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CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 13 June 1862
CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA. Tie latest news last month from the Potomac, rI r Red Sea telegram, stated.that the Federal army I ad retired in disorder from Man:assas. At that time the Confederates, under President Davis, were falling back to cover Richmond, tile capit:ll of the Confederacy. While retreating, they devas tated the country behind them, and at the line of the Rappahn Rock, halted to await the attack of the enemy. Meanwhile M'Clellan's pursuit wans sto sped hv the dillcuities of the country, heavy rains, and want of means of transport. The con s :qllen e was the utter disorganization of his army in less than a week, the troops falling back on Alexandria In independent groups, and in great disorder. M'Clellan, hlowever, re-collected his trools, embarked them in transports, sent theml dirw tite Potomna,5 and landed them near Fort Monroe. The object of this was to turn tile po sition of the Confederates, and thus capture Rich mond. The Federal army wats estimated at 150,000 men. U...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, JUNE 10. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P. Chairman, and Henry Box, Esq., J. P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 13 June 1862
IIAWTIORT N POLICE COURT. TuEsDaY, JUi 10. . rfleforo P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P. Chairman, and henry Box, Esq.,J. 1.) No LiaHT.-John Bennett was charged b, Constable Phelan with having no light on hls dray. The defendant admitted the charge, and was fined 2s. Gd. and 2s. Gd. costs. John Morrison was charged by Constable Kelly with a similar offence. The constable said the defendant before the court was not the person who was driving the drily; but that it was a lad about eighteen years of ago. Thil defendant said he had a son whose name was John Morrison, but he was working at Moorabbin. Constable Phelan deposed that he met the defendant and served the sum coons on him for his son. The IBench were of opinion that this was not a legal service, and recorded it as not served. John Lahey, charged by Constable Wright with a similar offence, did not appear. The constable proved the charge, and the defen dant was fined 2s. Gd. and 2s. 6d. costs. Thomas Bennett, for a similar offence, was fined...
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 13 June 1862
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD . BOARD. Tur?DsnAr, JuN E, 1802. Present-Mr, Yeomans, Chairman, Messrs. Berry, Keogh, Padglam, Sargent, and Whute, The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRBPFONDEN0B, From M. O'Grady, Esq., MI P., informing the Board that he had been unable to obtain a special grant for the district, but that he had been successful in putting them in pos session of a way to got £4 for every £1 of rates collected up to December 81st, 1801. From the Roads and Bridges office, asking for a plan of works proposed to be executed by the Board with the Orant-in-Aid. . From the Oakloigh and Mulgrave Board, inquiring what amount this :Board would be willing to expend on the Boundary road bo twceen Oakleigh and Mulgravo district and the Nunawading district, provided they agrooee to expend "£80 upon that road. The Chairman stated, in efe'oronce to the letter rolni ir.: O'Grady, that fdr some rea son ithad. been detained fori e post office, although tie had een m...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 13 June 1862
NOTES AND NEWS, At tho'last meeting of the Committee of Management of the Hawthorn Literary As sociation, the following resolution was inani mously adopted, as a mark of esteem to Mr. Macassey, their late honoraiy secretary: " That this committee have much pleasure in enrolling Mr. Macassov as an honorary mem ber, in consideration of the valuable services rendered by him in connection with the HIawthorn Literary Association." The Rev. Isaac New delivered an eloquent lecture on the "Fall of Jerusalem" last Tuesday evening, in the Baptist Chapel, Cotham road. Notwithstanding- the un favourable state of the weather, a large au dience was gathered together, the chapel be ing well filled. Mr. Jennings occupied the chair, and the Rev. Richard Connebee opened the meeting with an oppropriate prayer. Pho rev. lecturer having been introduced by the Chairman, commenced his address by giving a history of the Holy City, tracing it from the time of its first mention as the Salem of Melchisedee, t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 13 June 1862
r1ENDERS willbo received at the Council Chamber until Monday, the 16th June, at Four dlock p.m., for the following works: ?.snlasreet.--Repairs to Bridgo. .itc-roa . Extcsieo n of Culvcrt into Mr. Lynch's Paddock. Epecifications after Tuesday, 10th June. lpul particulars at Council Chamber, HIawthborn. ,lI teoders to be on printed forms,' and addressed to Cliirlian of the Publio Works Committee. t11'l Council do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender. JO TOON Town Clerk. Council Chamber, Hawthorn, 4th Jlnc, 186-. OJIOONDARA DISTRIC'T - ROAD BOARD. RESII TENDERS, addressed : to the Chairmanl (lobert Kent, Esq.), will be received unil Saturday, tile 14th June, .at One. o'clock p.m., for the following Work:- , fallyslianassy roiad.-Aetalliing, &e. Full particulars at Road Board Office. All Tenders to be on printed forms, .giving a lihedule of Prices for each separately. The Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any Tender. By order of tile Board,•...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
JL P'reparcd and Sol Iby the Undersigned: Superior black and coloured Inks Gold lievivor, for cleaning picture frames, got mouldings, &e. Liquid. ir clcaning and restoring plated good l'olishing Oil for furniture Varnish for fly-sheets Prepared Paper for do. l)lack and transparent Tracing Paper for copying And a variety of iniscellaneous useful articles. Oil Paintings, Engravings, Maps, &e., cleaned and varnished, Marble Chhiunneypieces cleaned; Ccdar ditto varnished. Comiuission Agent for the sale and purchase of Paper-hangings and all articles required for deco rativo purposes. J. CLARKE, flManistfclwtrr anad Travelling /Agent, SEYMOUR COTTAGE, CAMB ERIWE LL. r-iL. 0. MAYES, C.E., ARCHITECT & SURVEYOR ARBITRATOR AN.D 'AIL UAT0R, WEINBE1RG ROAD, NAnar' ',letclor's Iotel, IHAWTHIORN. KEW B]AND OF IOP1'E. B/EETINGS overy Wednesday Evening, 1YL In the United MAIethodlst Free Church, at Seven o'clock, when Mrembers can he enrolled. Songs and ]Recitations each ev...
