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THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
THE CRISIS. There is a rift in the cloud that has for so long lowered over the political horizon. 'Tis but a small one, certainly; yet it is better than the unbroken blackness we had to chronicle last week. It serves to, let out a little light.. Whether it will increase, until ultimately the. political heavens shall be. once more unpbscured, or. whether. it is only a transient gleam of brightness, to b. followed by still more intense darkness, who can tell? But as the Council have taken the initiative in yielding a point, let us trust that the Assembly will eagerly follow suit, so that by the, exercise of "h wise moderation," as His Excellency forcibly puts it, ' combined action may be restored to Parliament, antd the Executive Govern meat thereby relieved from their. existing inability to perform. their duties in meeting the requirements of the public service to the Crown and to the people." By the passing of the temporary Supply Bill on Thursday evening, the Council have enabled t...
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
THLURSDAY, SEPTEMBER n . Before the Mayor (E. L. Vail, Eisq), and G. Pilley, Esq., J.P. LARCENY. I illiam Mitchell was charged with steal ing a quantity of lead piping, value £6, from tho premisos of Mr. Bright, at-South Yarra. The stolen property was discovered in the possession of-the prisoner, and he alleged he fbund it under a railway bridge. The pri soner was remauded, as Mr. Bright was not present. Thoroe was another charge against him of stealing a jumper from a second party, but this ease was postponed till the turther Ihearing of the first charge. George Dick, a neglected child was sent to the industrial school for seven years. One or two small debt cases were dis posed of,.and the court adjourncd.
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
MEMORANDA, ,Tlho postponed concert on belhalf of the band fitnd of the St. Kilila Volunteer Artillery Corps will be held on Tuesday evening, in the Orderly.room, Chpel-stroeet, St. Kilda. It will be seen Ifrom an adrerlisemeent that the first, monthly nmeeting pf lhe South Suburban Horti cultural Society fo 'the present 0eason will be held text Wednesday evening. It is much to be hoped that a large addition will be made to the member of thie usoefq society is this its third year.. The annual meoting of tile suhberibers to the Peaf and Dumb Institution will be held at half-pasasevcn o'clock on "Thursday evening, at the institution, corner of High-street'and St. Kilda-road. There will be an examination 6f the pupils. While we are not iudi6criminate avoentes of what is popularly knosh as ' enoturagement to. nsaivo industry," we so far bedioro in it as to advocate.loal interests whore so .doing will not be injurious to the public good. In fllis spirit we think the St. Kilda Council will...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. P :A IfILAN COURT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER .. Before W. Templeton, P.M., G. Young and J. B. Craws, Esqs., J P's. SLUNACY. Mararret HT. Smith was brought up harged with being a lunatic. It appeare, that she hail been 'apprehended at lier esidence in l igh-street, Prahraa, in a raving tare, and almost in a state of nudity. She wit very violttt, breaking everything within er reach ; nd hald to be ti-d up. l\'o defence :ius attempted to iae madle, and .lr. Templeton everely raprimnanded her on her condluct, the esults most probably of drink, which entailed fisiry on herself, husbnnd, and tfamily. He ischarged her, and told her to o home and onuluct herself in a reasonible manner, other wise were she again brought before him on a imilar charge she would most probably be ent to the lunatic asylum for severatlyears. EMBEZZLiMENT. John Ridgway, on remiand, was charged with. emibezzlinp £1 Ss. 7d. from F. J. Britten, grocer, of South Yvirra. The evi dence was mainly as follows...
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE PRAHRAN COUNCIL. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. Present—The Mayor (E. L. Vail, Esq.,) and Councillors Lacey, Crews, Knipe, Young, Ogg, Brown, White, and Smith. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
MUNIC!PAL INTELLIGENCE PRAIIRAN COUNCIL. MO;NDAY, SEPT'EMBER 2. Present-The Mayor (E. L. Vall, Esq.,) and Councillors Lacey, Crews, Knipe, Yuung, Otg, Bro vil, White, and Smith. 'l'hs minutes of thle last meeting -were read and confirmed. CORIRESPONDENCE. A memorial was reltd from 17 ratepayers, on the subject of breaking road metal in the borough. It pointed' out that through thie introduction of the machine-broken metal, a large number of persons who pre viously got thieir living by the breaking of the metal required for the reads in the borough were compelled to go elsewheri to maintain themselves apd families, to the detri ment of themselves as well as the borough. T'he memorial further pointed out that a great loss was caused to the borough by the loss of the tolls usually paid by the stone carts. Councillor Lacey moved that the memorial lie taken into consideration in conjunction with claise 3 of the Public Works Com mitteeo, which had relerred to something of the same matter....
