet com menced. To-morrow is the shortest day, and in the course of another week we shall have moonlight nights, and six weeks after that there will be no need for lamps at alL So that in reality we shall only require the lamps for about four weeks, which wilt cost the rate payers over £100. There's economy ! A Vicrm.
RAILWAYS IN NEW BRUNSWICK [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
RAILWAYS IN NEW ,BRUNSWICK " :iThe following are extracts taken from the 'Railway Reportý for "the province of New -Brins ack (NorthAmerica) for the year 1859. We publish ,the_ statements for. public infor mation, and for the puirpose of showing the manner in which railways are managed in New "Brunswick, conipared with Victoria, according i to recent developments :--? .? The "Railway Report"' for the year 1859, em- 1 braces not only the Report of the Chief Commis sioner, but also- those of the Chief Engineer and General Superintendent. The nailway Accounts I are kept under different headings, and we are thus ehabled to find the exact amount-expended upon the different departments .in the work; and in ad dition to this the amounts expended:last year are kept in a different column from those spent pro vious to that year, thus enabling the reader to com pare the sums expended heretofore with those of Inast year. The totals are as follows : Engineering Account, £45,055; ; Permanent Wa y...
Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE O NEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
,.:P t-office Money Orders.. fRlixdATIONS FOR nix IssUE AND PAYMiNT OP PosTrorFcE oNEY OnRDEnR? f: 'His Excellency the Governor, with the advice. of the E=ecutive Council, has been pleased to directjthe publication of the following fegulations for the issue and payment of Post Office Money Orders in the Co lony of Victoria; and the public are hereby informed that in conformity with these regulations, Post Offiee Money Orders may be obtained, and hbe made: pay able at the undermentioned places on and after the 12th July, 1858. 1. Places and time of issue, and payment.-money orders may be obtained and , made, payable, at the feoliowing places, viz :-.. -.. . , .. . :? ::-!. .: The Post Office at Melbornc .,'. . .Do. ' .. Geelong. Do Ballarat. ,i : Do ' 'Castleimaine. Do Arsa t i.if ?:--"":" ,d:: :Beechir? 'h." :Do 'Williamtown. Do: Pdrtlan. u"" Belfast:' . o DO ''Warriumbool between the hoursof Ten a-ni:and Three ,m Sun= days'eixceptedy: -; , .-- -., " 2 ltmat. 6of anmonnt, and niumb5...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
-fOHIIECARIES' HI ALL, WHIIANIO N. 1;1,: THOMPSON a T REET; !.. o ..TWO DOORS FROM THE PsER HOTE.I , ; :i::y Special cene for the Coloy to use the Steamn LaboraO :.. . i:I.'.L-- .JX A Mo A63,:;L,, 'x /,W, " MANUFACTURING PHARMACEUTICAL '.ij'i'fjA.'iARNorr, grateful for the patronag lie h as received since commencing business, would ,bc':todr a +.th attention! of his 'customers and the public to the quality and extent of his Stock of' * gsand Chemicals';-. : ; ' .' . . , "" ,. .. ' .... . :J. .A'. ias "at, groat expense fitted-up a Laboratory with Steanm M3achiery for Manufac ing pure reptions and Chemicals and to assure them that nothing shall be wanting on his r as to care ?ttention, to secr a conuton of the support hs hitherto enoyed. . +I-HIARNOTT SHa ch.pleasnro to inform tlhe Pnhlic that he is 'the only maker of the f nderentionedn genune articles- : : - ThelPatent Sedlits Powders, Acidulated Xal. Persian "herIber, Sodas :-.;r? :. :;. . L emonade, and Ginger-beer Powders. ; '' ...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, June 18th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
'lhtamstow n Municipal Council. Present--.?F reyer, Esq., (chairman),and Councillors -Mokham? Inglis, Cour ti son, and La Rqclie [T .5 2I : Thle mnutesof-the previous meetin" havielg been read'mnd confirmed; ' Lettersaidcresedd o 'thi Chairman, were road: as:follow.:=-,, C . r? S2 ,or:'! r .il:tFifon WilliaiI Gilch'iist Towni Clerk' 6f 'Fitzroy Pclml the attdntionof the Council to an amepdment carried. by the Hon. James Service in the Legislative Assembly: on-the 12th inst.;:,?n. the "MunicipaL Institutionis _Act Amendment Bill,"_to, the effectthat any councillor absenting himself from four, conse cutive-general mieetings of Council souold'Iose ig seatkthereat, with a, view of taking..imme diate steps, either to get the clause struck out, or qualified :insuch manner i as .to -prevent a councillor from losing his seat, if unable to at tenud through ilness,_ .or some equally. suffi cient reason ; and drawing attention to the 2Tht-fause. of:the Municipi Act, as requiring. somie lmodifi...
