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NEW POSTAGE BILL. [To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
'NEW POSTAGEý ý II%. [To the Editor of the, Portlad' Guardian.] la consequence of th'e lmpoition ot so shameful a tax on letters, I shall,'for my own part, and I wiould strougly; advise exery poor man to ?'idopt the .same: plan, effectually defeat the ocject of ,the. wise •Mr .Grimes, by enclosing itwo,. three, and even four nbteis for distribution in, Mel bourne, ander one cover. S. .Your
Shipping Intelligence ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
ARRt IV ED.! l\Iav'Grh.-Aitelope steamer, 1200. A. I'. Frenich, froma .Aa1iIaidv, ii ith r "aaretl paSsrneigrs for 'I elluorlit', tt IIht'e nIames we were unIIale Is ubluiui. SAILED. May laihh-Aueiupte stemnler, for Ael bvdiue.-I'nsserigre front this Purt. E. Plentty Lsqlr, tMrs Ii'nlv, Dri. Us. Lorne, Miiss Oust tic, , AI s-4e8 Bros i (2), R1ev. M. iaIndt, Dr. acid Dirs, Loigy-sl Mr VI I Ii 3 in thie secoii:I cuhitt, uud 17( inl thie slectlcgg I er Attlteij L s iteamer, romLn Ale. h!te aU Lags flour; I2l;uIltges arseujic ',hlag Itiley 2beuge weat, 2 bugs
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
S'j? ..ER IT.. .. L. B.. . Y-ST*.E 9 I:.%,ILTIA U' JONES;' of thile' above"' In :V "iavi?ig manide etenoiveo" alterations' for a hi'onviinlence f settlor~ and' atherO gentleor men' sar,virg;str PortlandTl:truits that a Idue I s ,hare'ofpetrlasgo will. be grapted bhim aLd _,,,epaaesure al, lparties +by whem' he mayt be tihoiored,,.tltt gevery endeavour will be needp ld,'.isty to thi uitmost iktut; their ohidas Itejipeetitg "Doeas rTi Coireon 'arirrigeo .'ieniilt -:,have L' boen'm iade :" ror, Eli..?hitus AceoIMODATION and tlheBST iLr W ,SrTzatrs Ala gusat outlayE lrisNaita biTatxlie has 'beon,.,provided and ,a a Feaeos of t the best description proe?ired. The A ? ai oseaO on llI HIonsai enltrusted to his care filli have A' . Ordinarr Piroidod:e:iery dev'at 8 D.m W'ILLIAK JONL S.: ' A1TANTBD 1 ca"od I working Overs*er. ., ,ApplW tho understled : r :.. ' :. J OINtCOLDHAY O.raudal- ; Feb. "8th .1854. " ' ESTONHIOLM 'STATION flub ;'l 48000 'sheep -and, abouttt80 Iliead Astlu(ie. 1:: tI? ...
PORT OF MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
POR TOF MEL13O UIINE AessI'C ii April 7.- Losvro, ship, frome St. John's N.B' 2 ".-ElssJc, ship, ":'froim Lon on .Ab 1.oim.r, b rqu, tc.ro Soderham, Sweden. Mschi h sit; shohoner, from New York, Lady Ib3ri~r steamncr, !rini I auitc oltn i . i hdsstn n, ship, frons L nn. d O.-E~mma IPreso t librig; -from 11, Bait T osn, W\i3 insi JLnoy, steamwr, ir is Iflubhut Town. 4io'0snphorn G. .. S a. C S 'frbon outjthimoptosi, Lonidon, St tmcr, fromn Sydniisy, liorii Don, Lisbue, froms Isib irt TIowin, Ariel, -scidineir, fbio Licloing, 'itwo schoolne rs fropi the Ulc ds
ENTRANCE TO PORTLAND BAY (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
ENTRit ENCE TO PORTLAND BAY (To th Editorf the Por*tand Guiardsoa) I end you the fllowing 'diretions' for makiug the land near .this' port, which I trust may be of service to commanders of ships bound to this place,:who are strangers on this coast. I mayhere remark this was my first voyage to-this port, and I had no d fliculty, whateveir, of- making Portland Bay, although' Ihad no sailing directions, nor have I met with any work describing the coast to the westward . Ships bound to Portland Bay, should get on the meridian of Caphe `Bridgewatet. when about two degrees to the westward of it and theh steer a due'. East '(trse) course. That Cape when s ean may 'be easily known by its bluff-bold appearance, and when abreast: of it- bearing (North) it cannot be mistaken, as it is covered with verdtxre, and trees g, owing': on it to the edge of the clidt, not a, forest appearance, but like that of a lhod cultivated or a gen tleman's Demesne. The land to the west of Cape Bridgewa:er is form...
