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LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VA. SOUTiAMPTON. . Under oz. .. . ... .. O Exceeding 3 oz. and not exceeding lo0. 1 o F xceeding lo7. and not exceeding 2. ... 2 Exceeding 2oz. and not ex'i g 3oz. .. 3 0 And every ounce or fraction of an, ounce, one shilling additional. Newospapers, enh ... .. ITO'TIE UNITED KINGDOM VIA MARSEILLES. French Rate in addition to the above. Under oz n . . .. . . 0 Under . o " ... ... .. '" 6 Under bz.: ..'- .. .. .. And for everyoz?. '?a. '-rditional. Newspapers 2d. ecechrdditional. - OOK POST'AGE., A. SOUToRAMrTON. The book post system has been extended to'the Unlited Kingdom, Indii, Ceylon, Mauritiis, Hong 1tolig, Malta, Gibraltalr; New bdoith Wales, South Aistfalia, Tasmania, New °Zealai d, and Western Australia." Not exceiig 4ozT . . .. 6 Al?oe 4oz. and not exceeding oz . .: 'AboVe 86z. and not exceeding lib' . 2 0 Above lIb. aid not exceeding Ilib. "i; . 3 0 Above i lb. and not exceeiling 21b. ' ?' t ..4 40 And so on, adding Is. foreach 'additional lb. or f...
THE BURNED HUT.—A TALE OF THE OLDEN TIMES. (Written in imitation of the rude Street Ballad style of the old Country.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
THE BURNED 'HUT.-A TALE OFF THE OLDEN TIIMES. . (Writte to imifftion of the rude Street Ball?ut style of the old Country.) 'Twvas dead of night, the moon shonebright, We roamed the realms of sleep,. Six blacks so hold attacked Quirk's fold, And rushed out twenty sheep; But gallant Mick, so brave and quick, His pistol-trigger drew, Which made the foe off hopping go, Swift as a Kangaroo. One daring black came crawling back, ..And stood behind the tree, Then flung a spear, which passed quite near, Bold Quirk, the shepherd's knee; But Ryan smart, from bed did start, -And fired his deadly gun, Which caused the black to turn his back,. And like a red'shank run. SHut-keeper Pat discharged a shot: of heavy deadly slugs. One foe being slain, he fired again And bored poor Bnmbo's bead; :" But till he died, he boldly cried *" Borack me quamby dead." The foe being fled, we hied to bed, But scarce began to doze,' When Ryan's whelp did loudly yelp, W- hich broke our slghht.repose ; Pat ran to see...
Williamstown Police Court. Saturday, 18th August, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, Esq., and J. B. Were, Esq., Consul-General.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Soaturdaiy;l 8tl Augus t,. 1860. (Before J. Freyer, Esq:, aid 3.B Were Esq., Consul-GeueraL) -lVitdwlas F'i7ws, August Hlender, Fritz Ter pein, 2'7omas Bradersen, Uictor Dollinger, ng wart Pioneh, Jseamen ?elongbng to the Danish ship Rapid, were brought upon war rant, charged with disobeying thelawful com mands of the chief officcr of the ship. ;;'The miei appeariagdeterininod not to return to their duty, . The Bench seatenced them to four weeks' hard iabor
A CONSOLATION. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
A CONSOLATION. [to? the Editor of the WLLi.asrow,, CxRO?ICL.] S SIR,--Asone who takes a warm 'interest in everything which conceri;s the.velfare of Wil lianistown and its inhabitant~ts,:I desire'to say a few words:in reference: to what transpired at.the Council meeting,' last- Monday evening, while considering the report of.,the.Select Comnnittee to inquire ?into ';the 'working ex penses of our municipal institution.;,.: The Committee are evidently determined to work upon the cheap,-to pay the snallesi possible price for wha't they do-repiriand to pay no thiig at all for 'what they'do .:iiot require and'they ha've the.assurance even to ask men to give, their, time and labour. for. nothing. Shabby fellows ! The keepers of the Garden and Cemetery are to be reduced to the neces sity of working like common mene, add to lihave their daily task allotted them like negroes upon the. plantations of America _tlie' Fire Bri~de are to be deprived of their.pay, and the prin-. tore of theirs' too...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
"Notic to Advertisers. IW e I S wrdfee rfatly obagfed if ad,,ertisers, twho Pna c itcnvisent toforwrfljt ironrerain the farlj 1rt of te ieedeteLould lose no inteit doing so .iefilohero ase been put to sme iioinveeniece oi account of theiate hour a trt ciic adrtlieeajnts have arrived, and if this could be apouled, or partsally . o our arrangesients would be greadtyfacilitatud. _ NOT=Ei'' tTlae pullM ar e that Vah, Pearly of Sd a L appoIit-air agent for The axle of t de 1)aper.
