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MUNICIPAL COURT. Friday, 31st August, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, and T. Mason, Esqs., J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
MUNICIPAL COURT. Friday, 31st August, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, and T. .Mason, Esqs., J.P.'s) . SMALL .DEBTs.-Stewart v Frazer; defen dant to pay 46 Os. 9d. and costs.
Thursday, 30th August, 1860. (Before Lieut, Crawford, R.M., and J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
'Thursday, 30th August, 1860. (Before Lieut ::CrawfordiR: \M., and J. K. _ o". ", L-Freyer,'Esq:, J.P.) i A young man, named John Ennis, was brought up, at this Court, charged with steal ing 10s. and an ear-ring, the property of: Mr. Otto Hermann Moritz, from his bedroom, at the RailwayHHoteL-. Complainant sworn : I am a pianist, aid reside at, the Railway Hotel, where the pri soner has also beeii living; on Tuesday after noon I found the prisoner ransacking my room, and turned him out; about an -hour after wards I asked my wife to give.me some money; she told me it was in the cash-box upstairs; I wdnt -up into the room where I had just before seen the .prisoner, and found the box, but there was nothing in it ;.I returned to my wife, and told her the box was empty; she re plied, that she had put four half-crowns in it; .hich I had the night before; I.wvent.up.and Iqoked again, but no money-was to be found; 1 then observed abaaiaid sever'al,:miioiar tites, hliich "had been iin the hb...
Tuesday, 28th August, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M., and J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
- A Freyer;IEsq.P.) oi; o 2 1: A seaman, niameddd 7am4 sDtilnin, charged with drunkeinness, ;wis admhomished and dis charged.. ,. . ý . S.LITIGATION.., JameriRerr, a faihrmer residing at MIount Cot t*ell,appearedo;. -inswer a complaint maiide against-him by a neighbouring farmer; named William Hewitt, for refusing to paiy.the sum of 3s., being the trespi?ss money alleged7to be due upon six helid of cattle, found trespassing upon complaiinant's land. -;.a : M. r..eutIud appeared for complainant, and Ii Re?iadf6odefendaift. SWin..Hewitt, sworn : On the 16th inst, six head of bcomplainaut's cattle were fouindtres passig diin my lianid'; -I wa in the act of driV ing them to defendant's house when I met him and he took the cattle'from me; I demanded 3s. trespass money of him, being at the rate of sixpence per head;which he refused-to pay, and began to abuse me; it was on Clarke's land where I met him. Cross-examined by Mr. Read : Defei?dint is not my-friend, I have been a greater friend ...
POST-OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
POST-OFFICE NOTICE. On eid after the st July next, Postage Stampis will be purchased at'this office according to the fol lowing scale, viz. :- For Stanms not exceeding ii vlne Is. 3s ., `d. ,,, - ,, 3s. 4d., 2,. .,is Od., - 1. And so on at the rate of one peiiiy for evjry '?. Sd. or portion of Is. Sd. Postage Stamps only to bte exchangedl when iot soiled or. otherwisedaina goed, arid;, hen presented in strii~ s at least two stamps idhering to each other, as at. first issued from the post-ofice. IRICHARD RI PIPER, Postmaster. Williamaston, 29th June, 186?0.
ALWAYS AT A PREMIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
ALWAYS AT A PREMITUMb To this fTifth quarter of the Globle". as an Irish writer has called it the mother country sends many things its people do not want, andl the" consequences too frequently are an overstocked market and a de pressed: trade. From this category :ive "beg leave, however, to exchide two articles-the two celebrated remedies of Professor Holloway. Throughout :Aus tralasia they are at a. premium., The Pills. and Ointment are considered the most profitable commo dites that cabe taken to the mines as their efficacy in the diseases common ino thegold region iswell known to every nugget-hhnter, and they areth~refore eagerly brought up at any price by those toilers after the .nammon of urightuoisness." F-or the.bilous evers and althe ýdisorders of the liver and bowels which prevail on the auriferons soils, of the interior the Pills appear to be a positive, immnediate aiid in variable crires' 1eV have seen retirned gold-hunters from :-the ---" dig"igs;;" and --their- reports ...
