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Cricketing Fottings. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
,The match between the Australian Eleven and.-Eighteen of .Victoria was commenced onuFriday, 'March 22nd, on the-East 3Mel bbourie Cricket ground, in the presence of a lIrge concourse of spectators,, among them being his, Excellenicy the ,.Governor Iand Lady!Bowen.r The Eleven having won the toss, weiit, to the wickets 'first, and made a total' of 153,; of which Spoffortih"obtained 30, Byle 1, Allhin;,19 and Gregory, not out, 58. The Victorian Eighteen 'then.went in, andiwhen the stumps were drawn, had made ten with a loss of three wickets: . The match was continued .on Sa:ituday,;' and the Eightens wvere disposed of for123' runs, of whom Tennent :,with "1.1 and: Allen. with 19 were the highest scorers:: Thie Eleven thidn coinniiced their second innings, and wh'en'tie stuiips were drawn two of them were disposed of for, 5 runs. The: contest: ended ;on ,Monday lasts in a complete victdry for :the Eleven, hbiut tlhis res~ilt'w~isiinly: owinn; to the Captain of lthe. Eighteen'', consen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
My dear" a. d gentleman to a, youic ladr to whom he tliouht to be married, do you intend to iiinlaki fool'of nie ? "" "rliliro t ile luly, ".?nt.ire has saved nie the'trouble.", .' :: - , A Yantee Story.-h 'llie? ankees take advantag~ 4f the. cannilal , propensities .of. the rate. 'A clever 3Yauncc, being much troubledvith rats; anllbeiiig deternined to get rid of themti, tricd 'evry possible plan, but 'withont success. It t lie got,'a lot' of rats anid shut them in ai eage; tIhe dcivored ionie, another till only a lshiglc ine- lns' left:': arc'then turned this one loose,; who, excited-,with the, blood, of.his fellow-rats, and,having become a genuine ciiiinibal, killed arid ate all the vild rats lie coidd' ffind on the jrpmises. e " -: sp TeiivS, a. ,Ii " ,,c i I 0se00 o fpn., fo' pi I ossi" pdaianta ? an ?iT "aoiad olmrllnua ?l usa onol In ~.at tt tla l ssq 'ilit .pa eap.l ) t Ill it. i ti 'o; pun '`pitiolseq' olalJliq o( n taoartnd imtouq!lf ,' to? alpl Io· uoy!Sonu:ntt uoa?u ol0a...
DISTRESSING SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
DISTRESSING SUICIDE Great surprise mid regret was generadl rg on Welnesdaliv morning, when a report as' lated that Mr. Richard l Iickling, the PatI " lector of the Central Ward, Riehmond,hld p~i himself by .taking strychnine. It appear t went to the Town ]full, as usual, in the nso about ten' o'clock, and entered the Tow (e7 Olfice but, a thing that. was aununal with not make any reply to the Town C(erk's or, salutation; the Town Clerk noticed that bI rather strange in his manner, but did noters` obsdrvation about it, merely handing to lr Ehi ling a letter which had been left for him, w.?r .subsequently appeared he dropl1'l on the da:,c Mfr.' Hickling, after leaving his books fhr quarterly examination, which was to take pl? t day,.went away he then,- it seems, wet ?ce: the Council Club Hotel, and asked 3rs. Shsd.r5 landlady, fort glass of brandy, which wn s: to him, and shortly afterwards he told 31r.l?? thd Rate Collector of the North Ward, van had sent for, that he had taken poiso...
THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
THE CRISIS. We understand that there is a prob of the crisis being terminated during pesent week through the exerti?6 Iessrs. Lyall and Munro. The bs " compromise is stated to be simultB, action in both Houses. The Council, said, have undertaken to pass the P?r of Members' Bill, and the Govern a its part has agreed to introduce an P,1 priation without the obnoxious item the Assembly yesterdav Mr. e , pressed a strong hope that the cr isi soon be ended, and before the close. sitting gave notice of motion for 11, that a committee consisting ofi. Grant, Lyall, Cope, Gaunson, Sand be'appointed to search the minm' tot Council for the proceedings rel'tie Appropriation Bill. The Couu to-day, when we shall rrobs3' about the arreogemeoD
DANDENONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, March 23. Before Colonel Hutton, Messrs. H. Powis and A. W. Rodd J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
DANDEUONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, March 23.' Before Colonel Hutton, Messrs. H. Powis and' A' W.:Rodd J.P..:' I eedle "v. Joseph C'.Clarke;. work and laborand materials supiplied,; 1513s. Mr. Lowe" for coinplainant.: 'Mr: Skinjier for de fen'danit.Case' adjourned' by donsent'! on defendiat' payii g one guinea costs 'withbin seven days. . :,Jeeson v; Hobbs, Connelly and Evans; wilfully dam~aing a garden and stealing fruit. Hobb, pleaded guilty, and the other two not guilty. Hobbs was discharged with a caiition* 'and gave evidence' against the other defendants. The Bench in sentencing defen'lants' said it was no use fining them, as the- parents were the sufferers, so they would send th'eir'to gaol for'48 hours, and to be' ke Cuon bread and water.. The Court then adjourned.
