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THE VINEYARDS AND STRAW BERRY GARDENS OF CINCINNATI. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
.THE VINEYARDS AND STRAW ' BER RY;GAR DENS ,0F , ; CINCINNATI. ' in sThe follovvingv extract'Trbm the JSeio iForksTribunet.maylbe readtwith equal advantage, and interestcbv^colonial cul\x=req-\ tivaforsoftne grape, .and, strawberry. Thirty..or forty.years: affo'^Mr. Ni\x=req-\ cbolas " Longworthi ibeganr to V believe that American wines.I»wero possible. Everybody,-else said M o ; but he stuck to his iYes.'^ He could not'believe that while Europe, with1 no'native, grape of; her. own, drew s'j -much from her vineyards, while, this' country;with'her, lorests crowded• with vines; couId' not produce a wine worth the drinking. ; And so the sparkling and still Gatawba j came into being, i Now-the grape culture in the neighborhood 'of Cincinnati is so extensively carried on' that one horticulturalist sold this year a million 'cuttings.It is so ^'extensive > th'at,?. the, 'market:, is; already,', floodedt :iwi th i^spuri-" ous . , compounds./'What is,-, sold ...us ■ spai;kling\ca ta w.ba ...
FURTHER INTELLIGENCE BY EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
FURTHER INTELLIGENCE BY EUROPEAN. The latest .accounts' from India report all quiet at Calcutta, but inhabitants much alarmed, and vohinteer guards patrolling day and night. Delhi not yet taken—insurgents receiving reinforcements. 1 ' — • ■Agra; in. the hands of the mutineers— Europeans safe in the fort. - .. .. 'All..'the native troops at Dinapore re\x=req-\ volted— supposed to be marching\on Patria. The 90th (Queen's) arrived at Berham\x=req-\ pore in time to disarm one artillery and one infantry regiment. i Great, fears entertained for Patna and\x=req-\ Benares. •&lt; Calcutta full of destitute fugitives. Subscriptions in progress for their.relief. Out of 77 native regiments iii' Bengal, 70 are said to have joined in the mutiny. ; Two'large fleets of Chinese war junks have been totally destroj^d in intricate creeks and bays running inland from the Canton River. The loss on the side of the Chinese was very great and on the part of the British uniisually large—one- in every...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPS LAND CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
local intelligence: GIPPS LAND CRICKET CLUB: '. At a meeting-of the lovers'of cricket on Saturday last at theTarraville Hotel, pursuant to advertisement in this paper, it was determined to .■form a cricket club forthwith, and the following- resolutions were passed. ' ' &lt;-v Proposed by Mr. D. Turnbull and seconded by Mr, .I)oherty,r-^"ThatsMiv Howden be invited. to;talce|tHe"5chair." Proposed. by -Mr. Turnbul 1, and seconded by Mr. Marshall,—r" Thatr) the proposed club be. called the " Gipps Land Cricket Club." Proposed by Mr. Turnbull and seconded by'Mr. Hogarth*,—"That the following gentlemen be appointed office bearers' of the club, viz.:—Mr. Howden/president, Mr. Stevens, .vice-president, Mr." Williams," Secretary, and Mr.* Doherty, Treasurer." - >' Proposed-by Mr. :Lang and seconded by-Mr. Turnbull,—"That the meetings for play: be held foiv.the.present on a certain piece of land at .the turn of the Tarra river from Port Albert." 1 _ Proposed by■ Mr.BuiTows:and seco...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED (PORT ALBERT.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