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
R4ATES OF POSTAGE Tsn following order has been issued by the Post sIasterCr.eneral: :'' order.to pay the transitthrough Egypt news papers sent itbi Solithampton and Suez, addressedii to the Est Indies, Ce}lon, Mauritius, Hong Kong, China, Austritia, or any other country or place lying to the eastward of Suez, will, after the 31st Decemxber sndt,'be~stuietl?n- -fachitixioal carge of one penny, inalt~ig the rates as follow :=Upon not o?eeeedhig 4 ounces in weight; 3d when above 4 ounces and not exceeding S ounces in C~ight': Id bein?added for every hditoibo l4.iih'c~ or frac on of.4 ounces. Upon new~spapersaddr-rseil'to?ai? of the other: ountries or places referied'to "d for cach newspaper, of 'ihatever weight. °;No 'lterats6nNllI he made in postage of beaiik pakets :zent by 'thlis route, as they' alreuly:piy transit'rate, nor will any change'-be nade in thepostage of newspipers sent ri tiarseiids, the perefit ch'rge on's oh newspapers beihgi sufficieht to cover the tiranit in EgyIpt:...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
Married, On the 28th August at the residence of the bride, Little Nelson-street, Williamstown,, by the Rev.E. &nbsp; Watkin, HENRY JONES, of Newbury Port,Massa— chussetts, United States, to BRIDGET. daughter of Mr. Edmund Hayes, of Limerick, Ireland. Home papers please copy.
Williamstown Police Court. Saturday, 25th August, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
' r ti? iamsftowui ?olire ',bourL. - aturday, 25th August, 1860. . (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M.) ".Johdi leit, alias Charles Hughes, a car- penter, was brought upat this Court on re- mand from.rlMelbourne, charged with obtain ing money under false pretences from several parties residing ~in this' town. He was col lecting funds ostensibly for the benefit of the Presbyterian Church" and the family of the late Pilot Taylor. . , - :Prisonier w.as also coharged with attempting to ?commiti isuicide by. langing himself in the Williamstown lock-up. -It appeared that about half-past one o'clock, on- Saturday morning, he suspended himselL by his scarf from the bars of the cell, when- he was discovered by the constable on: duty, who was attracted to the spot by a noise resembling that of a per son stramnging." On .being cut down, le was insensible, but medical aid being at hand, he revived'in abit half -an honr. The prisoner was remanded to Melbourne in charge'of Detective White.:;' -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
ýl:.r iI ý ".Vii' . * ASS UR ANCE /;-C.OM-PAN~Y 'oudon : ý Jle uIiroiauxi r Australasian Fire, Life & .Marine - Insurance "Company. TRead Office Hall of Commerce, MellIrne,, DIRECTons. , Chairman : Robert Kerr, Esq.,.J.P. " Vice-Cliiirman: S W. H. Tizckett, Esq., :JP. Joseph Sutherland, Esq. E. L. Montefiore, Esq., J.P. Edward Cohen,. Esq., J.P ". Jame sp wers, Esq. Secretary :, - Wm. Macredi, Esq., J.Pr Solicitors: lftlebutry and?Bralleson. gent for Willim stiown, S 'JAMES LAWRANCE. Colomi ' Insurance Company '4 CiOLINS Tr. WEST, MELBOURNE. .... rOWE,.ED BY.ACT OF..PA, LIAE. -T. Snbscribet Capital £200,000. l1HiS Coipauy-affords thei aple seunity of. a ;large paid-up and invested apital and reserve find? ad the .Unlialted Laobiityb, of ni extensive and wealthy Resident sPr?.Srae,'?, and' i dinstin gmiished for moderate rates of Premiim,??rompt and' liberal settlement of losse3, and th habs nce of any chares for foes. ,went for Williamstown , G, GODFREY " OWEN, 5 Nelson Plac...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, Sept. 1st, 1860. INTIMIDATING PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
j'W LWA3fSTOiiv, jatddag, 8 4U1iat t1860. INThIXATING PARLIAMENT. Tur riot of.-tieSday eVenimt -the pre c,?ts fPa ?iikament i i ineffably eful to 'tet Coiony, and discoura ng to its well 'wiiashers. A large crowd assembled within the iIParliament-yard,--why, does not -appear, ex cept that they had been thereto invited and stidbyone Csirew, a P?rhran baker, who on the previous ieveinmg, addressed aagreat "athering initheEastern Market, and m 'words of inssne£ol yxhort d ?i?s hearers to meet thie following (Tuesday') afternoon atthe place we have mn'tioned, and eing perhaps has tily, or with unnecessary violence,, attacked by the police, the. persons. composing it cornm mitteda" -brutal-assault, upon;the-Parliamen tary ;building ,nad ,upon ?its protectors' (the police), -iall i.aurea bot'h very considerably. Why the demonstmt?ronttookplaoe on.ITues day evening at all ,we cannot understand: There was nothing inin the.appearanoe of the political: sky then, more than Tt almost any' time ...
