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V.R.C. SPRING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
P *yI.e, SPRIN , hEETING. The following account of the opening of the now pop?lar' national racing event is from the Daily Telegraph..f Monday: : TIIE DERTIY 'DAY. Year by yeaor the Viototlean Ddrby grows lie public estimation,and notwltlistanding the expressed predilection in favour of landicaps generally, there is every ground for the sup positlon that ere long the great Melbourne Cup Itself will have a dangerous rival for the pride of tle place., So far as the club is concerned, 'everything has been lone to populariso the great tltree-year-old race, which, after 'll,'nffords the fairoat cont. ptrilson betweenthe 'lorses of the season, and althoughlthe Derby of the colony is not yet Invested with the dignity-almost na tional In its widespread influence-of thle famous Etiglish cquestrlan competition, there i abundant ground for congratulatlon in the progress whicb ihas been made. At the tithe the horses passed the. jlideo's box, there could not have beeni lens than 25,000 pprsons p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
g, I ule . Sa.Bteam Oommunfoation betw een Melbourne, Wair. it ; a?- isaboole>selfast, and un115 icdersignae despatch Steamers as "-':" `under (weathor permitting), F?1OM MELBOURNE' To Waxrnam boo l, fast, o Portland, "+: Name of Stcamehlp, 1 .Saling Day.) . PR`CY. Every TUESD&Y JUL(+ , "R at s p.m.I S'ROB. ROY Every FRIDAY,at 2ROB O.30 p.m. .i;-?FROM PORTLAND ::' Melbourne, aUllin at Belfast au : : ?Warrnambool. ' Name of Steamship i Sailing Day. Every TUESDAS ROB ROY a lng from Porj Ilad at 2 a.m. Ever FRID A Y, JULIA PERCY siding from Port, lind at 7 a.m. Boats will be in attend c to carry pas. eungers from the north jet to the steamer from 8.30 to 10 o'clock, the it previous to saillng.: Return tickets issued aw able for either steamer for Two Months. ares and feights at cur t rates. CROAKER, SCOT AD CO., Potlamnd, Sept. !0, 1876. Agents Warrnam?u ool Steam ar Oompany THE NEW STEAM CAr. J. TROMPs LEAVES MELBO\uRNE ler Warrnaumbool, selfats and Pcrtland ON TUE8DAY8, S ...
THE LITERATURE OF SMOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
THE LITELRATURE OF SMOKING.. Nothing has been more hbelauded, nothing more abuseod, thnn smoking. At one time it has been all the fashion, at. another It na, booeen altogether tabooed; ignored ns completoly as it is ignored in the pages of Shakapeare; idolized as completely as it was idolized by Dr. Parr; cast off no ruthlessly as Blackstone cast off the Muses he had wooed.' Poets, dilvihes; ' orators, auind historians have waxed eloquent in its praiies, niil not less eloquent have been the furious invectives hurled againusi It. 'It has been one of thiosO things- there iren not many--ol, which every, one hais had definite opinions. 'those who 'have, writtenu or spoken for or againlst it halvo been equally unmeasured in thelphrteaology they employ.,' King James the First thundered the pIrst vollie in his famous " Cousterblnst to Tobneco," and this was followed by a " Volley from Plaruacsus," by an anonymous ivriterwhbluo wrath seems to have outstripllped his power of ex pression. An ...
A SWEET BROTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
A SWEET BROTHER. SA young man called on his intended a the other evening, and while waiting for. her to make her appearance, he struck up a conversatjon iyth his pro spective brother-in-law.. I Aft.r'a. hile the. boy said : "Does galvanised niggers know much?" " I really can't say," answered the 'amuse I young man, and silencoe reigned for a few moments, when theboy again resumed : "Can you play draughts with your nose?" " No, I have not acquired that ac complishmeont." " Well, you'd better learn, then." " Why?" "Cause ,sister..any, that you don't know as'much 'as a galvanised nigger, but .your dad's got lots of sugar, and she'll marry you; and;when she;gets hold of thie old man's sugar, she'll go to all sorts of dances and plays, and let you stay at home to play draughts with that nose of yours." And when sister got her hair ar ranged and came: in, she found the parlour deserted by all save her brother, who was innocently tying the tails of two kittens together and singing.' ;
ANTI-SLANG SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
ANTI-SLANG SOOIETY. The e 'form Club' Is'thei title a new organisation organised by youag tidies fur the purposo of discouraging the use of 'slang pltruseaP In onnversation. At a rc cent nmeting, while a Imelmber was address tng the society, chlo inadvertentiy made u*e of the expression ' awful nice,' and was calluil no order by another member for trans grreslng the rules. ' In what way have I transgressed P' asked the spcaker, blushlig deeply. : ' You maid it would be "awfri. nice" to admlt younlig gentleimen to our deliberatiumu, replied the other. 'Well, wouldn't it e?'.;rciltiracd the speaker1 'you know you said yuurs,.lt no loueer ago Ilhan yesterday thallt" 'Yes, I know; but y.oesaid " awful nice." 't'ihat's slang.' ' Well,' said thd'speaker tartly, *If you are going to be so awful nleo about It, per. hops it is; but I wouldn't say asything if I were you. DIdn',t.you tell Srlly Sprlggius, this morning, to pull down her basque?' SNo, I didn't,' retorted the other, her face gruo...
