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Postal Rates. BRITISH AND FOREIGN POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
IPostal Rates. ORITISII AND FOREIGN POSTAGE. la DBindisi, Mar Fselleso. ToGR1EAT BRITAIN s IRELAND- San d. LettPrs, not exceedl I oz. 0 1 Do., for evem additional l oz., or tractio 2 thereof 0 0 New epapea, each .. .. . . 1 Packets not exeeding1 o. .. .. 1 Do.,l oz. ta_ oz. .. . ` Do., erc a dditional 2 ozs. 0 IBooks, not ooeLodi g oo. .. 0 1 Do., 2 oce. to 4 olr. 0 Do., eocry additional 2 oos. after 0ot 2 on. 0 2 Reogistrotion Fee, 4d.
TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, QUEENSLAND, TASMANIA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, & FIJI— [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AUSTRAALIA, QUEENSLAND, TAS MSANI.A, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, & FIJI s. d. Letters--For every1 oz. or under 0 2 Post Clnis-(Except No,, Zealnd and Fiji) stamp onr ard.. 0 1 Do., NEW Zealand and Fiji, additional stap 0 1 Packets-For every ^ oz. or under .0 1 (pakets for NS'w Soth W151e or Queensland must not contain any article of intrinsic values.) Books-For -Fry 4 ons. or under, up to 3 Ib,. i 1 Newspapers-Eac s .. .. 0 0) Bulk parcels of Swupapers, postedby a ra'is terIs nesspaper pbisborish or neusrs4r, per lb. or frction threool .. 0 1 (Nersp s t fIr Qeenkslnd muist beis isac cord with the postal law. ofthat colony or thesy ill be chrsgsd, oin delisery, packhet rstes.) Rigistritios Fee, Sd. NSeGuinea Letters-Eversy }sz .. . i 2
THE OVERLAND MAIL VIA SUEZ, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
THrE OVEiLAiSD AIL, VAIVA- STYEZ, 1888 3----XT3E A.T W 3 33 33E»XB 43TT X 3. El.r EXL AL % 30 S N 3 Xi 3 0 XT Xt. MW 3B TUES., Jan. 3 TUES., Mar. 13 TUES., May 22 TUES., July 17 TUES., Sept. 11 TUES., Nov. 6 FRI., Jan. 13 FRI., Mar. 23 WED., May 30 WED., July 25 WED., Sept. 19 FRI., Nov. 1 ,, Jan. 17 ,, Mar. 27 , June 5 ,, July 31 ,, Sept. 25 Nov. 20 e. WED., Apl. 618 June 13 , Ag. 8 FRI., Oc. 5 ., Nov. 30 Jan. ,, AJ " "Feb. 20 WED., Apl. 18 ,, Jan. 31 ,, Apl. 10 June 19 , Aug. 14 Oct. 9 ,, Dec. 4 Feb. 2 May 2 June 27 Aug.22 Oct 19 Dec. 14 , Feb. 14 ,, Apl. 24 July 3 Aug. 28 Oct. 23 , Dec. 18 Mar. 9 May 16 July 11 , Sept. 5 Nov. 2 ,, Dec. 28 ,, Feb. 28 ,, May 8 "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
FLOUR MILLS. Flo r,11 Pollard. Splendid quality of flour can be supplied at lowest price. TrltE Proprietor begs to inform the pub lic that his Flour is unsurpiassed in quality, as it is namlifactured on the ap lproved Ilhugarian system, which admits of SIX DRESSINGS. lhe Newcest Il[ungtrin 2Machinery is set up in the llills, and ithe Flour is Jlanuofictured bl ain sLx perienced .1iller fijom Ii ungary. A Trial is Solicited Which will Establish the Superior Excellence of the Production. Further Particulars in Future Ad vertisoment. Bran and Pollard In Any Quantity. D; M[ILLER, Preprietor Proll'ssiotIl. N 0 T I C E S hereby given that after this date 31Y BUSINESS At Tnralgon, 3Morwell, and neighbouring ,Ii-tricts Will be CAIEIICLD ON BY 31E, under the limana emeint of my clerk, .111. A. It. E. BUITON, \'"ho is the only person a uthorised by InC to lReceive and Pa" Monies on nmy behalf andl c mduet ty business at those places. WM. SEYMOUR F1'EIICE, Solicitor, Procter, and conveyancer. ...
CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
IIEnII OVERtt.-Corre1podmlene and other intere-ting mn:tter is unavoidably left over until our next issue. A3IUSE3EISnTS FRoR NE?W ?EnP.' DAy.- Ample provision is being made for the en joyment of the residents of this district on Monday next (heew Years' Day). The pro gramme and list of entries for the Yinnar taces, which arc published elsewhere, pro. mise a first-c.las day's sport to those who are fond of horse-racing. A pic-nic, on a large scale, will also be held at the usual place, on the Ridge. Several of our well-known resi dents are exerting themselves in a praise worthy manner to make the gathering a great soccess. It is hoped the weather will prove favorable, so that the first day in 1888 may long he remembered with feelings of pleasure. Plc-slc AT NMoE.-A public pie-nlc will be held at Moe on New Years' Day, and pre parations are actively being made for the comfort and pleasaureof all who wish to attend. We are glad to aotice the increasing interest, with which these socia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
Government Adrertisepments. VICTOIRIAN RAIL\WAYS, iEn tEI rto, are invrited fir the Erection . of G ,)ds Shed at 3lorwclI. Particulars at the oltice of the engineer for cxisting lilies. Spencer Street, and at Warragult, Mlrwell and Sale stations. l'reclimaiary deposit L0. Tenders. accompanied by tile necessary lreliminiarr drepoait, and ellor?adl 'Tender for Slorwel Goods'ashed milust be deposited in the Telcr lIox. Secretary's Oflice. Se-ncer street. Mlelbourne. at or aboat twelve o'clock noonati Toesdav 3rd Jan. 1888. No Tender will nceessarily be accepted. By order of the Commissiosers. P. P. LABEIITOUCIIE, Secretary for Railways. VICTORIAN IRAILWAYS. CIintsTxMASANDI NEW YEAR'S Ex?IUItsoss. H OIA DAY Exenrsiok tickets will be is. saed to and front all stations (subuir. bea linea excepted) from the 19th December to tIm 4th .ltanare, both dates inclusive (Sundays l xcepted), arnilable by all ordi nary ansld extra trains, asd for rctusrn for one eliendoiar nmotlh from date o'ilssie....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
Au1ctioneer's Addresses. W. iillton & co. STOCK STATION AND COMM~IISSION AGIENT IMELBOUlINE AND \\WAllAGU CL UCItON Sales cnldiceted in any part .1 of Girl-land regunlarly every Satur daiy Fortniighlt ait yor st rde, larin 13un, and Mlonday fortnight at our Yards, Morwell, and montlhly at W.-iiRAGLc. and Poo "ng, alnd at the Meltbourne Corporation Yards Newmuarket, every week.i VALUATIONS MADE MONEY TO LEND. I\ LARGE OP SMALL SUMS ON FREE HOLD OR LEASEHOLD HEAD Oreice : 70 Queen street, Melbolrne. PUBLIC NOTICE. -:o: - A BRANCH OF OUR BUSINESS HAS BEEN ESTABLISIIED AT cot£'s loyal Hotel. fWar'ragul. under the "MANAI EIIENT Or ".1R. R. PATTI'EliSON. Wm Hamilton & co, 70 Queen street, Melhourne. .MORWELL MARKET. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1888. TTM. HAMILTON & CO. will iold W'* their IIusual Fortnightly Stil" at Mlnrwell.on Monlay, Jan..2, .1888,."s:en they will offer : Cattle, lirses, &c. For P. Toner, Esq. 40 Steers. nice lot,lquiet, 2A to 3:;ys. 60 Steers, 3 yr...