SHIPPING' INTELLIGENCE. annived (pout albeht. October 20.—Fiee Trader, barque, 2U6 tons., J. Thorn, from Hobart Town. October 20.—Pioneer, fore and afi schooner, 88 tons, (J. G. Begent, from Launceston. •' October 20.—Glencoe, barque, 160 ton/, T. Abbott, from Hobart Town. October 20.—Mncqaarie, sc.ltoonc'-, 130 tons, G. Harrison, from Hobart Town. October 20.—Muripo'n, schooner, 190 tons, M.-Groucher,: from Hobart Town, in b'ailasi. October 20.—Mary Ann, schooner, 116 tons, J. Graves, from .Hobart Town. October 20.-—Dobsons, schooner, 112 tons. J. Tobin, from Launceston. October 21.—Oberon, p.a.s.n. Co.'s steamer,. 66 tons, G'apt. Spence,, from Melbourne; pnsseng-crs—cabin ; Mes'srs\x=req-\ Toinb, Woof), 'and Mrs. Kinclianl. Steerage, 9. CLEARED OUT. ■ - Octohcr 21.—Glencor, barque, 160 tons, T. Abbott, for IJobart Town. imports. . October 20.—Free Tradety from Hobart Town; 7 bags sugar. October: 20.—Pioneer, from Lannces\x=req-\ ton ;. 50 : bags flour, GO bags oats, 3000 paling, 4...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
ADVERTISEMENTS. Steam to Melbourne. rpHE Port Albert Steam Navigation Company's fine new- screw ' steamer OBERON; E. Spencej - Command(3iv ;will sail from the; Company's Wharf'for1 above Port every: Fridays at. 11a.m. punctually.• Pares—Cabin £5—Steerage £2'5s.' Freight £2 per ton.' - All goods jmmediately. on: being- landed' are at consignees risk. , Gold, for .shipment,,imist be f entered .at the:Customs .beforej 10 o' clock a .m oridays of sailing. ' , For Freight or Passage.apply to ' WM.'DOT-TERTY, Manager,' . 1*03 Port Allipvt," 23rd Oct., 1857.' National Education., THE Commissioners of National Educa\x=req-\ 1 tion -hereby give . notice, '- that their Training- -Establishment will be re-opened' on ^Monday, 2nd Novembernext. Every information relative -to the: terms ' of admission, etc., &c., may be obtained at j this office. , , , I Applications' for. admission., should': be made not later than tlie 24.th instant.,f. By order of the Commissioners,s . BENJAMIN R: KANE...
PORT ALBERT MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
PORT ALBERT MARKETS. Messrs. Mi-K'Tizie and Co.-'report'that nil traffic to the interior has bepn, for the last two 'months, comparatively sr.spended owing to the hud and neglected slate of the public roads. 'Several- largo parcels of gold have; lately conic down from the OiiM'o digging-;;, a portion of which they bough* nt 75a per ounce. Wheat, is selling at 8s to 8s Gd. Hay, £12 to £\Q per ton. Potatoes, £12 fo £14 per ton; Fine Colonial flour, £25 to £28 per ton. Chilian, £26 to £27 do.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. SALES OF STOCK AT HOBART TOWN, DURING SEPTEMBER, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Sales of 'Stock at Hobaut Town, During September, 1857; 1st., Ex II. S. Page, 72 bullocks, £10 15s to £14 15s, average .£13 15s 5d; Sop'wethers, S4s. 3rd Ex-. Pair Tasvnanian, 48 bullocks, £11 2s (id lo £13 10s, average £12 4s (id; 402 wethers, 2Gs. 10t.h, Ex City of Iiobaiit,, 433 wethers, 27s. ' 17th, Ex Glencoe, 56 bullocks, £10 5s to £12 17s fid, average £11 17s Gel; 11 cows, £0 10s to £9 17s Cd, average £9 Ms Id. Ex Maqiutrie, 237 ewes, 19s Ocl. 18th, Ex Free Trader, 72 bullocks, £10 2s Od to £15 17s 6d, average £14 0s 31 (1; 75 Leicester wet,he'i's. 20s. Od. Ex City of Hoburt, 200 wethers, 20s 3d .to 20s 9d, average 30s. Ex Tnsmaniari, 401 wethers, 29s Od to 29s 9d. 19th, Ex Mary Ann, 3V bullocks, £5 ,10s . to £8 15s, average £7 6s lOd; 7 cows, £3 0s to £7 17s 6(1, average £6 4s 4d. Es Maqunrio, 49 cows, £0 2s Od to £9 2s 6(1, average £7 15s 8(1. 24th, Ex H. S. Page, 70 bullocks, £12 5s 8(1 to £10 7s (id, average £14 16s 8d. Ex Eclipse, 43 bullocks, £7...