WRITER AND READER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
r, ir u LunD RI:D L--EI--A n immnense deill "'ld :li.lnd ,in the case of quiet and not rilliant writ iag, which yet cost aIIt : thluht, upon the. sui mns iings amid which it is real. Andti the essay wv iter, as e -traces:his successive lines,,.hasinhi mind 's eye some ideal .reader reading his essay in some ideal place andt time.: ut in his calculation ini these respects the essayist is no doubt sadly mis taken. ..Here i a greait advantage which, one has in .writing a sermon as compared to :writing an essay. In writing your sermnon you have yourcori gregation before your mental. view. "You. have before you the time uid place. where it is to-be preahedi. Yoiui eoe the church; you remember -.the.oullpit-; you.piettire'to yourself .the faces and aspect pof the congregation; you instinctively re cognize the hour of the day at which youanvill give out your text:;'andbegin your discourse ; you main tain intuitively and involuntarily a certain keeping between what yoh tvrite and all these ...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, 27th August, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
wn M niznlclpal1CoflCUi:% t K!Monday,:27ti Ai guit, ;s860. . "- Present :-JC_-Freyer, Eisq, (Chairman), ani.Cis. Mison, 'aRuoche, Inglis, and Courtis The minutes.of the previous meetinmgiaving S. .. . aCORRESPO\DlNC5 - . - iLetters had been addressed -: ;-ToMr.- Geo. Aitlen, infidrnnng?ia 1tat,. by a resolution of the Council .on the 13th inst,;-his salary had been reduceil to £300 per. annum, conditionally that hewould enter.into' an agieement t6 finid all labouri iecessary to keep the Garden in as good condition as Hwhen h-inded over to his charge. "2.To. the Heon. the Chief Secretary, orclos ing Bye-law No. -45,' "For eempowering; the Chaiarmin of thei Council-of: Williamstown to take -elections by ballot to supply vacancies from tine to time in the Municipal Council of Willinastowin," iaadd: requestin~g, that the same migiht.be. subniitted toilis-Excellency for assent. ' 3.. To'tlie -Honl' the .Treasurer; requesting: to be' informed when the.balance of the Go vernment grant in a...
SERIOUS RIOT AT THE PARLIAMENT HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
'SERIOUS RIOT AT THE PARLTA- IA ... NT - HOUSES. [Abridged from the Argue.] At 5 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, some o00 personis assembled in front of' the Parliament b Houses, most of then wearing the read ribbon t siggested by Mr. Brodie, of Geelong. Intermixed d ,with those on mischief bent were humdreds of I peaceful citizens, whose sole desire, like that of 1 the Athenians, was "to hear some new thing," upon which to .descant at lesure. Gradually the approaches to the House became more closely oc- j enpied, until ingress and, egress were alike diffi cult. t About 6 o'clock. the main entrance was fairly d besieged, and the doors defended by a couple of i policemeni, were rushed. In vain Mr. Batten, of a Richmond notoriety called open the mob to desist, r crying out they were enemies of the people who t urged violence; O'Shanassy was'at the bottom of 1 it; a good cause never- required physical force, least of all such a cause as they had ; and more to the-same effect. ' Less from...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
WI LIAMSTOw' DBATIvNd CLAss.-The usual weekly meeting 'of this class was '.eld in the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday evenihng- 'There was a numerounsattendance, the chair being occupied by aMr. Wallace, when a' spirited discussion took place on the ques tion " Has the:Invention of Gunpowder been beneficial'to mankind " At the close of the debate, it was 'carried by a large majoritythat" the invention had been beneficial. The sub ject for next Wednesday evening's diseussion is " Whether is the Monarchical or Rephblican' -form of Government the most 'conducive to Human Happiness T' Mn. LOVE'S ENTERTATINMENT -AT THE ME CHrAsICS' ISTITUTE.--- r. Love, the 'entrilo quist, performed before a numerous audience at the Mechanics' Institute, last Monday even ing. We regret;our inability;to speak' of this gentleman's entertainment in fcry high terms, aiid are afraid that he fell far short of what was expected of him. iLr. Love was tolerab~ y successful in his characters, but his.elocution w...
ASSISTANCE FOR THE DEFENDERS OF TARANAKI [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
J Ai 1 A 2ti 0Ri1 TirP DmFEDI rS OP Ta iiae-r came;- eiied bay riybeetbll now-a-days. of the diffcie el between playansat sohdiers.and. they stbertra ittes" of war, an that' those who fight buoa'bmttes have a far worse time of itiin cam paign thawhe? they fretthehour open the parade ground. It itl. therefore, surprise no one to Iarn: tlit the volaiteers aai militia now doing duity at Taranaki have slien leisure from the more ex- citing part of their ?,rk to feel-and keenly too the want of these common comforts to which they. have been accastoedc which their pay is in- adeqante to affornd ad which the failure of all other means of income leaves them no mode of pr=aeing. Attbe eatof warthis is felt very muclr,. anl the firm of Nash and Scaife, merclumts of Nelson, have been bestirring themselves to savo their' felldwcolonists from disgaco of allowing: their brave defenders to bear all the heat and her. den of the day. The inhabitants of Nelson have all done much, but the community is ...