Select Poetry. THE LOVERS' PARTING. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
* rTRE LO1ERiS'! rA TIG. 'Tis done! let inofarewell be spon. S We'll meet ho moire while life shall last; The ties that death could not havei broken, i:, Are cents bywailton Lands at Ia i . Too rare ianrl adient n sL the Eden' That froim our heart-founts drew.its showers,; From Saton it could not be hidden, Theserpent lurred beneath its flowers. Our hands that lingered in each other,. : As if they ievereould unclasp, Exprecsing what the heIrt can't smother, : Will join no more in loving grasp. Our eyes that shot their rptnhuius glancese;. Into each bosom's inmost core, Holding them in ecstati trances, .' ' "Will meet in joyance nerer more. t 13ut like twin-loviug rocks the tlunder;, With ruthless bolt has rent in twain, " : ui Coldly and sullenly3assinder, Se'll dwell for ae in muite disdain." '
GRIFFITHS' POINT POLICE COURT. Saturday, 23rd March. Before Messrs. S. West, D. Reid, W. Harbison, and M. Turnbull J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
GRIFFITHS' FOINT POLICE COURT. S atuirday, 23rd March. Before Messrs. S. West, D. Reid, W.Harbi " ''~ ?son, and 31. Turnbull;J.P., ' Ardil v. Oriental Bank Corporation. This was an interpleader summons for adverse claim to goods. Vow and others obtained orders on 26th January last to pay certain amounts for work and labor done for the Western Port Coal Mining Co. Limited within seven days, in default distress. War rants were duly executed, and . certain articles seized, which the bank claimed as their property. Evidence was given thaton the 23rd January last, the whole of the pro perty of the Coal Co. was seized by the authority of the bank under a bill of sale dated 31st May 1876, and that the goods distrained upon by the constable were part of that property. Mr. Bullen for Vowmnd others contended that it was hard the men should lose their wages, that the possession was void, as the bailiff had left the premises without any person being left in possession, that no actual possession...
PHILLIP ISLAND AND WOOLLAMAI SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, March 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
PHILLIP'ISLAN1D AND WOOLLAMAI SHIRE COUNCIL. . Saturday, March 23rd. Adjourned 31 eeting.-Present: The Presi-, dent (Mr?: West), anid Coiincillors'Monk,1 'Kennedy, '"Sunderland, 'urinbull," and Watson. .Coliicillor-Wilson having made-the usual declnration, took his seat. : Councillor Kennedy moved tliat '"the minutes' of the previous' meeting he read and confirmed.-Councillor Mfonk moved as an aniendinent:that the nam'e of, Councillor Monk -be added to the committee appointed to draw up? an estimate 'of revenue and ex plenditure, which' wais agreed 'to. 'It ".was 'moved by- Councillor Monk, seconded' by Coiincillor Siiiiderland, that the xi.iti bsiness be the:'pay?meiits.-Agreed to. At this stage Councillor Kennedy diversi fied the proceedings by callin,. Councillor Sunderland a' "lap-do." The President directed him to withdraw the expression, .also tlie Secretary to take down the words used in reference to himself, viz., that "he (Coubncillor Kennedy) had listened to'Mr. West rulin...
THE VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
THE VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Tie following article which wo extract from the Melbourne DailP ~Telegrapi is sutch a clear, correct, and concise explanation!?s to the functi;ns ofoiir Legislative Council and Assembly, that' we publish it for, general?inftormatioi.?- i~. -? ' 0 ' " We should 'hare thought that the absuirdity' of attempting' to institute ai irallel tietween the two: Houses of'Parlia ment in 'England and the two,branchesI of the Legislature in itisi . colony woiild. have, been:so obvious as to have.struck the veriest tyro in journalism. ' But it doesnot seem to havne presented itself to the" obiiise:.per ceptions of the organ of the shaiii Liberals in this city, which continuies to dronfifortli the' old, 'dreary, drowsy "tune 'about' the practice of the English Parliament, and'the rights ' ind irivileges -of, the ' House of Commons ?more sue.-o There is no ' dispute about either ;, nor is. there the slightest analogy betweenh the Imperial and the colonial Legislature:'. As ...