ALBEUTON DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
ALBERTON DISTRICT ROAD BOARD &nbsp; Meeting held at the Royal Hotel, Tar raville, October 17th, 1857. Present—Messrs. D. Turnbull, How &nbsp; &nbsp; den, and Neilson. Proposed by Mr. Howden seconded by &nbsp; Mr. Neilson,—That Mr. Turnbull take the chair. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Carried. &nbsp; Resolved that the Secretary call a &nbsp; special meeting of the Board for the pur pose of drawing up a report to be submit ted to the Annual Meeting. &lt; Building Stone —The Gazette : publishes an.offer.:,by:-.ithe Government of.a thousand pounds; reward for :the discovery, of a \superiur. building, ston j, to be obtained in a locality easy>of access, andjcapable of' yielding .larye. quantities at a moderate cost. Epidemic among Poultry.—We heai- jtliat; ani .epidemic appears ;■ to &lt; be ravaging;.tlie poultry in Melbourne and ,&lt; ,'the-neighborhood. -;It seems,•however; &lt;o ..he, p...
TARRAVILLE. Saturday, 17th Oct, 1857. (Before Captain Carey, P.M. and Edgar Slade Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 October 1857
TARRAVILLE. &nbsp; Saturday, 17th Oct, 1857. &nbsp; (Before Captain Carey, P.M. and Edgar Slade Esq., J.P. Edward Eyres was placed at the bar, on the charge, of having stolen a watch from Henry Hutchin the previ- &nbsp; &nbsp; ous night. The prosecutor who had given therprisoner into custody for the robbery, however declined to swear, &nbsp; stating that there had been several other persons, standing by at the time and he had now a doubt as to who &nbsp; the thief was. The prisoner was there- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; fore discharged.
STATISTICS OF RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
STATISTICS OF RAILWAYS. ]3Y K. STEPHENSON,, ESQ., , M.P. More rails are laid down than are enough to form a belt of single iron-rail round the globe. The extentot railways now (lS56)com7 plotecl.in Great Britain and Ireland is 8,054 miles. , ' " These lines have cost £280,000,000.; : There are more than SO miles of'tunnel. There are 1L miles of viaduct in the neighbourhood of London. The earth-works of the' railways measure 005,000,000 cubic yards. The earth thereof would form a pyramid ; a mile and a half in height,-with a base larger than St. James's Park. ■ Eighty millions oi' miles are run in the course of a year by the trains. There are 5,000 railway engines, and 150,000 working vehicles. f ; The engines in a line would extend from London to Chatham. The vehicles from Lonuon to Aberdeen. The various companies employ 90,000 officers and servants. The engines consumc annually 2,000,000 tons of coal. In every minute of time 4 tons of coal convert into steam 20 tons of water. In 18...
