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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, MAY 7TH. ROADS AND BRIDGES. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 9 May 1862
LEQEISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, WEIDNESDAY, MAY 7T1[. RO1ADS AND BRIDES., On the motion that the sum of £350,000 should be granted for " the construction and maintonanco of various roads and bridges throughout the colony, including tho sums to be appropriated as a grant in aid to dis trict road boards and of tolls revenue, but exclusive of the amount to be derived from tolls; estimated at £05,000." Mr. O'G4anr rose end said-Although it is anticipated that there will be a geone ral scramble for this vote, I am sorry that the battlo should have commenced s) early. I am glad to learn from the Commhissioner of PlubliocWorks that the scheme beolro the Iouse o-is not' tho scheeo of the 2linisti'y, but that it sc for the coniderat1 of the therefore open toiel in ticular. I do not fise r joining i ny enel cr purpose of seeing that n b to do for the first time is done principle. I find that n nine years, the ateragc mk iring by Parliament for making min country is il excess of mira is exelusive .of t...
BOROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. SATURDAY, MAY 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 9 May 1862
vO1IO00D11tAb DISTRIUT 1OAD B3OARLD, SATUR1AY, NAY a, Prericllt--Tho Cllairmatt (1;q14 sr,) Chninini (I, lnt, Esq.), SRobiHo1 Downing, Webb, Easta. Moid eu fthof previous meeting wpro CORRESPONDENCE, To Mr. E. Brown, C.E., informing him of his appointment as Surveyor to the Board. From the Ilawthorn Municipal Council, stating that their Surveyor had been instructed to consult with the Surveyor to the Board in reference to the proposed culvert at Cam blirwell. sURVYEOR'S REPORT. The Chairman brought up this report upon the state of the roads in the district, which had been inspected by the Surveyor, accom panied by two of the members of' the Public \\Works comnnittee. The following is the sum 1mary : ]Ewart's bridge was reported to be in a dangerous condition, and in peril of being carried away during the winter. The Sur veyor reccommnended close piling at the bct tom of the creek and sheathing at the sides. The Boundury-road, except that portion op. posito mr'. O'Shanassy's, is in a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 9 May 1862
TtItLsfl.t EvExENIro, I&Y 15TIr , 1802. RORFESSOR T. P. HILL, :1;sthohonr to invite the ladies and gentlemen of asIlthor and its vicinity to an ELICUTIONAIlY IA NT, to b given in the TIown flall, lon tie above-melntioned date, entitled .? ,r;rXscI WsITH\ TiLE, PICOWICKIIAloS. ill iarticulars to be seen in the pltcards, mlli siot 2s. lid. ICembers of the Iawthorn ioi:ry Association Is. Gd. cacl; children under- 14I cars of e Is. ? lt,. To comnmence at Eight o'clock. Il'li CI[ OF ENGLAND, CAMBER WELL. p1UBILIC MEETING of the lMembers of the Churoh of England, and Subscribers to C'lhurch at Camberwcll, will be held at theo BO: OONI IrA II lAI) BiOARDl) 110OM, on the Even-. of WII)iNESII)AY, thi 2 Ist inst., for the purpose .,EL ECTITNG T'IIUSTI(ES, and transacting other usint?'. Meeting to Coeimonce at half past Seven 'dcck. All interested are:earnestly invited to, at ,it, Signed on bohalf of the Committeo, WM. WOOD. MUNICIPAL1'iY OF KEW. iEI)EDIS will be received- (nddressed t...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MAY 6. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, H. H. Archer, Esq., J.P., M. O'Grady, Esq., M.P., J.P., and Dr. Embling, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 9 May 1862
IIAWTH[ORN POLICE COURT. TUrEsDAY, MaY _. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, 11. JI. Archer, Esq., J.P., 1I. O'Grady, Esq., M.P,, J.P,; and Dr. Embling, J.P.] No Loun'r.-John Geraghty was charged by Constable Wright with having no light on his dray. The defendant admitted the charge, and as this was his second offence,, he was lined 5s. and 2s. (d. costs. Dennis O'Leary, charged with a similar offence, was fined ls. and 2s. Gd. costs. AssAUL.T.-Joseph Bllolster v. ]lobirt Ste venson. li'he plaintilL' stated that on the af ternoon of the 27th A psil he wns on his way home, in company with a forecigner, when the defendant, who was in company with other men, squared up at the foreigner, who called upon him (plaintiff) and he went up to the defendant. The dcefendant told him to go on and not to interefre, as the man was a foreigner. .Hie (plaintill) said a foreigner had as much right to go on the road as uny other man. The defendant then struck him. Alfred Yeomans was called for ...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 9 May 1862
NOTES AND NEWS. Yesterday morning a serious collision took place on the Melbourne and Suburban Rail way, between a train leaving Melbourne for Hawthorn and the Prahran train for Mel bourne. The accident occurred at Jolimont, where the double line of rails terminates. We understand that no lives were lost at the time of the collision, though six or seven pas sengers were seriously injured, and a great number were more or less bruised. One gentleman, sullering from concussion of the brain, was conveyed to the hospital, where we learn he expired in a few hours, The accidentis attributed to the carelessness of the driver of the Prahran train. A meeting of tho Hawthorn and Kew Rifles is called for Monday evening. The miember2 are requested: to take itheir arms fobr inpgetion by a. staff officer. The beautifill piece of needlework for some time exhibited in the Town HIall, Hawthorn, will be drawn for to?mnorow afternoon, at four o'clock. A few shares are still avail able. We beg to remind...