Original Poetry. THE STAR OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
,THE STAR OF VICTORIA. Victoria I the gem of allges :in the Crow?? Mxyslie aye liveloiig and true ;. To earth's furthest.verge send forth her renown, S'Neath'the flag 'of the red,white, and blue. - } 'Lheath the flag, as&e._ .';.. Oh ! give us the land-our birt?right, we cry, '. Our Sovereign 'entrusted to you, - , .: Nor disloyal traiteir ourjst claims deny, Or down comes the ied, white and blue. Or down comes, &Le. But we'll trust to our Pilot* to clear the bar Of squatters, a land-sharking crew, VWhen cheerly and bright Victoria's star ' s ' " Shall-float by the red, white, and blue. North Williamstown. . T- . 3'E ' William Nichoison, whose'abilty and sterling integrity will, I havea no doubt, notwithstanding the roeks and shoals of squatterdom, navigate the good bark Victoria safely into the harbour of pro sperity and happiness, and thus prevent a mutiny of her.ill-proisionedcrew. NoTE --Should hope deferred and wide: spread misery drive an infuriated and long-wr...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
, ursuant no 58, libvcd Ti i-tr: upon 'Z,.tOTowiiZnr-uri?ipg.: up the vluations of ertie for the municipal year ofSl60-61, the}evision of the same 'b?-tbd?Coen cil take placein an opeirnianer.`"' "±IHe (Cr. Mason) had placed this motion on. the notice-pap"er' fof trio reasons : the first was, because he tloiiuht the ratepayers had a right,to see how the mysterious business 1of assessment was carried on; and secondly, be-, :icausiie hoeid likod to talke pairEin it: as he had,determined not to take part in any matter irv whic? his acts and deeds might be misre prese-nted,'he.:wishied evdrytiingThe had to deal-with- to be conducted in an open manner. I Gr. nh seconded ti e motion. I Cr , Coutis oht thouhtthat the assessment: should stand, as brought in by the aa essor, as he had perfect confidencc'n his valuation; buti tie jshould)hke 'to seee the assessment brought.iip beforei~they dtermined what course to take with reference to its revision, hewould therefore nmove,'srain'~amendment,...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, 19th June, 1860. CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENT BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
- -LEGISLATIVE' ASSEMýIIBLY`. ' " 2Tuesday, 19th June, 1860. CUSrOMS ACT AMIENDMIIT BILL.. Thle adjourned debate on the Council's amend-: inents on the Customs' Act Amendment Bill was ' 'Mr. Amslncl, who supportedthe motion that the amendments be agreed to;, on the ground that, otherwise the functions of the Council would beim properly limited. Mr. Heales asked the law officers of the Crown to advise the house on the subject. Mr. Wood said he was reluctant to address theo house, not having heard the arguments on the other side. The question turned on the construction to be.put on the 56th clause of the Constitution Act. If the question was to be so decided, his -pinion was that the bill in question did not comse within? the meaning of that clause. The bill was not .one to appropriate revenue and to impose a duty, rate, rent, tax, or impost; and the wordscoupling these definitions in the clause were "and for" and not "or." The 56th clause be held to relate to bills appropriating reve...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, June 23rd, 1860. THE THREATENED EXODUS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
} WILLIAIMSTOJV Ssis rad, Jiiskeajd i Og6 ETH EATENED EODUS. Frofi aCllpafA s of 'le Colony news is.con stantly rea binr us ofo extensve preparmtions being "in: progress among the.diggers, whi? Cew to :their settsing offforthe Snowy1 'Rivr: gold-fields.as soon as the.wintec is over.-lAl ready we obsetve, prbperty of' vanous'inds his decreased in value, from being rushedin "to the-market-by.holders" desirouiste?ealiz, and be prepared?to mai ka `tai . The banks,. too, are endeavouring to draw in their monoy feari ?' such a dilinution i? t ; from anticipated. diinition in 'popatni on s materialy affect th . stability. of-. the class. As yet the excitement aboutthe newo dig?ings is not quite so intense as it was aou Port C i E f ago, w Ich may be ascribed t~he circunmstance that theo Snowy Riveris % not so far away as the Fiti roy. Whether or not it "r geniraiilyt?r?e it certainly is s in respect to newly-discovered gold-fiel.ds;that a distance lends, enchantmeiiit to the view." Thousan...
