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THE HERO OF THE NILE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
TaIr I?eIno OF Tim NIL,.-SlIIno llh1m ago rumnoulr woro afloat that this vessol was wroolkod, bult oil our offlrts to nrrive at tile truth of the report were unavailing. .Va lave learnt recentoool , lhowver, thlat ti1 Veasel wtR lost several ;oioa egIo oI), tih enoas ot Wel trn Asotralia, nle that Ceptinat stuld -ure, Dg lsleo arrived in Mlolbourne on tile 3rd nast., by thm Clanpa*. tre. Tihe hero of tLm Nile Irna owneLod by ).lssra l'llompsoon & Go., of London.
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
OORRESPONDENOE. Whilst admlttlng the greatesat literary freedom to Oorrespondents, our columns will be open only to snobh communcatlion as shall be clearly written temperately expraessed, an ot local or CIomer Interest In no wise holding ourselves responsible for any opinions that may be oonveyed therein.
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE PER R.M.S. ASSAM. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
WITH WIOfll 0I INOIRPORIATED Tll "ORTLANID E.XPRRES.' To Protect oar Rights - Not to Infringe uabn those of Others. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26. S-UTMMARY 1OR EUROPE PER R.I.S. ASSAM. ThiC sanionl of Parliament was brought to o close on Friday last the 22nd inst., and preparations will be now made for the general elections in 1877. Tin Government will take advantage df the recess to prepare a policy for the country. The two grleat point of policy for settlement are the Incilenco of taxation'and' rail ways. In he session just closed Sir JAMas M?'(iLLoo Il has been unable to satisfy tin country on either.. On the 5th int., the lproposition of the Governsmensto purchase the Ilobson's Bay line at 1 maximum of 1100 andl minimum o £85, the amount to" bn fixed by thl Judges of the Suprome Court as aritHatorn was rejected by a large mnioriy, and in consequoence of the rejection tlo Rnilwny Construction Hill introdwed by the Government and mde cintingent on the purclhase of the Hlobon's Bany line w...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
TABLE TALK. \Vtborv Coo.-?fr. Atkinson begs to acknowledge receipt of following sussorip tions for Mrs. Cook :--Oveend and Robb, 42a.; T. Gallaghier, a'.; E. Owens, 5s. Orr'otAL VoLr.raen I SPEcrToN--Ontlle 118th, Major Learmontlh nspected the Port land Detachment 'of th'e Western Artillery Corps, which fell in at tihe drill room and marched to the Magazine Hill, where the paredewasoondutted. 'There were present tlhre officers, six sergeants, and 50 rank and file, incluling tihe band. The'detrach ment was divided into two colmnpanies, Lieut. Vine in commnand of No. 1, 'and- Lieut. Manning No. 2. When tihe iarade was gone through the Major expressed the satisfaction le felt at the accuracy of the drill; lie then referred to tihe Major's 'lrophy" open to Portland, Belfast, and Warrnambool. Tile first firing for tile prize will take place on 1BthrJanuary, 1877, the second within a month, and some one or other of the coiopanies to'be twice the winners'before the" Troplhy" can be inally ...
SOCIALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
en a8 SOCIALITIES.. ad -ta lse "The sheperds sing; and shall I lt MIy God, no hymn fr thee? 108 Sy Ml's a shepherd too: a iock It heds of thoughts, and words, and doode. tohJ paturutes lthy wodl ; the strins, thy gran in- Itlrichieg all the place." in A Merry Clhisttnas is being enjoyed, I )le hope, by all the readers of the Guardian ; of may a Happy Now Year follow. xe Portland. though so bustling and lively ve on Siturday night, bids fair to bo do ed populated on Boxing Da.y, if the woether a will permit the numerous projected picnicn to be carried out. Pienice are a happy in. et iltution, they satisfy all classes and conl. 1l0 ditions of people, the old ate tolerated and lia the very youngest are made welcome. [r. The excursion steamer, on Friday, en carried away a large number of holiday no keepers; this time next year we may its expect to have excursion trains carrying n ti- ts dwellers of hot inland towns to taste the freshening breezes in Portland Bay. al A good many reasons ...
