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POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, 20TH JANUARY, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 23 January 1877

POLICE COURT. SATRlnoDA, orlrt JANiLAttr, 1877. On the Ilench, J. ''ranrgmr Egqr.,J. P., T. Muet Eqr., .T.1'., J. L. Archer, .IEsqr.,,J.P. P'olico v. King, cruelty to anrinrli, The defendant admitted the clharge. Constalllo Frazer deposed that ot the 11th inst. at Mr. Sihovill'e store, formrerly occupied by Mr. M~st, tie defenldant lhad teimr of 16 bllollcks, anltl that ihe was abulsilng them very Tlire deendant anid some of the lbuillock would Lnt pull, and Ihe lost his temper rand used lhe whip pretty freely, but lot beyond wihnt he considered necessary. Fired lOs, or 4S hilours' imlprirolmenlt. WiValhbnlirno r'. Ilenly, Lil 8s 6d-work olloe and glolld dellveral. Air. Uritier aplparedl for contplalnant, and ier. licynellls for defenlldant. 'T'his wtse it r lerllinrlns to recover tihe nmunt as stated folr photographir s iitaken by the conmphnllllanlnt and slpphllledl tro tire d fernlnlllt at deferirrnr It's requlest. The elise hall hiorin piI ipone ito llorhw NIrriarti lienty, thle...

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BOROUGH COUNCIL. TOWN HALL, MONDAY, JANUARY 22ND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 23 January 1877

B?OROUGLU COUNCIL. Town BALL, MODuAY, JANUAnY 22nD. The Conneil met at 4 p.m. Present-The Mayor, Ora. Marriott, Schofield, Keiller, Pile, Ilenty, Hevan, sn, Daoconmb, and MeCounaehy. Tie minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. CORnnESONDENC:. Tite Town Clerk's outward correspondence rea,) and approved. From the Town Surtcyor, ealhigattention to tho inlpeorfect way in which the conlractor for lighting the town was carrying oat the, work. Had warned the contraetor repeatedly. Gave hin 14 days' notice in terms of the olntract that. the Council would cancel tlie contract. The Surveyor anked what-was to b6 done ? Contractor too gt notice to cancel the contract within 14 days. - The report of the Curator of Botanical Gardens was sunboitted and laid on the table. A letter was read from the Sheriff's ofile Beltfst, asking for a certified copy of the last rate roll of the boroughl in terms of see. 15 of theo Juries' Statute,. 1870.-The Totun Clerk reported the certified copy was selt 12t...

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CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 23 January 1877

CORRESPONDENCE: Whilst admitting the greatest literary freedom to     Correspondents, our comlums will be open only to   such communications as shall be clearly written,     temperataly expessed, and of local or general interest; In no way holding ourselves responsible for any options taht may be conveyed therein. Mount Abrupt Freestone (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian. Sir,-I , a recent number of the Hamil- ton Spectator I have seen as letter signed by Thos. Fairburn, claiming to be the first discoverer of the Mount Abrupt Free- stone Quarry in the year 1858. Allow me through your columns to let Mr. Fairburn and the public know who was the first discoverer of the stone, and to give honor to whom honor is due. I was employed at my trade of stonecutter at the Portland jail; I cut the pillara now in front of the Court House, and there became acquainted with Mr David Lennox the then Clerk of Works to the Sydney Gov...

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THE SKIPTON COAL DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

TIME SIIPTON COAL DI[B COVERTY. The following report has been made to the Government by Mr. F. AM. Krause, Geological Surveyor, relative to the coal alleged to have been' dis covered near Skipton : The country around Skipton is oe eupied by upper volcanic lava, resting probably upon older paleozolo rocks, an outcrop of which occurs within a few hundred yards from the township re serve. About three miles and a half further east, and thence to the Flag. staff.hill, near Linton's there is granite, which no doubt underlies the basalt un interruptedly to Nammia and Mount Emu. The patch of silurlan near the east boundary of the township of Skipton is traversed by a quartz vein which was tested in a shallow shaft and abandoned some years ago. Re cently search was again made for this veiu so1o sixty chains northerly along its supposed strike in the valley of the Etnu Creek. A few shallow pits were sunk under the talus of the basaltic cliff, striking a black bituminous clay. This led to the ...