Wednesday, June 20th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
Wednesday, June 20th, 1SG0. • The Crown Lands. Sales Bill was further con sidered in comnimittee, and the remaining clauses of thetbi" werealightly amended and passed. 'Mr. Coppin proposed aisew clause, to the effect that.a person paying a certain sum of money to agents for the colony in.the United Kingdom should be entitled, on landing, to select land to the extent of an acre for .every pound, not less than £SO and not more than £640, so paid; one-half of such mioney to be applied by the agent to the payinent of the passage-money of the person so paying the money or other persons nominated by him. " Consideration of the clause was postponed to Fri day, when the bill will be re-committed. Mr. Fellows moved that the message from the iAssembly. respecting the Customs Act Amendment Bill.- should be taken into 'consideration on Fri day. har. Bennett, making reference to the late discus sion in the Assembly, moved that the consideration of the ines?age be pqstponed until the Land Bill. S...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
flitEhllAneuo s (i xtfr1ad5' ;:; A part of therags and lint sent;for, the?se of the Austrain army in Italy during the late war` was sold to .the papermakers !c The Emperor is i?sidCi fo e shown no mereytoiwa; s the official 1 rogues. The. works of the Suez --Vahel 're: 'being pushed on-more vigorously than ever. The excav ations have commenced along the whole length of the line,-and a'iussian'colonel is stationed at Suez to0 superintend the progress of the undertakingrinh conjunction with the French engineers... . General Tom.Thumb, who is only 22 years of'age, has his yacht, his fast trotter, is without a wife, and is rich, is about to start agmin to make an exhibition of himself. He is tired of a qniet 'life, nnd'longs to be a pectacle again to admiing crowds. - . Lord Macaulay met Mrs. Beecher Stowe at -Sir.Charles Trevelyan's' and iallidlhe'r on her ad m-iratioh of Slakspeare. T Which of his characters do you like. bcst " said, he. " Desdemona;' said the lady. ' Ah, of course,"'...
NATIONAL PREJUDICES VANQUISHED. THE TRIUMPHS OF A GREAT DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
NATIONAL PRETUDICES ,VANQUISHED. THE TRIUmPHS OF A r-tEAT DIscoOvEy. The magnetic influenceof gold attracts the peo ple of every clime to our shores. Men of all na otins, and speaking al the languages of civilization, are to be found cong regated on our. auriferous plains. Differing in all other things in: their cus toms, habits,ahnd religion-there is one point upon which their 'opinions coincide. ,Englishmen- and Americans, French, Swiss, Germans, Swedes, Italiens, and Chinese admit, without a dissenting voice, that the great remedies introduced to the world 20 years ago by Professor Holloway, the dis tingished physician and pharmacopolist, are bet ter? adapted to the" cure of diseases in this climate than any other preparations in existence. This appears, in fact, to be the experience, of man kind in all parts of the world, and hence the uni -vrsal-ppularity of theo medicines. -We consi. der; however, that the'boundless confidence placed is their efficacy by the representatives of...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
• The ships discharged and :discharging alt Sandricdg.'leallay'Pier'since :last mail (says then Arguo of the 16th inst.) exclusiveof elevencolonial a ,teamers,rhave.:nhiberedasever only; malunusua?ly, short list-the Vocalist, Norfolk, Atalanta, Chin surah, S. COling, Swiftsure, and Carntyne. It is , evident-that onurVilliamstown Pier is beginning to o ellupon the tirade'on the opposite side of the Bay., , -B-A?man,-named-Anderson, was sentenced to - w five-yearathard labiur on the roads, a few days a agob;'fohstealingla fihoie. . . w 7 A'series of lectuis hasbeen commenced at cs the Theatre Royal, Melbourne, on Sundays, which a has been.attendedwith'great success. ' , _ hi SA nugget,x weighing 240 ounces, has been a lodged-i-the..gold-office, Castlemaine, the sanie havine been taken from new gcound, which is situ ate at'Yandoit, about ten miles from Castlemaine. at To shisw the remarkable richness of the ground, we are informed that it is the next claim to that from which the GOOoz,...
