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Original Poetry. No. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
S • riginal tloetmi,. No. 5. It will be as well for nmato state, once anl for all, that I have selected'tlieee productions without any regard to the date they were written, or the subject of which they treat. -Tle author's motto seems to have beens, from _I grase to, gay.. froe .lively to oe vere," and therefore following suit in this respect I hbe to preseit to+ your readers for their delectation the annexed huiimromus history of the misfortunes of a .ew ' hum. It'may woll b :e le4 a sketch fro' life, foe nearly all of us have experienced .with a Sege nace the p cthuro here preented. IoyoTUS.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
Notice: to Advertisier. We ehoudldfee q reaitl obliged if adv~ertisers; wit an maLke it convenient toforwcardktheiro rder it £hI ; arty part of thie woeek would lose no tiuein doiurtat. ITithertoo we hane been put to snome inconenienee ow laecount of the ate ore iat wlhskd nlertHneatelitauire sonuedr' ardt aqethis could be q coiledf,a satiartiltl. ;; bur arrý?aiienie d eeds ud becgreatlyfacaIitatei..
MUNICIPAL COURT. Tuesday, 25th September, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, and T. Mason, Esqs., J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
MUNICIPAL COURT. Tuesdiq?; 2s5t Septenzber, 1860.. (Beorei J. K. Frcyer, and T. Mason,, Esqs., J.P.'s) Jane Lawrence aflpeared on sunimonr to answer the eanplainr of tr. Arthur' Allen; for unlaw-fully occupying Crown Lmnds. The defendant behaved inllan exceedin;ly unbecoming manner., when she was fined 2s. G6. and costs, and -told that she must take a week in gnal inadeftult'of payment, Severalfase-, hrouti ht forward by the Mu nicipal Cnuncil, for the recovery of rates were heard and dispjoed .... S3XLL DEBT CASE-John Dunn v. John Gregory i defendant orderedato pay 14s. lid. and costs of Court.
Friday, 28th September, 1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, and T. Mason, Esqs., J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
Friday, 28th Se&ptember, .1860. (Before J. K. Freyer, aind T., Mason, Esqs., J. P.'s) A boy ahout fourteen years of age, named Patrick Dunn, was charged withassaultiic William Close, a lad albmt the same age, on the Government rail way p:er, last Sunday afternoon t appears that the boys wsere q.Irrelling about'. something. when Dann drew a knife from his pocket and struck complainant with it across the lef arm, inflicting a slight wound. The c?se was dismissed their worships giving the police instructions to keep an.eye on the offen der. DEDrT.-Mi'es v Gregory ; defendant to pay the amnimt claimed, £2?13s. Gd., ond costs of ' ourt. Twenty cases of- apleal against the assessment were also heard and disp:,sed of.
Tuesday, 25th September, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
Teesday, oth? Septemn?er, o860. (B.ifore oient. Crawf,rd, P.M.) : enry Bowie was charged by Sergeant Hall with makin? use of obscene language, in front of the: Pier Hotel, on the previous day, and was ad lnnished and discharged, this being his first offence. Cha'rles IVods, a youth apparently about I6 or 17 years of age, was brought up on war roat for o-b-ii ing money under fidlse pretences fromn Mr. Hall, of Hobson's River farm. , It ;iicivaedrthat the prisoner had, been en-, -aged by Mr. Hall as shepherd, but having 1,4t some laumbs to the value of £7, a portion of his wae-s was stopped, and he was dis chariel; his msuster offering him' £? as a final -ettleme:t.. This the: prisoner refused, but nmeetilng with. iMr. Pentland- (Mr. Hall's soli citor) on the 20th inst; he agreed to accept 2.5s, which was paid him, nud he, gave a re ceipt in .full. Immedliately afterwards; the prisoner cadled upon Mr., Hall, and asked him for the L that wi;s offered hlin on the day previouis, which fi...
