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BY TELEGRAPH. SYDNEY, 17 JUNE. THE ESCORT ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
BY TELEG]~AVIi , SYDN?,iY, 17 JuN . TIHE ESCORT OI7)BBEI Y. The gold escort front the Lachlan was stuck up ot Sunday night, in a narrow part of the road on otura Creek. Drays had previously been upset on the roan, from behind which the bushrangers fired at thl escort, killing one and wounding several. The car riage horses took fright and upset the vehicle con* taining the gold. the attacking party were Gardinor's gang. The Go vernment and the banks are going to olbfr very largo rewards.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
TUESDAY,; TUNE 17. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, Dr. Tierney, J.P., and W. 1H. Pettett, Esq., J.Y.] DanstucANtnDrso ansrY.-James Crowley was charged with being drunk and disorderly, and also with not having proper control over his horse and dray. h'le constable stated that he was sent for by Mr. Clinton, who told him the defendant had assaulted him. He refused to take the man in charge, but seeing shortly afterwards that the man was drunk and disorderly, he took him to the lockup. The defendant had been locked up twice be fore at Richmond. Crowley admitted the charge of drunkenness, and the Bench fined him is. The second chargo was dismissed. No L lTurs.-Peter O'lHara was charged by Constable Wright with havihi no li,_ht on his dray. The defendant admitted the c?uirgc. The constable said this was the second time he had been brought up; the first time hed gave the name of John Dunn. Fined 2s. Gd. and 2s. Gd. costs. Alonzo Allen was charged by Constable Wright with a simil...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
CORRESPONDENOE. To 3Mr..A. E. Biggs, stating that the Coun- . ii did not intend to lower the road opposite is promises more than originally contem dated, To the Chairman of the Gardiner Road f 3•arl, asking the Board to join the Council iI L'arryiig out the work required at Glen- g ,rry bridge. ro Dr. Mueller, fotrwarding the thanks of he Concil for his liberal donation of i huubs, &c. To'.T. 1Halfey, Esq., J.P., Chairman of the c Cow Municipal Council, stating that their l tIter respecting the Beehive-road had been oferred to the Public Works cominittee. r To Ii. Kent, Esq., Chairman of the Boroon lara District Road Board, acknowledging eceipt of letter from the Board respecting 1 ho culvert and works at Camberwell. From J. Steavenson, Esq., Commissioner if Roads and Bridges, stating that two-sixths )f the toll fund collected to the 31st March lad been ordered to be paid to the Council )y the Board of Land and Works. At the suggestion of the Chairman, the 'own Clerk was dir...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JUNE 16. [Before W.H. Archer, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
I[AWVTIHORN POLICE COURT. M?oxur , JUNE 16. [Before WV. H. Archer, Esq., J.P.] DRUNKx AND DIsoRnuERLY.-Joanna Crow, \vho had been locked u1p since Saturday night, was charged by Constable Cregan with being drunk and disorderly, and was fined as., or in dothult 21 hours' imprisonment. The latter alternative was accepted. Mary King, charged with a similar offence by Constable DM'Kenzie, was fined 5s., or in default 241 hours' imprisonment. Having no money, she was sent to the lockup to keep the other unfortunate woman company. -0-
The South Bourke Standard. FRIDAY, JUNE 20th, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
,i.) ,'?tt? .t~ t Iv ?L, a nbat ' I ý.l, FIIDAY, JUNE 20th, 1S02. Tan Report of the Select Committee on the Roads and Bridges Department reveals some strange things in refbreneo to the doings of some of the gentlemen employed in that unique establishment. The business of the Committee was to inquire into certain charges preferred against Mr. EDwA?lD TUaNaR, 0load Engineer of the Western District, "and into the past and present mode of carrying out the ,works, and the manner in which they have been executed on the public roads of the colony generally." In this report we find startling disclosures of the wholesale way in which the public have been cheated by sundry contractors; and their malpractices connived at by the very men who were receiving hand some salaries to look after them. The Committeo state that "so ftl as they have boon able to extend their inquiry, it appears from .evidence of the most reliable character that the road works have been car. ried out in a very careless an...
