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Monday, 27th August, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, R.N., J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
2Mondae, 27tli Agust, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford,' RN., J. K.' Fr?yer, , T' -Esq. J.P.) Thomas Collins and John Thomas Nichol son. were char6ed with bleing drunk and fight iig in the public streets, about two o'clock on: Sunday morning. ... '- - , . Both parties pleaded guilty, andNicholSoon, who had =been locked-up ever suice, was ad monished. and-discharged, while Collins;-har ing ibeen admitted to bail, was fined ten shilt' lins or forty? i ght hours. 'illiam Southall; a seaman, was charged with _beingfound..illegally. upon the. premises of Mr. William Brown, on the previous niglit. TIhie' an, 'it seems was druink? and had strayed into complainant's .yard, not knowing hitiher he was going.": Being his first offence, he was admonishedarin d discharg d.:? &lt; T -iomas M2fcPhersori.was charged vith being drniin bathe day previous, and' taing a boat from the Ann-street pier and rowing into the" Bay. His motions: had '-:been' watched from the block-ship, andl he iwas ultim...
Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
Post-office Motef Orders. REGULATIONS FOR TIME ISSTE 'SAN PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE IMONET 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 Office Money Orders in the Co lony of Victoria; and the public are hereby informed that in conformity with these regulations, Post Oflfce Money Orders msv be obtained. and be ihade pay able at the undermentioned places on and after the 12th July, 1858. , 1. Places and time of issue, and iayment.-money orders maybe obtained and made payable at the following places, viz: The Post Office at Melbourne. 'Do. Geelong. Do. Ballarat. .- ,e." - Sandhurst. Do. Castlemaine. Do. Beechwortb. " . Do. R Kdsore. Do. Mnrylooough Do. Ararat. Do. , ,- "Pleasant Creek.: Do. Williamstown. Do. Portland. Do. Belfast. Do. • . .drnambool. betieen the hours of Teri a~m. and Three p m. Stm. days excepted. 2. Limit of amount, and number, to ...
POSTPONEMENT OF MR. WALLACE'S LECTURE. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
POSTPONEMENT OF MR1.WALLACE'S S 'LECTURE. [To the Editor of the WLLLUsrowN Cm?iONICLEI Srn,---On behalf of the Committee of the lMechanics' Institute, I maybe allowed to ex press the regret at the .disappointment ex perienced last Thursday night by many Wil linamstowni resident, at the lecture advertised to be delivered by Mr. Wallace,.being postponed. It was only at..seven o'clock, on Thursday evening, that a note was received from that gentleman, stating that owing to being iunex pectedly called away to Melbourne. to visit a friend, who had imet with a severe accident, and was supposed to be dying, he was unable to fulfil his promise, consequently there was no time either to obtain another lecturer; or to give the nccssary publicity to the post ?ouement.:-Yours, faithfully,... .- . Ruow R REID.:
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 September 1860
An accident occurred at the-Williamstown Station of the Victorian Railway early on Tuesdays, but was fortunately unattended by any loss of life. It seems that one of the engines required to be turned on the turntable, erected near the loco- motive sheds, and had gone up the line for that purpose, andwas returning, when by some accident it came in contact with the up-train, striking them very heavily. The only passenger-CaptainChisam, : of the Ocean Eagle-hearing some one cry "Look out!" put his head out of the carriage-window just as the collision took place, and was thrown, with great violence against the other side of the carriage. On being found, he was insensible, and remained in that state for some time.. On being conveyed on board his ship, which was, fortunately, along side the Railway Pier,medical advice was pro cured, and it was found that he had not sustained any very severe injury. &nbsp; &nbsp; SPrayers for the'restoration `6f peace in New Zali?id werei o...
POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
S .POST,'OFFICE NOTOICE. On- 'and after'thie lst J3ilyneext Postage Stamps will be purchased at tis office according to'tLe fol lowing ".a.?.; . For'Sta p niot exceeding in values Is. Sd, i' d ii. >;..:. ;. 3. 4d., .2d. 5"Od, 3d.' And so on ? -t t? rato fone??.penny: for eCiry 'is. d. or portion : of,;1s. 3d. -Postagei Stamps onl-to be excchanged' .hen ntostoiil. or'otherwse damr ged;: and, when .pr?sented'in'"trips, at least two s •tamps silherngtoea other; as:HA atfirst? iss ed from the, poat-o1Sice ' -. 11ICHARD Il. I5IPE~tl ~ostinaster: W U ainatown, 09th 3snoe, 188O
NEW MONEY ORDER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
. ,.:?;NEtW .MONEY :ORDER OFFIC'_ d ,. O aiid after the 1st J1y ext, MI oieiOrort may ibe obtiinled'?t this officc for'iad ~ado iaible : at N.e ;w .igi:.?.e? :;?.O theA a 1u?ul , rates. os te, r RICHIARD IL PIPER, Postmaster. Post office, Williamstown, " . . - ).28th June, 1860. . ,
BOOK POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
* B3OOK POSTAGE: - VIA SOUTiHAMPTON. hie look post yoe 'aa bec estened to the Unitedi kingdom, Ini, -.C.eylon, .Iauritius, Hong KonglIolta,, Gibrijitar .New boiitli Wailes Sooth Anotr-lia,, ?Tasmania,. eoiw Zealatnd,. and Western Au ?.triha. .+..?. ,,,+,.. Not exceedin,'4oz. ' Above 4oz and notoxceoin.' .S.o 0 Abovo Soz. a.d not exceeding ib. ,.. ?.. :L. Above ITb: anad not exceeding i . ... 0 Abovelb. nod not excedin .. 0 And soOn,.ting is. ifor aih aditional b. or fraction of ?b. up to 31b. :T610 TW U'istnitshO6oM VIA MARSELLTES. Notexeedmug`4oz' 8 Above 4oz. and .not exeeding . o . 4 Above Soz. and not ceceeding.llb. " 8 Above 6i btiiani? noti exceedin? 1b . ': .': '4 0 A bove`tjibn: oan not ex-ceeding 2 ? 11. 5 ' 5!' 4 . Ai ended on adduiidingbs`',4Sfor`'"each additsooal 4ib. Sorfraction of ib:' up toSib :A1 post es: moot bepreptid.
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
S LE'TTR RATES OF POSTAGE. Undtrio. :-" ... - .. C Exceding 1 z.a nnd not exceeding.l.z. .1 f xceeding "i?ziid 'iot exceeding 2z. .. 2-0 Exceeling 2oz. and not exceeding 3oz. 3 .'And every-oance..or fraction of an ounce, one shaiinog additional. Ncwspapcrs, each . :... ,..i . ..0.: 1 o :.TUe UNEITD iw(CDOMH VIA; IAItSEiLES. . - : FencKRi'atein additir to the above 0' Unller o .. . . . :; 8 1TndoerOiZ;:":.;' :'".-:: :: '.. :'*- 6.. Z And for? every ?Io S.3d.? ait i~N. ..New papers 2d. ea-" additional. - . . . . . . . ..i~ i (. . ' ?. ."
Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
4 1 4ji t ilnteflliqcq!lr ' Tjhe ihte rains ? -ave beeneverypartial throughthe ..iiterior,-' u:sonle laces :scarcely, moistening the" surface of the?rotmid, .without affording any water. to the. inine, wirile in' othersthliere .nhav? been :imnatit flends or freshcts in the creeks a?nd gellies. At Indigo there is plenty-of ?ater nagain, and dthe M uashing up oftthe heaps of dirt stored during sonime weeks pant is increasing the escort ..Fromnthe old -leds nothing ieoW is ,portted, except thed finding of tii niiggelS t- lairc'for the district; the one .weighigig o-.i: and the other nearly: 0oz. :The ,:furmcr «"s found on; the .Adelaide .Lemulnot, by themway, a very old lead yet, and the other. was foniiirby s party of Chine ' .wdrkiniiS oldgoniicd ,ahanddnedy ironpeins:. omeoftheclaim-owniers itn 'the 'Chiltern are still getting large returns. * ;irospects on the'Lancashire have iuproved agaiin, ;and claims have been marked off by the surveyor -over a" great lenthl of itslpresumenl co...
Williamstown Police Court. Saturday, 1st August, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
- Edti S rdayjr,1 h .i^ 1'l860 , I .: (foreLieutOCrfodl PMa) I Chtarles Smith and William South, seaman .re chaT,.dI-w?,dernfro the.barque Prisoners bhadceen a Ubct ve dai thout Ieave,-andt'difa niot pIi-- 'ta hvc any inten tion of returning. The Bench- ordered that £2 10s. be stopped froii the wags of each ?iisoner to pay their sulbstitut(!-a.?t:0l Os pet diem.,_ .
Monday, 3rd September, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, R.N., and J. K. Ereyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
ýIoiidfkrry, 3rreptember, 1860. (Beforo LiLeut. Cntwor RN. .,-and 3; K. "Roert GLate. and .;Danid Udonnelt; chargcd with beiifgdrunk, were admonished and did IU d?i tii?oneA, seaman clarngcd wit .bemg drunk, wasfined 10s., or. in dpfaiult, :48?o~rs imprisonment, it .being his :third offence.., ': BREACH OF PORT REiGULATIONS. :- ; L-iAOileiDobbin,-.Tlonmas Walker, and John Al1en wermsummoned to this Court at the in stance of thel?spector of Wnater-Policecharged with the above offence. - The Bench admonished defendants, andi.in formed them.of their power to inflict a penalty of °100 for' seh an offeiieirmThtyviere .de tenirined-to put a stoi to the:aystm of board dSg ships before they had heen eleared-,&lt; i -Defendants were each fined in the. lowest penalt? -£) amid costs of court.
