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THE BAY OF BISCAY. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
TIlE BAY OF BISCAY. To the .Editor of the Standard Sia,--Having occasion to travel on the SMain Gipps Laud road a day or two ago, I came to that delightful and picturesque s or tion of it called the Bay of liscay; and of all the roads that ever disgraced a community, I think this is the most abominable, One of your correspondents calls it a Slough of Despond ; and I dare swear that John Bun yan in his most sanguine dreams never pie tured such a gulf of mire as this. " A chaos of filth and uncleanness" says your corres pondent. Ah, a very bottomless pit of all that is ugly and frightful. I stood amazed, petrified, and horror-stricken at the terrible sight; for there was a bullock-team coming through at the time, and to see the unfor tunate animals dashing, splashing, and swim uing, sometimes down and sometimes up, I'm sure it would appal the stoutest heart; for never was ship more belaboured, never was captain more put to his wits, than the skipper of this Lhted bullock craft, And ne...
The South [?]ourke Standard. FRIDAY, JULY 11TH, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
FRIDAY, JULY I11Tr, 102. 'litr almost impassable and dangerous state of the roads in the Bloroondara IRoad Dia trict would suggest to a stranger the idea that the district had once been prosperous, but that it had since fallen into decay and had bceei abandoncd by its inhabitants; while the neat villas and snug homesteads on the roadside would present a very ditlbr ent 'picture to his mind. Still hoe would be at a loss to know why, with a large population, the roads were not kept in a better condition. Should this interesting stranger apply to us for the necessary in formation, we think we might enlighten him. L1 Victoria it is generally understood that a portion of the revenue derived from the sale of Crown lands is applied to the construction of roads and bridges. This has been done hitherto; but where ? The lands of Iloroondara were sold, and the money rc:diz.ed was spent in making the roands to Ballarat, ceechwortlh, and Ben digo, leaving the poor victims who had bought land "fr...
LATER ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
LATER ENGLISHI NEWS. The following summary appeared in yestor day's Aryues: TLONDON, MAY 26. The Prince of Wales has visited Constanthidople on his return. The King of tile Belgians is slowly recovering. The American Minister in London lhas demanded the restoration of the Emily St. Pierro. The British Government refused. The distress is increasing in the manufacturing dis tricts. 'he unemployed operatives of Manchester remonstrated against being sent to the parish for relief. Tho Japaneso Ambassadors have arrived, and were present at the opening of the Exhibition. Atreaty between England nodAmerica forthoe sup pression of the slave trade ihas been ratified. It gives to British vessels the right of search. The House of Commons has rejected the Church rote Abolition Bill. The sluice at St. Germlni's, on the Ouse, has burst -10,000 atcres of land under water; damagc £250,000. The greater part of Xingston, Januaica, has beent destroyed by fire. The marriang of Princess Alice is to take ...
HAWTHORN LITERARY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
IIAWTIIORIN ITITE11ARY ASSOCI AT'ION, On M'onday evening last Dr. :Eades de livered a lecture before the members of the above Association, in the Town H[all, Hlaw thorn. The subject of the lecture was ' The .l:nfluence of Mind on Matter." The Ial1 was well filled with an attentive audience. The HIon. *John O'Shanass1y, Chief Sec retary of Victoria, presided, and briefly in troduced the lecturer. Dr. Eades, on rising, said ho hoped no one came there expecting to hear a lecture fromn him, as all he intended to do was to nmake a few remarks upon a subject in which, as a medical man, he was interested, and which lihe trusted would prove benificial to the members of the Institute. F'rom the ap pearanoo of the largo audience before him he must say that they had got on rapidly at lHawthorn, In institutions ot this nature it had often struck him that there was not that amount of assistance rendered to the managing committee which they deserved. Geontlemnen in town who were in the habit of g...
OCCUPYING THE INTERIOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
OaCUPYING? THE IT"rnIOn.-T'he " Border Post," of W\ednesday furnishes these memos of the pro gress of settlement :-" A few days ago an expe dition sent by Mr. David Reid, consisting of AMr. Conn, his two sons, and a couple of men, was filtted out at Allbury for the new country, taking with them a mob of 500 cattle and a ihllock dray laden with rations and stores. We understand Mr. Conn will locate himself somewhere between Menindio and Cooper's Creek, Mr. Reid laving taken up 40 square miles of well watored country in 13urke's Land. As soon as the season permits, it is reported thatl Mr. Alfred Ilarberof the Mitta Mitta, will pilsl out with 1000 ewes towards Cooper's Crook; anmd Mr. J. Lesser of liowlong is also contemplating a journey thither with a small mob of cattle. Altogether the speculation of tendering for runs in the far interior isjust now engaging a good deal of attention, and the bloated capitalist alike with the last " new insol vent' appear to be equally struck with th...
BOROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
BOROONDARA DISTRICT OAD BOARD. A special mooting of the above 1Board hold on Saturday last, thoe th July, for pm jgoso of drawing up sttmnt , ct ifrth tho cnlims of tho district to , ol sharo of tho iHawthorn Toll Funid lthaOt allotted to it by tho proposition of the1 t missioner of Roads and B1ridges. The meombors presenout wore, the Chaor (R. Kent, Esq.), Messrs. Dowanlg, CO." Wobb, and (Hurry. Tho Ohirmanu reported that in accor, with a resolution of the Board, th es?n I? tor, Wobb, and hinself waited upol 3in . vonson, on Monday, the 80t.h .I, i l, foronco to the proposed distrinbu•tii ti toll fund. Mr. Stoavonsonll inofllsCl ,t that the plan of distribution issued oao ,ii' a proposal, and that the matter 1a1 nol d nitoly sottled, 1ie (the Chairnlani) b Mr. Stoavonson had a loaning to tre had proposed, but ultimatol e -it , l1r to say that if the Board wou llS ,lttcir in writing, their wishes ahoueldb bltitel 1Ie (Mr. &tonvouson) 1had nopo hI(i o#i il the district, and n...
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
T UPORTAANT NEWS FROL OA7ERIJOA. The following telegramn was received at the Argus oflico on Tuesday : SYDNEY, TIesoADY MoaNNoG, EIGHT O'Cl.OCK. Tihe Lord Ashley brings news from America, vid San Franlcisco ntd Auckland, to the 16th of May. Several important engagements have taken place, with decided results. Up to the present the Federal troops soeem to be adding victory to victory. The contest cannot be greatly prolonged. Now Orleans has fallen. The Merrimnac has bccn abandoned and blown up, and the Norfolk Dockyard taken. By the capture of Norfolk the enemy's lines have been penetrated. On the York peninsula the Federal army has changed position altogether. A junction line now extends from White Hlouse on the Panmaukey River, the continuation of York ltiver by New Kent, to the Ctlickahomling ltiver fronting lllclnons, and, on an averago, twenty threo miles distant fromn that city. Four rebel cities are now nIonacol-Savannah, Mobile, Rtichmond, and Memphis. At last lates the Feder...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
HILL & WYMOND, GENERAL DRAPERS, £t-itlitt:nCs Manlttle maltters, Respectfully invite attention to their New Paletots in Superilno Cloth, Brown or Black, £1 s,. Their Colleen Ilawn, or Conomara Mantle, superbly finished, £1 10s. Their Elegantly Trimmed Velvet Bonnet, £1 Gs. The Noire Imperial Black Glace Silk, full dress of 13 yards, £2 2s. -0 HILL & WY1MOND, Drapery and Jainily vourning 1,archousc, 15, BOURKE STREET, Near the Post OJlice. PUBLIC NOTICE. EAST INDIA TEA WAREHOUSE T~TE,the undersigned, beg most respectfully V to infonn our customers and the public in general, that we have opened those extensive pro mises at the corner of Bourke and Swanston-streets, lately knoewn as the Crystal Palace, with the largest and best selected stock of TEAS, COFFEES, GROCERIlES and PROVISIONS Ever offered to the inhabitants of Melbourne, where lihmilies,squatters, settlers, torekeepers, hotel keepers, and all who purchasofor cash, willilnd a great saving by purchasing at this ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
JI[AW 'T1O11N AND) KE1V RIFLES. LL RIFLES, BAYONE'TS, Scabbards, S[Mu3zilc-stoppers, and Wrenches must be scnt to the I)rill.roout (lMr. Lynch's large roao,), on W.'EL)NI SDAY Evcening next, bctwcln seven andI ten o'clock, prior to the issue of thI Lancaster Rifles. ly order, LT. ' IAMIONI), Oaptain.
HAWTHORN LITERARY ASSOCIATION AND FREE LIBRARY. MUNICIPAL CHAMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
BAW¶TTIORN LIT'IItA1tY ASSO0CATION AND FI1EI, LTILtAtRY, 31UNICIPAlb CIll|?iIRS, Open for the use of Members on Tuesdays, Wed. nesdnys, T'hursdays, and Paturdays, from Seven to Ten o clock p.m. The daily and local newspapers filed, are Jaid on the table, a~nd English magazines its soon as arrived. The public admitted to peruse the books lent by the trustees of the Melbourne Public Library. Membeori can obtain books lbr persual at their own bhomes on the above evenings,
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
NUNAWADING DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1862. Present - Mr. Yeomans, Chairman, Messrs. Berry, Keogh, Padgham, and Sargent. The mintutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Mr. Padgham thought they had better settle the dispute in reference to the spending of the Grant-in-aid. He would move that it be taken into consideration before any other business. The Chairman thought they had better read the correspondence first, it being the first businces.-Agreed to. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Chief Secretary's office, acknow- leding the receipt of the bye-laws. From the Secretary, apologising for his abscence, but stating that; his assistant, Mr. Hudson Hervey, would perorm the duties. &nbsp; From Messrs. Fisher and Kefford, offerring to sell the Board the land required for the deviation on Delany's-road. Mr. Padgham moved that the subject of the grant be taken into consideration. He did so because the contracts were let, and he did not want to keep them out of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
