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Williamstown Police Court. Saturday, 24th November, 1860. There was no case before the Court this day. Monday, 26th November, 1860. (Before Lieutenant Crawford, P.M., and J. K. Freyer, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 December 1860
Saturday, 24tle~ Notreiker, 1860. There was no case before the Coirt this dy: t'n'hfd? i? : ,i 2 ; t . .- 1so6. 0 (Before Lieitena.i t ,uniaforcd, i ., and J. K" IRoderic Morri on' ch ied ii drunk on Saturday afternoiioni a nid disi and dishargmed. . l .io oi" t.i? orable n seaman tha the -a ii ship C6senhrouen up:aon wbrughapt; chaiied t itdhi itous dorglti. - :, Oaptamt (oir frey, informed the Bench that he had never muct 4it *it i more :obstinate or uintraietable:: seaman-; thai' the 'pdris6er,;- he idg Plyniduth i ound, prisoner refued to'(ey4 .orders; and was told lhe would liepunishied for it, and from that time he niade hitus o wdrse -than uselesi: If he was at the wh?elaiid. wd told oluff, he brought .the, ship .up: in it i n j ridd.if told.to keepli.er full, he wouil steer-right before 'the wind." Besidesthi'lie had bit a fortniiglit ago assaultehdid 4 tei~ wuauyvedmi mari onem bard. -- ".Tli prisoner Here md. de . riniblidg state. ment, atteuiptin to justifyliis: codduct b...
Frightful Disclosures. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Frightful Disclosures. tin. ? HIwiing , Medical Superinatedent of the Masin insane Hospital, has eliniinated some startling statistics of niadpesi; demonstrating the connecting links Betweekt plain and lucid style lie explains that the unhealthy condition of the stomach is chiefly.at tributable to the dietetic habits of the American people; that a strong sympathy exists between the brai and the stomach, and in conclusioni argues that ilothing is mnore common thari a deranged staid of the stomach and bowels; and that indigestion and costiveness are the invariable adjuncts of Insanity. He finally admits that all these predispositions can becounteracted by propercare and attention-a strict regimen, and the judicious use of vegetable medicines. The foregoing doctrine is nothing msore than an endorsement or corirboration ?f the treat ment prescribed by Prot. Holloway 26 years ago; ansi still practised by him w;th the greaseat success in all parts of the civilized world. With the intui ti...
The Williamstown Cemetery. SCHEDULE A.—CHARGES. PUBLIC GRAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
The Williamstown? Cemetery. Scnu Z A.-CHiARGES :. ... ... iPUBLIC GRAV ". Inte?'?ent of adult in public grav?..: .:,1 0 0 Do: Chi':- Cldren under :12 I Se yarsof-ageo . 010 0 o.:i stillbord.childreni ..0' g0 IlIVATE ,URAVE . '. '." Laiia fori "raes Sift by .ft;, if se lected bythe Comucil 1 0 0 Do if selectpd by applicant .. 0 Siuikiug smae 7 feet t 1 0 0 Do ~ ert~ additional foot, per C;hargef tn ait ititriiieiit... :. '!0 10 6 'ChLrte for re-opening a gravb, m S eludig interment feo... I 1 0 Note -Persons having pureliasd a pri;ategrav and wishing to dittend it in width will be reqired Sto pay as thog diiginally l~urci ilig'a fdtaily vault. S" CELLANEOUS c.iHARdiE?i? - For all interments that,take place: between .6: and:10 ami. an' extra! charge of ... .-.... -:... ... £0~10 For all interments at other times not in the usual hours, an extra charge 1 of . 1 1 0 Charge for. permissibii.to erect head-:... - stone to 1r veadult 6 Do. child's grave---- ... .. 5 0 Do. - raised. stones d...
POST-OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
POST-OFFICE NOTICE. . On ahd ifter the let July'hext, "ost~igo Stanmp will be'purchased ht this oflice accoodini to the fol 'lowing scale, viz.?- ': For Stamps not excedingiun value Ys. S&i, Id. , , 4d., 2d. . -?,5 : ,• s. Od., 3d. And so on at the rate of oiio peiiny for every ls. 8d. or'portion of Is. 8d. Postage Stamps only to be exchanged wher"not soiled or otherwise damh god, and, when ,presented in ?stips, at"leni't twi t8ithps adhe i g to"each. other, as at first issued fromthe post-office.' , ' -' ; R Hn ARD i. PIPER, P ostmaster. Williamnstown, 29th June, 1860.