Loyal and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
PROPOSED SOIREE IN AID OF THE MECHANICS' INSTIUTE- An adjourned meeting of &nbsp; &nbsp; all ladies willing to co - operate with the Com mittee of the Institution in oranising a soirre to open the new building was held in the reading-room, Electra street on the afternoon of Friday, the 15th inst. The minutes of the previous meeting having been confirmed, a re port of progress made since that time was read, from which it appears that only some twenty ladies had up to that date promised their aid on the occasion referred to. It hav- ing been previously decided to arrange for twenty-four tables, with two ladies to super- intend and supply each, there was therefore, a very large number of table- holders quired . It was resolved that those present should canvass amongst their friends, in order &nbsp; to make up the required forty - eight. The meeting adjourned to three o'clock, pm of Monday next, the 25th inst. to afford, a fur ther opportunity for ladies willing ...
Williamstown Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
There was no business before the Court on Mondayr Tueiday.' : S e,', enesday, 20th Jun, 1860; st (Before Lient Crawl'ord, P..) a PIRACY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER ON THEE HIGH SEAS. i " el Four Portuguese seamen, named Tf Kingston, Joseph 4?edriguez, ýJokýPentxeoswo,: fiv and Leaoi&eIl.-'Te-drar ere-brought before` ag this Court by SergeantM-cNeil, charged with piracy and attempt. at murder- on the high th •fMr.-Crabbe, on behalf of the prosecution, applied for a remand, in order-to prodiuce t? ha necessary evidence. -'" ,,'c The Beniichiw'hiivin briefly eain aed the T prosecutor, adjonrned the case for seven,days. ar A po pDY CusTOMSEER , ; > a .~.Daniel. Fea'on, gentleman well-knowil to' the 'Viliamstown- police,.. appeared at this on Court, to answer a -ciarrge briughiti against him,by Mr.,Edward Mosbxham, of using certain' ch tl?reateeing "words, calculated to produce a in breach of the-peace.-~ , .i-_ ".. s2 -: ?-i :?a' "Defendant ple6ded.gusity.o: i .4-, - 0.x?.:? do "aIc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 23 June 1860
tiic-i_".lf;' Public Works Office, Melborne 19th June, 1860. }...: TETDERS - T TILL be received untilTwelveo'clockon Wed 6 nesday,27th June, for Additional Room tA 0'the Observatory, Williamstown. Full particulars at this Office.. S JAS. G. FRANCIS, ;*, :6:. .,: Commissioner. of Public Workse n: wnii:-. n.1 - : ?t O.,?XO-?..: . ?' : . / ." / :`: ... -.d~ FREDK. W. BULL, ,'. ', "' Second-Lieutenant ?nd Quarter~-Maste W Williamstown Division. : i.: amstown, 21st June, '1860. .i' DOVE AND OSWALD, -,SHlIP CHANDLERS,: MEBOURNE a:W ILLIAMSTOWN. i" *a8IIE Ot O PATET 8*W, TESTED TO 1,600 To.s. _ oBiO ETOinS ;r OFLU ATIBDon I UCK S:ss TSTED To 1,000 TO s. LBr"SAM" ,bW "BLACK .EAGLE,"' COAL HULK SIR WM. MOLESWORTLH. . l, s ,?s :oes of.. every des-cripion delivered ir """ Hodeons'e Boy Free of Charge. W. & }G. WHITE, Q HIPWRIGTIS; BOAT-BUILDERS SC and sHIPSMITHS, Williamatown have on SAnE -r: ,': 3Ship Handpikes, las. each.'' Boat-sprits. Blocks, from 4 to 9 in., at 41d. per in : . 2. ...