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
FUIDAY, 6EPrEMBB t 6. I3etbae J. Wdshýn tiL Dr. P.ýtt;ason, ýsq+" MiNalt O$iH:NCN4. Oiven Keanuedy, ouaaagaadi witlh Obstructing the public utreet by witaaing his' horase R tilb: tootlih, avain fiund 2s. 6di. with 50. 'costs E-manuel Iaseiy was summaor.e i for, neglec ting to remove a signboard which obstructed the thoroughfare, after due notice had been given. The case was withdrawn upon defen.. detnr paying 5s., the cost of the summons. James \laver was charged with brepking up the street for the purpose of laying, water pipes without giving notice to the borourh authorities; and also with neglecting to make good :the street after it had buen broken up. He was fined 10s. with is. costs for the first offence; and the second chalrge was with drawn upon defendant paying 12s. 6d. costs. SMALL LEBTS. James W. laoy v. William Mllurray. This was a special summons for .1 5s. The di fendant said lie was.n dravman .and had a family of five children. He only earned about £1 a week, and was w...
ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. Present—The Mayor (W. Ford, Esq.), and Councillors Patterson, Oldham, Crouch, Gardiner, Lord, Tullett, Fowler, and Bunny. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
ST. KILb A UUUNCIL. MoNnDAY, SEPTEMB.EIR 2. Present--The Mayor (W. Ford, Esq.), and Councillors Patterson, Oldham, Crouch, Gardiner, Lord;, Tullett, Fowler, and Bl un rlv, . 'l'he ininutes of'the last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPO-NDENCE. Letters were read From Robert Wlhitelock, complaining of the condition of Mort.street. Referred to the Public Works. Committee, with power to act,, on. the motion of Councillor Patterson, seconded by Councillor Oldham. From Edingt nI Brothers,' stating that when the tender for the lease of the abattoirs was accepted they had every reason, to believe that there woull be an increase.of business,. but they found that the establishment of local markets had 'acted prejudiciously to their interests, by. inducing numbers of bhtchers from other districts wherein cattle were slaughtered to send meat for sale in these markets. Under the circumstances they requested the council to make a reasonable and fair reductim in the rent of the abattoirs. C...
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
STr. KILDA COURT. 'IURSDAY, SEPrTEM'IR61 3; Before the Mayor (W. Forit,. Esq.), and 1T. Ml'?tumble, Esq.r MI NOIRVOFENCE. John C. Aldams was charged by Constable Gray with allowing the chimney of his house to cauh fire. 'lue dlefedaat ada.itted th,,[ offence, and was requeste I to put 2s. 6d. into the .poor box.
GARDINER DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
GARDINER DIS'TRII' ROAD BOARD. 'The usual fortnightly meeting of this board was held on Wednesday evening, when lMessrs. Henry (chairman), Wood unson, Barr, Middleton, Alway, and Stokes were present. Thie minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed, after which a letter was enad from William Johnson, complaining of the condition of the Charlwood-road, parts of. which' he represented as being in a highly langerous state. The cle k was instructed to inquire of the writer what part of the road lie reterred to.-A letter was read tfrom the Caulfield District Road Board, respecting a conference to be held with the Gardiner Board in reference to the St. Kilda-road to'l. rhe clerk'was instructed to propose that a meet ny of representatives from each hoard should take place in Melbourne on the 11th inst. A letter was also received from the Caulfield Board acknowledging the receipt of a com nnunication from the Gardiner Board, who had requested that a fence which encroached on the Mai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