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ENGINEERING TRIUMPHS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

:''W ouderful has been? the progress of nctence within the past few years in over. coming natural bastacles 'and smoothing thqpath for coumaodbace. Within the " memory of the present generation most of ,,lthe great galaxy iof engineerint achieve menta of the centuly have, been com. p, p.piged, ead within the last five years have oceurrqd 'the completion or inception of m.manoy of the most importnt oft these, Enterlprlisi which a: very few years ago •'.were'but theories or experitmtnts, and were approached with great doubts as to " '" their" eueees', bave' been achieved so ',rediy that man hase grown audacious, aid'seesms to ohallenge nattre:to present any,..bairier' to his conquering enougines , which, they cannot pass. No moontain .rseemse too huge to be drilled ferra passage. way for the locomotive; no river too broad to be spanned with an iron bridge; so :reck.ribbed .isthmus that may not be opened to his ships ; no valley that may not be filled; no monutain that may not be level...

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DEATH OF MRS. T. JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

DEAITH OF MRS. T. JAMIES It is with feellngs of regret we record toeday the death of the late Mire. Thomas James (wife of the Rev. T. James, Wees )eyan minister, Golden Square), who dird At the parsonage..there about half-past 21 o'clock t es'eordy, 19 iest. The deceased Sldy had I een ailing for a cotnliderable time, but. up to Saturday last apyeared to be as well as usual. On that day, bnw. ever, she complaited of mout excruc'ating pain'.' td during the *venino the nat fouand prostrate in her room suffering tht. most interne agony, in wl:ich selA re S xained during the great r putt if. the fiight. Yesterday mnorning she was in eonsequence considerably wesketted, and unable to tise from bed. She gradually grew worse, causing grave fears to be entertained so to her aecu?ery. About half past eloven it became apparent to all that her end was nigh, and in a very few minutes asl expired. Dr. Penfold, who had beet attending her souet time made a private post mortenm examination (with the...

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CRICKET MATCH. MERINO V. CASTERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

CRICKET MATCH. MERIPNO V. CASTERTON. On Soturday, .20th the return nmatcll took place between the above club at Mc erino, and resulted, as the scores show, in a most decisive victory for Merino. Cnsterton was not represented by her strongest team, although some of the chief players took part in the game. Thebowl ing of Leo Cuesen and M. Cuasen for I Merino was splendid, and the visitors were unable to cope with it. Messrs. Murray and Archer made rather a good stand for their 16 and 14 respectively, but none of the rest got into double figures. Tie chief feature of the AMerino innings wee the splendid stand made between Mesers. Craven and M. Cessen, wlho could ort be Reparated until over a century had been compiled. In vain was the bowling changed, it was treated almost contemptu ously, nearly every ball being soot away for 3 or 4, so tlloroughly had the batsmen got their eye in; at last the spell was broken by Craven giving Edgar a chance at mid-off which woeas accepted, and, as is ...

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The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1877. THE SALE OF THE PORTLAND SHIRE HALL AT WALOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

Elbe ($uatfiluu, WITIH wnIC II IINCOIIPORATED TIn " PORTLAND IMXPIRE& ." To Plrotect our Rights - Not to Infrinya upon those of Others. FRIDAY. JANUARY 20, 1877. THE SALE OF TIlE PORTLAND 81IREI HALL AT WALOOK. TII proposed sale of the Portland Shiro [lall at Walook has elicited a storm of.indignation at Bridgewater amd in the shire generally, whirbch the authors of the prposal did not possilly antici. pate. We give in another portionl of this day's issueo the report of a Ioeetinl hold on W\ednesday at Bridgewater and largely attended, to protest nualet thile sale, and we give in another columnn the text of imemorials which habn already received more than 160 signatercs flr preseonatii, n to His Excellency the Governor,, and the Minister of Lands, prayin llthe latter not to eanction the salo of the hall, and the furior to abollsh the ridintgs. Accorling to DMr. WIIITe, one of the speakers at the puolit meeting, the sale of the Wae,lok hall is ioly a pro. limlnary step In the...