MORE BUNGLING. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
MORE BUNGLING.- . [To tihe Eitor of thic WeLrauarsrowi CunrONICLE] - Sm--At the last meeting of Council, Cr. Mason drew the. attention of the Chairman to the fact tlhat one ofdthe most important require 'inments of the Mutnicipal Act- had not been complied with. lqiv, Sir, I'would 'isk youi if anyratepayer should be 'litigious en~ouih to test the validity of the ulterior proceedings of the Council, and draw the Council into ex pensive litigation through their own culpable negligence, who is to take the blame I . Surely the Chairman of a Council, when appointed by.his fellow-councillors to a situation of im portance and trust, should not content himself with merely presiding over and occasionally giving a casting vote in .favor of. some pet motion of the municipal body, but he'should make himself " acquainted with a few of the leading requiremnients of the Act under which he derives his powers. He should, at iy rate, as a return for the- honorable distinction, de vote a little of his...
Friday, 24th August, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Frikzy, 24t1& August .1860. b' , :(Befiire.ilent Crawford, cRX`' O C ;.::QCHidCkiuteiiafsn was broughtiup,`cha aed with being drnli,andhanve nog sibinmeans of risupport. Thie Bench sentenced himm seven days' 'hard lIboir,, andccautioned him not to appear ageuin at this cjurt, or he should have three months' similara employment j
Tuesday, 21st August, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M., and J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Tuesday,:21st Aigust, 1860 (Before Lieut' 'Crawfird, P.3 L; and J., K FreyerEsq, JTP.). Henry Evans Jones was brought before the Court on warrant, charged with' :fauduleitly embezzling one pound. the property of his em ployer, Thomas Burgess lMrp Pentlanii ppeared for tiheprosecutioiin ad.lpoiited?d out to the Bench'their ability to: deal with the case summarily. Prisoner, it appeared; had beeni employed by prosedutor in the the capacity of ollector, -nd on his 'being unable to "produce all the moneyhe 'li?direceived on his' einployer'? ad count, this Cdharge ias-brought and which, in deed, thr÷e- ws little 'difficulty:of proving:" The Bench' sntiened prisoner'to sevefnday's hard labour` - Mary Cheeeere, dcharDe with making use of obhdeie a nuage, arnd1creatim- adisturbancei in the public street, was fined 10s., or in de fault, 2t.holi-' ipprisoinibnt, this. bien" her third offence. No business before theCourt oniedasiday, or -Phursday. a
MUNICIPAL COURT. Friday, 24th August, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, and T. Mason, Esqs. J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
MUNICIPA.LCOURT' ý (Be?ore . ?K?? Frejer;?andjT. ?&i? Esqs. Janelnorance appeared to'answer the siin mon'O6f ' the Crown Ranji;r for occupymn 'rown Land without a licence The Bech iiformied defedn tlat she should dintrivi to removeher domicile within one month,-or legal means would-be employed to compel her to do s& -.The lnal h~ring of this case was then adjourned till the 24th$Sep tember next. - .. SLAUGHTERING WITHOUT A LICENCE. . Roiert Elsom, and F. W. Misika, appeared beforet' Court at the; instance, of: the. In spector of Slaughter-houses, charged with samughtering and veindihg?cattle without a licenc.e "Defendaints i both cases pleaded ignorance of the law,and.:were cautioned by the Bench, and ordered to; pay the costs of court.