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM AND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
I BENEVOLENT AYL UM A . The ordin"ry notnturalhdýectlng was hbl& in the Town Hall on Frida, l Qitd Least SThere were present-4b Presdega,. an Mesres. Manning, Hill, MuhDot, and Woods. The tiouints of last eet3g were read Rdi confirmed'. The Superinterntent ?qarted the statro' the H1ouse to be if rises and a (anmie, Out-docr reciient--16 adults, and l" uhildren. i.. Since last meeting Willitt Erans had left of his own. accord. T:he Sulerintendent wal directed to have a grte erected in the dlVision, fence, eaum cietly wide to admit carlt The Secretary was ilstructed to write to Messra '?arr and Sn, of .telbou:ne,.in order to t?ecertain at nwht price they would be willing to supply pDtaU. Venettaun teel blinds for tile new ward. M.oesrs. Mannuing and Burbank were ap. pointed .the visitiat cormmittee for January, CoottoaowuNENCE. From the Superintendent and Secretary of the Eye atd SEar Institutiln, in reference to. Elizal,etl Franeii' care.--Receivedt From the lyev, \V.. Trante...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
CRICKET. The second match of the seasnn for the Murray Challenge Cup was played on Satur day, 16th, between the clubsof lHamilton and Portland, the scene of the contest being the lnamilton Cricket Ground. The Portland eleven left the previous afternoon, reaching Branxholmo late in the evening, where the few hours of the olght were spent. They left Branxholme about 5 a.m., reachlling Ilamilton for Breakfast, when Host Pllven's excellent fare was done justice to. After breakfast, a move was umadu fr the Cou vincing ground, and at ten the players were ready for action. Mr. F. Allhn was chosen as captain for Pprtland, and Mr. Rippon otlcisate, for HIamilton. Mr. C. E. Evans acted as umpire for Portland in tile place of Mr. Archer, who was called upon to supply tihe vacancy in the eleven caused by tihe absence of Mr. J. Allen, Mr. Shiells standing for Hlamilton. F. Allan winning tihe toss, sent his opponents to the wickets; Walters and Bloomfleld toaking the wickets to the bowling of him...
MELBOURNE. Friday, December 15. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
MELBOURhE. "FROM OUR d OWN iORRESPONDeFT. Friday, December 15. Politics are 'altogether too heating mnd exciting to be indnlged in to-day,. Ddsnlesa men have been comqpelled to neglect tihe periodlcal buttering of their diurnal crust and seek refuge in their own cellars. In Collini-street tile' glass at Kasner & Moans's has 'registered 10) degrees 'in the -shade, while the thermonieter, whclh is kept inside theirbuilding about four feet front thestreet, has recorded tile greatest heat it has ever yet aitained, 104. Perspiring hIumianty has suciumlted to the weather, andtlino Observea tory officers have been left alone to mark the rising of the mercury whlich on tie domain eminence capped 150 dege, in the sunlight, and id dno,. In theslhcle. We have hnua a hot time, and, although a gentle zephyr, 7.high1 .1w n keeps thei thermomnetor at, o dogs., is blowing from'the sea, there is not much prospect of immediate change. Last night w.as spent in lheated fretlulness, and the only...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
SPECIAL ADVERTIS9MEN_ TS. FENI'I'O W. I.LL, Surveyor and Architect, SUItVEYOJt ndler tie ritANSFEI: OP LANID STATUTE Officcs at E. Ctnumingi' Timber Yanls oercy.treet, i'ortlind. To. WOOLGROWERS -- and FARMERS. . tIlki nderlined in i ybajerof Wool -• - allow, . . i and Sbeep~hking , tor will nmake ,ast,. .lvnure-i4 n a mlite. whether Int s ile hi .Mutiurne or: shimellnt I to Lindlll . bhlppillt eopruses Pl rWluce at, wurrentt rnate. - i ,, Su i Strcer It Tihonas lMda t. Portlanl, 6th Niot.inrt r, (17Wi. S MIS9 DUFF, Mllluner and M3lnutic .aker, j.GAWLER STREET, :' pO R0 I. T ,AI T 13 rlI'NDERS her .ineere thll.nkl to frirndl I Iistll niIluInte for the iupport givren her lI-e tIlinolltciang buoiletla, nild tIrl-tI I i aItenloi, to" their wint", Slid mrnlerate cluargte to revure a ceuiittuanne of thlir *tron"ge. -. . I. rew sprint and Summer Goods LAT 'EST A\'0 VELTIES INV Hate, ,Hounnets,. I'eatherjs Ribbons, Flowers, t.*- -- - laces etc., etc. L tLdles Bonnets and liats trimmed In t...
