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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PROCRASTINATOR. PREFACE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
AIdUTQOBIOGRA PHY OF PRESIOE. As it appears to be the prevailing fashion to preface every work, in order that ? the reader may know something of the contents of a book previou to its perusal,:h pursue the beaten, old fashioned track steering direct to the port, instead of adoptis the newly-tried route of the great circle-sailingi asI hate all circu m locutin. ,My life hasbeen anythi .i bu an ordinary . one, arid tmy o migrations more extensiv thaln those of the Vicar of Wake field, whose only locomotion consisted in re movin, frontm the "blue rooin to the green," for' I have journeyed: over many lands, A nd sailed on"every.sea ;'.ntht hatever part of.the? world IL have visited,;. whether savage or civil ised selfishness I 'have ever founid the bane of hmiman happiness 'ind progress. but I never. in alLmy wanderimgs. found it carried out to suich utra lengths,,with sonit fewi.hon ourable exceptions, ais in the money-grubbing, gold-seeking colony of Victoria ,--of this in its proper p...
CHANGE IN THE AUSTRALIAN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
CHANGE IN. THE AUSTRALIAN MAIL. , -SERVICE. ; A great change is about, to.take. place. in.the Australian mail. The directors of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam- Company, finding, after. 13 months' experience of their contract, that it entails a considerable loss, have definitively decided upon throwing up the contract. The present subsidy.is £180,000, of which one-half is payable by the colo nies, and the other half by the Imperial Govern ment; and the company's expense leads to a belief that the amount ought to be raised £25,000, in or der to afford them any margin of profit. Before the matter arrived at this present stage the com pany submitted to the present Government that, in consideration of an addition of £25,000 being added to the present subsidy, whereby the total would be raised to £205,000, and of the service being limited to between Australia and Point de Galle, instead of Australia and Suez, they would establish a fortnightly service each way, instead of monthly one, ...
Thursday, 5th July, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
Thursday, 5th7 July, 1860. No business before the Court.' Friday, 6thTuly, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) Fras. Dilamore, charged with being drunk on the previous night in Cole-street, was ad monished and. discharged, upon: payment of: 2s.. d. costs. The Piracy cas&eris adjourned till:Monday next,owirig't thlio'?iarrival of th otwo pri soners from Sydney.:... . : Christopher Gore, chief officer on board the 'ship:William- Kirk, from Liverpool, and six of the crew, charged withi embezzling a portioni of :the :cargo, were remanded till' Monday,'to admit of the attendance of witnesses. -
Williamstown Police Court. Monday, 2nd July, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
aitllimstoun olige dOourt.= ffouidau, 2nd July, 1860. (Before:Lieut. Crawford, PM.).. .A young man, named John Perry, appa rently about twenty years of age, was charged with luniacy, and with endangering his life by jumping to a railway carriage at Footscray. The prisoner was remanded till the follow ing day for medical examination.
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
FATL Accr5a Te-aimeiancho1ynd fa tal accideiit occurred at Iinkeina , on' -Mon day evening, by which a yourr :named Alfred Deuning, in the employ of Mr. FC'BSidB, of Dun olly, lost his life. A man who was walking to :Mount Moliagul, hearing a noise in the road went to ascertain the cause, and found a cart upset and a man lying under it. He immediately procured assistance; when it was discovered that the cart belonged to Mr. M'liride, but the assistance came too late, the poor fellow, who had been driving, being quite dead, the back part of the cart having fallen on his ches. The deceased had been to Jericho on Monday w:th a load of goods, and was returning at night, when, from the marks on the ground, it is evident he must have run against a large stump, which caused the cart to turn com pletely over, and the back of it falling on the de ceased's chest must have killed him almost imme diately. A doctor was at once sent for, but when he arived he pronounced death to have taken place ...