Williamstown Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
There was nio case before the Court on Sa etrdiy List." -z: fdi, 24th S.eptenber, 1S60. ? (Before Lient. CrOwford.) . Edrocrd Danvis, a seamin ,belonging to the Straitbdown, ws idmoiushed foi bein'g drunk. The prisoner was also charged by the ehief officer, Mr. Hutchinson, with desertine from the above vessel, and the offence baving been piroved lic wis sentenced to six weeks' -hbird lawbar, and to foirfeit fourteein diys' waaes Ja;ne rWilmlam, Mwihaei Flynn, and eidl Jlieir, chareed with bein" dr tunk on the pre vious ad4, were severlly admnonislhed and dis char'cd.
Wednesday, 26th September, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, R N., and J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
WFednesday, 6Gth September, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford,. R N., and J. K. Fre3er, sq.. J.P.) Richard Gascoigne, seanian, was eharj ed with deserting fromn the Royal: mail steamer. Jeddo on her arriy:d in this port. The offence haying been proved, prisoneriwas ordered to be sent back to. the. ship and to forfeit two miliinthsl pay. Dninel R~issell. the proprietor of a board in o :id-:asistin~i Gascoi?,ne, the prisoner in th lirst mctse, to?desertfromn the Jeddo, andi -was fined. £10 and costs of Court, or in de fiult to twoi minths' imprisonment. . EltoridOber,,ind John'Tltopswon were also charied with aiding and assisting,: Gasiglne ti. desert. The eiridence in this ease was pre .cisLly the sriue as. in the- previous one,, but the clse wai ? ostpned' till the followin' day tor,_ive the defeuinants an opportunity of pro duelng testiimonials as to character..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
Chronicde Office, Ann Street, Willianisto?in. "B. TEPHENS has on SAi, at 'el . , bourne prices, an Assortment of Books and Stationery, ronsisting: ofo -- ' Casi Books-`--. Day Books, Ledgers Fornns of Leases . . ills of LIading Nlinute Books leemorandumn Books .= Do.. Forrll clasped Pass Books , Indexes lirookes's MJodern Atlasco "Clhildren's Spelling- ooka.s > , .:' FToolscap Paper, plain and suled.`", Letter-paper, do. B 3lottinig -paper i . :? j SPrinting .iPa, .blitao atLeolo od; .of " ?. every decription Best Cardboard, various colours Steel and Qiilld'ens andPenololdersa .IBliek and.b Red "riting lnks,- in pint, half pint, andi idarterpint:botties , Phiotolgne achd :Paraffin Lamps rBLENLY, Safe, SimpleaindTronbleless burn 2- as'brilliant as Gas, from 4.o -6hiouksf r on -Penny ,Adsaypted for,.pa rlou, luill, bedroom: and shop' Ierom4 -., HASALDEI ,IN pIorer) 65' Boarkle-street (be= ti4?eon Elizabeth'tian Queen streets) g-od?Lay Yiew TVilliamnis's road, Prahran East p . ý ` i...
