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The South Bourke Standard. FRIDAY, JUNE 27th, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
rbc Soutiotj' Uotiie S tatat '. FRIDAY, JUNE 27th, 1802. AMioTIUn session of aur Victorian Parliamenit has just been brought to a close, after a sitting extending over a period of nine months. Happy must be our legislators to got a holiday after their toils,'tho debates carried far into the night, the labour of select committees in taking large volumes pf evidence bearing on many important subjects, and the harrassing war of party against party. Now they may sit at their ease and take a retrospective view of the results of their labour.; and on these we think they have cause for self-gratulation. The questions most prominently engrossing the public mind have received a practical solution in the Acts which have been passed ; and altogether we may safely say that the se.4sion which is just closed has been the most eventful one in our colonial history. The Land Question-the ogre of each suc ceeding Ministry, has at length been settled upon an equitable basis; meting out justice alike t...
PUBLICOLA, FIFTH SERIES, No. VII. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
PUB'13I COLAl, Fir'T sBEtrEs, No. viY. Lb the _Editor of the Sltandtrt . I Fis,- Tn the senond numlnbr ofl' the ,Itnlard, issued on the 10o:h \ ay, lill. rthose who t ould or would not perceive the object siuwd at in its issue, envious of t the tavou:llble rCit litonl It met with, affected to ridicule its ustd.tlisstsnen . " What no idea" says ono; "A nine days' wmn 1ir." says another; whilst at third generously idhiwed It, first, a three weeks', and then a three onniths' dsurtiohn. Each of those appears to have been actuated by similar motives; first wishing, and then prognusticatitng, that it we Ltd be a ikilure. That it continues to exist, and continues to grow 1I1 publlc estimation is a fact which may now be safely chronicled. JtFalrl and boldly it stated its principles-first, as ai falthf'ul reporter ot the passing events of the die trict; second, as a conscientious and im:artial adro. cuto of the interests of the various local institutes calculated to advance either the presen...
A FOOTPATH NUISANCE. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
A FOOTPA.TH NUISANiOE. b the .Editor of tho'Sltadard. Sin.-Perhaps you caii oxplain' to me, as also to many of your readers, how it is that the duties of some of our munjiilial staff' are so partially carried out. 'For iusthnco, about six weeks ago notices were served upon many of the rateo ayers, drawing their attention to a certain byo-law, under which they are bound to carry off the surftlc wal;ur ac cumulating on their ground by ImeanII of an under-drain through th I'ill:tpatli, with this throat, that it' not doil inmmdiuthly it would be done by the Dlunicilality at their ex pense. Some of theseo untie's were p1omptl.y attended to ; but what sur'prisesonme is. that in Barton street, on the west sill, halt-way between Donham street and iill street, there has ben 'for. upviards. oft ati'dqii h a ilratil out through the foitpath iuln let lplnli,. I think about nine inches wile h?l'imisi inches deop, and the earth that 'miliuL'lmit of the sanme thrown up in a heap on one sidd of thu...
VILLANOUS CONSPIRACY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
VILLANOUT S CONSPIRACY, SeSyd'el orni ng lTerald of the Oth in t cntamis ,a long advertisement from , Bentley, the husband of a profssional aisto, detailing how his wife had, been secuted, annoyed, slandered, assaiulted, I pestered with anonymous letters, for e months past. The affair reads like a once of the most diabolical character. re is a respectable woman subjected to vilest torture, without any apparent son. The man or woman, the author and (river of the plot against her reputation I peace of mind, in his letters, written in couliar hand, tolls her he hates her and onsieur Boulangcr (a celebrated peformer the piano), because they have done him injury which he can never forget. He ites an anonymous letter to one of the prietors of the E»mpire, whose daughter is eiving musical instruction from Mrs Bent. ,accusing her of being an improper charac . lie writs in a i.nilar strain to mem rs of the committee of the Philharmonic icty; and, more than that, he endeavours betray the woma...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, JUNE 24. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, and Dr. Embling, J. P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY; JUNE 24. [Before P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, and Dr. Embling, J. P.] OBsOENE' LANouaE.--Jonathan Shortan was brought up by Constable Gray, charged with using obscene and improper language in a public place on the previous evening. The constable stated that he heard the do fendant making use of bad language in the Kow Road, and going to the spot, found that the defendant had turned his horse across the footpath. - From fifty to sixty persons were gathered round, and the defendant, was usingr very foul language. -He took him into custody, and on the way to the lookup the defendant continued to use the same sort of language, and resisted him violently, tearing his jumper and waistcoat. The de= fondant was so violent that he was com pelled to got another constable and a cart, to take him to the lookup. Constable M'Kenzio corroborated- this testimony. Fined 5s. and £2. 7s. 'Od. damages, or in default 21 days' imprisonment. No LInTra.--Patrick M'XKean...