HAWTHORN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY, JUNE 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
[IAAfVIBIO lN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. "nIo~rn.ý, ,Tuxn 10, Ii'pcrcul 2[, O'Cindy, Esq., MLTLA,, Chacirmanl Councillors Conrtut, Campbelll lI~'I)ougalI, LauHly, Ilrnggo, and 71l. ¶Iiio milnuttcr at the )iroa;'ous mcoting wore read aud confirmed,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
NOTIOEB., 1UIBLIC MEETING will be held at t Silt ROBE01RT NICOKLE HOTEL,. on Uthe Y (to-morrow) EVENING, I at EIGHT k to take into consideration the OPENING c: gl,in llood's Retreat, Foresters' Court at the e Hotel. TitOM TIME IMMtIEMORiLI., t. KAY (of Kew) wvillimeot all thoso who intend to join the Court at' r. .Coiran's Ilrnor lotlhnm Hotel, on. MONDAY inext, the isbslt (to bo proposed as Members at 'ow), X o'clock plOn . - : I 1-lhe only opportunity of witnessing the seti-g form :tities of the Opening of a New it information either from Mr. Conran or Mr. IEJIEBY GIVE NOTICE that I w.ll not bo responsiblo for any DEBTS that iny. I, .11I1A SAI)DINGTON, may contract, sho Iet wo without any just cause. g left e without El L SADDINGTION. awading, June 2nd, 1862. :ANTED, a Party of FOUR? STRONG i31.N, for Earth-work, Apply at: DOL . ''S VINEYARD, Upper Ilawthorn. J. GEOFFREY;: PRACTICAL ouse Painter,: Glazier, .Decorative l.aperhaniger, 'c., HIAIN ROAD, ICEW-V,, n.,rt the Unitel lleth...
KEW MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
jKIVW ?UTICIPAL COUNCIL. TuEsDa5 Y, Juen 17. Present--John i alfeay, Esq., Chairman, Councillors Wharton, Cranwell, Fox, Der rilt, and Lewis. The minutes of tho previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDoENCE. From the Department of Lands. and Sur vey, in reply to the application of the Council tbr the reserve adjoining the Boroondara General Cemetery, stating that as there were alreadyl two large reserves in Kew, the Board deemed it inexpedient to grant their request. Councillor Derrick observed that the tim ber on that reserve was being rapidly cut, down, and the Gavernment (lid not ap ear to be taking any care of the placo. The Chairman thought it was understood by the deputation who waited upon Mr. llodgkinson in reference to this reserve, that in the event of the Richmond Council not taking it up it would be handed over to this Council. Another deputation might be sent to the head of the department to urge their clailms; but lie was of opinion that it would be useless...
BOROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. SATURDAY, JUNE 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
BOROONDARA. DISTRIOT ROAD BOARD. SATURDAY, JUNE 14. Present-The Chairman (R. 'Tent, Esq.,) Messrs. Webb, Downing, and Coakley. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENOCE. To the HIawthorn Municipal Council, re questing their co-operation in making the proposed culvert, &c., at Camberwell, by bearing one-half of the expense. To Mr. J. D. Falvey, informing him that his tender for contract No. 6 had been anc cepted by the Board. To John Brown, Esq., stating that his letter had been referred to the Surveyor to report upon. To James Barr, Esq., Secretary of the Gardiner Road Board, calling attention tc the state of the approach to the bridge at the bottom of High-street. From the Hawthorn Municipal Council acknowlcdging the receipt of their letter re specting the proposed works at Canmberwcll and stating that the Surveyor had received instructions to prepare plans of the works, tc be submitted to the Public Works committee. From the Gardiner Road...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
NOTES AND NEWS. On Thursday evening, tlhe 12th instant, an interesting and amusing lecture was delivorod by Mr. George Bell, son., at the Kow Athen roun. The subjoet of the lecture was "iRe miniscences of Commercial Travelling ;" one in which Mr. Beoll appeared to be quite at homo. At the close of the Iceturo a cor dial vote of thanks was awarded to him. DaRUr AND DesoRDEnrY.-On Wednes day morning last a man named Hoenry Gerard was brought up, at II awthorn, before WV. II. Archer, Esq., J.P., charged by Constable 1M'Kenzie with being drunk and disorderly. The man expressed his penitenco, and hlis Worship dismissed him with a caution. KC:w TOTAL AnsTrrnINxI Socrzlr.--The members of this society held their quartorly tea meeting last Monday evening, in the United Methodist Frco Church, Kew. After ten a business meeting was hold, to consider the terms on which the trustees of the church would grant the society the use of' the building. Mr. Rowlands, thoe President, anud Mr. WVoollard, t...