ROOT AND BRANCHWORK! CURE, NOT MERE ALLEVIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
S ROOT AND BRANCHWORK! - cUBE, NhOT. MfERE-ALEVIA&TIO. 'Assumings andrightly it would seem, that the prniple of disease is the same in all eases, the ce lebrated.:HorowA,, a :man of profound *scientific attain ehidsucceeded some twenty yeas agoi co~ncocting two remedies adequate to the relief and eure of all:its manifestations. : Their popularity in this country is:immense, and we question whether the. distingui?shed inventor has a richer harvest field than Australasia within the world-wide circuit of:his' business' operations. The Pills and Oint ment are household remedies wherever permanent .el-ing xis'r, and few of the tents of the roving i?dventurers in pursuit fo wealth from the" bowels of-theearthare unfarnishedwith them. The sinular adaptaetioi of the Pills to all kinds of constitutions as'well as all classes of disorders, is one of their inost valuable properties. The Herculean miner takes them in the paroxysms of acute disease and finds immediate relief from their o...
Parliamentary Intelligence. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, 3rd July, 1860. CROWN LANDS SALES BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
i i EGISLATIV' :ASS EM.?BLY:?, il S esiay, 3rd_ Ju?.'.- , 1?T._ 1 COWNv LANDS.sAne SA ITI a The Clerk, then read ? lett6er fromi the Chief S-e retary, requesting the,-opinion of the, Attorney-GG. neral, and askilng whether the Land;lill came:with" in the class of hills the Council could dal; with, and also the Attoir?y-Gen?ral' opinion. The latter; ivas to' the effect that ii' bill' cae within the 56thli 'lauseewbhich dlicl iiot both. appropriat. the revenue' aiid impose a duty or rate. ;- The ,Lad Bill was a bipl. imposing a duty; biutnot "for" iiimposing aduty, and did not come within the meaning of the clause. He could .eecc.nthing i -the Constitution Act,to in died him to- think that the' word. "id"-'should be read " or" in the interpretation of the 56th clause. SThe Speaker stated, that in his; opinion, the prisb viliges of the House had been in-aded by the am?nd msents of the Council in the clausesas to.the price of land: and the rent.: . ; Mlr. Service said he proposed to tak...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, July 7th, 1860. THE ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
WILLIAMSTOWN, &sturdsy, July 7th, 186o0. T'HE -ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL THE Australian public is deeply indebted- to the good shijp Salsette for the expeditioii with which she has brought hither tleMey-mails. Ai arrival of Europeaunws oth very day we the mesgeel due is. something to whichNWe have nlot ? l eeilAcutomed, and~is consequently a very agreeable surprize; but the es nbiowibroue'1t us is net in itsl very 'uteresten or inn brtant. Nor is it of ain agreeabl or " ncouragrlig nature, so far as it goes. The peacte of Europe was not by 'my means assusred When the mrail left "Allthe old seurces of..d~qi etuderemnined, while, there was a new one in the form.ofe a descent upon Marsala--(in Sicily)-hby:an expedition under the command'of that famous soldier of liberty, Garibaldi. He, a Sardinian, had taken up arms In Esuipfrt of the Sicilianrinsurgents vainist the Neapolitan rule, and was hemn" joine-d.y volunteers from":the other Italian States Th'e Court of Naples was in a state ...
ENGLISH NEWS. ARRIVAL OF THE SALSETTE WITH THE MAY MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
EN TISK NIEWS.: ARRIVAL .O THE ...... . S ......... .- WITH?THE-. IMAY MAILS. IThe Peninsular and Oriental screw stemner Ssette, Captain Metheven, arrived in n Bay at 4 am., and sailed .it 6 ?.: and arrived in> Hobson's Bay-early yesterday morning. Passeigers For- Melbourn'-i ess?. . ? : Rae, Briown, J. Reid, Butterworth, Chapman, F. B. _White, I B.; Gibbs,. ..W Weller, M'Donald, Liout. and Mrs. Swvantson, Mr. and Mrs. White, .?r. and" Mrs. Heape, Mr. and'Mrs. 'M'Pherson, and M?r?E J. Dickson. For Sydney-Captain Wiillams; 12th Re-iment ; Mes.rs'Tobias; J. Taylor, :Fit??ibon, Piper, J. 0. Whitty. Doane, Coveny, :Samuel Dickl enson, Julias Bass, Captain. Armitage, Lieutenant Christie (trth Riegiment), Captain E. R. BlairMrs. Fif-'ibbon and three children, Mr; Caoetete :ir: and Mrs. Waltoi, and Mr. Cross.; . rThe Salsette's dates are-London, May 19; Suez, May 27; Aden, June 2 ;Galle;, June 11i; Hong Kong, May 23; King George's Sound, June 28. Sir Charles Trevelyan has been. re-calle...