Original Correspondence. MORE JOBBERY. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
4- dligill . oitrqsgponcdee M: A.MORE JOBBERY. [Td the Editor:of te WILLariA srowýN- CRO6NIuCLE.) SSm?-Thet official promnsunme of the value ofinimprovemerits to be inade"during" the inu siciijal'yea 1860 and 61,in additiontothose a1 ready, iii.hand, amounts.to £2560: According to astateme'htbroughtuparid read at the Coun cil ?tablelast Mouiday-',and out of ;this'sunjI find the first on the, list is 40- chains of road" on 'Yarra-stree, and 34 chains on the- Mel bourie-road, which at,-the estimated -cost)" f £14 per. chain will" obsorb p'1036, or nearly halfthe contemplated expenditure. ;No«, Sir, Iý~iouldlllke to knowiawho is: tobe benefited principally- by- this' expendituire of,' public mo'neyolin;tw ' stteets, the; fdrm nr ?f: which cdntainis ibiout i- dozeni husese' and the latter about hilf.thatil niber i Is it not a attempt to riise ?the-valu: of.the unsold land to the prdjudice of-those persons :who on beifing unmaade:streets,- and 'whose tenements liave beien?severely taxcd ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
August 21 'Victory scbhr, Baker; from Circular. Read; Helen, schr., Giboon, from Circular Head ; Elizabeth, schr., :from Willunga ; Three Sisters, S--schr.- Paterson, friom Port Frederick,; Yarra, -schr.T 1Tathesen, from dyincy; Mariposa, schr, from Hobart ,rTowi; Scotia: schr.,from Hobart Town; Picard, schr.. from Hobart Town; Mary and Rose, -bchr:,fromlSydnby. "?.? oette; T M. s .?,'?lsfetlhssei from Sydney, ;,City of, Hobart, strn, from Hobart 'Town" . ? [ . ,. - August 25--Black Swan, str., Woods,- from: TLauneston; Rangatira str,;- Moo'lie, from Sydne'y; Oscar, str-from -Adelaide Prince Albert, -sir, Spence, from Port'Albert; Queen, sitr; Lucns, from Portland . l.uI st' 26 o*'deo; asir., M"Lean, from Ado laide. August: 27 ?Eliza Goddard, (brig, from Three Tlhjt-Point; Rebecca, barqiue. Marsh from Ado lai gust 28-Ellen.brig,' Wll ,from Newcastle; Matador, barsque, LiAndlay, from Neweastle Doug-o from Newcastle , August 29--4?anet, brig, Johnstoan, fem New castle Miami, barque, f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
WMillamstown Volunteer Rifle .Company. . EMBERS will: ple se -take" notice' that e ':IV .L 'Company will meet for Drill at the Stockade,' `'. -n' 'ext Tuesday, 4th" instant, at Eight'p.im.: To.hat: General' Meeting of the: Corps ivilliTbe S!held iii the-Stockade' at:Eight o'clocko the evening: -? "of Wednesday next" for'the plirlosebof fixing per. -':imnhenttinfes of Drill,,and ad tiip 'Rul's for the g ",: 'overnment'of the Company.': ':''? - ' By o" " rder of the Committe? " ? HUGH. R.'RELD?Secrety. .II 'ILLIAAISTOWJ..., ". -MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. '4It RE Cesnmittý ee havedihei'aoitb oujinithat. ' ':'?'.':* :NINE NEXT"-, " '&lt;.r, "'= THE "REV: E: WATKIN.: .f` THE BOYHOOD 0F GREAT' MEN -' ;.... Doora pe.at SeaeL'oelock.- Lecture tocommence 'ht ialf past Seven precisely. As the L is'siai;ydelvered fer the 1 e sie fit of nireiiiles, siey. as wellas Maintiersa JAs ='ecizates, will hiadalittedFree of ChairgeJ MECHANICS INSTI TUTE R.M G. . -MITR having kindly consented to : 1 :-...
Original Poetry. No. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
No. 2. According to promise I exhume for the de lectation of your readers aiother. selection from the collection'of original papers in my possession. It will be seen that it is altoge ther: of a different discription to No. 1. In •my poor, opinion infinitely superior; it is .a ,production that testifies to the genius of the Unknowni Author; the words flow smoothly -the sentiments are really fine , andu.ae, ledforfi si_ ibeatiful l. . zguage. S"The gifted berds, whose soul entrancing strains Made nations proud to hail them as hteir own; WVhere are they now !" 'is a truth expressed in a simple, yepthow tel flig a manner. - : It has been said that no one can be a true poet without experiencing the joys or evils he depicts. This may. or may riot be the case; bitt it is evident that the situation the writer. was ii-i-away; fr~inithbe home :if-busy'iopu lation, made himn pen with deeper-feeling the concluding-stanza, '?What. mockery is fumne." Ioxorus.