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, 24th December, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Willilamstown Municipal Council. .Monday, 2401 December, 1860. Present :-J. K. Frcyer,.-Esq., (Chairman), Crs. Moxham, La Rochc, Courtis, and White. The minutes of the -previous meeting were read and confirincd. . CORRESPONDENCE Letters- had been received as follow : 1. From H. Higginson, Esq., making in quiries ?elative to the introduction of gas into Williamstown~ . [Received and laid on the table for a week] 2, From Mr. F. Spring, requesting that a drain might..be made across the footpath in Thompson-street,to carryoff the stagnant water now lying upon Capt. Kreeft's ground, the pro prietor "being absent from the Colony. (Re ferred to the Public Works' Committee.] -A-letter, _ddresed to -the Hdi.7- thePost master-general,requesting that a sum of money might be placed upon the Estimates for 1861, for the maintenance of a second letter-carrier for this district,, and requesting that this Council might be relieved of any further ex pense in the iatter, was also read..
BOOK POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
CIOK POSTAGB.G 3iA SodUTnAPrrow : The book post estem has been extended tb tic 'inited Kingdom, India, Ceylon,- Mauritius, Hong I B2ng, lfalta,' Gibraltar. New Snoth Wales, South Aiastralia, Tasmania, New .ieKland, anl Western Australia. Notexceedinglok . .. -Above 4oz: andunot oexeling $z. - .. . o bdve 8oz. and not exceeding Ilb. .. 0 )Above 1lb: and not exceeding 14lb. . Above Ijilb. and not exceeding 2b. 4 And soon, adiineg Is for each additional lb. 'dr fraction of blb. up to Slb. TO THE UNIITD KIsdDOk 1't 'AREISELLES. iot exceeding 4 . . Above 4oz. and not eeecding 8o"k..; .... . 1 4 Above Soz. and not exceeding lib. :. 2 8; Above 11b, ind not exceeding 1b. .. 4 0 Above, lIb. aod not'exee~ng2b. - .. 5 And so on, adding is. 4d; for, each additional jib. orffraction of lb. up'tO 1Bi. ., : All postages must be pr epiil. (Signed) -~n?IuAnr TaoiER, Secretary ;-General Poe1to§ee, Melbourne, December 17.
REST. O Rest, Rest, Rest! [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
-REST. )rao s.CULoA RnA, nr TLaE sa tA AsaRfi .) i . Rest, Rest, Rest . Hover i moment on the softening'ir, That :4may lay my head upon thy breast, A... : d. ; :: "ndbreatho my spirit there. The :pilgrim ?sn ' 'Lingers an instatit,-'h the evening bhade EriMting -ells us that his race is run, Andcalm his rest is made., The evening stat, S Watching so silently the gloom of ehrth;; 'Its soft ray shining from afar, Reveals hy.dtth oh. 'the forest bhade ( 'Is oft times lulled 'then thy sweet ipirittays', -And as thoe murters of its voices facilb, It whispers of 'thy ipraise. ' MAd the 'vatt oteah, : Calm as thine own sweet spirit, is at pen ce The tones impassioned of -its w?ild 'tmotion - Are taught to ttase. Ear;th, air and'sk: . : iay know the soothing of thy gentle.carel S iho eagle builds his eyrie not no high But thou art there. T'he wild caves of. the sea ':Echo no voices of the Atlantic storm For intheir depthsthey'still have learne of'thee Thy'woodrons charm. . : ; Rest, Rest,'....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Notice to A' t ertisers.;: SWe whouhlfeel greatly obliged if adrertisers, who ca nmake it convenient toforward their orders in the Searly part of the wee iworzd lose not.ime in doingso. r. Jitherto tie have been put to some inconvenience on account of the late lioiurat which advertisementahave ,'arrived, and if this could be 'arotded,; or'partially 'so, our arrangements woudd be griatly facilitated.
Poetry—Original and Select. ON THE DEEP. (TRANSLATION FROM A POEM IN GERMAN, BY WYKE BAYLISS.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
: t. at i-ýg ritinst and qctqct. "ON THE DEEP... (,.r. RAissLrATO FiROM A roEMIbF'n ikihAi, hF wPYE sTBAYiSsI.) On the deep, on the glorious deep, - There live we ii hgladness and mirth. Whilo weglidho~itfonr qiiverinii~blrk o'er its breast,' .. And-forgetting the sorrows that shadow ths earth The heart is at peace, and our troubles at rest, Oh the deep, on the glorious deep; - On the:-eep, on the sha lowy'deep, " When night closes aelmly around, . Then echos are heard on ihe'trembling warie'; , And the mariner lists to a-sweet syren sound, Alluring him down'to the water-nyniph's cave .. the deep, in thebahdodry deep. : :-On the deep, on the infinite deep, , Still shall we lie safe in His care, .Who, whether the storm in its fury we breast, Or the murderous hand of the p?rate be there, j WVill aide:tlie fiercetempest, or hush it to'rest, * -On the deepeoivthe infinite deep.'
