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Original Correspondence. THE ASSESSMENT. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
S* ; TE ASSESSMENT. .. [To te Editor pf lt Tvl.Lussiows v CmOsEric.) Sra, At.the imeetifig f: tlil Council, last Monday,' Cr. La Roche proposed 'a motion which wasicarriecl in 'connection with the re vision of the assessor's valuation,'ibich was unnecessary, as the following r motion, pro posed by myself on'the 18th of Juue last,in accordance with a pledge made by myself at the public meeting, June 9th,-was adopted by the Council, viz.:-- "; ': . ; , "That, immediately after-the Council have revised the assessor's valuation; and previous to 'the Cout of Appeal in Petty Sessions being held, a list of the properties, with the valu ations annexed be exhibited -for the infor mation-of the .ratepayers, and that an-open. !Court of Appeal of the members of the Coun cil be held, with the view of correcting any errors or unjust: valuations which may appear to them to have. been made." . ..... The other mhiotion, in refeience to the as sessor's -valuation being - made i openly, having been-lo...
DEPARTURE OF THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
DEPARTURE OF .TIE EXPLORING EX PEDITION. The Royal Park, Melbourne, presented a scene of unwonted bustle on Monday. Long before noon, hundreds of people flocked thither, and, as the day advanced, the assemblagegradually increased until it nitimbered several thousands. The usually quiet umbrageous retreat was cinsequently all animation. The cause of the gathering was the departure of the exploring expedition, an event which; as might-na turally be eipected, a large portion of the Melbourno publie would not allow to occur without taking the opportunity of wishing the party " God speed" on their way. SNoar.the wooden houses which have afforded ac commodatibnforthecamelsforsomeweekspastwero pitchedabont a dozen smal tents; composed of stout canvas lined with greeni baize. These are for the accommodation.of the officers and associates of the expedition, and can be easily pitched and struck. Near them were larger tents, containing stores and equine appliances. Several four-horse and six-h...
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
t ish 4itracts ACCEPTAC CE OF THEI BENICIAN CHAZ- i LENG?-- y dear- Heenan,-On: the part of our mutiml friend; Tomii Sayers, I accept for him your" challenge to jump off the.top o.. house ._Au'd.be in geager to show all liberalityto agallant stranger who comes to .partake of our hospitality, we pro-. pose to give you two minutes. start. 'Ever yours faithfully,' PuNce. J: C. Heenan; Esq.--London ,: As man drink~ii:d gener-illy grows reck less. '. In, his case, the more 'drama the fewer 1 scroples. S-She that..marries a man .because ,he his : a "godd mateL". must not be surprised if hio turns out ril"Lucifer.'.' ; .:The girl'ivi sucees'iin winuin 'the' true lore of a true man makes a lucky hit, and is her self a lucky miss. . Miss Evans is said to have received £??00 for " The Mill on the Floss," and her contingent in future editions amounts to £3000 niore. A number of persons have been poisoned in Exeter through eating fish in a partial state of decay. One case was fatal, and in othe...
THE MINISTERIAL CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
THE MINISTERIAL CRISIS. The members of the Lower Hohe mhet on Wednes day last, when after the .disposal of some i?nimpor tant business, Mr. Nicholson moved that the House aljonrn un til Tuesday. - Mr. Heales said, in reply.to a general call, that it was not his intention to make alengthencd state ment, as he would reserve what he had to say far another occasion.. He then proceeded to state what steps he had taken, in accordance With His Excel lency's invitation, to form a Cabinet. His appeal .to Mr. Nicholson having failed, he had placed him self in commuunication with Mr. Duffy, and with his assistance had placed before His Excellency a list of menbers of the proposed Cabinet. It had been thought right, however-to protect the Ministry against a possible vote of a factious character-that the power of dissolving the Assembly should be given to the Ministry; and that power not having been conceded by His Excellency, he (Mr. Hleales) had that day declined to proceed further. Mr. Emblin...