THE BAY OF BISCAY. To the Editor of the South Bourke Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 June 1862
THE BAY OF BISCAY. To the Editor of the South Bourke Standard, SIR,--I wish through your valuable columns to call the attention of the Boroondara Road Board to the almost impassable state of that portion of the Main Gipps Land road, called the Bay of Biscay. I would ask them whether we are to pilot ourselves through this ocean of mud another winter ? Are we poor unfortunate woodcarters to drag on our &nbsp; existence by dragging through this Slough of Des- pond- this chaos of filth and uncleanness ? I hope not. I am not, Mr. Editor, a man of extraordinary faith; but I have faith enough to believe that our Road Board will not be so faithless as to neglect us altogether; nor am I one of those men who are always grumbling and growling about where the money should be expended and where it should not. I rather leave that to the men whom we have en- trusted with the control of our affairs. And I do believe that if some of the members of the Board &nbsp; were to come and se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
T RE flo?A fllo\wingR U'.I?UL ARTI(CLIES l ,Prelpared and Sold by the Undersigned: Superior black and coloured Inks Gold Ilevivor, for cleaning picture frames, gilt mouldings, &e. Liquid for cle:ning and restoring plated good Polishing Oil for furniture Varnish l fr fly-sheets Prepared Paper for dh. Black and transparent Tracing Paper for copying And a variety of miscellaneous useful articles. Oil l'aintinrs, Engravings, Mtaps, &c., cleaned and varnishled. Marble Chinuoy.piaces cleaned; Cedar ditto varnished. Commuission Agent for the sale and purchase of Ptiper-hangings and all articles required for deco rative purposes. J. CiLARKE, .2a1ltuftcldurcr and 4'r avellittg ?ig/ent, SEYMOUII COTTAGE, OAMBltERW1ELL. BOATS ON HIRE, YARRABERG HOTEL, Crown-street. Ilichmond. 'Refreshments nts Melbourno Prices. S. C110tI01I, Proprietor. IMPORTANT TO OWNEtRS OF?P IOISEZS. G BINGE'S WORMI and CONDITION * POWDEIIS, for HIORSS. Cure Worms, Low Condition, &c, 286 Brunswick.-...
HAWTHORN POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
H}AWTIIORN P'OT OFFICE. The Mall arrives from Molbourne, &c., at 7.15 a.m. and 1.15 p.m., daily. Closes at Hawthorn for elbhourne, &c., at 7.4J and 2.11 p.m. Receiving boxes at MIr. Iirwood's, Kew Road, hnawthorn; and at Mr. Alorton's, M~ain Road, Upper Hawthorn. II. DicKsov, Postmaster.
A MELBOURNE GOLDFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
A MELBOU RNE G(OLDFIELD. "The Discovery of a now Melbourne Goldfleld" was made the subject of a lecture delivered by 1Mr. O. F. Nicholls on Monday evening, at St. Stophon's Schoolrooms, Richmond. The attendance was small, but included some of the most influential inhabi.' tants of the district. The lion, J. G. Francis, M.L.A. presided. For some time past Mr. Nicholls, who is an experionced Ballarat minor,: has been prospect. Ing in Studley Park, and has found gold in the gravel. which Is carted away from there by various munici. palitlos. Arising out of that discovery, he has vit sited the suburbs of Melbourne, and has arrived at the conclusion that under the basaltfo formation, which is to be found on all sides, there is a lead of gold similar to that found at Ballarat. With, the view of informing the people of Richmond. of the. reo suilt of his investigation, he delivered the luoturoe of last evening. Ile Conmeenced rly, describing the, variety of places' In which gold was. fomud-...
HARTWELL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
]IARTWflLi, POST OFFICD. *Tlio Mail orrivesriroin lelboornoe &c., on klltO days,.Weduosduys IlHIl 1? ilays,)t 11 a.m. Closes at IlaritweoII ror '4*llljournin, Sc., on Tuesdays t Tlhursdays, an4 Saturdays, att 113() a~m. R, JiulutEx, Postmaster... 11
No Title [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
I intended when I commenced this retter to have sail a few words upon it matter we all of us must have a'painful feeling in, and which, "if persisted in and encouraged, will be a source pf evil not..eosily. put away 1 refer to the proiiosed lisnmigrntion of a class of highly educated females to this colony. Whilst respecting the motives and, I doubt not, kinl intention of the lady patrons and advocates of it, I for one most earnestly protest against it as an act of cruelty under the guise of mercy and kindlioss to wards a worthy and most respectable, although not properly appreciated chss of the commnunity. I pro. test against it as an attempt to lure thetu by falst representations to a country where, if they tool the unpleasantness of their position at home, they will feel It much mote here. The hardships they would lhav to endure, and their necessities, would drive thein unto positions dreadful to contemplate. Under any circumstances their superior education Would be I curso ralho...