THE SUNFLOWER AND ITS USES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
the sunflower and uses. Among the productions, which at no distant day may become one of the most'vah'mble as a source of industry and an'article of commerce,' the Sun? flower claims prominent attention. As the planting season has again f"come round, it will not be inopportune to dircct the attention of our agricultunH!'reard\x=req-\ ers to the policy of its cultivation. As i art article of food for, poultry,' or :for fattening live stock, the yield of this i plant will bear a favorable comparison with any of the class possessing similar properties. By far the most; valuable quality of the plant, however ' consists in its yield of oil—A product or'itself of vast importance as an article of commerce, commanding at all times . a ready sale, either '-for export, homa consumption or foreign' fit for use either at the table or for manufacturing purposes, and one which, if largely produced, would readily create for itself a large , demand ; by the displacement of the oils of inferior qual...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
ADVERTISEMENTS. . To Travellers. T ; LANG begs to inform his friends unci 1 the public 'generally, that he' hus a first-rate accommodation paddock, well supplied with water/for. cat tle and horses. Apply at the Tarraville Hotel. October 19th, 1857.' ' 24-0 MELBOURNE. Golclsbrongh's "Wool Stores. THE undersigned1 beg- to intimate to merchants, settlers, and others, that they are again prepared to receive Wool for sale, classing- and packing, dumping, or shipment,-on the usual terms. All produce entrusted to us for sale or shipment shall have our very best attention, and no effort shall be spared to further your interests. Weekly sales of wool, tallow, hides, and sheepskins will be held every Thursday morning at eleven o'clock, and oftener if required, vendors selecting their own auctioneers. * We are prepared to insure wool for any. period when instructed to do so. R. GOLDSBROUGH & CO., v Wool Brokers, Market-street. Sept. 7, 1857. , 347-0 Tan Tronip. mHIS thorough-bred horse...
POETRY. "THE WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
POETRY. . " THE WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW." \ ; 'The rainbow's blended hues, • • . . Flowers bathed in morning dews, Are things most fair and glorious while they last. ^ But soon the flowers lie.low, . : ; > ;- Fast fades the.rainbow's glow, Hardly we mark their beauty ere. 'tis past. And fitting typos are they • i In this, their swift decay .. Of all that can delight and charm us hero; . wE'en.from our very birth, . The cradle of our mirth, Rocks 'mid the o'ershadowing darkness of its bier : , Friendship and love may light ; Their flame divinely bright To guide us on our .wandering way, The swift winged meteor-fire , Gleaming but to expire, Scarcely doth shed a less enduring ray. ; liven could we obtain Some joy which might remain Like the perpetual splendor of a star, Stern iron-handed fate Would crush the heart elate Bidding us leave the cherished beam afar And is there left us hope, Nerving the soul to cope : With all the ills of our strange destiny, Hope—pointing to the s...
Gipps Land Guardian, Friday, 30th October, 1857. THE NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
Sinn ft &lt;&uartfimt, Friday, QOth October, 1857. THE NOMINATION. A general feeling of surprise and dissatisfaction has been evinced throughout the district at the . result of the Nomination at Sale on Saturday last. A want of energy and public spirit unfortunately characterises all pastoral districts, and Gipps Land, or at least the pastoral portion of it, is by no means exempt from this failing, but we did not believe that on an important occasion such as this, any difficulty would have been allowed to intervene between the great body of electors and the discharge of the grave duty which devolved upon them on Saturday. This neglect of ■ duty and' the inattention of the electors to their own most impor- j tant interests, have been quickly followed by an appropriate punishment ; but, unfortunately, the whole district participates in the disgrace of having such a person as Mr. Dexter even put in nomination, an event which would not have occurred, or at least would no...
PORT ALBERT. Monday, 26th Oct. 1857. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
POUT ALBB11T. Monday, 26th Oct.; 1857\x=req-\ (Before the 'Police Magistrate.) Ceorye Graves landlord ol the rort AlbevL Hotel, .ippeared • on summons to answer the charge ofVassaidting William. Pearson -The^ complainant alleged that Mr. Graves had turned Pearshn out of his house, accompanying the forcible ; expulsion by a kick. Complainant however was - singularly unfortunate in his witnesses and called them, viz.:—Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Hardy, and Gaptain v Graves of the Mary Ann who.all denied having seen' any assault committed. The case : was therefore dismissed. John Stafford,-v.harged by constable Cummins with drunkenne.s, was dismissed wil" 1 j a caution. , . William Hillier was then charged by John Macdonnakl, with assaulting and threatening him. The charge ofassault was not sustained and dismissed, and Hillier was blinnd,, over to keepthe peace towards the complainant for three months.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE ELECTION. On Friday the 16th instant a deputation of the electors waited upon Mr. J. Johnson, of Mewbnrn Park, with a request that he would allow himself to he put in nomination as a candidate for Legislative honors, to succeed Mr. King-, our late representative. Mr. Johnson replied to the deputation* that lie had the most sincere pleasure in at i once acceding to the request of the electors, and in a feeling mariner thanked the deputation and electors for the flattering regard they had evinced for him, and promising, I in the event of liis being returned, that he would use the most strenuons exertions in his power, for the true welfare of the peo pie and the district. ■ In answer to a question from Dr. Arbuckle, as to the manner in which he would recommend that the land be subdivided for sale, Mr. Johnson stated his views on the subject were, that the too indiscriminate and frequent cry for small\x=req-\ allotments was injudicious, as it was difficult to see...