Coleraine Coal. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
S, olerallne Coal . (To t.e Eitor of the Portland. Guardaun.) SI,-I noticelln your last Issau that speaking o tlhe dCrbontferons discoveries in ills district, you say the specimen forwarded by your correspondent hlas nothing of coal about it except, thi color biclng a kind of black sand-stoue.' don't knowSir, whether 'you have been misled by somi' amateur geolo gllt or whetlhe your correspondentignoranttly ,s malicfoasly sent :you a 'lump' ot stone instead a piece of' thb "'tiue brown col l" which is betin got by sacks full from the !;ast shaft, but I am ure you will bo'glad to publirh, and your.readorswilli be glad to read the tollowing report.ou the. subject, from thl AIlgheot geological authority in the colony. Yours, &O., . .. -:l.: :.,: ' • WILLIAM VALE. ' [coirr.] Todntltral and Tcllogical MAuseum L.-:; , abuortory . . , S.Melbourne, October 30, 1876, " I1i, have t hav Ihonor to Infor?lt you that .tl.: sample of.so-called "- coal " froin Cole ri ioe, sent to' you by Mr...
THE NOVELIST. THE DAY OF MY DEATH. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 10 November 1876
THE NOVELIST. THEtDAY OF MY DEATH. (, ( lhAas .araoeor, " a5ot, Asas.") ( Coaoaaed.) That night, when Misse Fellows had I ' ret red,-"-he never " went to bed " t iltsplt Eglylishl like' other people, I stole softly out in my stockings and a screwed a little brass button outside of a her doer.: I bid umde: a gimslet:ole i -for. it in the# morning when our guest was out shopping; it fitted iqto place without noise. Without noise I turned it, and went back to my own room. " You suspect her, then?' said Alison. ' One is always justifled in suspect- 1 l:eg Spiyitualistic medium." "I don't know about that,' Allis adid deeidedly:' "It may have been mice that I heard last night, or the wind in a bottle, or any of the other I proper and natural causes that explain h awq the ghost stories in the children's c pp '-but it was not Gertrude. Women know something about one I another, my dear; and I tell you it wns not Gertrude." ' "I don't assert that it was; but with the bolt on Gertrude's door, ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
COMMERCIAL. Business prospoclt are continalljy brightening in Now York, and thero is a hialthir cndittion of the general morkets. There is el1o a eteally flow of tgid from Europe. and the boalnce of trade is largely il. favour of the U.lito I States. Wool is in good demand T'[teI spply of tonooge iU port at San Francisco is still very large, agretgatilng 105,000 toe., exchlrivo of coasters an d Steauller, of which 73,7:10 lonq is under en. glagelent for wheat, and 8,450 tons for mi cellatneol.i business. The wheat rate to Liverpool is (;i.,, and to Cork for orders l2s. id. Although grain is coming foreward very freely, there ore more tea slri engogod thuan Oc be booked this month. The Ilour lat linot Is firm in consequence of the nlvleuce ill theaot. Suprlfiie is quiet nt 4I 1o1. to h O0dol.; extra, 4 75 to 0 u5 dol. per bl (?). Arriruvl. October 3-IBritiesh ship Light. ni,itl Ill doays from Melbourne. Sailedr.--.Sohooner Lovett P'encocl:, for .kdela.de, Octubor 2.-A-rguo. 10th Itst...
PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
POET PHUIIP. aBEA 'oT. 13-Scuthefn Crosf, Wr, Haobrtown. Cbteviot, Wr., Semwcste. 14-GaanozJoblzasone, ich., tLake. I Voek Nsi bque. Neaeasil Qoaco Emma, bcne.,Newcastle. IAXLZD. 1 g. 13-City of Melbouine. atr., Sydney. Cland Hamilton, ntr., Adelid. Jet, sch.Port'Macdonnell. China, P..3L5.. Sydney. U -Maid of Erin, sci., Ljeith. . Nith, ketch, Portland,
SOUTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
SOUTH AMERICA. An attempt was made to asasesinate Pre sident Pa?do of Peru. at Lime, on the 20th of August. The rioters were defeated, four of them being killed and serorna woundeld. The Talisman prisonere have generally been sentenced to baulshment from the centry. T-ris elide the imbroglio with Greet Britain, unless Mr. Camoron, M.P. for Glasgow, sees eit to urge a money claim for damages. Thse Mexican States are to be declared in a stato of seige.