THE MOUNT GAMBIER AND RIVOLI BAY RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
THE IOUIJT t'GAMBIER AND RIVOLI IAY RAILWAY. WE condense. from the Border Watch of the 16th 'a report of'the meeting held at Mount Gambier to consider the inost advidable way to follow, to perfect the process 'o tapping Victoria, so effectively commenced in the districts of lIorsham and the Wimmera tlirodfgh the Lacepede Bay line to Kingston. The proposal is for a new line connecting Mount Gambler on the west from Rivoli Bay, and with Castetton on the east. The plan is simple; if speedily carried out it will certainly prove very effective, and in that case the best thing for tihe people of Casterton and 'Portlanid would'be to petitiontho QuEEN'asking that the districts should become politi cally as well as commercially a portion of'South Australia. ThoMelbourne Government is so much taken up in tihe question of hoiv best to concen trate the trade of the colony on Motel bourne that the western border land is totally neglected, the trade carried to another colony; then what should det...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
MAKE YOUR PURCH ASES FOR THE -.. , .• - .: .: -* AT THE CHE APEST HOUSE IN NTOW:,.N ., "3033",.........-. CORNER OF PERCY AND HENTY STREETS. DURING THE MONTH OF DECEMBER I SHALL. SELL FOR CASH - AT Greatly Reduced Prices.i i 0- CUSTOMERS FROM THE COUNTRY WILL. FIND' IT TO THEIR ADVANTAGE TO; -0 IT ?S UNNECESSARY TO QUOTE PRICES, BUT I .-MAiY , MENTION THAT I CAN DO . White Calicoes from 3s. 9d. per dosen r': Grey ,, ,, 3s. Cd. ,,: Victoria Tweeds ,, 4s. 9d. ,, yard., , Geelong Trousers and Vest at 20s. .,' AND ALL OTHER GOODS AT EQUALLY A. R. RICKAIRD. T. KEILLER & CO. PERCY STREET, HI AVE in Stock a largo assortment of . General ?Iroliandieo, including Groceries, Oilmen's Stores, WINES & SPIRITS, IRONMONGERY. EARTHENWARE, BUIILDING MATERIALS, o~., Which they are offoring at greatly reduood prices under the same libcral-torms that have hitherto gained for them so mtuch support. Special inducements will be given to Cash Pnrchasers, from town-and. country of : parcels ...
COLONIAL BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
COLONrAL IIAN.-TIIhe emporary omalree of thle (oloonlt lmink will be in tlhe promi?es of Mr. Riochmond Ienty, Jelil Street, and not an stated in thie last issue of the Guardiarn in Peroy Street. TrIE LuBR.--A telegram just to hand states that the S.S. Lubra leaven Mel bourno on Thunrsday, ctlling at the ports of W~,rrnambool and Belfast, arriving at Portlend on Friday, 22nd inet. Exoutnetro Tanrs.-All tickets for Ringle fares excursion trips, for the Julia Peroy. Itob Roy and Otway etoeamors, to be issued from tile 21st inat. to tile closo of December. will be available for one month from the date of ielsue PaseNTATirro.-On Thursday. 14th Inst., the members of the Bible and Confirma tion classen, held at St. Stoplten',.'prno nteod the Itev. J. O. P. Allnutt with an excellent Time.piece. with tlhe requeot that lie would " kindly accept the little slook as a mark of their grateful affomtioe."
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR OWN OORRISPONDBNT.) VICTORIA. ,MELBOURNE, December 18. O.ase Daotor' Fisher v. iMre. Fisher. The Full Court pronounced dissatisfied with the evidence adduced at previous trial, and granted order for noew trial, but de. nying the respondents power to .plead charge of adultery against tile petitionser, whichlo charge has been alreadly tried and not substantiated. Trial of Captain Cowle, of the ship Queen, for unnatural offence, resulted in his acquittal. John Kenny, collector of water rates, committed to trial on charge of embezzle ment of £150 in oollecttone. Great vigilanee exercised respecting the passengers from the northern ports; dread. Ing smallpox. Slack, committed for contempt of court, liberated after 18 days incarceration. Fisherman named Keys jumped four teen feet into the water, and encumbered with heavy clothing, saved a boy who ao oidentally fell into the sea. Wheat, now, as. 7d.; old, Ga. 10d.; oats, aS. to 3e. 4,1,; maize, 3s. 9d. Legislati...
PRESBYTERY OF HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
PRntilYTron Or IAMI?l.TON --Te Pre?eby ter'y imo, pro re nan, at Hamilton on WVoldnoslnv Ilt. Thu moembers prn.ent wore the Rove. W. .1. Oillusplo of Colo. railo, O. T'lhomi on ol Branxhllolhuo, Ind J. KI. nhMattillani of Ilamiliton, Pre.bh try Clerk. In the abeoneo of the Mol, ,otator, the Ilov. W. J. Gilloupio provided. Tioe Rev. huorloe Thomnvon revortel that lihe lhand pro~dded t a mIootin of the eongrourr' tion at P1rttlad on the procolding W\'ednia day veninllg, ylhon it was unninnontly re. melvel to apply to lie Probyt'try to arrlngi for tho noltlnmontt or" ni?lItohi r it liorllnld.--Mr. Jamle llnH kiii, who wv iv appoillod to represenit Illo conlgreatil:,tri. alddrlnoaod thea I'reanllbytry In iupp?Ir of the aIpllicalhon. The lIuv. J. K. lnltnlillin wRI ICnllnrdidtll.y Illl)ohllrtl to enI)IIIloilt l)ivileo Hervie in thll lirt.ltll rhllrth luxt Thireldany evning, nlll i thn cli.o of nlllio worsli In prooneud with ii " ll " ta n Itnilnlr. noenording ti the rior of? the ochurchl...