TARRAVILLE. Saturday, 24th Oct. 1857 (Before the Police Magistrate Edgar Slade, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
tahhayille. ■Saturday; 24th Oct. 1857 (Before the Police' 'Magistrate Edgar Slade, Esq., J.P.) John Lear, sadler, of Tarraville, was summoned by. Henry Allinson,.boot\x=req-\ malccr of same .place, on a charge of assault. No 7. witnesses were called on either side, both parties ,positively swore that . the assault was : first, committed by.the other., The Bench ordeted both complainant. and : defendant to enter into their own- vecogirir': zances to keep the peace for ;theee: months, and. so settle the matter.
THE NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
THE NOMINAT/ON. The nomination took place in the Court House, Sale, on Saturday, October 23rd, the room was crowded though;only a few of.>&lt;thoso present were electors. . The IIony R. Thomson, Returning; Officer, .read the Speaker's writ. B. Cunningham, Esq. proposed John Johnson, Esq. as a fit ,su»d proper person to represent the district in the Assembly ; lie had known Mr. Johnson for many;years and knew him to be a most liberal man, lie resided here, knew the wants of'tlie district, and would attend to them. P. TI. McArdell, Esq. seconded the nomination, he thought that it was unnecessary to sav much on the subjcctas M'\ Johnson was so well known to all the electors; he . had known Mr. Johnson for the last twenty-three years -as a most liberal man, and he thought him the most fit person to represent them in parliament. Mr. A. I-lollingswortli proposed and Mr. Blair, seconded Mn W. Dexter. The show of hands was declared , by, the returning officer to be in favor of Mr...
MELBOURNE. Wednesday, 21st Oct. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
MELBOURNE. Ffkom OUtt OWN COIlItlJSPONBBNT.T Weel11ostliiy, 21st, Oct;. The Elector,il Act 'Amendment' Bill was road a second time in the Legislative Couuoi', yesterday,., and- was 'afterwards considered' in Committee.' of the whole. A number of clauses were added defining the qualifications/required in electors or Members of the Legislative Council, one of which confers the franchise upon every male person seized (for his own life, or that of any other person) of land or tenements to the yearly value of one hnn\x=req-\ 'dred pounds; another confers the'-privi\x=req-\ lege upon graduates of; Universities, barristers, solicitors, rnedifoil practitioner®, ministers of religion, duly qualified teachers, and officers net in actual service, of Her Majesty's or the ISast, India Company's land or sea forces.The report of the Committee was adopted, and tlie third: reading made an order of the day for Tuesday next, till which day tlie Council aiijoarned. Monday, 2Gih Oct. ' During several da...
SALE. (Before C. J. Tyers, Esq., R.M.) Thursday, Oct. 15th. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 October 1857
(Before C. J. Tycrs, Esq., R»M.) • Thursday, Oct. 15th. John Vessey for'''drunkenness, was' fined JOs. Monday, Oct. I9tli. Ann Gordon charged by Samuel Hite with robbery from the person, the case was fully proved; she was committed for trial at Alberton. Bail was taken herself in £100, and two sureties in £50 each. William Holcrofl was imprisoned twentv-four hours for-indecency.