THE SMALL DEBTS COURT. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
THE SMALL DEBTS COURT: [To the Editor of the WILLuiTsrows CiRONICL] " Srn,-It would be doing me agreat favour, and not only me but many others like myself, if soinething could be done to alter the Small Deblts Act, so" that money that has been due over six months might be recovered withlut haying to go to Melbourne about it. Every shopkeeper kniows that it is adifficult thing to keep accounts within six months. One man is sick; or out ofivoik, so it is no use to sum iiions him then, and by the time he recovers the.six' inoonths are up, and. you may whistle for your.money : he knows it won't pay you to leave your business to go to felbburne two or three times to recover his little debt'of a pound or two, so you are done out of it. If the time were extenided to. a year, the Act would be of some use td people, but it is-a farce- as it stands. STOREKEEPER.
THE MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
.: ..THE ' MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [T'i tie Fdit-i ,f ie Wl.Aaisidtows CuinosiCr.l] Sin,--1tlhink it would be an improvement to the Meclianics' Institute Assembly Rooni, and an advantage to the institute generally, if an endeavour were made to adorn the hall by placing scenery upon the stiige.' As it now stands, it is perfectly useless for dramlatic performances, and is somewhat inconvenient for concerts, especially when ladies have to appear, as there is no place for retirement. I dare say that the Committee are cogni zant of:a want of something upon the stage, and the reasoi that nothing has been done is owing, perhaps; to a want of funds. 'But the cost.would not be a great deal; £100, I should think, would be sufficient to do all that is required, and two-orthree good enter tainments would pay it all off - AN OccAsIOS.?i VIsrror.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
S NOTICE. Alteration i iitlhetime oftClos"?g the Mail. for .el i # MR elbourne. S On and? afteatlis date the first Mail for Mel bourne "will-elo?e?.t this Offee at ..-:,--' 745',am... , The Receixng Boxes will be cleared as follows, ý Stevedore-street; 730.am Anitreet,. 7.40a.m. - :: r crwcir?n1R P-~PnE Postmaster.: Post Office, Williamstown,- - -- -..--- --- 7th September, 1860. - - 'Notice5to -Advertisers.. can ,nahg it conr'ee* ai~ flroaao-li era~ ~ early part of the weekwcoduld lose no tioe in doiog o. Hihtrhe-O e'Aade been pat tso a4siionwenience on accounjt of the late hione t which adserliseotenta uwe 'arrive, and j: thia could be'avoudlcdor~pdriuzlly our arrangcmentie w oulcibe; greautyjacutcagcc.t
STANZAS SUGGESTED BY SEEING AN AGED WIDOW, WHO WAS ONCE REMARKABLE FOR HER BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
STANZAS SUGGESTED BY ..SEEING Av AGED ' WIDOW, YIHO .WAS OONCE ':RE MARK'ABLE FOR IIER BEA' UT].' : ;3i in' on that ide&facde,cr.:' · =My fanyaders to the past, When.yduth and:loveliness, and race,;: Enchantment rouncl thatform;was cast. '-zWhere aethosefasginations sow?' Dread foe of beauty, Time,.art:thu',- . i The lustr.f thliose ys is fled; The voice of melody is gone, The raven locks of that proiud head A lover fondlydote loni The thieving hand of slow. decay SHas stolen those youithful gifts airy. Wheie is that rapturedlover now, With fervent vows and glowing breast! Give answer, Death, for it, wa thou - That sent him to his dreamnles rest. Those fond strong ties aie.rent'for ever . Which thy fell:dai alone comhl sever. Those eyes lit up i thde fir oflove That fori the nia et wvis of hearts, Wealth,`iit andli manly beauty strove STlier ittiiost to emilet their parts Each sighed to gain the'soloEpossession Of that smaUl~manl his great arabition. Who would not earthly jo...