BOMBAY. BOMBAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, FRIDAY, JUNE 8. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
BOMBAY . (By Electric Telegraph.) ` .Bo.eAY. CHAM'BER 'O CoMseacE, . FRI DAY, ,JUNE8'' 8: 'Exchange.---England 2s. Id.,.i16 8,.to - Calcutta, 60 days' sight, 100 ; .30 days' :ight,.101:;: at sight,. 1074. 'Chin;: 228. Lodndon-Cotton, £3. 10s.; seeds' £2'1ss. and £3. Liverpool-Cotton,, 2 15s:to £3' seeds, £2 10s. China,. :17 to 18 rupees. Money very easy. : Securities-Fours 85' and SFives, 99 and 4; Five-and-Halft 105 and SBauk rates on private bills,5 percent. loans on Covernment securities,. 3, per.. cent.-; Malwa opium, 1,448. - : GALLE, SaturdayiJune 9. (By Electric Telegraph frotm Calcutta.) .Government Securites--,Foiir.per,.Cent., 16 tot16.; Five per Cent., 2 to 2, dis.;-Five and-i-Half per Cent., 4 to 51 premium.n E chauge, Calcutta on Bonitby unnltered..Ex change on London .'forfirstclass credits are six months' sight; 2s. d. Freights on' Lon don, dead weight, 6is G6d:, jutei, T6.; and seeds, 75s. The March mails from.Australia were deli vered on the 5th and 11th inist :: -....
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
ARRtIVED. .Tune 20-Oscar, st.,' Trapp, from Adelaide Montenizma scihri E'Tutye froti 'Th?eeFT?-itPu it City of Hobart.: str, Darby,- from .Hobart Town; a Bussex, ship,. Fotlhorgil. .froint -?ondon 3rd ApriL Juno 30-Freak, schr., Downing, from tiver, Don;' Success,; schr., Saunders from Circular Head; Eva, schr., Martin, 'from CircularaHead; Mary Grant, brig, from Port'- Frederick'; Freebiidge, 1 schr., Murray, from Port Frederick; Creole, secbr. from Three-Hut Point.; Holen, schr., Gibson, from Emen Bay ; Lady liird, str., Greig. froniPortllnd; Royal Shepherd, str., Saunderi, from Launceston ; Ada, schr., from Port Albert. " . ' ; 1 July I--Three Sisters, sche., from River Leven,; 'Tommy, schr., from Emen DBay; Beoscarne, .schr., from Table Cape ; Helen Ann, a`che, from Circular. Head.: July 2-Young America. ship, from- Liverpool April 10"; Content, brig;.from :Adelaide; -Boome rang, schr.. from Hobart Town; General.Jessup, barque, from Newcastle; .MaryPleasants, slip, Gil -christ, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
Notice. The j rZLlic'rere r erefully ti foruwe l tduct Ar. Pearl, of &Sevedore-*treee, has becan appoined an agent for the 8ale of Ithispa ycr. i f `To? r ibsc E bei sw} -A Iew Quarter bavm coirnene..ou O scribers are infosied that their contribuitions win be received-cither-at-the PublishingOffice,- Ann street, or bythe party who delivers this paper. To such as have not yet paid their lat Quarter's subscriptions, as well as to those who are indebted to us sundry small nccounts for advertising, we beg to state tliat we r hall'feel ?ich obliged by their'attending to-the above intimstion at tin erly Subscribers': residuing at a distance. can. forward theis, subscriptions_ either in stampl. or by. post office order.c Those parties who inay.rcceive tbe. Chronsle in a coloured envelope, will understand thereby Lbat they are miarreacs and tit the d livbrypof the paper is liable to be discontinued. . ; Notice to Advertisers. - ' We shoddifeel greatly obliged f advertisers wcho ca, ...