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
. DROMANA. On .:Thursday,; the 14thl inst., the grocers held their annual piicnic at Droniana, being conveyed thither:by the' steamers Williams and :Rescue. After a .very pleasant trip down the Bay the Williams landed on thie pier about 580 passengers, and the Rescue shortly afterwards 250 more. The weather was all that could be desired, being rendered still more pleasanit by the sun being partially lob'ciirid all day As 'most of thep'iarty brought their own provisions, the grassy spots and shady nooks along the beact were soon dotted over with merry parties, regaling. "liemselvesi''ceordiig tobt heir several tastes. whilst some. went to the hotels, and others 'diied'o?'bobard. '' This very 'necissary'per formance being over, various sports were got up' according to a printed programme, consistine of cricket, foot-racing, quoits, &c. The bands of both steamers being on shore.: dancing was kept up in the liveliest manner until it was time.to-.re-embark, which was acdomplislie...
Police Intelligence. MALVERN POLICE COURT. Saturday, March 23rd. Before Messrs. R. E. Lewis, W. C. Watts, and J. Bellin, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
MALVERN POLICE COURT " Saturday, March 23rd. Before Messrs. R. E. Lewis, W. C. Watts, and J. Bellin, Esq., J.P. Robert SconfildTho s' Arms g, and William Benley, summoned for riding a.horse ,on the' public-footpath, were fined 2s.:Gd.;each. .,;i ,... , , John Morris, for a similar offence,,was fined 5s.' Henry Morgan was fined 5s. for having no light to his vehicle. Hugh Thompson was fined 5s., for allow ing five head of~cittle ,toiander at Iarge. William Pickering was fined 40s., or seven days' imprisonment, for allowing night soil to be spilt on the public road. Henry Baldwin was fined 5s., for allow in- five head of cattle to wander at large. ?TEhoeias Jeanes 'and Divid' Stewart"were fined 2s.' 6d.' each"ftor havingidf o 'names on their vehicles. John Foley was fined Is. 6d. for, allowing cattle toi wad'rer at' large. ,
LENMORE'S SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
LENMIORE'S' SEORET. It was a strange 'site'for'a hoose-the point of land that ran. so for out into the seal from the rockiest portion of tile lonely shore of theoIsle of Orkney. Itomas a strange liouse, also, thi itiiax'edll Lcniiorc built-' grey stone turret with i? bh'is ke a lighthouse.: " ' At certain seasons of the year thei Grey Tower, as the shore people called it, was half submerged.'' It mnsttered little to Lenmaore and his servants., They seldom manie nshore ii the neighborhood,' but rowed past to distant' towns, where they transacted their business. iWhat this business was,. and 'whyr aid wherefore the proud-looking man called Maxwell Lenmore and his three men, lived in' the Grey. Tower, no one of the fishermen eould'iell:: ' But. as they were not necessitated to tell, their curiosity fotund no excuse for investigation, and was forced to knaw unsatisfied upon itself. ,It seemed as if he were never out of their minds, however. One woldd mhardl wonder at it who'saF him, lie...
Meetings of Local Bodies. MALVERN SHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, March 21st. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
3IA?VER SHIRE COUNCIL.:: Thursday, Marcl 21st. meeting ; present:. the Presi 11r. 1 Lewis) and Councillors ll - Bellin, Newiport, Edsall,f Heywvood, dlrimer. Newp ..t, le mn;ote' of the previous meeting were de confirmed, and outward corres Lnce approved. CORRESPONDENICE. ?rthe Hawthorn Council, stating than bad accepted the tender of: Messrs. Bros. for the repair of three bridoes Bliner Creek at £82 3s., and sub. osaeforpprovanl.-From MrMunitz; c ýincer, approving generally of speci. urwn tp by Mr. Shakespeare for of ridges, but suggesting; some ht modification.-On the motion of ~ollor Lorimer, seconded by Councillor S it was decided to approve of ..Willis' tender. Fo the Colonial Treasurer, calling at. ado to the provision of the Licensing baunder which a return was required of 'fs, and a payment of 5 per cent on to meet expenses.-e-'le President saked that there were no inspectors now. SThepecretary stated that the amount pay .lase £6 13s.-Councillor Bellin moved :l Concllor Bens...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