Murderous Assault at Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
Murderous Assault at Sale. An old man named Sweeney corninittedo a murderous assaullt onr a man named Mars den en Snaturday niglhf. It appears that Marsden has recently finifihed a term of 12' months' imprisonment for bigamy antd for gery. On coming out of gaol he returnedf to Sale, and was received in tfi house of the man Sweenev,. the father of the second woman he had married. Since then, how ever, rows have been frequent. On, Satur day night one of these took place, and the fatiher-in-law, who was alleged to heoanber, was assaulteid y Marsden. Sweeney' waited until Marsdcen had Ifair down on his bed in a drunken sleep. ThenSweency savagely attacked hlimwith a knife, slashirng himn from brow to lip with ai terriblle garh. As Marsden turned over Sweeney cut the" hack of his neck very deeplty. "Not con tent. with this, Sweeny stabbed him be neath the armpit, inaking a terrible hole, anti it is stated that tIe worked the knife round and round in the wound. Assistance was called, and ...
A Trip to Sandhurst. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
A Trip to Sandhurst. :0: (Br A MrORWELLITE.) Away by the special from Melbourne at .40 p.m., we are quickly speeding over 1he Saltwater River, past the workl-fumed Flemington Racecourse. A full view of :hle buildings andt imlprovements on the hill is obtained, and its picturesqueness is eery engrossing. Away through tile Keilor Plains, which are at present tovereid with t rich sward, Sunbulry is reached. A stay is mtade for it few minutes, and thse-scel sppointed four-horse carriage of Sir Win, Clarke is seen driving up to the station. ,sway again, we pass the mansion of the afore-said gentleman, andt note his beauti Eul demesne and all the surroundings, which complete one of the best country seats in the colonies. A few miles further on the first apllpearance of the rabbtlit coun try presents itself ; ans the bobbing bun nies, as they scamlfer away, conjures up all the stories of devastation attributed to tlhesehiarmless-looking creatures. At Kyne ton a short stay is made for refre...
A Sensational Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 31 December 1887
A Sensational Suicide. A suicide under sensational circumstances was witnessed at the Falls-bridge between 10 and 11 o'clock on Sunday morning. A young woman, well dressed, and wearing a nicely trimmed straw hat, climbed the rail ing of the bridge in the presence of a sprinkling of spectators, and leaped deliber ately into the river, a distance of about 30 feet. A young fellow named John Reardon, of Burns-street, South Melbourne, who witnessed the desperate plunge, jumped in after her without a moment's delay, and took hold of her with the intention of pulling her into shallow water, but failed owing to the stubborn resistance offered, &nbsp; and she was obliged to find the rest she sought in the river's bosom. When Rear don caught hold of the young woman she screamed and said " I don't want to be saved." Reardon believes that he would have been drowned with her if he had re tained his hold. Several other persons who were onlookers made no attempt to help Reardon, otherwise ...
The Pope's Jubilee. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
The Pope's Jubilee. ---:o:- The JInhile of Pope Leno XII's ordina. tion as a Iloman Catholic priest was cele. ratled at homte on Sunda, withll great pomp and ceremony. An inellltne rocrssion left the Vatican in the forenoon, antd inctluded no leasthan forty-eight cajrdinals and 238 bishnps. His holiness officiated in parson at the servico which followed, and it is estimatod that thirty-thomnand lpersons were present. AL the conelusion iof the service, tile Pop, cwho wore a triple gawn, 'h, gift of the Empetor William of Germcany. gav his bllssing, "' Urhi ot orlli' l'reinls to high tas t being held, His lltolittss fainted twien fr-ti exneinsive telnotitn.htl speedily reeovered his ordinarv elnlmposure. I'hl Ilike of Norfolk, the special envoy frlo tier Mlajlesty i cll. grattl:Io tIe 11the o ion his Juitilie, wwr arli?rded the place of hllonour amltong those w1tIo were resent. Altogether the core Illny \Vll of it mIst ililitoning tall ftr~'iabi ;traC~er.