TIME. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
TIME. To the Editor of the Stnidir "".. Srn,--With 'all our improvements theb is yet one thing Ae we want-and that is a clock for our new municipal buildings. I think if some of the gentlemon resident in Hawthorn would start a' subicription for the piirpo:u they would be sliowing gobd feeling to*rfl de the district or i list might be opene'd at the Town ]Iall, so thatany one might'cat' in his mite. A clock paid. for in this way might with truth be called the " Ha-I thorn COock., If any gentlemen should think proper to move in this matter; the writer will be happy to give a pound. Yours, &C.?. ONE Wno W~oULI STR IKE.a; IT STRIKE.'
HAWTHORN LITERARY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
HAWTHIORN LITERARY ASSOOIA .TION. An ordinary meeting of the members of the above association was held last Tuesday evening, in the Town .Hall, Hawthorn, P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., presided. Mr. James Doyle began a italented:essay upon the life of 1dninnd Burke,lbit through indisposition he was" unable td get through with it." oWe hope on sooi?e future occasion to have the pleasure. of hearing it and lay ing it before our readers, Mr. Mfayes, in proposing a vote of thanks to Mr. Doyle, expressed a hope that the As sociation would have the privilege of hearing the' essay read under more favourable ciroum stances. M- r. ~hfacasey seconded the motion, which was carried by. acclamation, . Mr. Doyle, after acknowledging the com pliment, said he would endeavour on someo future occasion to atone for his deficiency. Mr. Bonwick then read a 'long and well written essay upon Music and its Influences, which appeared to be appreciated by the audiencer, as they frequently testified their approval b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
SADVICE GRXATIS. HO LO WAY'S PILLS. To PThirrfythe Blood. These Pills have been placed by the common con sent.of.mankind att the head of all' remedies for removing all obnoxious poisons from the blood, and cleansing, all the tissues of the :body, They have saved thousands year after year from fallin'g a sacrl flee to the efficts of, dyspepsia, dysentery, diarrhcan, constipation, liver complaints, &c.., a fact attested by myrlads of witnesses. Excessive weak!loness and debility, the warning of decreasing organic energy and -vital decay, are restored and reanimated with vigour and healthful action in every organ throughout the sys. teen, by the restorative and exhilarating influence of this medicine. 'F emale Complaints ,, All disorders of the sex, and diseases in every brisis perilouslto the life and heilth'of woman, youthful or aged, married orsingle, niay be radically and qulakly cured without risk or trouble by a few doses ofthose Pills, taken according to the printed dire...
The South Bourke Standard. FRIDAY, MAY 16th, 1862. GRANTS TO ROAD BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
C1r& 'outfit)j iotrivte stattbarb, F RIDAY, -MAY 1th, 1802. GRnANTS: TO. ROAD ,BOARDS, W(C have to congratulate the Road Districts of South Bourkeo that the efforts of one of .thoir, representatives-Mr. O'GaDrY--have been sdccessful in upsetting the Government ":lihbme.of distribution, and placing the road . boards of this district in the same enviable position as those highly favoured localities 0hideli are under the special protection of some qf the members of the present.~Liistry. By the amendment eorried by MI. O'G-auD in ti lf:egislative. Asseinbly on. Wednesday i.iight .lasti the whole of the road boards will .4o entitled to receive £4 for every 41 of rates collected up to the end of 1801. It was the intention of the Department of - toads and Bridges to make this district an "exception i why or wherefore does not apipear S.vl7y clear, unless it was that whet} a district has been long suffering through their mis. 't?anagemont, it has learnt patience' in ainlic. tion. Th...