IRON SHIPS AND ORDNANCE. STARTLING EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS. (LLOYD'S WEEKLY, APRIL 13.) [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
IRON llIPSS AND ORDNANCE. START.INSG EXPERIMENTS AND IRESUL'TS. (i.t.oYD'S WRIK'l', AtI'Rh. 13.) Tihe Times of Thursday gave the results of soino experiments tried at Shoelimhryness on Tucsilday anter noon, which appear to fidsil'y tile deductions which had been madl from the recent engacgeinnR ' bItiwctCi thie Merrimac annd the Monitor. SIP Wilt an Arm strong it seel is las made ai 300 pounder oil his o\%nl principle of wroulht-iron coils. T'iis gin is about fourteen feet in length, its weight is twelve tols, and ils diameler at the muzzle 10) inches. It has niot bcon rilled, and therefore during the expcrlinmnt of Tuesday it only thrcw round solld shot of 156lb weight. If rifled for the Armstrong shut, which is about two and a half tinics tli leng th of its diameter. it would be ta :0no-pounder. 'Ths gill, unrilled and with plain solid shot, was tried againat the great clhnllion of' heavy weights which lis hliiherto comin off victorious in all encouintrs - the rldolibt able Warrio...
BOILER EXPLOSION. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
BOILER EXPL,OSION. (FROM Trn IIOea sews, A'Rth 20.) A terrific baller explosion occurred on the 15thi April at 1'ricstflehl, about two miles fromn Wolver hltnampton. It took placo in one ofl the firges of cortnin ironworks calrried on by MIr. 'Tholmas Hose, and be longing totlle Iiirnlttllt1itg 1 llhoking Companylt. While thile wllolo machlinery of tile forge was in fuill opera tion, and while beneath the roof there were about 10 mnoo at work. i Inoise was heard like It eeal of thunder, and was ilnedlliately followed by the destruction of the roof land walls of the forge, which were tossed into tihe air and converted into Ia nass of ruins. One of tihe boilers lhatl oxpuloed, throe-'ourths of it, ws.eighing about eight tolls, ihad been tossed into the air to a leihllt of between 2O llatl 300 feet, and the remainder, in threo parts, thad hoen tdriven throulgh tlhe forge in SIhrco dlli'ront directions, tearing down theo iron pillars whlich supported the roof, andltl rending the nmanssi...
PUBLICOLA, FIFTH SERIES, No. VI. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
SPUBLICOLA, P-rTIZ SERIES, No, VI. b tlro .Editor of the Standard. Sm,--A colebrated natural philosopher, anxious and earnest in his researches after the knowledge of the pecullar properties of all material substances, andi to whom, by the huportanco of his discoveries, the world is much indebted, once resolved to test th ox tent to which oxygen as the basis of vital air could excite the individual organisation. The idea was t great one-the oxperhnent fraught with danger-at bold one-some might say a presIunption; but the result successful; for it taught the world a gireat truth, supporting it with evidence as demonstrative as the nature of it would admit. Inhaling a large quantity of oxygen, under the excitement of Its ex tremo action upon the brain he expressed himself in these remarkable and memorablo words-" Tlhougiht, thought; the universoe itself is nothing but a thought." The experiment almost cost him his life at the mo mont, and it is believed ultimately hastened his end. "T...
EMBEZZLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
EMlJBEZLEMEYT. Serious defalcations have been discovcrdl In thio Telegraph department. T'he Superintendent andAssistant Superintenldnt have been suspended, it is supposed for not keep ing a sufficient check. Dunstan, the defaulter, has bolted. SSYDNEY, 18 JUNE. TIHE ESCORT RlOBBIIRY. Ono thousand pounds reward has been offhred by the Government, and a free pardon toan accomplice, upon conviction of the gang \who robbed tie Lach Ins escort.-1-crsld, Juno 19th.
HARTWELL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
]IA1L'VVELI, POST OF ICI1. Th'Iio 1nEni airrives front Melbournel , &o., on Mooll clays, Vudiicstays u and Fridn)ys at 11 aul. Closes st 1artswull for Melbourne, &c., on Tuesdays T'hlursdaLys, aud aLturdays, at I 1 30 sin. it, Rummy, Post'oumaster.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
HAWTIIORN AND KEW RIFLES. TrWO IEM13EIRS of tho abovo Company being required for tho FIRST ANNUAL. h\I~E'ESTAKES, to be shot for at the Sandridge Butts, on Saturday the 28th instant, all Members desirous of compntilng for the samno are requested to attend at the llawthorn Butts, 'TlO-MOlRRIOW ('aturday) at two o'clock. l?anges-200 mut 500 yards. By order, 11. 1'. 1AMMONI), Calptan.
MEETINGS OF PUBLIC BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
ME1&TINGS OF PUBLIO BODIES. PlonooyrIlA D)ISRICT ROAr) BoARD meets al toarnate Sturdays, at the Office, Caunberwcll, att a aoclook pron. IIAWTHIIORN MUNnICIPIAL Coic nClr ruoetS every iIondalnsy evening, at thre CouncaLil Uirnhnambr at 7 ocluck. ICewv MNaIncIPAL COUNCIL meets every Ttrneolay evceniug t tine Klew Atheumeunnn, at iclf-past 7 paini. 0--