NATIONAL PREJUDICES VANQUISHED. THE TRIUMPHS OF A GREAT DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
NAT1ONAý PREJTDICES VANQUISHED.. ` ;THE TIUJMPO O. A GREAT DISCOVERY.. The magnetic infliieni e ofgold attracts the peo ple of every clime to our shores. \ en of all na tions, and speaking al the langugge of civilization, are to beo found "congregated -'on our auriferous plains. Differing in all other things in their cus toms, hiabits, and religion--there is one point upon which their .opinions coinfcide. Englishmen and Americans, Fren, "Swiss,: Germans, Swedes, Italiens,. and Chirese admit, -without a..dissenting voice, that .the great:remedies.introducem to the wbrld 20O??yers ago byProfessor Hollloway, the dis: tisignihed'pysiecila and pharmatopolist, are bet tere: lLfted :,t -othe "cureo of "diseases in this caiiate "thaiinhny ' theri preparations in existence.' f1his appears,. in fact;:to be the experience, of inak kinid in all parts' of the world, and hence the uni= -eisal popularity of these medicines: We consi der, however, that the boundless confidence placed a their -ff?ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Austhlasian Fire; Life & Marine Insurance Company. SHead Office--. Hoall of Commerce, Melbi e,. DIRECTORS. Chairman: : tiori-t Kerr, Esq.T J.P. Vice-Chairman.:. W. H. Tuckett,. Eq, J.P. Joseph Sutherland, Esq E. L.'Montefiore, Esq.,; .I.: ; ": Edward Cohen; EEqli .P. .:- - James Spotw ers'; Esq:'.. Seeretary. '", . Solicitors: Muttlebury and Brallesoh.. Agent for Wlliainstown, ..- :...'.. .JAMES LAWR.ANCE.; Colonial: Insurance CO ipainy; 4 COLLINSST2 WEST, MELBOURNE.` ...MPOWiiRED BYACT OF PARLIAMENT. Subscribed :Capital, £a00o,0:ooo H11" IS Companpjr: affords the : miiple' securityof a .--largie paid-up and invested capital and reserve "fui4d;and the UInlimited:"Liability of an ext ei~ve awei thy and;-n r-ietafy, an is distinl and:liberal settlementlof:sses- andthe absce of iany charges:for fees. : . Agent for. Williamstown, ' idODFEY " :OWE'T: 5? 5 elson: Place.: ,Books: and;Stationery' Chronic;,Office, Ann Street ' Twillutistown. J iB.,STEPHENS' has onSl " 'at cil: ' 1 bo...
Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
-Post-odice Moniet Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF SPosr-oFFICE IONEY ORDERS. His Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has been pleased to direct the publication of the following Regulations for the issue and payment of Post Ofice Money Orders in the Co lony otf Victoria; and the publicare hereby informed that-iS conformity with these regulations, Post Ofiee Mro~iey orders may be obtained, and be made F?y able nt the unidermentioned places'on and after tlid 12th July, 1858. 1. Praces and tibe of issue, and payment:--money orders maybe obtained and made payable at .the following places, viz: The Post Office at Melbourne. " Do. Geelong. Do. Ballarat. Do. Sandhnurst. ;Do. 'Castlemaine. Do. Beechworthk Do. Kilmore. -Do. -MaryBorough. Do. Ararat. Do. Pleasant Creek. :Do. Williamstown, Do.. Portland. Do. " Belfast. . Do. - Warrnaninbol; bet-eeit the hours of Ten am. and Three p.m., Siiu days excepted. 2c Limit of amount, and numbiar to be. is...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Ma. ELLsgr's- LECTrUR-Befo&'aelarge and influentiil audiince, the ysaixth ' l1ture ofd this season was delivered on Thursday last, by Mr. Ellery, the, President of the Institute, thesubject chosen being 'i sefuL-a pplicationsi of Electro-miagnetism." The lecturer com 'menced by describing'th eilitioiis:litween magnetism and electricity, and the phenomena which arises from these combined-agencies. He then described the peculiar.. properties of the loadstone, whose strength are so great-as to enable it to lift fiortyfiv?r i tiies .itsiown weight, and also tie power which it. has of imparting magnetism to iron, without iany loss to its own;power.