Iz·m- ltlt'e, BOROUGH ,OF ]RAIIRAN. TrEDERS are invited until Wednesday, 11th L eptember, at. p.n., for IRepairing Fence at the rear of the Town-hall. Making Door for ppsepgo in Town-hall. JOUN CRAVEN, Town ClerI .. BOROUGII OF ST. KILDA, NOTICE TO OARDENEItS. T ENDERS will be received until 6 o'clock p.m., on Monday, the 9Lth September) from peroons desirous of contracting for eeoping the public gardens and genergl planting in order for 12 months. A free residence in the gardens. Specification to be seen at the town hall. The lowest or any efnder not necessarily ai pDpted. By qrdca of thaPlanting Committee, E. BIADSflAW, Town Clerk. St. Kilda, 30th August, 1817. BOROUGH OF ST. KILIA: T ENDERS will be received until 7 o'clock p.m, on SMonday, the 9il inst., for 'LIGHTING the public LAM~J,S with gas and kerosenel or with ke'o sene only. Specilications to be seen at the Tow-hlt.ll. The lowest or any tender not" necessarily necepted. E. BRADSHAW, Town Clerk. St. 1ilda, 4th Sept. 1867. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
Banks. THE NATIONAL 'BANK OF AUS TRALASIA . PRArH AN B'RAN CH. Chlpel Street., i-up Capital ... ... £ 540,500 oerPve Fund... ... ... 140,Jo0 The following rotes Iof'INTEREST .are.'allowed on money deiposited at tills Branch. viz.: At 7 days' inotice of withdrawal 3 pr reoit..phr ano Fixed, I monrth 6 moniths and _vr,, 6 Bulsiness Ilours-, Pen to .Three; Saturdays, Ten' to Twelve. And for the convenience of the public this Branch' will be OPENED for the receipt of deposits be= tween the lours of Nine and Ten o'clock. on SATURDAY EVENINGS. GEoitC 'E. ToLHUlRST, Manager. 1p COMERCTAL BANK OF SLIMITED . s T. KILD'.ABRAN CI H. High Street, Near Jinction.. The following. ratbs of INTEREST are allowed on money deposited at thinse:b -' ? . At 7 day'a notice of withd awal vS-per cent. per suann. Fixed, I month ,, 3" 3 .,, 4 ,, 6 , and upwards 6 Business hours Ten, to Three; Saturdays, Ton to Twelve. SATURDAY EVENINGS-Eight to Ten. Drafts issued on Grenat. Britain, and the Bank's Branches, an...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 7 September 1867
IB3RTH. .DUCKETT.-On the 3lst ult., at Byron-street, Sk. KilR, tie wife of Mr. Ed oard Duckett of a son. MARRIAGE. CIHOIitLEY-HOGG.-.On the 4:11 inst., at St. John's. Church, Toorak, by the 'Rev. Walter F ]iellowe5 1,4., Arthur Wolte Chomley, Esq., to Juliana Charlotte, eldest daughter of Edward James Hogg, Esq. DEATH. SDMIII.-On the 31st uIt., at Batkly-etre$t, Sr: Kildn, Isabella, wife of Robert Suitih.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
STHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. Before the Mayor (E. L. Vail, Esq.), and J. B. Crewh, Esq., J.P. ASSAULT. Margaret and Then. Cluttenbuck v. Thomas kifllin and James MIerritt. Unlawful assault. lom the evidence it would appear that lerritt was a tenaitlt of thie plaintiffs and on Sunday week last, the defendant Griffin hadl en ab horse and dray there at eleven o'clock night for the purlpose of taking away a load wood which" Merritt had sold him. The Isintiff declined to allow him, and attempted Sstop Merritt, 'nv, got up in the dray, Gi'oin oing out. Clute~n?buckl held the gate, and is wife got before the horse, but was thrown one side by Grifinh, as he statied, to pre ent her being ruan. over. The plaintiff oerred that he hial been struck by Griffin ith a whip, and that while attempting to 0p the dray ihe was knocked down and run ;er by the dray with Merritt in it. Dr. eherston was called to prove as to the Injuries received, and a. greatamout of hard eering was indulged in by the witnesse...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
pOLpOE INTELLIGENCE. P FRATIRAN COURT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER O. ereW. Templeton, P.M., G. Young, ;d ·J. n.*, Crews, 'Esqs., J.P.'s. AIsYrOR OFFENCES. lIry Corbett| was fined. s. for allowing er goats to wander in the public streets, 015thntanding. her.loud protestations of the of such infliction. C AINTENANCE. pVilliam Dnvies was.charged by his wife cob, with refusing to obey an order of the sort calling upon him to pay the sum of *Is. towards her maintenance, as well as atof her children. Mr. Weller defended, before the case was called on pointed out the bench the judgement given by the dges in basico isa re ties case of Campbll ol'ette, wlierein it was decided that eufli ent cause had' not been given to induce the to leava her husband. Thle bench con derod it would be better to hear the evi ace of Mrs..Davies before giving an opinion. is Davies deposed that she left her. home ws her husband had beaten her and given a black eye. She had stayed at her home Is same night, and went away o...