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PROCRASTINATOR. CHAPTER 5. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
AUTOBIOGRA'PHY OF PROCRASTINATOR. .... .':Ca.rrPTEr 5. . The county iwhi hih L wivas born;" canny Cumberland,". is famed for"i' ?fiest men and bonnie .lasses," for proof tnat the tuasculide partof tho compliment Is Uo misnionler I may point to the extrordinatr fact that the doors of th i ixiuntyjail at Caslile are often thrown jikii+he building being: untenanted-and it freq~iiently ilappee?" that' the Sheriff pre dnris' the Juidge of Assize with a pair of white glhei i token of a maiden seaseoa. What a -contrast :with the n thly jail delivery, of tthb:glda1. Colony pf. Victoria. -.Theajricip al assignable ause if the paiu. city of crime is the presence of a large class of injependent, yeomanry, and. their distanuce from the c?ontaninati g influences of what is called refined "sicietyin: he ?outhern counties in which, by the ltroilnctitin cif French' aiords t4W denote English vices, morality is almost rfified out of soclety---the Cumbrihns may be considered coarse; bunt..they are hon...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, Sept. 29th, 1860. CANDIDATES WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
wiLLIS -S3oOiSiv;:,, At,-rduy, S?ept. ,oth, 1iGO. 0' CAo DIDlATES WANST D tl Toit proro-gation of Pirliami i(inIt'l the con - current sublsidence of politicad- excitemient are / attended with.hixs inot altgtetieeruiepected: circunms-a,6'ie tlit inmny han nmetbl rs ae: now; desiring to retire iIitot-rivate life. The Session was Ioing and h:irrassing,o anl is ., taug t ln?ny the oiseful lesson, that di.rified and mlresponsible: posititon-, utio?i uopanie.l by e pecunioiry recmiipense. is a luxury not couve1 niently within the recli:of the needy and im pecunious. Whoikiinows, except theien mnem hbers iithemselves,d the wives aod famili es of such of- themn are blessed with slch bur thens, the dire straits .towhich mnuny of them, t harve been reducedduirti" the psriewht mrnths 1 Who can tell the paiful diomestic crises which t the inevitalible hd too quickly recurring ad. 1 vent of the weekly:bills ocasione l.i the I homies of nininy entle?ien' who; looke& ,?i- e exon?'i ahnd sp...
"PROCRASTINATOR." All mercy now must be refused To such a croaking sinner. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
"PROCRASTINATOR" All mercy now must be refused To such a croaking sinner. STo the Editor of the WILiAMsrTOwy CiiRONICLrI. SSI,-1 believe it is an established axiom among literateurs that editorsare the most pa tent and the- most persecuted men in the world. Who can tell the sorrows of an editor, his cruel disappointments, his unceasing worry and never-ending, flrt, while ploddin"g along hil thorny path? And who will give him. a pitying look,, or stretch forth a heiping hand 1 Does he commit the slightest error, ; and the most diabolical motive- is imputed. Has he one little -failing, "aid a hundred throats roar out against him. Verily, an editor. is a pior. unhappy creature . S-'Bit hi -,,es ar rnot the only ones.tRat give him trouble. Sometimes it so happeis ltat -i a plaigney corresponden- will raise his ire more than-all the rancour of his bitterbst cnemies and if this is not your case with regard to our mutual friend, " Procrastinator," it must be owing more to your patience and...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, 24th September, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
. ,=-ll stown - -- ...icip s 7 o. - 7 . . Monday 24t .Septemhe 1SG0, :;, . Present :-"J. K. Frcyer, E'q ,(Chairman), and (.rs. 1tx~h6hii'i.L·a RcLhe, Courtis,~ Inlis, )vhite, and Miison. • G. jF. Verdon, Esq., SL A.:is ?lso in attendmnce. The mniuntes of the previous meeting }were read and confined,.. _ CORitRESPONDENCE. Letters had'been' received ?i folloiws- i . 1. From Mr:: :Lawsn,, stating, by the direction' ,fthe- Coinmittee of the'. .echaniic In ettute. that the Hall 'as'a: tihe di?s;oia.hf the Chiinmai n f the Council f;r the purposi; of holdiiig ti li Utolied ti.ctin;in aid of the suf fere's:fri?'t tho Taiinaki ?i: "r 2 Fro; M M-ars.:. siller, Secretiryi of .the M[unicipal Conference, requesting -that..this Cot?ncil s;hiuld cotitribute rthe suamn .e to ti lefigt tihe expnses coninected waith re`drting, p inting, :unl posting the Conference proceed "injs: irntted. 3 Fount J. -Moore, ELq. Chief Secretary's ifflice, in:rcference to' BFe-la:w 47i for an s se.mcnt , 1irnqrin ri w...