NEW ZEALAND. LATEST FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
iNTEW ZEALANDt We (Sydney Morning Herald) have papers froin Nelson to the 11th instant, and?fromn Taranaki (New Plymiouth) to the sth.,. When the mail left, warlike operations were in abey ance, owing to .the stateof the weather render ing bush fighting impraeticabl; :' hose' iho: know the.nature of-:tlh?Newtt Zealiiand forest 'will-readily comprehend thi?.I With .the first! change for the better, however, active .and .combined movements were to begin --' ? IThe Nrelson iErauniner: of the ,11tli. states that the aspect of affairs since the arrival of reinforcements ' has 'coiiipletely changed.; Native runners staited of in hot haste for the Waikito, coi 'rini' the news of tooeps havigi come, and of more being on-their way, both, from Englai-nd and India, headed by officers accustomed to fight:s'o called ' savages in the same intelligent'and life-guarding fashion that; those savages fight.. The effect produced upon the Waikatos by the receipt of this ititelligence was we.learn, of th...
Friday, 28th December, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Friday, 28th December, e1860. (Before Liejt.: Crawford, P3L) George Patterson, a seaman,"*a 'bi"ouight up charged withbeing drunk and stealid n a fork fromnthe FTa staffD?iiing-roonms.-. The.prisoner. had. been locked up-for 48 hours, and a~i the fork was almost .worthless, there was little doubt that he had no inten tion of stealing it. He was admonished. John Wigyins, an old fman, .was charged with eiiig quietly drunk oii the previous day. As it was his first time before the Court he was admonished a'rd dischirged.' BREACH OF. TIE PASENGELS ACT... The niaster of the Haifburg barque Bereas, appeared before the Court at. the.instance-of Charles Broad,. Esq., Immiigration Officer, charged with carrying five p.ssengers in excess of the number allowed by, the Act. for' the tonnage, of his Vessel... .diefen'dant exiplained that .according to Hamburg law he had- only his right number of passengers, and that-feet and inches in his country were diferefit to those.used here. The 3ench,hliow...
The Foundations of Universal Confidence. FAILURES UNKNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Te Fohndattions of Universal Confi donce. FAILURES UNNOWNh'. 'fiere hre discoveries and inventions l-hichnever reach'bdyd?dj Certain locality-thdre arp others which pdisude l e l 'wogrd. To the later'class be log the Wold-acce?tei 'renedies of Prof?ssbr ol loway. In these, colonies universal-and inimplicit confideiice is placed in'thedi. Nearly every vessel that arrives from Liverpool aiit Ltibldon brings a consignment of 'Holloway's Pills afid Ointment, and yet the demand from the interior is "o large and incessant, that the stock is geseriUllysiboit in our seaboard cities. Large ijuaintities are puelinised and sent out for the express ptfripse of being 1ed died through the mining districts, and enormous 'profits are realized in this way. The miher who does not'desire to be victimized by ile 'tratling extortionists.who speculate in these saferi?idils pf' humanh.life, should provide himself with an ample supply frdtm the uceredited agents of ProfessorHol-' loway, befotei8stnting for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Tenders for the Service of 1861. treasury; Melbourne; 18th December, 1860. PROVISIONS, ETC., FORTIB "VICTORIA," STENDERS ' TILL be received until Noon on Fri-bay, the 11 2Sth December, from persons willing to suppldy Provisions and other articles in such quan tities as may be required for use on board the Steam Sloop Victori., frort the let January to the 31st December, 1861. - Schedule. of the articles renuired and printed forms of tender may be obtained from the Govern ment Storekeeper, by whom also any information will be afforded to persons tendering. Tenders are to be endorsed, "Tender for Provi Soug, Steam Sloop VICTORIA," and to be de posited in the boa at the Goverment Stores. or ad dressed to the GoV'ermentStorekeeper, Melbourne. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest or any tender, GEO. VERUON, Extraordinary Bargains for the Ladies !!! MONSTER, AUCTION SALE- OFF GFEERAL 13 .A. PER Ys Millinery, Silks, Shawls, Mfadtles, Laces, ec. W. HICKINBOTHAM & 80...