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TASMANIA. [?] TOWN, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

TAdI1ANIA. Iltonoant'o '?, 22nd Jannury. I' the Irginlltiev (onclllll, on Satlrday, Dr. CrawltIr iiat t fhirt the Government -illl.o l Ihat. llutIr, a )I, qucitntin. tIfrllltlCe Lwoul nnt answltrany questions, I prodc tit I).ine, other than ali A l ulmimtr tof t IJury HIll. IeverIt meobl"n tepre?swar sur|rlo indindlalntlon, iant to IIauk their Ihi?aIprbutllion ctrriCed nil audjornulent until\ondvnu y. 'Therwun-sonle wtll iinnlolr hbiwt, o n Dr. Crowther andl Mr. ''. I. 'htaplnml, aill the formier hail to withdtrow ce1r .in vurks. hell j? luut' hlat". tclrined to dviseo tlhe Councll ,, tihler tie ceq.ion In legal, on the groulld that the ultty of thu judges tl I lmited to declarihg thie nw In c?nen hbefro tie ipreme (noll lt, tli it wtoutl Iho improper to deliver an extrl-.judiidl opinon. L'arii ment alone couht diinpoe of the question. -Age.

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

ILATEST TELEGRAMS. (mrROI OUR OWN CORRESPONDBNTS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Tnra DAY. Si?dward Langtonrbringa an action against to Age; damages £5,000 for libellous Im. pltalion on hils private character. New antidote for snakebite will be tested ly careful experiment. John Itae, entrustel to take master's noney daily to the bank, appropriated brtlions, brinring the pay slip as vouchers vllh clerk's initials forged; pleaded guilty, I cimmittel for trial. Footscray chemist, Cowl, charged with cmu'ing the death of MIrs. Thomson by care loaly compounding prescription and intro. dicing atropine, committed for trial. Edward 11111, ferryman, fined £25. for sell itg beer withelot a license. The mail will be made up dally between abioburne and Adelaide overland. Goelong Cup, Pride of the Hills the favo hbte at evet money;.Impectal backed heavily at5 to 1; Spark next. Inquest on-the bIoly of Daniel Marks, who diid In the Hospitali the evidence shows that tic youth 16 himself took strychnline the...

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

SOUT?I AU STRALIA. ADoLAIDE, 22n1l January. Noews from Fowlor'as Bay states that the construction of the oest Australian tolo graph is impeded by drought. The Govcrnoent aro erecting a signal. house at thbo Murray mouth. The lire at \Valliroo was caused by Mr. Shophurdson's groom, who has given himself into custody. The Oovernmentu are advertising tenders for the construction of the yNorlh-west Bond and the hUnrre to Ililett Itallwves. At a mneeing of the creditors of Denn anil T'uhton, Ilarge entleh snleecnit, an offer of 124 In the pound wisi made, but the tmeetnug adjoulrred until to.-iorrow. Wheilnt Is voly irm, withll Htlle otffring. Salen hroe beern nomtoe at 5 9O1. Arrived : Sotl! Australian, s., from Mtelbourllr.