- He then showedhobw mai - netism cold blie imparted to iron by hiammer ing (which ha?d tobe titkel into ccount in the building ,f ships), by lightning, by shock from a leyden's.jar, but more readily by voltaic or galvanice electricity, and as this latter is the method-whichris- tmost gehehilly asdoptedfor' practical' purposes; the hist...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
Williamstown Volunteer Rifle Company. 'A ? .djourned General Meeting of the Mem .L1' bers of this Corps will be held in the Me ch- anis' Institute,' on Monday next, punctually at SIeveno'clock p.m., when a progress Reportwill be subniitted to the lMembeis, by the Committee ap. pointed at the last meeting. -HUGH R. REID, Secretary. ELECTORAL REGISTRATION, Chief Secretaiy's Office. August 2nd, 1800, IT is hereby notified, for general information, that the following dates .and periods have -/ been fixed by the Governor in Council for the se veral acta; matters, and things ,to be done in re gard to the preparation: and completion of the ectoral.Rolls for the Year One. thousand .eight - hundred ad ..-.: .: be done. Reg?strrtomakeoutbi~ .sts 12 Mar'" . 1 Aug. 13 " Registrar to receive Claims to vote . 13 Mar. 10 Aig 23 Registrar to publishlLists of Claimants. 13 Mar. . ". Aug. 31 Registrar toreceive Notices - of 'Objections... . . . 13 Mar. 21 Sept' 3 Registrar to transmit Lists to Revisi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 August 1860
August 18-Goldscekpr,'schr., Lyons, from Ho- 95 ift Town ; Daniel- Sharp, ship,4rom"Boston May 5 ; Midnight, ship, Brock, from San Francisco 25th . ne ; Evangeline, banrIe, from New York May 5 ITavilah, str., from Adelaide-; Jupiter, barque, from SAugust 10--Laily Birid;---sr.,fiom Portland ; P'rince Albert,-str., Speice, from $ 'ort'Albert.. August 20—Joseph Hale, barque, Stevens, from London 27th April; Royal Shepherd, str., Saun- ders, from Launceston; Ocean Home, ship, from &nbsp; Liverpool 1st May ; Boomerang, schr., from Ho- art Town ; Wonga Wonga, scr, from Sydney. August 21—Star of Peace, barque, from Bristol 1st May; Emma Prescott, brig from Hobart &nbsp; Town. &nbsp; Auigant 22-5torm ird, str., frr 2Port Abert tit Meorcury, brig, from Lannceston. f August 28-Euanlyptus, barquie, Thomson, from -fobert Town ; E?mna, sclr., fromi Port Frelerick, d Highlansif Lassie,. brig -from Newcastle; Vistula, achr., from:Fiji Isands.":? SAILED. n August 17-Coiches...
BOOK POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
`1ObKl POSTAGE. i7 a soUairr rrro. S..Th book post system-o has been extended to the United Kingdom, rdin, Ceylon, Miauritiis,.Hong Kong, Malta,' Gib rlar. New south Wales, South Australis, Tasiiuinia, Nhiw.Zeialtid, and Wedtein Australia. ": Not exceeding 4oz. 0 '0 Above 4oz. and not edx?cdA?lSoz. ... 1 o Above Soz. and not exceeding tlb. .2 0 Above llb. and not exceeding l1Ib, .. 3 0 Above lilb. and not exceedlng2b. : 4 . And so on, adding Is. for eah :'dditional' jb. or fIfcition of 4lb; up to 31b. TO THEiUE uTr E KINGDOoM vrL MARSELLTES. 'Not exceading 4oz. .. O 8 -Above 4oz.' d riot exceeding Soz: .... 1 '4 -Above oz. and not excee diglb l i : .. 2 Above lb. aiid'iot exceeding J14b. .. 4 0 rAbove llb. and:riot exceeding 21b". .:. ? 5. 4 And so on, 1dddils. 4d. for. each additional .lb. or fraction of 'Mb:up to" Slb. , SAll postages m'ust e prepaid.