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PROCRASTINATOR. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PROCRASTI NATOIL [To the Editor of the WYlats.rausrows C?anoscLL] Sitt,-In common with many others of the inhabitants of. Williamstown, I was pleased _ some few:months since to see it announced that ,a veritable antobiography clif a living celebrity was to be published in the columins of the Chronicle for our mental delctatiln,. and for your pecuniary benefit. Anxiously " was the, Chronicle looked for which "should contain the first chapter of the "Autobiogr': pihy of Pr6crastinator," and who will dare to deny that when he read how Procrastina:or introduced himself to his renders by means cf his phrenological developments, they came to the conclusion that the living celebrity w:as a very o:iginal ch::racter? And, Sir, the , ly direct way in which Procrastinator has gnie : about his subject, the very small amrount iof foreign matter introduced, the interesting dir qulisitions upon Snobbery. Unitariutanim l.c publicaidJm, and the land bill, so-very inti-n:: tely conne...
ORDERS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
ORPDERS Or THE DAY. CrVr. Whiti, pursua;it to notice, Ini~ved "R''That ppl licatonm be i:nie to the Mlunicijial Conuidil of St Kild ., foir inufoirationi as to the piO95ility: of thismnunicialhaity obtaining a qiaisntity of the s:nne kind of gr ivel as is used ain the jathis t St; Kildi". No one would dleniy that there wis ·c nsidexahie r 'ofriifrimu pirovemenit in the class of inetl fir oiur pathis; mrrd bhelievoig the "rmvel of StL. Kilds to: be superiur to shcll metlt fore such pu p-ies, lie wis induced to bring forwurd thi, motion. Cr. Inglis seconded the motion. Cr. Mason had le rned fiai persons resi dent st St! Kill' thibt the red itiff, sutppoed by(lri White to be such in acqiusition to th-at place, wais serb iiuiirions to shopke epers, and, if impiorted here wiuld no doubt prove a curse to the town. Cr. Moham opoposed tlhe motion. There w as no need of ipplysingto the Council of St Kildam fr- iuforination ibout a thuin theiy could obtain without themu besitls he it onit thi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
Sept-tnher 22-CO:ty of, obart, it, Darb'y, from • -art i ?w -,; Rosel hblir d" .from"P.t M Fred?reck; iHelens sethr.' ,;ibsm'; frpm ;'ircular a Heiad ; Queen. ,tr., IL.rias, fiom Iortland ? I:r:- II ret Chalsell, eclhr. Wright;'-from Port Frederick .. .c ,-Srp:ember 23 .'L . " : -c :e.uber -4--Jeddo, P anl l 0 S.'N. .s ... S ?a. . "oi -dney ; Blk -S n,sk -S nstr ol from Lanetaestono.; elkosnb, . astle, schr., from Newcastle; Abbey, schr.; Crickec, from Clircular September 25--avilali, i tr., M'tiec?an, from• Alelbside ; Storm Bierd, str., "Sydserf , :from Port Albert. . Soitemnier 26-Pieca,.sc'hr, frtmi Hobart Tona,; Eucalptiu' barque, from J;ibart Town;.; irilliant, schr, from Sydney'; Willing Loss, schr., frnm Syd nev ; Emma Prescot, lirig, for Hobart Town ; Ti- T la Viotsa barque. from Ne??eastle'; Gem, schr.. from Nzevcastle Men.d 'rio, harq.ae, froin N:weasslo ;- c E.1-n S tup sn, bharque, from Newieitlenl' Alinedad, a sehr., from Torch-hlt Point; Wild V'avke. ahr., frum Three....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
-:- ---------", ,_ .) ? . ' - - " : 7? : " Williamstown -iuticipality. SN person Discovering iGravel rit oln Crowan Lands within three mifes of the Markot Re?. :-.serve, .which wi llyield not less than one thoilsand Scubic.ynds- suitable for the Footpathu'ii this dis t-rict, ,wil.' ulon. proof leing'givenz'thereof, "rtcive . a Reward ofTen Pounds. - The person first giving information to me -will, if : r . roved correct, beentitled toirceive the reward. ' Bv order * ' ' . * : FI K lA K-TATTERSALi, ., -Town Clerk.. T " Town Clerk's Office .,.:.;". .... -* " 28t Septembier, . .*' --.:" .:. ' -:- - . ,-i-'?-^ :- -..'-.".: " . : :,. -Williamstown. -ivisiion - , ."NOTICE TO *2HEMBERS.: . _____ o'°ithe Manbersewdie be heldni tho lst, -t Sevh s -o'clock, to receive'the Reportji the Committee appointed on the 24th instant, imd other business. By Order - , FREDK: W. iU ULL, . Second-Lieutenant, and Quirter- Master, WillianistownDivision. Williamstown, Septliber - 28th, .1660. 8 th, . , . . ....