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THE RAILWAY WORKS.— [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

rnr RAILWAY Wonrota.-We learn that th, rails on the Portland and flamilton lini are now carried within a mile of -I?tywood. and that in the couroe of a fortnight, at the latest, the locomotive will be riuninag daily between Portland and loewoodl. There is a great scarcity of Ilbtir, and were it not for this the rail. nsa work. wolld progress more rapidly. W1 lenrn that ,fneasrs. Overand and Itohh i aebii mken toonn for at leust 100 ndditional l nia~ovl if they coul4 he procured. 'ILrn .TrrrY Wonas.-The works are 4 prnreoSaIn in aI very Iallafnetnry manner. 1'The extreme ret pi-it his benn resohed, I rand the wolkmieni are now tiurned and I worlsidg towards the shore. Some of our r 'ni.llcnl exports say that the diiving of I thin ,iles fnortenn feet Into thil liwmotone I boitunt wasvi a grant walte of lalabour, andil thllut ilnder any circnlmitanooa, in anohl a I bay nn PIrthlnil, that righit foot wonil have I bloor qlnito eoooughl . Ilfiroe nii sllillonal a worla are unlortktenl ill...

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QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

QUEEN SLAN D. BnlIsAN.I, 22nd January. The City of Brisbaane hss been released froum quarantine, bt thie immigrant ship Woodlark has been iefused pratiquo for tho present.

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AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. NEW SOUTIE WALES. ST?ntr, January 22. Although rumours are afloat to the con trary, there is no appearance of small-pox in the city. and the patients la quarantine are now doing well. The Premier, Treasurer, and Postmaster General represent this colony at the ap. proaching conference. The City council have taken steps to in creasetheir staff for ensuring the thorough cleanliness of the city. On Friday a man was found in a dying state by a picnic party at Bondl. Hle had a slight would in the left arm, and he subse quently died. T'ie schooner M1elton Badger, from Daln tree River to Melbourne, put in here short of provisions. She was off the port fourteen days, and was driven back by bad weather. A private telegram front London, dated the 20th inst.,states that thie late of the Uext wool sales has not yet been fixed. enjanmin Gale, a clerk in tilhe telegraph ofilce at QueantlBeyn, was drowned last night in the Queanbeyan river. A large number of caseo of porter we...

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COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. WHOLESALE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND *MARKETS. WUOL?SALE PRIUE. Flour £13 :. Wheat, none offering. Oate, 3s 3d to 3 Od da. Barley. 3s Od SBran ?ls Pollard, is 6d do Butter, Is . Eggs 10 'dozen do Cheese (Colnial) 9d to 10D per lb. ROrAIL PRIes. . lour 28per bag cash. Barley, 4s . " per bushel ' Wheat, none.... .Oates, 4s to 4sd per bushet Bran, Is 6d do. .-."','Pollard ls6dtolO?, ,.' do. "": Butter ls' to Is I2 lb." ' Eggs, Is dos. '" Breed 7d per 4lb loaf Mlimosa rk £3X 15a to a 17s. Od. ton. Ballarat, January 24. Hepburn, LeonaM. and Rowe report: The stock yarded wore-423 cattle, 68 e calves, 19,006 sheep, 1495. lambs. Fat cattle-The above number 'included about 180 stores quality of the remainder ranging from medium' to good, with some prime. There was only a moderate attendance of buyers, and prices is most instances showed a farther. decline. Quotatious-lBest. pen ballocks; £10 to £13: good, £8 to Al10 medium, £6 to £7 'lOsa. cows at propor. tionate rates. Total sales, 248. Fat calves -Demand ...

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MOUNT BUNINYONG ON FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

MOUNT BUNINYONG ON FIRE A column of smoke was seen from Bal larat, arisingfrom behind Mlount Buninynng between 9 and 10 o'clock last Saturdaj morning, looting, says the Star, as thongt tile old .olemno had once more awaked its died-out fires, It could easily be seen, how evels that the cause was a bush fire, and at the day grew the fire extended around thil base and over the top of the mount, till at night the niul seemed covered with fire at almost every point seen from liallarat. This prominent iniamark in a blaze would have proved an inlteresting sight to onlookers had it not been fortlie thought that the farmers clustered arourd its base might lose by the fire the result of a year's labour. Tihe fire was gazed at ly wondering groups of people at every point in tile streets of the town whence a good view could be obtained, and the wooded sidbs of tihe mount continued to keep up their tright appearance for four or five hours after dark, when they began to pale, till, whenmorning b...