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
FRIDAY, SEPTEsIBBl 13. Before the Mayor (W.I Ford, Esq.), and James Wilson, Esq., J.P. MINOR OFte ENCeS. David M'Lean was fined 5s. for allowing his horses to wander in High-street, St. IKilda. The horses had been placed in the livery stable until the owner had been found, and costs were awarded to the extent of 5s. 'Thronias Roberts was fined 2s. 6d., i?vith Os. 6d. costs, folialso allowing a horse to wander in the pubhlo street. SMALL DEBTS. Brown and Co. v, Susan Hempson. Goods, £4 15s. Od. Amnounta wardpd, with 10s. costs.-Henry Bl1dwin v. Cathurine Griffin. Board and lodging, £0 15s. 6d. Amount awarded, with ls. costs. A handsome new ceiling for the Theatie Royal, Melbourne, painted by Mr. HlInnisigs, was shown for the first time on Monday night, and elicited much admiration. Further alterations are in coursn of progress1, which, when completed, will make this house one of the most eldgant in the Soutliern hemis phere. Parliament was prort.ued by Hit Excel lency last Tuesdad, u...
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, SErTiEMBER 10. Before the.?yaor (W. Ford, Esq.), and James Baiillie, Esq., J.P. SMALL D5EBTd. p " H. Eastwood v.-- Skardon. Goods, £5 Gs. 8d1. Verdict for amount, with 's. (id. costs.--Verdicts were also returned in tavour of the plaintiffs in the cases of Jessie Nicholson v. John Matheson. Wages, £2 18s. Gd.; and Alexnnder Hay v. James Parker. Work and labour, £6 4s. hd. aenry Baldwin v. Catherine Griffin. pBouird and lodging, £6 i8s. 6J. The defndantl being unwell, the case was postlioned till next court day.-J. W. Fourdrinier v. John Watson. Goods, £10 18s. Od. The'sumtnono was not proved to be sersed.
A YANKEE SPECULATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
A YANKEE SPECULATION..' Being once in the vicinity of the old Cradle of Liberty, we paused to witness the opera.ion of a cute Yankee at a refreshment stall. Tie object of our artention was a stalwart, red cheeked youth, with fox-skin cap, blanket coat, and woollen mittens, and might have come down from Vermont with a load o venison and poultry. It was evident fromI his manner that he'had got throught with his business, whatever it was, and was now a man nfleisure. The chapman displayed his most tempting edibles, for he saw before him a customer amply able to extend a liberal patrdnage. The Yankee looked over his whole stock in trade, and price'd nearly every article hie had. " How much is that 'ere candy a stick ?" he would say. "Two centa." "Wall, but by hulsile ?" "Ten cents a dozen." " Wall-but seein' it's me ?" "Seein' it's you, you may have a dozen sticks fbr sixpence." ' Now do you think I'm made of gold, yeou shaver F"' said the Yankee. Never mind -Iriv on. How's dougnnitsl ?...
DISEASED THROATS AND THE LARYN GOSCOPE. (Taken from the Launceston Examiner.) [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
DISEASED THROATS AND THE LARYN GUSCOPE. (Tanken from the Lnunceston Examiner.) Smn.- am induced to write to you ill conse quence of two letters whichl appeared in your issue of Tuesday, botlh referring to thsu employment of tilhe laryngoacope ;it treating throat diseare, and Dr 5tilcr's intention to briog it into fall use. It is no doubt true that tile laryngoscope lasd besen used by medican meon in Tasmnnia for some years; but neoer in the mnnner in wilich it is used by Dr. ,Yilkins, of Melbourne. I say so from personal experience. It w?s used with me in this couony; but 0so far as thie mode of manipulating, the power of the instrumnent and its disclosures are coucerned, it bore no more resembhlauce to thie surne instru menet in the hands of Dr. \Vilkins, than tile symbol O does to tile value represented by alty two figures. Dr. Miller hirmself.~urhW LmLay be p,'smitted .to sy, isa quite equal in. isis professional ability to any others in Utis colony, has frankly told me that hoe ...
A TRUE PARSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 September 1867
A'l TUE 'PARlSON. It was in one of tlhe most wretched quarters of Paris that a #riest wdnot to visit a rag woman who was dangerounly ill. Sho was lying on straw so damp that it! was fit 'only for the dooglhill. The visitor had reachled tihe. ldiog-place, and was re Ilecting howlohe might best minister to thie poor wo nans's wants, when ha Iheard the cry of anothler female from tie elid of a dark corridor, oxclaiminog "Help, murder " He tan towards the spot, and pushing open a door, saw two you.g children crying. Extended on the floor lay the unfartunate woman, whil1l a tall m'an with a sinister counten ance, and c:lad only in a pair of pantaloons and a ragged shirt, stood over her kicking her. Her faces was aheady Iblock aLd blue from tilhe violence. hie priest spraog towtards the man and said, 'WVretcla what are you about? Will you niot desist? " . Hedidi deaist, but it was to attack tlhe speaker. H sneized ohhl suddenly by the breast, ahrust two fingers under his cassock, and then...