WESTERN RAILWAY EXTENSION. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
WESTERN RAILWAY EXTEN SION. To the Editor of Iti Argus. Sir,-You are aware that by the construc tion of the railway from Narrannorlt to Ltace pede Itay tile adjoining colony of South Australia has obtained possession of the trade of the Wlimmera district. Our neighbours are now following up their success, annl are making efforts to secure the remainder of the trade of this part of the colony. The construction of a lino of railway from Rtivoli inay to Mount Gambler lhas been-olreody natlorised, nnd public meetings are nnw being held at Mount Gamblier for the pulr pose of urging upon tile South Aunslrallin Government the necossity of contlining the railway to tile Victorian border, at a point near to 'Canterton. If this line is made it will haver the effect of diverting the trade of tihe Merino and Cstlerlon districts to the ad joitning colony. Otir Government, for po. litical reasons, refuses to allow any railway communicatiton to thIl aibovc-mentioned places on tllis side of the bor...
WRECK OF THE SCHOONER POSTBOY. SIX LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
WRECK OF THE .sCOONER POSTBOY. SIX LIVES LOST. (Ananoul. nnoacM TrI n sourT AUSTRALIANO nslarritli, DEC. I6.) The Postboy was a 60-ton schooner, owned by Messrs. WYeman and Margan, of Port Adolelaide. She left Port MacDonnell on the 12th nlst, with a shlort cargo of 12 teons of bark. Tiln onil board at tile time lshe was iosl were Cptainn Tllomas, John Newman Cave (the mlae), lvenry lHarrington, James Sweeney, and Jollo Casey (senamen). Besidell the crew thleo were two passengers, whose natlles were unknown. One was froin Mel bourne, a mil'er by trade, who had worked in Mesars. llarper's rice-mills, 'llnders street, Melbourne; nd tilhe other was a maen who palld hal the fare anld was to work the other half out; lie was known on board ins " Jack." About half-pant 12 on Friday (15th inst.), whilst the schooner was bowling along unlder foll canvas, between 10 ann 11 miles from Glenalg, the change of wind came up. It blew steadily at first, and as it was favourable, though strong, sail ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
SAfter a uerire of proticinied negottieioneh, the O?l rlloleliL it. Ntew HiULIt Wales, ",saysl the S' il?ry Morning Herald, " has conaludeut it einnriolinlo with tle colony of Buntlh Aue- , tralla In respect to thorlnrcerdtutiel. AtounR the I rllnt It has bitml ,agreed thiat, in lieu of . Lit. Liolleetion ol ulth lo ilten n the fIrntler, Soulth Anu.Ir,lia It to pay to this coluny the. Onl £3, 4.O ()(0 Imtnlly, Inoa aginst £.13,500, theo lilmilnit IIprvi)II.Ily p.it. It may he ret* noirked lthtll the utlll collected oli the Vio loilili foiilltilr amnillllts to about £120,000. Ro tilnit thI horder dlitle, will now. bl orlih to lhiI colony nbloutlL ,£15,000 a year. Ii il inut unity y?eor .Ilnce LIthe Gvernlellnt of Sir ,Imun. .hIrlinrl wain ceniure l fr asking £l100,i(X from, Vitora rlin ien l tu thte oullec • lII Illlh thr, duties, anll for nIoi not doupt.l uig Li3,000 as. at l eiuivalet . .
PARLIAMENTARY. TUESDAY EVENING —DEC. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 December 1876
' PAILLIAMENTARY. ' ,TCioDAr .nySoeeO --deC. 5, . oon after the meetling of til Leglslatjvo Assembly .on Tuesday afternoon the debate ontlle proposed purchasoe of the Melbourne anqlIIobqon's Bliy Iltllway 'wits rdsnmed,,ou elr, Bot'saniondluetit that, .tilIe Ihne bo boilght at i price not exceieding £80 per slitre, withl £434,400 for lho' bonlipny's debotlitres. Sir Jintlel M'Culloch remillnded the IHouse tlltt,'nlthough the Government proposal was only naffirmed last week: by- a snlall majority, a considerable number of those who voted in tlhe minority Intimated that they were in favour of tile nurcllaso, toltlg not at so. high a high a price as that named. rhow ever to make any fresh offer woulid be use less, besides being ihuillatilg to tihe Govornmenlt and the compiny. The Go vernlment proposal 'nlust illther be dtrriled out or all d ea of puirchasltig e lind must be abaindoned. The Government had that day asked tie' directors of the company to intilo a fixed price for the prope...