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
COMMERCIAL. PORTLASD MARKETS. Gsardian Ofce, FNovember 10, 1876. 'Lte retail price of Boo is £1 i per 'a Our quotations are " WHoLSAL? PrICES. Flour £13 Wheat, s 6d to 5s 8d per bushel Ots, 3. ad to 3s 6d do Bran, is 3d Pollard, s0Gd do Butter Is 2d to is 3d lb t , 101 doom "" ' Cheese Co sla) 9d t Sdper hb Rairr-. Pexczs. Flour, 27s per h.g cash, Barley, 4 per bushel Wheat; 6 do ' Ots 4s to 4s do Bran, lds 6 do Pollard s 6d tos 9d do Btter 1 4d to Is dlb. Egg., na doz. Bread 7d per 4Ib loaf )Iimosa Bark, £3 per ton Richmond leoaty reports sales on Satur day, November It, as follows:-Flodr, silk dressed, ac6s per bag; second' quality, do 22. pe bag; bran, Ita l per bushel; pollard, i 6d do; potaltee, 4s Gd pel cwt; kangaroo skins, brush 4d to ead per lb; foresters, to told per lb: sheepskins, 4id per Ib; horse., unbroken, £5 5s: milch cows, £5, to £7; cor-sacks, second hand, Gs per doz., whole isle; bide., 3ld. per lb.; wool, greasy, 7d. per Ib.t groceries and sundries realised aa t...
THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
TILE CALIFORNINi MAIXL. (ACsBTLLRIN ASSOCATED PRESS TZELEORLMS.) Sydney, Thursday. The Zesalndia arrived with the San Francisco mail at an early hour this morning. AMERICAN SUMMARY. A deputation of the steerage passengers of the s.e. Zealandia a few days after her arrival in San Francisco called at the office of the Jlorntug Call, and complained of ill-treatment on that vessel, also on the City of Sydney. Professor Huxley delivered a masterly address on ".University E loeation" at the opening of the John Hopkins University. He gave some earnest practical advice. The ravages of yellow fever at Savannah, Georgia, have been terrific. Relief funds have been started in nearly every city in the Union. New Orleans and Galveston are also under quarantine. A treaty of peace has been asigned by the principal chiefs of the Sioux tribes, but the people doqbt very much that it will be lasting. The Indians are to be removed from Montana to the Indian territory. Investigations and accusations bein...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE, "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infrings upon those of Others. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14. MASONIC. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
wrra w ofs 5s acorPOatrED TaE 'P Iro .srD EXPRES." To Protec owr Ri.tr-%ot t- l friagi poa the of OtLers. s TUESDA-, NOVEMBER 14. SMASONIC. EaE another iase of the Guardian makes'its appea-nce, the Free Masons will have met and performed the necessary and all'important duty of laying the foasdation s:one of their new Masonic Hall, in Perov-street. to Such an event is always looked upon a by the frateroty as closely identified t with the symalusms of their order, and besrs to them a significance more preg nant with weaning than is allowed to d come under the cognizance of the outer a, world. Of that we speak not, but as it marks anothe, step in the social pro. r, gross of the town, and is likely to supply a wait long fel: of a hall, c. oentrally situated, and ounvenient on occasion for publio meeting-, we may d. congratulate the brotherhood on their a advancing prasperity, and rejoice with them in the fraition of their long looked to undertaking. As a body, the Masons in Portlan have...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. HAMILTON, NOVEMBER 10. HAMILTON FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ATHLETIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (raoY oca ows coaaKsPosQaurs.) VICTORIA. HAMILTON, Norsr.aza 10. HAMILTON FPJE.I DLY SOCIETIES ATHLETIC SPORTS. " The attendance was only molerate; the races were iseil cnteeted. )tD. PLuT Lamphier .. .. .; 1 Docharty ... .... 2 Time 17} seconds. ccr, 4650 yards. fllerd 1 Cooke ..;. 3 Time, 551 seconds. i M&AIDE? WALEIO 1lTCH. EIBERS IRACE, 200 yds. Lampnier ... 1 Ral"ton 2? 2 Trner . ... .. Monie ... 1. Lemphier and Mlilerd tie ' 16} aeconds. ' HAL.F MILE AC. Tedrea . .. 1 Hanlon « ~. 2 MaIlinnon ... S-... i ..i S Time 2 min,- 7 se. , ccr, 350 yards Millerd . 2 Cooke ... Time, 40) seconds. o CraDLES, alo .. ...... . 1 Murton .. 2.. Bradford ..; ... 3 Gibson . 1 Mallison and Eain tie. cur, 250, yards, Lmphier .... . " . 1 Ralston and`smith tie' ' cousoridioN. Dicker ... Blay . .. r.TILTLo ,T Ta? a, CO. SLL.nghlan . . , - .. 1 Johnson ... 2 (ameron ... 3 Cnp winners.-Monie, first ?ze,' ?25; Millerd, second prize, £12; Cooke, third prize, £6; LImphier, foiirt...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
PAAIRLIAtlENTARY. Wednesday night's sitting of the Legisla tive Assembly was occupied with the further consideration of the Estimates. The dis cussion, says the Argus, on the salary of thile County Court judges at Melbourne, proposed at £1,800, being an increaso of £300, Was resumed, and tihe mount was reducad to £1,500. Complaints were made that Judge Skinner was in the habit of necepting hospt tality from Equatter4 and others on whose cases he had to decqdo the folluwing idany. The Minister of Justice promised that if any specflo charge were Imid before him it sahult be inquired into. The HIouso adjourned at 25 minutes to 12 u'cld k until Tuesday next. The Premier was gaist questioned by the Opposition, In the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday night, as to when the Railway Construction 11ill would be introduced. Sir James McCulloch re minded Mr. Berry tqut if the Govcrnlment had followed his rece mtendatiens the ouIIse would have been lssolved without nny railway bill being ?roduc...
SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTLAND. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
SHIPPING. FORT OF PORTLAN.D. lorember 1S-Rob Boy, steamer, 233 toes, Cstain Aihtoo, from Mtaomroe, ras Warrnambool and BRfaut fSoo - Mrs. Bce. a r . Ryan, Mrs. C?eo, Mrs. T. P. Jone., M. F. Tilley, Mrs. Rberatson, ias Nrlso, Mis Malles, ~eori. G. Hard, I. Baille, B. Hris, J. Madea, J. F. BaiErd, J. I?oley, D. Geso, A. Cronll, J. Begley, ?artfetl, W. Paton, junr., L. Knir, Scot, B. Morland. M. Morn, T. Banrch, G. Ware, Aiken, T. McGrath, J. Stanhope, W. Par. MtoKnney, T. BHanes, Gaper, B. Seasle; . Aia ey, J. Egan, A .... tel, J. B. Jo e, HI' Domd, J. Howder F. Tlley, J. McKay. G. terbertacn, . Herbeurton, H. Be.arts J. Doyle, A. B. Ferrier, Murphy, Good, Jona Doyle, and 39 in he steerage. Croaker, cott and C., agenta Nov. 12-Aldinga, sir., pat in for selter. s1pside, bqde., pal tark. - aSILtD Nov.13 -Aldings, sir., Adelaide 4-l--Slphide; bqge., Mueonef Bay. Harrison, barquet. Adelaide. Rob Roy atr.,t Melboaons. Pgrox Per Bob Boy, ?stmen , efrm MeZl 2 ore I ab Croaker. Sina sad Co., ...
FATAL ACCIDENT ON BOARD OF THE ST. OSYTH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
FATAL ACCOIDENT ON BOARD OJ THE ST. OSYTIH. During the voyage of th St. Osyth to this port an accirent occurred o a steerage pas= senger named Edward Phlll t, which resulted fatally in the Melbourne Ifuspital on Friday. An Inquest was held upon the body in the afternoon, when a seamon on board of the St. Osyth deposed that on last Saturdyo fortnight, between I and IS o'clock ill the morning, he was standing by the fore hatich, and saw tho deceased walking along the deck. He struck his foot against a steam pipe, and fell into the coal bunkers,a distance of about 10ft. Witness at once went to his assistance, and found him in an lnsensiblo condition. lie was attended by the ship's doctor until they arrived at port, when lio was removed to the hospital. it was necessary to have the bunker open. There was a gangway on either side of the deceased, which he seemed to have pitched over. The ship. was rolling at the time. Sydney Harrie, a passenger on board the St. Osyth, deposed that when t...
BISHOP THORNTON ON TEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 14 November 1876
DISHIOP THORNTON ON TEM PERANOE. On Friday evening last St. Stephen's schoolroom was crowded to excess to lhear Bishop Thornton on the subject of temper ance, and asolst in the formation of a new association to moderate or suppress the drinkinog customs of the country, The meeting wasa most intercstingone, and Bishop Thornton, who made a lengthy and exhaustive speech, was listened to with the most marked attention. The reverend speaker said that his wish was, first, to convince the people of the awful evils of intemperance, anod then ask them to help him to counteract the evil. prunkenness was the plague spot and di? grace of the great ritishl nation, for Eng land was the most drunken nation on earth. Thioso who were not in thie habit of attending temtperance meetings, and who were un acquainted with drink statistics, of England particularly, would be surprised to learn tilat out of 1000 millions a year, 150 millions were spent on drink alone, or about the entire incoulo\ of one day...