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THE PUBLICANS' ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

TIHE PIUBLICANS' ACT. Tile following is a report of the case upon which Mr. Call, P.M., is understood to have rested hi idecision in the case of the police v. James Killigrew, heard at the District Court oni Friday last. The defendant Killi grew was summoned for having sold liquor in Ihis licensed house on Sunday; but as it was shown that the liqu0ur was sold by the defendant's wife, and there was no evidence that the defendant was aware of the sale, ir. Call dismissed the case. The following cane is reported in the Victorian Law iReports, VoL 1. ixxxvii Vic. (Law), page 18 : Reglna v. McQueen, exparto flail. "Wines, Beer, and Spirits Sale htituto 1864' (No. 227), sec. 45 Sale of Spirits by un licensed person-onus of proof-husband and wife. On a prosecution for selling spirits, not being a licensed person, it lies upon the defendant to show that he has a license or is the servant or agent of a licensed person. The defendant was convicted in respect of a sale of spirits by his wife (...

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RATEPAYERS' MEETING AT BRIDGEWATER. SALE OF THE PORTLAND SHIRE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

EATEPAYERS' MEETING IT BRIDGEWATER. SALE OF THE PORTLAND SHIRE HALL. A public meeting, convened by ndverise ment in tile Portlan:d Guardian, was hed n the State School, Lower lBridgewater on Tuesday last at 7.30 p.m., to protest aginst Lthe proposed sale of the Portland Sliro Hall at Walook and consider other maters in connection with the Shire. The meeing was well attended, having representatres from nearly all the farms in' the distict, some of the representatives coming miles to attend the meetiong. Mr. tQharlton Hedditch was called onto occupy the chair. He said he had mIch pleasure in presiding and was glad to flid that the invitation to meet and consider the rather important question had in the busiet season of the harvest, when farmes had to rise with the sun and not qut the fields while daylight lansted, met suet a response. It showed that the farmer of Bridgewater are at last rousing to a con sideration of their own interests, and that I' Shire matters are conducted as at p...

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A DRUNKEN CAPTAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

... A DRUNEN CAPTAIN. , r the8team Navigation Board met yesterday _ ( consider the charge preferred by the cabm t .sengers against Captain Meiklejohn, of • teslpLoch Iemond. All the members of 1., board were present Captain Payne Ictingas chairman. Robert Drysdale, sworn, atated: I was a cabin passengers by the loch -! Lomond.; From the time the tug left the •ship; the master, Captaic Meiklejohn, was '-constantly unfit for his duty. I am not i aware thAt he attended to the navigation of 'the shlp from leaving Glasgow to tllh tropics. lie was always under the influence of liquor. About the time we passed the line Captain lielklejohn met with an accident by falling from hbls chair and injuring his ribs. The chief offcer , took command of thile ship, and took the usual sights. I am not aware that the captain as. elated to work out thle eights. I have no pertohal feeling against the captain, but I do not tlink lie should go hack in the ship. John Davidson, sworn, said I' was a passenger...

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MEMORIAL TO THE HON. MINISTER OF LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 26 January 1877

MEMORIAL TO THE HON. MINISTER OF LANDS. To the Honorable Duncan Gillies, M.L.A., Commissioner of Lands and' Survey in and for the colony of Victoria. The memorial of the undersigned rate payer. of tie Shiro of Portland respectfully showeth that your memorialists are in formed that the Shire Council Ihave re eslved to apply to you to have the reserves near Portland, upon which the Shire Hall and other buildings have been erected, put up for sale by auotion with a valuation for the improvements thereon. That the said Shire Hall, &o., are supposed to have cost the ratepayers at least £1,200; that the said buildings afford every facility for transacting the business of the Shire, with security from tire, &o., for their documents and books, and that the meetings of the Shire were always held there until some three years ago, since whicoh time they have been held at Condah in a dilapi dated wooden building, inaecure from fire. and totally inadequate to the requirements of ...

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