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
RATES OF POSTAGE TIrE following Order has been issued' by the Post master-General': " In orderto paythe transitthroighlEgyptnews sapers sent via Southampton and Suez, addressed to the East Indies, Ceylon, I?Mauritius, Hong Kong, China, Australia,; or any ttheroiintry or place lying to'the ,tistivsri? of Snez' will, after the 31st December next, be subj'cttio ?m additional charge of one penny, making the rates as follo:-lUpon a newspaper addressed to the ~ ist Indies-2d when not exceeeding 4 ounces in wvceight; 3d when above 4 ounces and not excced?ng 8 ounces in weiht ; ld of 4 ounces. Upon newspapers nddrdssedto any di thd other countries oplaces referredto, 2d for each. newspaper, of' h'itverweinght. Ho alterationwill be made in pdtaze "df bo k? pac??ets'~ent by'this rouite, as tiey already pay a transit tate, 'nor i?ill any change be made in the postage of newspape?s . sent via -Marsemes, the present charge on such newspapers being sufficientgto'edver. the transit- "I Egypt. ho a...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, Aug. 25th, 1860. THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
i" Ir ? ll ' mi-lT . rs . olli: . " `i IVILLIA WSTOWV',Souiurday. q. 25th,, ISGq. IT is pitiable to itnesst. th dire ist'aits .to C which our unhapi y country is reduced:in these d latter times. 'Goaing'nut inito i te higi'ii bi S and :byewpys imr search of men to govern it, -it is stil further-unfortunate in that'it cannot. find any siotable for the tck, willing to iun derthake it. With thedowlifull of Mr. Nichol- C son, we witnessed the catastrophe. of -n Ad ministration in'lichte brisliteir intelligenices were but respectable mediocrities; and. tihe others mere stolid dellards : subsequent events a have so fillen out aslnost'tomnlake its- iourn their loss Mi bden insi'ppealed toby the .1 SGovernor, and he put himself .into-communi: cation with MiSr. OSShaoi So "far; welL The twn -had noted together previously ::eachl r posseses - ibilit'iyrid a eperience ;both haive ' ? icii c iicters to lose abyd-sich-a larg6 stake i the country, that we woiild'have had'some gua nmtte,-for their...
POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
S I'POST-OFFICE' NOTICE., The RoylI Mail steamislip Saloette will be do= " olatchedl.with the mails for King George's"Sound, SPo'nt' de GaVe,. Indina China,':the Mediterranean parts Aimerica? Europe, and. the.: United Kingdom. he'l time appointed for closing s on:Saturday,:th'e. 235th it?Se- . : . i; For iegistered. letters' ordinary letters, and news,. papersat p.' GenersiPost Office. ieihbourne, Aueimtl8z' S The Wilaianstown P;st off to ivilice soi ' a time, &lt;nd the Ari:s'?tr?t'aiid Stivedore:sticet Re. cc!iig boxes kill oi ii Ale jA (thisd ) • ?&lt;?ng Loxe' oi;o?'n five p:. (.lu :':s '-d S Note.-Letters and neowspapers for Trieste, o' marked viaf Trieste, are forwarded in a mail direct from this offce, - . * -. - Letters-and-newspaieirs for France or for the nnr .thern eountries beyond France, can be forwarded bythe travellingpost-ofice between Aaraselles and l.ybns, on pay'ncnt 6f tth Victorian poitage only, but aroechhrgeable with an addiiWnal foreign postag...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, 20th August, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
/ Present`='A il COHAdij*,igs i " " The minutes of te previous m'ietlnghavi ig been rend and cdnfimed, ing of the.Conmcil wns &held on the evening,of the 17th inst., to revise the es"essment, when. ab*out 300 propertiiies Fdcoiisideicd iand dis -D posed ot'. .. letter 'as read, addressed to Mr. John n Weitherhead, with the ~Iues adopted 'ty the Council for his .guidanui in perfouning the to duties of rate-collector. . The Chairman presentedza petition, sign~ed h by 42 ratepayers iesidin~i?,North;Williams town, prayingthalt thefodtp.nth in larr-estreet might`?be extendedi lt'toth en -' ...... "?' (. Received ,d referred t0 the.Public:Work Committce. . .. -The weekly report o the Ierspectorof Nuisu anice was readi aiidliidoi" tlie'table. ni The Chairman moved that the 1 st, report of vi the :Lgisleihve Cominmiittee, brought .ap last week, be adopted. I Cr. White asked the Chairman it the Legs- b lative Convdimttee liadiidoeilanything in rgarid to the motion brought forward by....