Charles the Pretender. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
Charles, the Pretender. A eorrepolndent of the "GIlasgow Herail" writesi as follows:-'" Whi n visit inm littel one of our htistorical castles in Perthshire, its aust elin (a lint, old, stoll wart hiighlatter), tthi moe the following interestig story :--Somne year? ago the Qjuen wi?t to loch Shit, io see the \'ariolUs scene. ithere ausociated wish i Prinlce C('harley. At onle spot a; mtonumllenttnt miark,s the plaice were the standard of re- I bellion was planted. 'l'hil she exutnoitd. Wishiing to learn as Ittch as s ll Ie otd io the local tradititnl ati lI.ends sab)t tthe Prince of the rising, and ntone of iler suite aeing eolvelrSllnt with the n,sloes lehspatchd i moe.senger to itan oldi IligIlail laird who dwelt in the nteig?htrhbo,,,. and hIli) was I.nowvn to be well versed in such things, re?,llctiug hin to tiei to speak with her. The lairtd seemte to have his scruples in thIe matter. iandt tih IIttessei.ngIr had stolll( ditlehty ill perulin.tg hi tto tev the RlltUen's suln,)ns,...
Commercial Intelligence. THE FARMERS' CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
Commaerctia Intellicence. Tttt F.I-Itt1ES' Co-)EIIt.TIVE BuIlINESS A~tue.CITIttN IF VICTUILttA. TL'he Farmers' Ct-ope.rative usinssI . sociIton of Victoria rtleprt (4th Jan iary) :-We litid tuo sale: to- iy', viz., fruit Itl ]0 tl n. 'ti dary ptroduce at 12. The llmlkets wer rattier itisettl?i owing to the hIlida s. The f,,lluoti prices were lbtained :-Fruit : Figs, is :id, ts per half ILcase ; prlnts, ft tl1, to Js tid per half case, and 12- il to I 7s per caseo; pers, :is :id per half case pluus, ,s til to : s Gld per case, is tl ldamiaged; apples, Is to ts Gi per case; gooiseiberriesi. h 1 il per l;t black cur rants, 4l 4td per 11. )Dairy produce : A Irisk demand for prime fresh butter itn good condition, but large quantities spotilt by the heat last week were qtuite unsaleable. Cheese : P'rime, -4d to 4.,d; iediu lt ittler. Potted btlttier ratiged frtom ?td to :4tt. acttcidint to quahty. Fresh butter : ?'rilite. ttld to is 4td, ato few dairhes higher : out of cunditioned lts qu ...
The Morwell 'Advertiser.' VOX POPULI. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY. JANUARY 7, 1888. AN EXPRESS TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
PUIILItHEIII) EVERY SATI'URDI)AY). SATURDAY. JANUARY 7, 1888. .A. EXPREI'SS I'IRAI,I. Os the 17th September la-st we drew the public attention to the inconvenience: experienced through the want of an Exs reuFss Tnais on the Gipp)sland line. This want has been felt, in an intensified degree during the recent holidays, dur ing which the traffie has been far in excess of any former occasion. The vexatios delays at thle subturun ant] all the stationsh and sidings as far as \Varragul, which eohl tie easily" andl beneiicially dispensed with, are very wearisomne to thie througlh passengers, whit have to untdergo tile tedium of a protracted journey wlthichlt soon becomes positive torture. An ItExtttss oehll very well lie rutn, that, would pass all stations on the Mel.bourne side of Warragul. The rate of travellitng onil Gilppsland lintes is by n, means fast at present, but thatcoubI ;te borne, if the annoyancee of stopping at every wity'sile station were dispensed with. TIhe dis tance front...
Victoria's Finances for 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
Victoria's Finances for 1887. rt11ea Tri "'BAL tI.AtT COUltil:t." ive bin i ntoi thie ew year it ver satisfactrry reclrd of rith tie :lnt esf lthii e,tI ainy i[r the past twelve ir)rllath. 'For years past the colony ha:? hade Itii th:er tale. since. like tner eiveloittenltr of the Victorian npeople. inance with th..m is di splatv of curring difinita. we rlen ilre iat tlte American plane of always having good in. cronea-. althiough. oif onise, we are a lont way behintd birotlher Jintathan in thie tlireetion. Wit have in £tiI.i010.000 sirplui to sho a nrising from ane i'xpandii tra lci which hafltie all state :excrndriire to keel place with State receipts. nhthough it it quite pllosile--ilndldr, higi.hly pr,,bablea, that when we are :ais ih l a rcomnlltitr.e, r shall give the Anlrricans a nreck tantl n"ek race for first posititlt of this natutre. Mearn while. we are dsin- remarkahly well :for we are showing a suitrstant.ial increase of re venue every year. witntint ltieit.ingh sything...