Original Poetry. No. 3. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
[To the Editor ofjla e WV~isliet.srow Cmiodxcas.E Susi, This selection is by no means inferior to?:tit prcdlocessor, I. think- by most readers it will' e'considcred superior. The sentiment orlf1ibherq "ves .utteranoe to will be felt "I.s hoo.e trutlh"by ~luiost vefy one : all of ui as,! "are not as we have been." The childbecomesithe man, the lover merges into the "slippered ntaloon," and so "each plays 'is*piZ" ýThese.are truths felt by all; but often the warmest feeling? of our nature are thehardest to express, and we owe our thauldn to tl-b 'it?tor' fo these Stanzas for the very 'telin touchiufg hbmnerin er hi h ich 'hIhes given jevht to~his thoughts. mThe l thirdlverso.is to niy mind the most poetic of them all. ' .ive answer, Death, for it was thou iTat senth bun tohis dreamunless rest, are two melodious lines. There is something also in theseproductions which tend to cle vate and iiprove: thei ' mid : the concluding stanza would fiilp to ,lift our idens to things of more than:...
THE WAR NEW ZEALAND. SYDNEY, Saturday, 10.30 A.M. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
NEW=ZZEALAND. [By Electric Telegraph.] S. SvYD Er;.Satrdas,l10.30 Ar.L News to August 18 has been received from Auek la~ud. No offensive operations have been under taken:sincethe. arrival of GeneraL. Prntt' It is said hq has not assumed ;the, command of the forces. : ;Kigl is said to be receiving large reinforcements from .Waikato.: The reason assiged is, .:that the. Maaori king. party. is indignant -with the Gdoverier's sftech at the opening of the meeting of chiefs. It is reported that a skirmish has taken place at the Bell Block; and'that nine insurgents haivo been killed. - The state of s;iege at New` Plymouth is more The';following :homesteads have been found iduadered'= -Oives.'Broidmore'a, Captain King's; W?. C. King's, Groube s;, M'Keclney'; :Richard son's, Des Voeni's, and Joll's . . "-. :When an armed aty procecced to Broadmor'es they heard guns firing at Ratannii. In Oliver'shouse thewords "Nga Waikato" were found irritten on the wall. .. i The weather is brilliantly fine...
No business before the Court on Wednesday. Thursday, 6th September, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
:".o business before theCourt on Wednesday. 2iiirsday 'Oth/ Septenmber, 1860. ( (Before Lieut. Crawford.) . honaa. Roberts, steward, belonging to the ship Queen of Indii, was brought. before tho Court ;'eb.ged. :wtl do?.ring.frinm the ship .Upon inquiry it appeared that the man had no intention -whateer:of leaving the ship, he had been simply guilty of absenting hiimself with but leave _. - " The Bench therefore .dismissed the .charge. Lawrence Fin? was charged with stealinga -·: : :.; "··'-: :. r~' . gocld ingthejropert.,VoEone.Abrahan ST-here,*ag notthe slihghtes ground for this Iarge Th ring (value dabout lOs') had bbien found in~ihetrcet ha tperson wl~ho had glven it to the defendant to take charge ot?? -The de' fendaut laid un cluim -whatever to: it, further; than he wished to retain it until ownershiphad beCefisatisfactorily proved. . ?r The Bench dismissed the case. ·
QUARTERLY LICENSING BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
QUARTERLY LICENSING BENCH. The following applications were heard : S' TR.ASFEES. 'Thomas Clarke, Geelong Junction Hotel, from William Hall. Postponed :till Friday. S:JohnbQuigley, Prince Albert Hotel, from 'Ediwrd 9 ley. " Postponed till:Friday.: r..WiiairinHutchiison, Teriinis"ETotel, from Henry. Lprd. .iGranted. :..John Dalton,.Railway Hotel, from Richard N. W • APPLICATIONS. d':idard - gley for a house opposite the Railway Watkshops, to be €olled the Foundry HoteL ='Post poed till Friday. 'Samiu?,iel Faor, for a bouse in Bimnbury atreet, sm vinity as the ast, asialso post poued.;ill Friday.
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 September 1860
,THE following order has been issued by "the Post master-General:- . : : ,' In order topaythe transit t oughEgpt news papers seift nu. Southampton and Suez,. addressed to the East Indies, Ceylon, Mauritius, Hong.Kong, -China; Australia, or any other country or place lying to .the eastward of Suez, will, after the 31st December next, besubject to an additional charge of one penny, making the rates as follow :-Upon a newspaper addressed tothe East Indies-2d when -not exceeeding 4 ounces in weights 3d when above 4 ounces and not exceeding 8 ominces in weight ; ld being added for every additional4 ounces or fraction of 4 ounces. Upon newspapers addressed to any of the other eountries or places referred to, 2d for each newspaper, of whatever weight. Noalterationwil bo?made in postage of book packets sent by this roiitu, as'they already pay a transit rate, nor '`till any change be made in the postage of newspapers sent vie MIarseilles, the present charge on such newspapers being sufficien...