AREWELL CONCERT By the 1'rils of the ]cw Combined Schools, I Co1PLL11ENTARY ]tBNEIiT TO MR. SJaOHNSON, Will take place in the above building, SF1 IDA Y, JULY 11TH, 1802. Commencing at half-past seven precisely. The ils trust to be well patronised on the -,ehceo., ~cpecially under the circumstances. e ccsio,,, -espe Ii. BAYNE, Secretary. F. VINES, Treasurer. m1ri'ILORN MUNTICIPALITY. FNI)EIRS will be received at the Council Cl nhlmber until Monday, the 14th July, at Four clock p.m,, for the following work: Kewu-road.-fitching Water channel. RII particulars at Council Chamber, Hawthorn. All tenders to be on printed forms, and addressed lie Chlairsnoo of the Public WVorks Committee. SThe Council do not bind themselves to accept the est or any tender. JOHN TtION, Town Clerk. uncil Chamber, Hlawthorn, 1st July, 1862. OROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. ZEALE n TENDERS, addressed to tmhe Chairman (Robert K(ent, Esq.), will be received til Saturday, the 12th July, at One o'clock m,, for the fol...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
NOTES AND NEWS, Wo would again remind our readers that a fiarewell 'concert will be given this evening, by the pupils of the Kew Combined School, as sisted by Messrs. S. Angus, J. 11. Vogt, J. Fletcher, G. A. Johnson, jun., G. Taylor, and other gentlemoen ; Madame Vogt, Miss Uayne, and Miss G ilsenan. T'he progrunme com prises a good selection of songs, duetts, trios, glees, &0. It will be seen by an advertisement in another column, that the members of the Hawthorn and Kew Rifile Corps are required to send in their rifles, bayonets, scabbards, muzzle-stoppers, and wrenches to the drill room, next \Vednesday evening. The inconvenience of having to borrow seats for any meeting that nay be Iheld in the Town Hall is severely felt by those whose duty it is to look aftor them. We think the dilliculty might be met by the Council and the Literary Association each bearing one-half of the ex pense ofproviding a sullicient number of seats for all the purposes of ordinary public meet in...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, JULY 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 11 July 1862
IIAWTIIORN POLICE COURT. TuEsDAn, JULY 8. [B3efro P. O'Brien, Esq., J.P., Chairman, and Dr.'Tierney, J.P.] IM[1P.OPEE LAMIP?S ON DRHAT5, Patrick G rillin was summoned by Consta ble Phelan for having no lamp or lantern on his dray. The defendant did not appear. Constablo Wright proved the service of the summons. Phelan deposed that he met the defendant driving a dray on theo Hawthorn road, last Saturday night, between ten and eloven o'clock. Ho had i light in a clear glass bottle. The reason of the police taking out the suimmonses was because the Municipal Council had complained that tho police did not do their duty in allowing a bottle to pass for a lamp. The Bench referred to the bye-law, ivwhich provides that drays shall carry a lamp or Iantern. The Chairman remarked that he did not think they should line a mnan for carrying a light in a bottle. lie complied with the spirit of the law by carrying a light. iHow over, it would be well for the police to inform these parties that the ...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 25 July 1862
The Timrs correspnndant at Napleis thus describes Victor Ennlll:lll1l's reception, ?&c., at th:an citly: "l an sitting downl after tile most Irillint and unique spectacle I ever beIheld, a sea lighlt by night; anild lbrtunate it is that I have first to reclapit 01te the events of yesterday andI this morning, ftr I am so dazzled 1by the scene as to be Iunalle to dctcriei it at ipresent othlerwise thian ill the I):ubs:Ltes Furi oso style. As the King mlounted the ladder of the F:rench shill lirtagne the admiral met hil ail thanked his iMajesty for the hlotur which he con irtlred upon France by visiting a lFrenh vessel HIls Majesty replied, as I amt inirmted, 'Je sluis I'enfiut de France' (' I am the child of France ') Fromth the Ilhc nge the King went on boardl the EnIg lish ship Neptune, where h 1e wa's received with royal honorsilts, and soo0011 afterwards returned to land. Jlim 1perial salutes were fired both on the King's leavilg and returninlg-that is to siay, 101 shots f...
ORIGINAL POETRY. TO THE HAWTHORN COQUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 25 July 1862
ORIGINAL POETRY. TO THE 1AWTHIIORN COQUETTE. I sroic not,'I seek not for pleasures departed, Or dream in my slumbers of joys not my own; But give me those sweets true love once imparted, So dear in prime manhood, unfelt, not unknown. No heart.scathing collar of love shall oppress me, Or teach me to kneel at the shrine of deceit; No filso-hearted coquetto shall ever distress me, Or force tme to fall like a slave at her feet, If o'er I should stray through the by-paths of lHymen, I'll pluck not the flow'ret that opes but to fado; But seek tihe secluded and true loving tliAiden, E'en pluck tie the lily that blooms in ithe shade. Away, then, false-hearted! full well has lie known it The breath of deception has bloom'd o'er thy growth; But maybe thou'st saved it, though rumour disown it, The lustre-clad dew.drop of Virtuoend Youth. A LIT'rERARY WRETCII. Hawthorn, 12th July.