KEW REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
KEW REVISION COURT. On Wednesday last, at twelve o'clock, a Special Court of Petty Sessions was held at the Athenrumn, Kew, to revise the electoral list of the Boroodara B division of the dis trict of South Bourko and South Province. Messrs. -Talfey, Carson, and Greenwood con stituted the Bench. Dr. ]Bragge, the Deputy-Registrar, said he had a list of persons to whom he objected. He had served the notices by post. The Bench hold that the noticesweore not legally served, and the .objections therefore could not be allowed. Two objections-against Edward Nolau and Thomas Ingramin, deceased, were hold good. The latter name was also struck ofl' the list for the Province. Four new. claims for insertion on the electoral list for the district were allowed. The Court.t jen adjourned. ,
HAWTHORN TOLL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
IAWVTOIlORN TOLL FUND. We have been given to understand that at last'an arrangemient has been made by the Board of Land and Works respecting the vexed question of a re-distribution of the loawthorn Toll Fund; and we cannot con gratulate that body on having any very clear conceptions of the true position of affairs, or they never would have distributed tho fund in the manner we hear they have done. VWe can hardly credit the assertion that they have arrived at the conclusion that the following is a fair distribution of every 41 collected at the Hawthorn Bridge Toll Gate: 8. d. 6 8 to Iiawthorn Municipal Council 5 0 to Richmond Municipal Council 5 0 to Kew Municipal Council 3 4 to Boroondara Road Board. To the Hawthorn Municipality, as also to the Boroondara load Board, this distribution is most unjust. How, in the.namo. .of,,coiiminli sense Kew is entitled to'five shillings out of every pound we cannot possibly understand. VWhen we compare it with Hawthorn, which has nearly, if not qu...
PULL ARMSTRONG PULL ADMIRALITY. A PROBABLE CHRONOLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
PULL ARMSTRONG, PULL A.D 311RALITY. A PIIOBAIBLI OIIRONOLOGY. (FRO.U Tmli LONDON PUNCo.) 1860. Mr. Armstrong, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, invents rilled ordnance that will knock any ship to pieces. Ite is knighted, and the Admiralty is benighted. 1861. 'Tlhe Admiralty recovers, and invents iron ships that resist any known cannon hulls. 1862. Sir 11 illiam Armstrong invents a gun that smashes the iron ships into blacksmithercens. The Admiralty collapses. 1803. The Admiralty re-expands and invents platina ships fistened with diamond cement, and Sir William Armnstronlg's halls fly to pieces like bon bons IMr. Gladstone doubles the Income-tax. 1864. Sir William Armstrong invents brazen thunderbolts (supposed to be tlhe original Jupiter's), and in a pleasing experient suends tile greater part of the British fleet to tile bottom of the sea. 18065. ''lo Adliralty invents torpedo vessels, which sail under water, and below ilany range of guns. Sir William Armstrong tears his hair, and swears in ...
THE PRINCE CONSORT MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
THE PRINCE CONSORT MEMORIAL. (Rnor TILE HOM3E NEWS, MARo ;:20.) At a meooting of the Albert MCmorial Com mittee on the 26th Foebruary, a communica tionwas received from her Maiesty, intimating that, in accordance with the. intention ex, press?d in a former lettei' she had appointed: the Earl of Derby, the Earl'of Clarendon, the Lord Mayor, and Sir Charles Eastlake, as a committee to advise.with her in decidipgg on. the design of the memorial. The subscriptions, to the Memorial Fund: now amount to £42,000. The cost of orecting the proposed obelisk will vastly exceed that sum; and it is suggested by the ' Times' that all the numerous local subscriptions for aw similar purpose should be merged in one great national effort. No steps, however, have beeii taken to follow up this suggestion. It will be hard to find in the British Isles the monolith required for the Prince Consort's obelisk. If it is to rival the mighty obelisks already in existence, it must be 100 feet high by 10 feet squa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
j,\1 COM311INED SCTiOOLS. ANNUAL CONCERT ll ib the Pupils of the the above Schools, aist1 Inumber of Ladies and Gentlemen, AT 'TILT ATI'.NV-AU.M,. 0S FRIDAY, JULY 11T?l, 1862.. IIWTII O]lN MiUNICIPALITY. . IIl TEN)DES will be received at the SoCouncil Chamber'until Monday, the 0th June, Si5 o'clock pi.., for the following work: l)clihamlstrcct.-llepairs to Bridge . : *.:: :;....',ý - ftll prliculhrs at Council Chamber, IIawthorni. 111 bhOn rs to be on printed forms,, and addressed tile clhirimaun of the Public Works Committee: 'ohte Coucil do not bind themselves to accept tlioe wei' or any tender. r eder. JOIIN TOON, Town Clerk. iuncil Chamlllber, I aIs thorn, tlh unllle, 1862. NUN:\WADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. ENDRIlS (addressed to .the Chairman) will be received at the Board Room (Mr. Sin n's), ]cllany's-road, until Thlursday, the Crl July, Six o'clock p.in., for the following works' Log Blridge at Goyder's Gully,, Molony's-road. Works onil Bll ctt's-road.. " 'lans llt spccificatli...
REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
--0-- REVISION COURT. A Special Court of Petty Sessions was held at Hawthorn, last Wednesday, for the purpose of revising the electoral lists for the Boroondara A and Nunawading divisions of the district of South Bourke, and the South Province. Messrs., O'Brien and O'Grady, M.P., were the sitting magistrates. The Deputy-Registrar (Dr. Bragge) road over a list of twenty-eight claims for the Assembly, and four for the Council, all of which were allowed. He also produced a list of names to which he objected, on the ground that a number of them had left the division, and that the others were dead. &nbsp; The Bench inquired if he had served the legal notice of objection upon the parties. Dr. Bragge said he had posted the notices to those whose addresses he knew. The Bench held that posting the notices was not a legal service according to the Act, which required that the notice should. either be served on the persons themselves or at the address given on the roll. The four followi...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
NOTES AND NEWS. The ordinary meetings of the Hawthorn Literary Association appear to have been discontinued for the present. Since the rule was altered to permit these meetings to be held weekly we have had no meeting at all; and no efforts appear to be made to revive these social gatherings. Four essays and iwo discussions can hardly have exhausted the talent of the Association; and we think the committee might yet be able to provide some literary entertainment for these long evenings. An advertisement appears in the', Govern ment Gazetlelof Friday last, announcing that tenders will be received up to the 27th inst. (this day), at twelve o'clock, for the lease of tlhe hawthorn and Johnston-street toll-gates. 'Careless riding led to another fatal acci dent, which was the subject of an inquiry before a coroner's jury on Monday. The de ceased was oie John W?oodward, ia youth of about nineteen or twenty years of age, and by occupation a wood-cutter. lie was riding after a cow in the nei...
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. Thursday , JUNE 19, 1862, Present-Mr. Yeomans, Chairman, Messrs. Berry, Keogh, Padgham, Sargent, and Baker, On the minutes being read, Mr. Padgham moved, and Mr. Sargent seconded, that they be not confirmed, On being put to the Board, they were con- firmed. Mr. Padgham requested that his protest might be entered against the confirmation of the minutes. &nbsp; Mr. Sargent asked also to have his protest entered. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Secretary said he could not enter a protest. Their vote was in itself a protest. The Chairman observed that he did not know the object of the two gentlemen, as neither denied the truthfulness of the minutes read. Mr. Keogh said that the members 0n the White Horse-road had made a great outcry against the works on Delany's-road, although the amount appropriated to that road did not exceed the sum of £134 at the time they had their meeting at Counsel's; but they had not given the Board any idea what they re...
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 27 June 1862
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS, Last Saturday evening a meeting was held at the Sir Robert Nickle Hotel, Hawthorn, for the purpose of taking into consideration the advisability of opening a Court of the above order, to be called "Robin Hood's Re- treat," at that house. From 25 to 30 persons were in attendance. The meeting was pre- sided over by Past Chief Ranger Watmough, who opened the proceedings by stating the object for which they werere called together, ahd called upon Past District Chief Ranger Smith to propose the first resolution. Mr. Smith having asked the host if he could guarantee that there should be ten members for the opening, and having received a reply, in the affirmative, observed that he considered the Sir Robert Nickle Hotel should take pre- cedence in Hawthorn for a Foresters' Court, as the subject was mooted there four months ago. A hint had been thrown out that Court Kew had taken up the matter at another house in Hawthorn, and all honour to them for it. They did n...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 4 July 1862
NOTES AND N'EWS. A lecture, in connection with the lnraw Y thorn Literary Association, will be delivered h in the Town IHall, next Mondty evening, byi Dr. Eades. The subject chosen for the oc casion is, "The Inluence of 31ind oi Mat ter," illustrated by prcetical, observations and enlivened by anecdote. The Ilon. .ohn O'Shanassy, Chief Secretary of Victoria, is expected to preside. A Butlleen wood-carter, miined Andrew Mayo, was driving a load of wood into town on Monday last, past Kew, when his horse bolted. The driver was by the accident sud denly jnammed against the fenc, and knocled down. As lie lay on the ground the wheel of the wood-cart passed over his right arm and brokoe it. The man was taken to the hospital, and will, it is believed, do well. We are requested to call the attention of the res idents of Hawthorn, who are in the habit of passing through (lie gardens recently fenced in by the tunicipnll Council, to the injury being done to the samte by allowing dogs to follow ...
BOROONDARA GENERAL CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 4 July 1862
IBOOOl.DARAA GENElR AItAL CE E MEER Y. T'rhie usual monthly meeting of the triislPes of the abovo cemetery wats held on Wednesday last, at the Town Hall, Ifawthorn. Pres;b't-Messrs. Chalmbers, finger, nlld l tevensan. W.'tlovenson, Esq., in the chair. 'Jho minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The Secretary reported that eight in'terments had taken place during the past month, onu (bur of which the fees had been remitted by the trus tees. Receipts .. ... £1,4 10 0 Expenditurte ........ :C15 I 8 A deed of a grant of land to Mr. Lloyd wad signed by the trustoes present, and the Secretary was directed to procure timber for the purpose of slabbing in tthe graves. Resolved-=tl'latt the Secretary apply to the oew 3nmnticipal Council, requesting them to form the road on the south sido of the cemetery, to prevent, if possible, the serious injury now caused by the uvertluse of' tihe stor.,-water. The leeting then adjourned.