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WATER FOR THE NEW TOWNSHIP. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
WATER FOR TIIE NEW TOWNSHIP. (To TIIE EDITOR OF TilE FREE PRESS.) SiR,-Some time before the last election it was mooted in the Borough Council by Messrs. Taylor and Thomas, the supplying the Newtownship with water. Since that time, however, nothing further has been heard cf the matter. It appears that this movement was merely instituted as an election "ruse," which, ihdeed, has had the desired effect, as those. councillors were elected at the head of the poll. The rate payers of the Newtownship, therefore, ex pect that those councillors will agitate anew their former propositions, and procure through their ability enat which during the summer season is much needed--a supply of good. fresh water. Yourm, &c. Kilmore September 5ith, 1SGGQ.
ROAD BOARD ENDOWMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
ROAD BOARD ENPDOWMIENTS8 (FROM THE HE.RLD.) The subject of the endowments to road boards and shires was brought prominently under the notice of the hen. the Chief Se cretarr, yesterday, by an influential deputa tion, consisting of the following members of the Legislative Assembly :-Messrs Aspinall, 31MBain, Levey, 3I'Pherson, M'Cann, Evans, UHog:tns, Byrne, King, Plummer, and Long more. The object of the deputation, as explained by Mr. M3'Pherson, was to ascertain from the Chief Secretary whether the Government wVuld pay the endowments at an earlier rperiod in the year than at present, in order .h.t t:e road boards and shires might enter into ti_.ir contracts during the summer sea s a, as great inconvenience had been expcri encei tilrdugh the late payments hich had Leen made. It was urged that the whole amount might be made in one paymentearly in the month of J;Tnmuar. Mr. M'Culloch said that he- could not pay the subsidy all in one sum, as during the month of January they had to ma...
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNINGS. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
0 iImmort rvta j3rrss tHUIRDAY, SEPTEMIBER 6, 1866.. THE apathy which has- been. displayed: with regard to electoral registration through out the co!cnv, during the time allotted.for. making cut the triennial general- lists, is enculated to materially efecat the legislation of our country for some time to come, more especially should a dir olution of parliament, occur before an opportunity is again afforded. persensato, secure the franchise. eircum. stances have come under our notice during the week preceding the first day of Septem ber, which, to a certain extent have shook' our faith in the present Electoral Act se. cunring a proper representation, and which. convince us that it would bear some amend mente which may be found to be beneficial to all grades of society, and. would undoubtedly tend to promote and foster po" litical honesty. The present system of registration is bad' because it places absolute and supreme poa Cr' in the hands of the registrars throughout the colony, an...
SELECTIONS UNDER 42nd CLAUSE OF THE AMENDING LAND ACT, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
SELECTIONS UNDER 42nd CLAUSE OF THE AMINDING LAND. ACT, 1865, On-yesterday a commission, consisting of Messrs- Hodgkinson and Nixon, sat at the Kilhnore Court-house, for the purpos: of en. quiring into and granting land under the 12ndd clause of the Amending Land Act, 1 S65, The applications under surveys made by Mr. Delisser, contract surveyor, for the Kilmore District were the first that were considered, amounting to about thirty in; number, all of which were granted. The followingjapplications were alsogran, ted: James fears. George M'Intoah:. DavidM 'Leish. - Enright. Chas M'Kenzie. James Lee, labourer.. Martin Ford, farmer and:publieari. Alex. Mi'Kenzie, farmer. Granted ex, cept part reserved for. water purposes. John- Fynn. Gianted: subject. to, saur vevor's report. John Brown. Do. James Cole Wermnn. Db: II Pemberton. Do.. - Cantwell. Do. Patrick Fox. Postponed? P Costello. Approved ofjirovided no-ob. jection had-been lodged withtnhe distrist sur veyor. J. Laf&l Record...
IN MEMORIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
"I MEMOBIA3I. ' THE mark of the traitor they stamped on his brow, .hiieh i' severed head still dripped with - gore ; .. i`ro.,eed then, tho' they cannot hope i.Tht. ? name we'd remember no more : .An, wauntinzly swore, with confident trust, That the Cause he embodied was gone Buried deep in the grave with the dishou oured dust Of the last one they tramp!ed upon. But Hate EPE?T her arrows-unsullied his name, As clouds straying across the sun's light, - The gloom with which Mfalice would blacken his fame, Makes it seen but more changelessly bright : And hearts that were doubtful will hopeful appear, And as surely as waves seek the shore, Will cling to that Cause which thy woes i:made more dear, And 'l- deeds ba remembered cnce more. Time's fingers have lightly passed over thy cheek, And thor f_w the impressions they made, Thy words were as wise as the wisest could speak, And thy plans as unerringly laid. Thy honour was bright as the sheen of thy spear, And that bright spear-how deadly...