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
-Iu the list of new insolvents this wcek, we' notice the following.--Frank Liardet, Williamstown, licendsd victualler. 'Causes of insolvency-Pressure of creditors, seizure of inslven. s fu-rniture and stock- ; in-trade b1 two creditors, a. d depression of business. Debts, £5GG; assets, £94 13s.Gd. ; deficiency, £471 7s. 2d.. Mr: Shaw, official assignee. . It is stated by the Tara dale Weekly Netw that notice has been given.by Messrs. Cornish and. Bruce to their labourers of a reduction of wages from 88 to` 7s. per day. The reduction is to take effect immediately, and as the notice has prodhcesl dissatisfaction,. the chances are that the strike will be renewed. . The V?ctoriran admirs of General ri-: baldi contemplate.a testimonial, in the shape of a .sword, to the Italian hero. :Aprelininarymceting has been held at the Mechanics' Institute, Mel-. bourne, and it is propose i to call a second meeting on the subject next week. Two. men,. disguised, with their faces blackened, entered t...
Original Poetry. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
[To the iLdLr of tic WLLI-Am rOws COoIcLE.] Sir,-It has been my good fortune to be come possessed of a -rather musty bumdle' f original writings, evidently composed by a man of considerable ability, if not genius, though it would appear from some of the productions that he was of rather an eccentric turn of mind. I have gone through the collection with as much care as. if I had been bringing to light the riches of a gold mine. I am satisfied that many of the poetic productions would well re-. pay the perusal of an intelligent mind, and with your permission I would weekly dish'up a selection from them for the. benefit of your, by no means unintellectual readers. -Who this " ooer of the muses" was wil. likely for ever remain a conjecture. Judging by his lucubrations, I would take him to be one self, rather than college,-taught,-,-one cast upon his own resources at an early age, who struggled hardly,.but 'arduously, against the tide of adversity. He must have been one of the earliest c...
Monday, 20th August, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, R.N., J. K. Freyer, and T. Mason, Esqs., J.P.'s) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
J ?-onday, 20t11 Airgstt 1860. ": (Before Lieut. Crawford, Rl.N, J..IL Freyer, uand T. Mason, Ess., J..'s) th SCharles Jones appeared before the Court to bc answer the charge of one Henry ,osgrove, for violently assaulting him. The plaimtiffs faoe presented a frightful ap- th eanlrace; being 'literally co eredwith cuts and h bruises, and latches of plastcr bh H?enirCos rove, :sworn, deposed that on Sunday evening betw'een -the hours of 7?and 8 o'clock, he was: going, home to his lodgings, wlicin prisoner met him anid knocked him down and kicked him on the' face and body. He succeeded in gettingSup, and called out for help ti ndran for- thepolice. IDr. Wilkinshaddressed th his woiids, for whichlpC would haveto payhim Prisoner hereinformed the Bench that fproi secuitor. hiad chllenged hii to fight.. Jokmi Peebles (landlord of the house where s both mei lodged), :swo-rn, :deposed that pri tdnmer lodged with him; on the occasion re- it lerred to; prosecutor was drank, and took off .iis:...