I.O.O.F., M.U. To the Members of the Loyal Boroondara Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
I.O.O.F., M.U. To the Members of the Loyal l.oroondara Lodge. 1BaoTlrnis.-Some time since a committee was ap pointed by the above named lodge to receive sub scriptions from the members for the purpose of pro. curing a suitable testimonial for. Past Grand John Jonas, as the founder of the.lodge,:' This being the case, I will try to explain why he is so highly enti tied to our esteem. Ile resided in Hawthorn, where hle saw agreat amount of suffering, and as - it ap peared, no remedy for the evil. The thought then struck him that an Oddfellows' Lodge would be a good thipg:- Hie accordingly set to work and eon vened meetings; and explained the first principles of our glorious order, lie then attended the Dis trict Quarterly Committee, and got the application to open a lodge granted. Having done this,he took the Noble Grand's Chair, and gave universal satis faction. He has been found in that lodge without Secretary and Grand Master, and has performed the threefoll offices himself, He has...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
IIAWTHORN 4ITERA1 Y ASSOCIATPION. NOTICE Is hereby glvei, that a PUBLIC, MEETING 'f tte~IMembers of this Association will be held in the Town Hall, Hawthorn, on "SATIURDAY EVENING, ]MAY 24TH, At half-past Seven o'clock, 'To ebnsidcr the expedianoy of amending Rules 2 and 9, in order to provide lbr the institution of a PARWIAuA EE~TARY DEBATING SOCIETY, And for lrolding Ordinary Meetings every week, in stc;i of every alternate week, as at present. Ihe propriety-'of holding M?usical Heetings and other Business will be brought before the notice of the Meeting JAMES MACASSBY, lion: See.
THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
THE INTIERNATIONAEl EXIIII3ITIOQN. (Fnot LLOYD'S WEEKLY.) The rush of goods int6 tise building hIas not yet commenced. The most remote of our colonies seem to be the first in the field. St. Helena followed close upon the goods from Liberia On Saturday, the col lection from Prince Edward island was depiosited in the French court, and on Wednesday that from New foundluland. These latter, of course, consist entirely of colonial produce, but, among other specimens from Prince Edward island, is one which may be fairly called it wonddrful natural curiosity. It is the largest and longest'spar thaIt has ever been seen in this or any other country. That at Kew-gardens, 190 feet high, was thought to be the largest single stick that was ever seen, but this gigantic pole from Prince Edward island completely dwarfs it, being no less than 240 feet froi end to end. Placed straight on end by the side of the Monument it would overtop even that lofty column by thirty eight feet. Of course; it cannot ...
HAWTHORN POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
tA i THORi N POaT OFFICE.' 'ITe Mall arrives from' Melbourne, &c., at 7.45 A.i h. ad2,15' p.m., daily.. Closes at Hawthorn for )lllmo.rne,-&c., at .7.4?5 and 2.15 p.m. .. teceivlug boxes at Mr. Kirwood's, K]cc Iload, )a1wtlionri ; 'nd at MIr, Aorton's, Main ltoad, Upper lawthorn. SU Dicirsox, Postmaster,
THE PARIS OPERATIVES AND THE EXHIBITION OF 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
THI:B ARIS OPERATIVEB AND TIE EXIII BITION OF 1862. The members of the French committee of operatives for the Universal Exhibition of-London have pub. lishled the following address to the operatives of Paisi- "'The Universal Exhihltion of London will openon the let of May, 18062. For the third time within ten years we are about to lake part in this competition. to which nations bring the wonders of their industry, -and which must at the same time excite the emula tion and the genius of producers, and increase the reciprocal esteem and friendship of peoples. Con vinced of the immense advantages which would result from it for the entire country, if the operatives could take part in that grand industrial -festival, 'we have, in the name of many of our comrades, submitted to the approbation of Prince Napoleon, president of the Imperial French commission, f plan to facilitate the journey to London to operativ es who would make a selection among them in each industry exhibiting. Thiis pla...
MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMIENTS. Br'b our report of the last meeting of the Hawthorn Municipal Council it will be seen that. the Public Works Committee have brought up a voluminous report of works to be carried on; and now the necessity of these works being proceeded with shows the folly of strikin'g a rate so inadequate to the wants of the Municipality. .What the probable cost of the proposed works wvill be of, course we cannot profess to say-probably twelve or fifteen hundred pounds-and to flird out where the money is to come from will require all.the ingenuitylof the.Council. The rbport is to be discussed at 'their next meeting, and no doubt it will incite a number of ratepayers to be present on the occasion. One gentleman, who has been active in opposition to almost all the works in the dis trict, is expected to be quiet now, as it was slily hinted by the Chairman that his opposi tion had beei bought off--his pet idea being one of the first of the works to be carried out. It will be int...
PUBLICOLA, FIFTH SERIES, No. I. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 16 May 1862
PU? 3LICOLA, r'IrTi sB?sr.; No. .:I. Zb the E.ditor of the Standard. .,; Szs,-Some few. weeks ago a correspondent of Yours promised to give its occasionally a hiogrtphinaF sketch and hIts idcalof thle characteristics of a truly great man. , With the exception of your report of an essay read at the Institute, on thie Life and character of Oliver Goldsmith, I have waited in vain, for the fulfilment of oneoor both of the promises, In my attempt to supply the omission, if I am not succeseful' in the portraiture Lnam venturing, my ef forts may perhaps be the means of securing the fil. fllment of the promise made by a moreoskilful de lineator, I' have often heard of but have nvoer seen a truly great man. True greatness. requires. such a combination of favourable, circumstances-siieh an equillhbrinu as well as perfection of organisation that few, very few,.may hope, much less attain, to its dignity. A man may occupy great place; he may assume dignified manners; he may htavegreat intel lect...