-0-- A curious snake story has reached us from Keir: A Newfdundlland "dog, a resi dent of Riclhmond, which had been-in the habit of killing siakes for his own diversion went to Kew on Sunday last'to indulge in his usual pastime. ' It .was'. not long before he saw one of the tiger:species making great efforts to disappear down a hole, and he at once seized :itby the back, and pulled it out, but before he could 'kill it, it turned on him and bit him oni the nioutith The snake was soon dispatched, but the dog will go snake-hunting no d'more, for it died an hour and a-half afterwards from the effects of the poison, 'vhich: had. penetrated 'the wound. The suppressed Gazette; to which frequent reference has been made, is (according to the Geelong 'Times) very 'likely to' be re printed immediately, as sonie one or two persons, were fortunate enough ito secure copies. The Government-propose; to give great facilities to State School children and their parents to visit the Ballarat Juvenile I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
S BERWICK, ' THURSDAY, MARCH. 28r. Clearing Sale of the Saddlery, Stock-ih-trade, of er.: 3J. W. Burn, Saddler, of Berwick. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, HORSE, &c.,i&c. EGAN AND CLARKE - H AVE been favoured with instructions from Mr. J. W. Burn, who is leaving the district, to SELL by AUCTION (without reserve), on the premises, Berwick, on the above date, at 1 o'clock, the whole of the - - -: Stock-in-trade of' Saddlery,' Saddlers' Iron mongery, Bridles, Whips, Spurs, &c., &c. Household Furniture, conssting .of Cottage Harmonium, ' Bedsteads, 'Tables,, Chairs, Kitchen Utensils, and Sundries. 72ram . . THURSDAY,-APRIL -11th. - I ClearingEle of; Cattle, Horses, Sheep, ;&e;. EGAN AND CLARKE . "- AVE received instructions from Robt. Kers EHsq., to SELL by AUCTION at Oakwood, two miles from Dandenung, . . ., -. . ". ; - -Draught and light ?Hrses, minled'Cattle, Lin coln Sheep and Lambs, Sundries, &c. Also about 500 tons firewood quite dry and cut i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
t g Op CII II1GES''FOR" ADVE1ISI Taenty Wlonl, for One nsertion; ?...:,: , .?.: j, s. Tfento to Thirt 11ords,- oi i.",! .. -, "!, 2 liletto Fortr .orils..e! l d l,, ..' . t-o::; . Alre Forty IC od-, at the rade of 3s, per: ilh,;;: i far Oe In ertion oily., , , T.t A lanre DliCoU 'T ,uOpO ni ill ad errinse eiiints nopeor ? _r oe Advertiseaents are,.inserted at considerably reduced'rates. Adnreeti?eent t mustospecify on tlie'udc of them thefnumber of,iusertions,t or tley:will:hbk con tImued and charged fortill ounitenimmdiidd! All iterfor irithdrnal or alteration tobb hea tt i?: on the ary prior, to publiation. : ?; t Advertiseients cai }iilybe discointiued ib: .?wroten oIders n ; I'." 1 n lo.' oI SEIT i'nni rn ilL fitter, 13} lennor stre e, Wr it ti he'Loo n o n l e r l l ' lO t e l . " 1' O ?, : Sortc nior . t To:. r. l, ,t. ... "t , 'IIIt11 _R;TIIOMIAS, 6t Little; Colliis street Sis , 3rclb'oijnd; "?fid'Sun'ncsidecotta ge, t " albc treet, St. : llda. . t Butcliers-' t,, TI:,N'IiGER...
The South Bourke AND Mornington Journal. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27th, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
iI t ointtb · ntkc AND S'WEDESDAY, 3ARCII 27th, 1878. 'ii' report of Professor Pearson on:,:the system of State education, a copy of which has been sent to' us; is a' very: voluminous blue book' and doubtless contains a large number of profouind' and original observa tions on the subject ot education inthe ab stract, but 'we venture to think .that most "of. thle suggestions which` Professor Pearso?f has made are not likely to commenil them selves for general approval A large portion ofi the report: conslsts, of an essay' on the siubject' of educiation ; it' 'inmight hae been written anywhere, and has no special, refer-' ence t' this or any other country, but it was not for this that the Commissioner was ap pointed:> Tlih'dtitle of ilhe ook is "Report on,the StateofPublic Education:in Vie toria, and Suggestions as to the Best Means of Improvng-itn ' ad,. the terms.of the 'ommission-' a -direct `Professor -Pearson?n to'i' reportron the'best'mode'of constituting edu cation in Victor...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 27 March 1878
, tal nt lli c til A yong unmit, wnmed Clsarles, J. Moore, a stock imanRfroni Gippsland, fell off his horse at Malvern, on Thursday last, whilst in aRstate of intoxication, and wais' pick?il itp byConstable: Waters in an insen sible condition ., lle, ms converde to: the Pnilhran lockupi, where he rceeived miediGl id man gi.sterial attention, the bitter involving a fine of 10s. A deputation from Warragul, Gippsland, consist ing of Messrs.. Sergcent,-Biram, and. Garside was introduced, on Friday, by Mr. Dow, M..L.A., to Mr., Skene; the Surseyoir-Gneral,; in the absence of the Minister of Lands, to request that certain blocks of lind in the township shoild be reserved for- a Cemetery, Poliee Quarters, a Meehanlies' Institute, a-Market,, and recreation purposes. .A plan was ;submitted to ~Mr: Skene, showing, the sites of the proposed reserves, and lie expressed an opinion that' .there.buld.be' no ditficilty in granting the appli cation. In reply to a question whether land could be reser...