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. MARKET REPORT, NO. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
REPORTS OF COMMIITTEES. MA RKET REPORT, No 7. The Committee recommend that four posts • _ .. . . - . - - be ocietetl in he Sariett Rervei tl tht C foir ilail be pla&11thýien, a d' lit upevery, Saturday ight " Cr. La Roche, in seconding the adoption of 'thi' re-polt, said he would take tliesiefoiir lamps.as an instalment of the thirty!proposed to have been lighted some time ago. " - Cr.-: Moxham suggested" that the?eort lie over to another week. The motion for its adoption, however; was put and-carried2; The usual 'wekly report of the Inspector of Nuisances was read and laid on the'table.' 1' . The. Chairman called the attention of ,the Inspector of Nuisances io a lot"of broken bot -ties aud Ather rubbish that had-been thrown into the streeet, near Dr. Wilkins's: house; which'was an unfit place for such refuse, aad should be.removed. Cr;-La Roche thought ;that-the-practiceof; throwing bottles into the street should be put a -stop to,.as it might?!-,e th mea's ii of fin -jurin...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
:W1LLTAMfSTOW N RACES. During the past' week neither few.. nor in significant' have been 'the attractions' 'and amusements offered as a mainms of enjoyment to ouri holidiay-nkikng fellow colonists.' he event of the week took place on Wednesday and Thursday, those being the daysappointed for the :Third Annual Race Meeting at 'Wil liamstown: Very early in the day old .Sol appeared' in a by rino ieans gentle mood, aind as the, noon advanced his rays.werepoured down..with i? creased fierceness. This, .however,. was-nbt a sufficient impediment to deter an immense crowd of pleasure seekers from assembling for thde sports. Train after train was stoppied at a point'on the line not far fromntherace-course, and as often crowds of eager sightseers scram bled their way over the broken ground in a precipitate rush .to the centre of attraction -thoe grand stand. But not .by tho aid of steam alone did the visitors come flocking in. Vehicles of almost as varied a class as those which may be seen cr...
POST-OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
POST.OFFICE NOT : E. Note. Letters aind' newsp'apers for Trieste, or marked ria Trieste, are'forwarded in a mail "direct from this ofH. : SLetters and newspapers for France or for tb nor themn countries beyond France, can be forwarded by the travelling post-office between Marseilles and Lyons, on payment of the Victorian lbstage only, but arehsrgeible with S bidditlional ftreign postage on delivery. It is uoggetted that il:letters ittended 'for-trans mission by the Royal Mail contract steliaers'should be secured with gum or wafers, the use of sealinhg wax having been found to cause delay in separating otters, and in some instances to lead to addresses on envelopes beingrenderedillegible. : . LETTER RATES'OF POSTAGE.' CIA 0o0TonAsrTo.' Underoz. .. . . .. Exceeding 1',z.' nd'nbt oxcebdinglo .. I 0 Scceeding boz. ind not exceeding 2z. 00 Exceeding oz, and not exceeding Soz 3 0 Ana every 'onuce or- fraction of 'an ounce, one I shilling.additional. . I'Newvpapers, each .. .. : : TO TUE W...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
" "ECON -- The first race of the.. day-the Publicans' Purse2-brought"onutfive starters, the property of residelit'rwithinthreemiles of Williamstown. ,1L. 'idahrskh lis , Resualti s 'the fortun ate winner; ,but 'Mr. M'Kee's'Lucy ought to have won, and her. chance wi s put ;outthiouiigh her saddle girths giving way during the race, which-contretemps obliged her jockey to, look .rather to lis own safety thain tothe siiuccessful ending 'of :the' race-' The' Drayman 's Purse was an amusing affair The winner owed his sddcess' to his 'suprior walkin~ g speed 'during the .first, half milo with his dray ; the .remain ing mile w?s an, easy canter for him, his an tagonists being separated from him, and from each other bly intervals of hundreds of yards. The Selling Race had only two competitors Shepherdessand Mozart, the mare 'proving to be the best:of the •two. The" Consolation Stakes, contested by three -very moderate animals, was wdn cleverly by Kangaroo Jenny. ' THE UBLiCAN' PUR.ss . Of 20...
Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 29 December 1860
Sost-office Money Orders.i Azoi .ATros 5FOR.' TrE ISSi1E AND PAYMENT OP _ Posr-OFFICE MOrNEY ORDERS. .His Exceellency the Governir, with the advic6 of the Executive Council, has been pleased to direetthe publication of the following Regulations for the issue and payment of Post Office Money Orders in the Co l- ony of Victorit; and the public ate hefeby informed that in coinformity with these regilationt,'Post Office ~3oney.Orders may be obtained, and be inmade pay able at tlie ~idermentiosied places on and after the l2thJuly, 1858. 1. Places and time ofiss -oeni d panymenk.-money orderi may be btained ard made layable at the fIgllowving places, viz : ' The Post Office at MLelbourne, Do., Geelong.' lb. , anaonurst. Do. - Oa: tlemaine. Do. flelcworth. Do. Kilmore. Do,' Maryrough , Do Pleasant Creek." i . : Do..: .;.illiamstown.:. ' . Do. Portland., D Do. Belfast: Do. W: varrambool: betiween the hbordis of t'en a.i;f. and Tifee p.m, Simu days excepted. . . ,Limit of amont., and nunibel...