New Year's Day Festivities. YINNAR RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
New Year'. Day Fa?tivities. -i YItNAIt RACIES. rlie anlual race; of the Yiinnar rInbd li ii'ere held at Niew Yeari' DaL . 'The rate-i , ,inrse was reac-el.hy ai very level r-ad. TI bullt in llle ior twe Ip;lace Ihat Inrlinarll fwst ri ltre if Month ililnand rI-nis was fairly tt reoreaesnted. Your scrihe hadl tleexpetlrience if Bihlly BHarlnw when " stuck to tllhe d," std the horse breakinig ioth traces and fairly wl jumlping, clear if the coveiyvance. When sit the nrcectnrse wna reachld, i was Mtilr-. it pi-isedl iat the large gathering-inmch thI n lirgest erowdi over congregaitetd in Yilllltr. I 'he day was exceed ingly warin, hit as it da ini 'ise interferel with the OttnattelI[te, it so gave the [alies fair a favorable oppor e tunity t- display their gay dresses to adl- a vantage. The cotrse is bnaitiftilly level It ail clear, and tihe turf of tine lcharacter. Nt At the margin ofi the cour.se for thel- whil B circuit are trees growing, whilch In utordnls spectators a very gratefu...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. (TO THE EDITOR OF MORWELL ADVERTISER.) [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
It app'rs thriu Profeso.r llIivji hbas (c.ted sucl ari.i _r.:ll illpressiol on till Mlorwielites, that lli SoevoraliI irean:t ona to bec.l e protiieit" ill tlihe Ocult Iot ,irecetion. \Vimo knowi lobt tre have inillir ie lotidSt .i "Sauel the enir; whoL ioe hit lie able to point uilt to .u tl..h whiereaboui s i f. iI olr tray cattle; providled, of course. Wie haid folt or itioiec to give hiim ? It is of ia who arlle anxious it stily ' t secret art woulld lti well ito enl for a cIltloi41 ? of books, on sale bIyl?Ir Charles II. 1Bas forl. 89 littlie. ('Collins Street East. Viel lboilre. "The art of . i i rea ling " Illuns trated, is ?1I in the nIliriI otl?i h?hiilltl. T'h?l splirit exposilig if .1r It.al?Iin is a draw and a griand halt it is. .A M1r ishopli a uinil reader. iuself it very succeoflly in Edlinllirgh omlille year ago, whelire le wail s pported by a host of the lelling divines. The "Chiaritis" were to receive aliberal share of the priiofits : hot, after ia rich .r vest he ...
A Brilliant Spectacle at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 7 January 1888
A Brilliant Spectacle at Sea. The st?aiinr lintI hwtll (Vsi ~ , tahicth visited tlhemn, atiters eniactl twelvoe inmt.it ago, arrived in the baiy ;Iinit on Friday mrnmnin. An unuu sighbt.it ott[ vitI?csCl when in 35.17 ltegreles. . and in 122.:17 leg. l, at e tven p.m. on tihe 22nd )ecrclber. Across ther helan was l seen it Illlnar rainhl?w, stretclhing f?l the flrtliest easterly t tline most distant 'owehterly point, delucrihtilng a ci eomtplet ?etnicirelo. It wan of thint tit gorgieiln cnlnrs. 'ie night was not ptnrtienliarhl clear, andr it tats on??II.ly. tina I ni-lin III;t the 11oo p1|e I tflhr.iu h the clatlsa, hut even thean the britlian.-rt or t phe m pioienon wa inot very tnaterial" aitateuil. Witit thie ioin coIIIllhael t hiidelon behind a dark dleirl the pectiaclo wil a witlonderrdil lne, At tillles it sparkled an tLhiugIl it were ytudddl with gli'lering dint,,nrl. itaountifl wreaths rai' ire iteill anl tlen di:ted firthi, anrl ltdancing in thei iair fna" a nioment, sherl ...