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. 'V sonrulAAPTks. Under Aoz .. . 0 ` 6 Exeding oz. and' not exceeding loz. 1 0 ) ceeding loz iand not exceeding . : 2' 0 'Exceeding -?ox iaidriot exceeding S3oz.. . 0 i?nd every ounco or friition 'bfiin oince, ion 'hhilling additiona .. hewpaprnas, each O 0"1 TO TUE UNITED KINOM VIA MARS.JLLES French o ide in. addition to the above.. Under doz. &lt;.. . .. O " Under Doz. . .0 dO A. ~i for 'every jo d. ld 'ailditioni 1 NRwspape a
The Williamstown Cemetery. SCHEDULE A.—CHARGES. PUBLIC GRAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
SThe Williamistn Cemetery " :.:.. SCIEDLE A.~-CIIA . ES. ' ruLireC GRAnEnS. .iitcrmdnt of adiultsin public grave...., l, 0 0 SDo. Childreni under 12 -1 . r. years of &* .0 10 0e o. tillbornhidreii . O 0 :f,: iVIrATn.VAES % ' iLand for gra4e ifiyf4ft.; a:- - . : leted ?iy thb'Comici : '1 '~0 . - )o: if selected hy;appicant ...'i '.2 0 ' 0 S;.Sinkingsame -7 feet ... .. 1 0 0 Do. every additional " foot, pier: I r foot' .. 5 0 :_ Ohargefor each interment: 0 10 6 . Charge for, re-openig a grave, in- : : r-, ".r: cluding iutennent fee.. . 'I? i -1.: 0 ">Land forviaults Sfeitlong ;:r : ":: " "".1 tn t ceeding 12 feet .. £1 1 0 pe fooL a' ftl? '"iiictf ..e' 1.iJ 1 0 do. =''N?ote -Persons having p:urchasekI arivategra?e 'iud'lishibg to exte?id it in'wiilth will be required to pay as though originaily pirchasing a fahily . irECELLA EOUS CHARGES. for-all ;intermeuts dtht take pilace etweoen. . mid 10 a.m. al extra..... c . .ar.e... . £0 10 6 F'?r ill inte'nents at olter times not ....
CAPT. PERRY'S "DIAL." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
C PE.. C T. RR Y'S Aii' WE have pcrusedwith atteation sad Wit .i n .terest, Captain ;Perry's: pamphlet. on. " Co l lisions at Sea and'Shipwrecks." The subject 'isC;d'wh6s?ifm'poicrtiice"iculdliahrdly~flbver estimatd aiindmuinuci s -iiol iuithor.has to say ioniithat' point/ he 'dbese nibot say .one word in which'- we'do oit fully cniild: 'A very large proportion of .th'e annuailyrecurng disasters at sea are due to collision, and, strange to say, thoeo not .nly hbappien o fre~hintly' fine clear weather (wheniorie would suppose such accidents all bltilimpossible), but are caused by the verymieans now,:used for .their pe vention 'Indeedthiere :is something almost mysterious.about theitendeicyof.shipsto run into each other,.at..sea.. ,Some years ago,5we read a nariAi?ve; f a c6ollisici in the Indian Oceanwhich arrested our-attention; and iav ing paid some -eed to the matter since, we can'-filly corroborate Captain .'Peiry's [state ments', as 'tob the great heed that exists for some' safe...
MR. WALLACE'S LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
WAI, L W AMLa CE's LErunE.--A very ilter ':resting lecture, postponed from the preceding .night, was delivcred'by Mr. Wallace in dthie Mechanics' Institute last evening. ?Mr: IMasoi, J.P., occupied the chair. The large 11all ws well filled by ian intelligent assem bhage. The subject of lecture " Phrenoloy" .was handled i?in inble and instructive man lier ; at the. conclusion of Mr. Wallce s tc niarks he received a .inanimous vote of thankls .for his talented lecture ; in replying; the lee turer stated his regret thlut circumstances over -which he had no control prevented his"',tten dance the previous evening. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
Notice to.. Advertisers. e4?acould feel greatly obliged if advertiser~ , tlho cannamke it convenien:t oforward their orders in the early part of the` w eekwoud lose no time is doing ao. Hitherto toe have been put to some inconvenience on -?rcount of the late hour at which advertisementshave . arrived, and if thts could be aviided; or partally ao ou prrang!emenits wood be greatly faeilitated.
ADDRESS TO MY MUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
A. DDRESS TO MIY MUSE. lly simple, lonely and unpolished muse, To no sublimity cans't thou ascend-; Le'owis thy theme, ndl hounded are. thy views, - While earthily objects are thy aim alid end. ;, But if thy flight to thin's eterail tedl, Then, boundless, bright and glorious is thy field, Why then on perishable objects spend. " Thy meditations, which can only yield Vain woriling's hollow praise, by envy oft con ceDaed. Oh !...why should mortal themes' evoke thy praise, :.S.-owlovely great or grnd so'er th'-y ble - -hen to Ureation's Author thou shoudst raise -Thy fondest thoughts, who: made this world for To hinit who only gains the world's brief fame, If when the soul from its fail frame shall flee, h: ;Thoirhast:ieglectecltto eitol his name, .??ho by His :wound'rous word all ..things from nothing came. SThe gifted bards whose soul entrancing strains ~Miade nations. proud to hail them as their own' TVhere are ,they now1--what constitute their :'Not een their sepulchres contain a bo...