DANGEROUS MEDICINE. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
rDAN iERO ?M.EDIC INE.. (T (the Editor qf teP orland Guardian.) sir, - A ?'A oat serious and: nearly fatal acci .:dent having occurred here within these l. st lew days by taking an over. dose oL.f that.'coinlariiively iinple and well known ,tonic,, " Quinine '' I think it would be as well to miske the circum, stance known as a caution to the pub. lic, and h, re esecially tliose residing in the 'bush,,away frot Medical aid ; 'ae+ to the danger of, :admirnistering, or taking medicine, when -tlie proper. quantities audtheir cffeetsoare not fully. known. The Rev; Francis Russell; our Min ister here,having accidentally taken an unuiual quantity of the above medicine, nearly, lust 'bs life; it having brough t on a most violent attack of "Tetanus " that) most farful affection; and at one--time but Imall hopes were en. 'tertained of his recovery;- fortunately Dr. Mason who is residing near the Parsonagewas. ins, immediate attend. ance and by anremitting attendance eventually restored the ev...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
B ,O woUTH AUSTRALIA,; "Ve have per Antelope steamer, which aritlovinl Sn urd ry last, papers rfree Adaic ide to thlie? 3rdl May; Much of their spdee is occupied wits the ,European iar telligence per' Bosphorus ' ; nl'i ROAN II TEs.--An interesting conitnunication' is published" fromi the I)iike of. Newcastle to lHis Excellency the Lieutenant Goveruor of South Australia, on 'the subject of iatroducing into that colony, the Argan 'lTree,. The Acting -Biitish Vi:o Consul ait Mogador, hal coinnmuicated to ilia Grace a description q(. this specitren of Natural History which growson dry and otherwisa barren soil, more or less throughout the Stites of Western Barbary. A"' Ailfantity-of the seed had been fbor warded to'the South Australian Govern niit." 'I'hi Argan free fromi iti charac. ter nad tlihe nutritious` property of its fruit, it was .caonsidorud,.,would be an ncquisition to the Australian Colonies ; as itsi emiinently fitted to afford a supply( of .food'to cattle,in'seasons of:dr...
WARRNAMBOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
WARRXAMiD 30L, UnTrII 'PRisrY iAlJ ;CuaIRc,. Anotljer ineeting ol the members of the above persuasionl waesii ild.iii.the church, on" Tureday evetinuglastli?? Mr. Monteith in the chair, '::Lhe:proceed. irige having been opened hbya sprayer from 1i to Bev. Dalrymipli, tlureport ,f tie comimittee aippousiteil 'at tl e for. is. r meeuint. wias reLeilealoil adilopt. ed' ?lThat report said that the trustees had full. power to dispose of the plro. sent cha.rcl s and sllotitesut by con. pent of0 the congregatioli. ''I ha the Iprohableyvalue of the same was ifrom ahout £300 cash to X350 piart eLsh and part.eredit. t he report also recomn menided that the corloer allotilletit in blo k I8, olfered by Mr Jaumes (oust for £40O$ silloulld be psurcallsed.C'li The tmeetitig thein ugreed that(( ie trustees should he emipowered to' disposi of ithe presenlt place of worshipi to ".lie best advantage, reserving the right of the, con!gregation rentinlg ,the simoe nistil. ie. now luiuildiugi wis erected....
Local & Domestic. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
EcAl.oa & romnstic. MAIL oR. BRITAIN.-TIhe mail by the Alhnora will close on the 15th instant. . Peosr oirirc EcoNOuv.-We nndertand that tile small peir ccntage thia usedlo be allowed on the purchase of a htndred postage stamps, is now disallowed. The gulden colony has become so desperately poor that dit 'camot afford discount on peouy s'arops: TItu" (GaEt:I.OSO: i 'Io S..Ls -We have obh served I..tely, in more thian one instance that ou couuteuili ry the (Ieclong Adver tier has give r his leaders as a heading of newvs ""lorthl ni," but utidicrthant cros~ head, hIas- insrted news exclusively from Ilelfast. Does.our 'coutenlporary really co'itound 'the two placed together ~ As far as distance is concernied it" wou d b.: quite as coiroect to call 'M elbou, c, (Gee:ong.: .lowever highlyi we m y,es temes Blelfast, it instill, not always agree able to have our own indiv duality nila. takpa Lr : that ol .ur ineig hbour. Sieca' vs'isAIsso.--We hear that very mna1ny sllcijp have bee...