Wednesday, 4th July, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
Wednesday,;4ta, July, 186O. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) Joseph, Kingston, Joseph Rodriguez, John De' Cost and Louis Ferrera, charged with piracy and attempted murider on the high seas; I.pndpdLJyill &ilas i a AR the arri vat-of two other prioners irom Syncy..
SPECIAL MEETING. Thursday, 5th July, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
SPECIAL MEETING. Thursdad, 5th .did, 180. PRESENr :-- K. Freyer, Esq. (chairmsn), and Crs: Mason, Courtis, and White-. Agreeably with arrangement, 0. F. Verdon, Esq., M.LA., attended the Council Chamber to explain matters in connection with the water-pipes recently arrived. Weregreat that' we are compelled, through pressure on our space, to summarise the information given by our member on this occasion. SWATER SUPPLY. G. F. Verdon, Esq.. M.LA., stated, that immediately on receiving intelligence of the arrival of the water-pipes he had waited upon Mr. Francis in order to urge that immediate steps might be taken to have them laid down to Williamstown ; but he was then informed of other arrangements, and that those- pipes were not intended to be used for that purpose, -in fact, it was alleged that they had not been ordered for Williamstown at all; he had then made application for the obtained vol uminous papers and correspondence relative to the intened disposition of those pipes, and ...
NOTICES OF MOTION. For Monday 9th July, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
NOTICES OEF-MOTION - For Mondaiy91i Jiy;dr 1860. , Ci. Courtis To move- :That the recommendation contained in the seventh report of the Cemetery Comnmittee be adopte .. . Cr. Mason: To move ~.... That a Conimmittee of the Counci' be p pointed for the purposo of conferring with the Committee of the; Mechanics' Institution-as to the practicabfilp of;a portion iof the-?e ch.aics' Institution being set apart as a public Library to be used gratuitously by the rate Coetingentsp.oin the above being carried, andi if. it b' found that sunch proposal can be carried out, that theTouncil grant a SumnBOt exceeding-£* -, to.be expended-in-the pur_ .chase of .booksl:and periodicals suitable for s ch instittio. -
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
NoiaI and ticnqral Ajils. WILLLvSTOWNor MAEOHANIGS' LNSTrrir E. The committee are sparing' no exertions to render.the Soirki in honor of the opening of their new building the most successful of the kind that hiis yet .takena place ;in: Williams tbon.' Tea'?ill be provided by some 36 la dies, who, weneed not say will provide such a store of creature comforts' for the.behoof of their visitors_ aswill make their portion of the entertainment all that: "could' be desired. The Hon.. Mr. Fawkner, :who wascthe ifirst: Anglo-Saxon to set foot on the shores of Hob-. son's Bay.ha promised to e..present on the occasion, whilsotlihers less noted' in their respective, spheres-arc expected to add their quota to the evening's amusement .,,Music with all its charms will be enrolled to. do honor to the.event:.. Several ofou.-most:me lodious towtmeii havuin agreed to :lend their aid towardsmaking the,Soir3e as much of a-Concert as possible. The reading room.will, be set apart for.the display of micros...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