WILLOWMAVIN ROAD BOARD. Tuesday Sept. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
WILLOWMIAVIN ROAD BOARD:. Tuesday Sept. 4. -o The usual fortnightly meeting of the Wi: lowmavin Road' BoArd was held on Tuesday at the office. Present:-The Chairman, and Messrs Cleary, Curtin; Leahy, and M'Manus. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. A- report from the Eiigineer, relative to, a crossing at Costello's, was ordered--on, the moction of Mr Leahy,. seconded; by Mr Clear--to lie over until next meeting. A report from the Ehgineer, relative to, payment on Lee's contract,. was received. On the motion of Mr Leahy, seconded by Mir Cleary, the Public Works Committee, in connection with the Engineer, was requested. to visit Quin's bridge anud.bring up a reports by next meeting. Specifications for the supply of 500' yards' of 2" inch metal, for the 8ydney Common. Toll road, were read. The balance-sheet of the common, tol road was received from the common tol. manage r. The Engineer was instructed to prepare specifieations for works ou Bassett's road, and a con...
KILMORE POLICE COURT. Friday, August 31. (Before J. K. Trainor, G. Hudson, F. W. C. Beavan, D N Nicolson and J Taylor, Es[?] J. P.'s. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
JKILMORE POLICE' COURT. -4 Friday, August 31.. (Before J. K. Tiainor, G.lHudson, F. W:- C. Beavan, D"N Nicolson and J Taylor,. Esqi., J. P.'s. T Bosience v W"Bihrman, for £6 9s. Ver dict for amount and costs. Wm. Grant, sergeant, v J'Ruthvi.and W Barclay for wilful injury to property. Each was fined is and 2s 6d:costs, J. Boyle v P Ryan for £6 18s., wages. Verdict for amount and costs. J Cameron v J. 3?Cormack, Applica tion for warrant of ejectment. Warrant to issue.
A SCOTCH WIDOW. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
A SCOTCH WIDow.-The clerk of a large parish, not five miles from Bridgenorth, Scot land, perceiving a female crossinga church yard in a widow's garb, with a watering can and bundle, had the curiosity to follow her, and he discovered her to be Mrs Smith, whose husband had not been long interred. The following conversation took place :-"Ah Mrs Smith, what are you doing with your watering can ?" " Why, Mr Prince I have begged a few hay seeds which I have in a bundle, and am going to sow them upon my poor husband's grave, and I have brought a little water with me to make a spring." "You have no occasion to do that, as the grass will soon grow upon it," replied the clerk. "Ah, Mr Prince, that may be; but do you know, my husband, who now lies there, made me promise him on his death. bed I would never marry again till 1he grass would grow over his grave, and having a good offer made me, I dinna wish to break my word, or be kept as I am."
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT THE KILMORE POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS: AT THE KILMORE POST-OFFICE. Offices j Arrival J Departure. Melbourne Daily at 7"30 Campbellfield Daily at 4 p.m., & p.m. (Sundays Somerton at 9 p.m. (Sunays; excepted). Let Donnybrook excepted) ters sent to 8on Wallan WallanJ payment of ltato fee-6d Beechworth )' Tarrawisg: e Chiltern Indigo Wahgunyah Butherglen Belvoir arnaw artha Alb ury Wangaratta Winton Dailyat345 p.m, Benalla I Mondays exceptrd Sundayexcepted Violet Town Euroa Longwcod venel Seymour Tallarook Broadford King Parrot Jamieson Heatbhcote Pyalong Tues., Thurs.,, and Mon., Wed., and. Reed 'Creek i Sat., at 1 p.m. Fri., at noun.. Yea Wood's Point Tues., Thurs., and \ion., Wed., and Matlock . y Sat., at 2 a.m. Fri., at 3"45 p.m. Tues., Thurs., .and T'ues, Thurs., & Lancefield . Sat., at 3"30 pin. Sat.. at 4 15 p.m 'he recevlqpg boxes are cleared daily (aundays ;excepted) at 7 B0 p.m., and Mr Barfoot's box 3rov pm. Money orders are issued daily (Sundaas excepted)} rom 10 a....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
NOTICE. "'1e Qu:rters for subs-ription to the Free Press will commence on the 23rd Mareb, 23rd June, 23rd September, and 23rd December. Pereons cannot wi$1idraw their name. from the ro:l of Subecribere itoi.ot t tv;irg ep to ?t:e end of tLe current quarter blw eorecril.ere sr be enroJ!ed at any time by pay Is ga eubscirFtiou proportion.at to the pereid in the 3oar.er renmainir g unexpired. Advertiisents rerived for ea2h issue up to two r.m.on the day prcri' us to publication. Each ad v.rtirsnment should hear upon the manusclipt the sr mber of insertione reqnircd. When no ine'rue i-ns are sent in r: fer~cr. to the number of inserli-ns, the adveirtieme t will be centiuued until countermanded or date e .ire, and charged aceordiugly. Notice to withdraw an adrertisement :aould be given in writing. All orders to a t-r cr diecentinue advert'semen's most be made in writing, and forwarded to the oeee befo-e Fix p.m. on the Tuesday of each week. DP . DEAVAN will shortly resume the practic3 of...