THE Portland Guardian, AND NORMANBY GENERAL ADVERTISER Published every Monday and Thursday TO PROTECT OUR RIGHTS—NOT TO INFRINCE UPON THOSE OF OTHERS. MONDAY, MAY 8, 1854. NEW ROAD ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
AND NOl1UINBY GiENER.t. ADVERTI:S, iublishet every itonday and Thursday e TIIotu'rLU'r O IIlI(HTi -xOTTo INFRItNG5 UPO0 THOSE OF OTIelUiS M:,? t)AY, 1,AY s,'1854. NE.. W ROAD ACT. WE have: amongot 'the Acts of :the last session, an amencled Itoad Act. We had occasioun ' our publication of 6ih October 13i2 to conment upon the Road Act pass. ?.iil Auigust of that. year; and while ap. proving the p:itcip'0.of putting the . re. pair of" the roads in each districi under I cal '"inuagemlent, by the cstablishal ent of district road boards; ' we objected to the act i, detail ,as throwing the whole bur.-ci of expencee in lorming our un made roads upon the indivi.ual districts. The .inhabitiats of acl! d strict are to raise the. c whole expeOIe 'of tie roadIs noLt.merely tbr keeping thdin ini repair bit ~br making thein. For this purpose the house holders and I.ldh Ideas are to be assesscd; as well as tolisto .b levied n the roads; but no provision is made in the Act for a fair proportion of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
. . .... ... rat.T - thyss ... r t.'i N r .t O?* SpTE DESC.tIPT"OT, T1CLUDING PA.1/PiiLE TS, CJRCULARS,j BILL-'IIEADS, L_.o a ro , nt,[Iatd Hi;;i, CirL" , y*,,, - :zecutcdc PrITE RATiifPSS A`') DESPATCH, - AT T?a . PU'BLISHING OFFICE OP.T'E po tig' b narbimn, AT ODORZ T2a E' TCEV. S'PURILANi D PI' 1' lFFiC L. . is'r of unclaimed Letoters lyin?; at this Solice tur the rmnullth of Api it Abel; Wtr .. -. M'Lbihlan, Jlhon Angut, Alexander alletninig, Wialer Bachelor, A ., Mash, 'I lhIas .Ilackhoutie. Gilbert 2 2:.oore, Jesse Itrowin, Joseph - icl etcr Cook, George O'Lry,J ?ary Cook. llo.ry P'lee:; .tephen Dick, John 2 lFp,ri". lDickson, Jamrs Fi,, F. P. aoutighcl , Jll P ley,'JoIlut oast,"" WVitlam " tlh dil, a id .. : . otres, Mrs Scholield, i 13 Foster, Charlie Eifitih G o:det. F'owtle,'-Thomats Smih I illiau 2 Iritll,Jamnes stus.:O , amuel 3 Graves. Mr S . Surrev, Willa teitilanit, IG Taylo, Gaeorge liarna, Jshln " .' Tay lur, Jta tesd Lucy lc5ndiry James l'hon?si, r U Jiollnd, ~aln ...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
'ENGLISH NEWS.' B3y the arrival of the Bosphorous we have files to the 3rd February. ::'Al though later news has arrived inll the colony, yet the following-extracts will he initertsting. The opening of Parliament on Tues day, 3lst ut., was marked by some circumstances of peculiar, interest. Fhr several weeks past rumour hiid been In circulation injutious to the well earned popularity of the Prince Consort, uan atn aneasines, little short of public agitation, prevailed namng.t all classes of the peo-ile'as to his recap tion in the streets on this occa-iou. IExplanations of the cotiduct imputed to him, it was expected, would be either demanded in Parliatnen t, or off ered by Ministers; and the utmost curiosity hiid suspelnse nmarkcd tliu de lneanttthir of the vast ainulttiludes that crowded the line of the 'royal proces sion; There were no symptompi, how ever, if the disiespcct or distrust ex. hihited by ti e populace. .W\Vitl that high sesse of justice ivlich marks the' ruitductof la...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE NEW POSTAGE TAX. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 8 May 1854
OUZOIWAL , CORREaPONDENCB t :: NEW -POSTAGE TAX. '(Ts the Bdifor of-thePordaiid .Guardian.) ir.. r ., l. Iia be allowed thit the nineteenth century. is the age of progress in all -parts 6fthe knownvworld,'we muot el Sept this'laind?6?iontrarieties Austra. lia. For . while ..:every .enlighten. ed nation is at the present time endea *oarinig to ameliorate and, improve the social and' inutlletuaitl wqlfare : of its peopli;,,aripienit rulersa have im -iosd. an. additional charge 'on the . transmiseionof letters' and newspa S-pers,; which every man` knows is one -f the .most impo!nirtant channels throghi whiebh the statesmen of Eng. l and are endeavouring ?to elevate the people'to a higher state of mental and moral training Surely our Legislators 'la not' h now- to be ilformed of the higbty poweriof the interchange of thoug ht;a ha?ethev aneisr known of the vast - iflusenefdftrgood which our. free press haltihe ,;'bilitybto wield. . They may see it int die.characteristic of the preseatis...