. tisreU claneous ?~ftradcs. W?hen the Queen is angry, what order of merit does'she reireseht ;' - A Victbria Cross. 'r A gentleman who spkoe of having been struck by a lady's beauty was advised to kiss her :rd. o C~nrclrsg.- Dick,' whiyfdont youlturn that buffalo-iobtie t?l oieF sid out 'the hair side is the warmest." Lf h, Tomfi! Don't you ssupposo .nanisoaLknow.o hew ,to wear his o?,. hide !.' . THE DECIMAL aSOCIATION are collectting some curious statistical facts respecting' the time now spent in teaching arithmetie.in schools,_ itha, view to.asce tain the probable saving of time thrat 'would accrue from the introduction of the decim._. .system. AN UNNECESSiARY? Fo? ?-At ý late duel in Kentacky, the partis dischl; rged their pistol, without effect whereupon one of the seconds inter fered, and prolosed that-the combatants shor'd shake hands. To this the other second iobiected, as unnecessary; "for," said ho, ""theirhands have beensliaking this half ho.." - Now To RuI? Youa HEALTH...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
., WANTED,. T?O aprentice t~a respectable Dressmaker a young S oman 16 years of age.. Address A.Z. ofce this paper: The Wonder 'of the World ! ;HOLLOWAY'S PILLS This great Household Medicine ranks among, the leadins necessaries of life,.as it is well known' to the world that it cures many complaints other remedies cannot reach, this fact is as well, establish-: ,e as the Sunlights the World. Disorders of the Liver and Stomach . Most persons will,- at some period of theirlives,'' suffer treem indigestion, derangement of. their liver,. _ 'stomach or bowels, which"if not quickly removed; frequently settles into a dcngerous :illness. It is -well known :inIndina- and other:tropical climates, that Holloway's Pills is -:,.e only rediedy.that.: can be relied upon in such cases. Almost every soldier. alro~id carnres a box of these pills in' his linapsae -In Fnglaid inost persons know that these Pills will cue them whenever the liver, stomach, or bowels are out of order, andthat they need no ...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
ORDERS; OE THE DAY. The Chairman said that, seeing there were two members- absent;' he begged leave to postpone the considerition of hi. motion, of which lie had given notice last week. `Cr. White then moved- iThat application be made to the ?Hon. the Commissioner of Lanids: and Survey to set out and proclaiim a street fromo the top of Stevedore-street to the North' Williamstown Station. - ..- . Cr. (loxham seconded the motion, which was carried. - S in. WE ATiiiiiEAI)S SURETIrES. The Cihairiani stated that the..Town Clerk had mentioned.to him- thatOr. Freyer wished to be present' when this subject was being con siiered .He (the chairman) had no objection whatever to .the. sureties :named.; but he thought that under those 'circumstances .it would be better to let the matter stand over for another week. . - Cr. Moxham had no objection to the sure ties, andhe knew Cr. La ?ochehad none, and he could not see what objection could be raised when a majority of the Council had. already expr...
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 July 1860
REPOET8 OF CO MMIaTTEES. The following reports were brought forward and adopted.: The 11th report of the Public Works Com mittee-rThefollowing accounts wereexamined and passed to the Finance Committee :--Hur leyand McDonnell, £120.; do., £25; Thomas and Curry, £30'; do., £9 ; And. Burke, £30; -. ERThoimas, £60; Geo. Morgan, £7 7s.Gd.; Wm.Fletcher, £29 16s. ; do. £12 12s. ; Dan. Wilson, £7.; do., £7. 5s.; Sellick (repairing crossings) £28 10s. Gd. Total, £36GG6 11s. Garden.Report No. ?7-Aitken £14 lls.8d.; ,Cunnett;£7 13s ;- McKee, £7 13s; Munro, £7.13s.; Clough, lls. £31 1s. 8d , Cemetery Report No. 7- The following ac: count was:examined, and passed to the Fi nacee Commniittee : Pain (salary) £14 l1s. d.; do; (materials) £1 Os. 2d. ; Quigley, £8 10s; Clough, .15s. Gd. Total £24 17s. 4d. Tbe Conii?ittee recommend that day labour be dis coitinued in theo Cemetery for the present. Cr. Courtis, in moving the adoption of the report, m'entioned that the recomniendation as to day labour w...