CENTRAL GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
CENTRAL GERMANY. An engagement had occurred between the Prussians and Hanoverians, in which the latter gained a slight advantage. The Prus sians, after receiving further reinforcements, succeeded in hemming in the enemy on all sides, The Hanoverians thereupon uncondi. tially capitulated. It is understood that the King and Crown Prince engaged not to serve against Prussia during the war. It is believed that they will be allowed to select their future residence. The oieers and men were all disarmed, and sent to their respec tive homes. The Federal army, under Prince Alexan der of Hesee, is marching against the Prus sins, with whom a battle i shortly ex pected. The Imperor of Austria has prorogued the Hungarian Diet to an indefinite period in consequence of the war. The Italian army has been quiet during the week. It is reported that the King has changed his plan of the campaign, in conse quence of the defeat of the Italians near Custozza, on the 24th, 'and is now concen trating his fo...
CONTINENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
CONTINENTAL, A great battle was fought on the morning of June 27 between the Prussians and Au. strians at Skalico. Another great battle was fought on the 28th. Both sides claim the victory. The Vienna and Berlin telegrams contradict each'other frightfully. An official despatch, dated Vienna, June 29, says that on the 28th the Prussians were completely defeated by the Austrians, 'and 1,000 Prus. siane were killed and wounded. The Prussians retreated, and were fol by the Austrian cavalry. Their losses in three day.' fighting were very large. The Austrian loss is estimated at 2,000. A telegram from Vienna, dated July 1, says that a fresh Austrian army Corps and Saxon Corps, were repulsed on the previous day by the, Prussians. A telegram from Berlin, dated July 1, claims a victory for the Prussians in the three days' battle, with total loss of the Austrians up to July 1 of 2,000 men.
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCIIES. -o (From the Argus Correspondent.) -------- SY.DNEY, Tuesaty. A skating rink was opened last night and attracted much interest., The local exhibition here is likely to f!ll through; as most of the intending exhibitori will barely be in time for. the M3elbourna Exhibition. In the Assembly, the state aid debate hab been.resumed. It is likely to last till a late honr to-night. At-auction to-day old teas sold at frol £6 5sper-chest to 2s 2d'per lb. The barque Cathay, .hence for. Javs, his been,wrecked in Torres Straits. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. The Eugliai.mail.is due here on Fridaf next. Heavy rains are reported to have fallen i the barrier ranges. .th_ The annual steeplechase takes plaeoar t69 15th September. Entries--Cocktail, Lar'l, Elliston and Hector. ce in ' "L'Africaine was successfuilly prodtce d the Victoria Theatre last.night, bu th??., tendance was very small, SThe inhabitants of the Port are fo volunteer naval brigade. *1el The Coorong steamer. will sail ...
THE PANAMA MAIL ARRIVAL OF THE KAIKOURA, S. S., AT SYDNEY. SYDNEY, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
THE PANAMA MAIL ARRIVAL OF THE K A I K O U B A, 5.S., AT SYDNEY. -0-- IiY ELEOIRIC TELEGRAPIL (ROM THE AROUS CoEBLsPOKDENT.) SYDNEY, SATURDAY. The P. N. Z and A. R. M. Co's a. s. Kaikoura has arrived here. She received her mails at Panama on the evening of the 25th July, and sailed the following morning. . Passengers for Melbourne: Captain HKt chinson, U.N., Mrs. Hutchinson and child, Mr. Melvin, Mr. Tuff, and Mrs. and Miss Kyte, the latter three coming via Hokitika, per Tararua. The Kaikoura has packages of light cargo for Melbourne. She was within six hundred miles of Wellington on the 19th, but thence forward experienced very heavy gales from S.W. Great satisfaction was expressed at the success of the upward trip, which was made easily within contract time. The Southampton passengers would ar rive at their destination by the 12th of Au gust, and the American portion would reach New York on the 31st July. Everything had tended to make the pas sage one of the most agreeable on reco...
SPRINGFIELD ROAD BOARD. Monday, Sept 3. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press and Counties of Bourke and Dalhousie Advertiser — 6 September 1866
SP1RINGFIELD ROAD. BOARD. r ,?: Monday, Sept 3.. The usual monthly meeting of thSpring-. field .Distri?t Road Board.was held. at, the office, Springfield, on Monday last. The members present werc :--??essrs Bagnall.(Chairman), and the newly elected members, Messrs Ford, Allan, and Dean. The minutes of the previous meeting.were read and confirmed. ,Messrs Wragge and Riddell were: received as a deputation from the Lanceficld, Road Board relative to getting the Springfield Bbardto.appoint some of.its. memibers as a committee,. in conjunction with -a like num= ber from the 'Lancefield Board, to decide upon the most suitable site fora. bridge'over the Bolinda Creek. The deputation informed' the Board that as £1500 was voted by the Government for. the erection of the bridge it would be well if the Boards' Would undertake its construction or else the vote would lapse. The Chairman and-otherminembers stated that they were scarcely in a position to, pay; the deposit required at the -present ...