WARRNAMBOOL. WARNAMBOOL BUILDING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 11 May 1854
.l l ..l.e" I.°'.1 i "1' .6hF /'' . l ·. L .'1 - · W7 AAN r M BOUL1I.` BUI[,T I N O . ?4.tirthiteodiflg the wtate'-brt t e ~~~ wh a~r~e :meeting iat eafr th tLhe.ýlhqoo k~ui~ie purpuse ;oi ., the aboe st. eotye oil Mood~q ei'ealing aIs8.t' 1c I ! 'i -'j: inouh f j, ,._ghiiree.ea~ramcyWOmloeCV;. id..imootbly oub~wription oagrad to:, The~rulee Z~wers- tuo Ieiiyby to 'be' read: to the .v;etiettgldfd'~t oifibgtbe hebeade were, merelyr 'reld. '.Atii necessry. tbhtt bf ---b i otiud} be elected ' from' si;;8geti ebareoilderu, sod theiudie ice t;;geinerS;ly: noJappeiet'ig to. nave e clear con J Fception d a' !lrulcI , t ea. agreed that1 -y'ylthe onlneehog should be arouroneU to' next 'b onde aiti;eve tbe' at the mae h 'oe bnid " y: l~fi : t::: ' ýyd. Za:' :-· .G: __ t~j.. ;r~yS i} t :7L+; 'vsý"'.ji : ,", i i
HAMILTON LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 11 May 1854
HIIAMILTON LANDI BALEz The"fol loving L?ta of Sbl urbanr Landt rill be offered- for Sale ati the: Poli.e Otlice" Imilhon;, on Tuesdiay the thirtict day- of Slay n'iext, at -Eieveii o'eloek: sttha paet, pride affixed''iach ? lot :csp:c. iely'. Depoolt 10 dplr diit.i D Pariah of Southl Hamnilton=County-.e :--, ' o " ý.''Fordrina.by". " =" S pet price 2.10s pet?oacre: s 1 8a 2Zr 15p allot 32 sec ,B' s17a' 3r I22pd ? 3 doi 3 3 7u 0rL3d6p do .4 ,do ' Upes price £3 per aerr 44a'3r .2e allot 35 sec B ' 6 4a Or 3 - p (10 36 do . .d4S.:Or 32p d' 17 do . '4a' 3r : .Tp: do 38 d o.." " Upset p?rice '£2 ldm per ancr: 4 8a .Se ?r2p: alldotdo9 $9 ,, e 9 ?6 2rl?.Sp :do .,40 "do ? Upsetp rice £3 per erl. 10 3i, It 24p alldot' 41' aB;: -c B . IS -a ,.24p do' 42 , 'do 12 S? 2r 22p d6 43' do 13 a 2r 22p do 4 .. 14 4a Ora1- p do 47 do ?5 4a Or .alp do 48 ds ? " Upset ptice £2 IOe p er acre; 1,6 7a 3r 33p ellot49 . see B',:, " 17 5a 2r 38p do.7509 do" 185a 2rS 38p do' , do' 19'i ""r 6pt do £3o4ioe,- , 20...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE MELBOURNE MARKETS May 1. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 11 May 1854
COcMERCIAL INTELLIGC NCE.L 'ELtOURNE' MARKETS May 1. SThe price or golll has adac ed to L3 vs,3d. .. W1,I3t.I. PRICEI OP PL FLOUR lpt pI r 2fiyl.per. Brn 20001bi. 2U00lbs. bus. light h& Ce,,. :35" 33 6 6 F.ultout o ? ,:I- 34 " 7 01 H , v Mi ýRI.--April - 29. --.Rit h.y was so!d.yes:erdayP t £35,; .fair average lsay, £33.. ,ehdjnl'erlr gsol mnore teadi y t. from £C26 tto £0 per . ton. W~ldat }traw is.still scarco aid ;iu demand, and is sb!d,t froni £23 to £39 pgr ton, ? Ppoouce .MAMikr --Clbb'gcs, .d to I per.liead ;.carr9ts tid .turhips, td, pe ppndle. paraips 8d per. do ; radishes. 6d er do.; .petatbes 'd per Ub; iniols li er.lh; jbtiebi ord I,. to i2ae chli; toma. ses, $s 6d:ipet lb. vwgetlblbmarrowi s from'2s to s lach.; rock mslons 3s Od, to Os,;: meltibn (waeer) fiom i 6d to .s 6d each;. grlpe i ,GI. to 3s; Gd . per Ib l Smotons s. perdozen ; . orangel, ;6s per .i ozmn, apples Is to 2s per Lb;, pear is per,.dozen; geeso,,2s each i tiirkeys 30s to 40, eath. i duck, 2Os p...