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
cItUs o0 thie AiMedt.e ' Bear's Circular' of Saturday:says that the f Ministerial prolpositions for settling the squatting quostion next year, when the present leases expire, are-l. It is prpus-d: that the rights of the pre sent occupiers of Crown lands shall at an carly period cease and determine. .2." hit the pre:ent 3 r-nus shall be cut up into very miich smaller divi: sions. "3. The right of occupation will be sold by a auction to the highest bidder. 4.-The'new ten- I ants wi:lreceive leases for ten years. - .The Government Gazette notifies the accep tance. of contracts fir. the sh-rey and subdivision of 1.193, 2d) acres of country lands for sale.under the new act. The extenrsim i to Church-street an1l, Haw thorne of the Melhourne ant Suburban Railway was opened on M.tmLnt . Sev en trains ran to and from Melbourne during the day-three in the morn ing, and four in the afternoon., The company's arrangemenits on' the occasion -were efficient, and, in consequence, nothing occurred t...
Local and General News. THE REV. MR. CLARK'S LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
The - levenlth ofi te` L inter C?f rselof iýIectore. in connection with they M c hi an i c s ' itut~e 39 ko - livered on the evening of Thursday last, by the Rev • M r. Clark. the Vice-president '((r hj· lia) occupy ing the chair. The subject, the Steam-enuine,; wa .handled in a verylucid 'nd instructive manner. its history together with the improvements made in its constuction by WVatt and Stephenson being fully explained, much to the satisf ction of.the iaudienc On the motion of Mr. Scott, seconded' b iy -? ."' White, the usual vote of thanks:to the 'lecturer wes carrie& byasclamstion It will ýbe beidl dthat the next lecture will be delivered by the ite.:. : I:" Watkin; his last lecture on the B.yhood of- Great Men being so so ?ces~ u:f;the Commited' requeited MIr. Watkin to deliveranotlier on the ime snitiject, which he has kindly consented to do. As on the previous occion, all childrenwi I be admitted free of charge. CAPTAIof ge nuY's AnTI COLLISIO DIAT This iivrentiobi ...
Friday, 28th September, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, R.N.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 September 1860
S Fruay, 28thH e Sjeptembe; t186. S(Before Lieut. Crawford, RIT.).: Th'two men, Oeriand.Thmpsoan, remanled from tib nrvioos day, were adminished and;dis Oý131ý+ rtifi bine rtemivedof provioona obd a?:F . ..ca s or~ oir; idi oToii - - Mai't- "Boflodh, remian.ed.- fronm Friiday last, was charged on the riformation of Mr. Dobbin 'with a breach of thi 1st sec. of the Port Regulations in board-in the ship Neva before shedhid come to aui anchor -- - SDfen.lant did not deny the charge, but said that tihe E[niegritini Ohicr hat given- him permission to lo osi: T'id Bench'siad it was clear that the law had been h oken, and 'li e of £5 and 6os$i wastherefore in-liti-;'d if Mr.-Broad had grantei hi?permission. to go on board, ho could petition Governmeht to remit the fie.::: ao osjr cenplainti a' suilur-nature a iprferre3 man m7Toisoullt,2lekfor tlarrlipg the Neva outha-ia WI and the Austratiana For the first offence Mr. Wa her in a fin "d . and osts. The second charge was withdrawn. .Samuel ....