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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
A NY person found REMOVING cattle from the paddocks or lands of the uudersigned will be PROSECUTED after isl date, Sd MARY JANE BELL. Mount Eccersley, Feb. I. Shire of Portland. F ENDERIS will be received to 10.30, L.m., .l on Thursday, February 15th' instant, at Condal, for contract 77-l--Repair to gatersand fences of the pound yards at Branxholme, WM, OLAPHAýf,-? Pebruary 5, 1877. . . .ry. Shire of Portland. NOTICE TO. tATEPAYERS. N OTICR is hereby'given that the Council will sit as a Court to hear appeals against.tho VALUA ION at NOON on, THURSDAY, FEB. 15T nexet, By order, WV. CLAPHIIAM, · ; •Secretary. January 29, 1877. Shire of Portland. TENDERS are' lvited for : Contract 77-13-600 yards Sin. metal, from 61 to 91 miles. " 7714-300 yards Sin. metal, 100 each, at Ward's, 7 mile, and Cross's Hills. S 77.32 -100 yards gravel, screened and unscreened, Heywood to Belfast road. 77-33--Repairing bridges and enl S erta, Portland to Ieywood, except Surrey river bridge. !' 77-34-Repairin...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights — Not to Infringe upon those of Others. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1877. THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
WrrT walca 1s u'OOPOaATZD Tia "rPoaLAlS a3reS." To. Protect oar Riuts--AVot to Infringe spoe thou of Ot.Ars. TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 187;. • T-E.POLITICAL CAMPAICGi. On Friday night last, in the Town Hall, the politi.al campaign. was opened in a most lively way. Mlr. MosT, the candidate, gave an account of his stewardship, and intimated if again returned-he would do his best to revise the tariff in the direction of freeing commerce from artificial restrictions, that he would aid the Ministry in a well considered scheme of immigration, that he would support an all round tax so as to make the rich man pay his fair share in the expenses of Government, and that he wouldl oppose payment of members, although he held that country members had a claim for expenses at least, and that he would do his best.to promote the spread of railways generally, and the Greenhills or Branxholmo line to Casterson in particular. Such was the substance of the speech. There was not an. jndividual who attendedl th...
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM AND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
B~NEVOLENT ASYLUM 7ADW: HOSPITAL. The Committee met in thie Town Hall on Friday, 'nd Febhrary.. There were present, Mfr. Cooper. thet'Presideltt,:lessnaro,. arriott, Burbank, Hill, bleConnachy, Mnning anrd Day. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. The Superintendent reported the state of the house to be 17 males and 1 female. Out door recipients, 16 adults and 15 children. Since last meeting John Matheson had been admitted.-Admission confirmed. Also John Morton, whose admission was cono firmed until next meeting. ' The monthly reports were read and signed by the Chanirman. The Secretary informed the Comonittee that he had received £240 from the Government in aid of the building fund. sOOOasrOxrnctCe. From the Acting Uider-Treasurer, for warding forms and requesting statistical information.-Already supplied by. the Sec retary and Treasurer. From Masers; Welch and Co., relative to the blindsr required for the.new ward. The Secretary was instructed to request Messrs. We...
REPRESENTATION OF PORTLAND. — MR MUST AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
REPRESENTATION OF PORT. LAND. - MR MUST AT THE TOWN HALL. A large number of the electors of I'ortlni?d met on Friday last in thei 'own. hlail, at 5 p;m., to hear an expotltion of the politlcal views of Mr. Thomas Must, cne of.the can lldiates for the representation of this con stituoncy; the Hall was crowded. On. the motion of Mr. William Corney Mr.Jtnoes Hawkins was called on to occupy the chair. Mr. Hawkins read. the notice in the Guardian convening the meeting, and claimed for the gentleman ncalling it, and who had represented the town. for some years, a respectful hearing. He had no doubt in hii own mind that the meeting would be as well conducted as. on prior occaslons; he would not detain the meeting with any remarks of his own, hut would call on the candidate to state his views. ,(Applnsse.) . Mir, Must in coming forward was well re ceived. He said:-Mr. Chairman and gentlemen, in terms of tie notice just read I now appear before you to give an aceonso of my conduct whilst att...
CORRESPONDENCE. The Portland Shire Hall. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
COBRRESPONDENCE. KX io s t--a- e sha .-l7 .. raT.., Crrrq of o...d r r= toas en 0.7 u soy w~e .ono -- s.c1 es..: y .:W tnUrarT i ro-,rsU:t. a :SL tener The Portland Shire Hall. (To cio Ed.ers r wr Petowd GwasdrIa.) Stsr-I s-e the rarerrsyer at Brilge alor are azitatng aaiart the plopuad ale ao tae .ire Coancil Hall art Walo-k. ai it a : r-Y be sap oPs that they are t.e oal, onro wtshn ojet.as t.ere ere great many in :t11 riinZ wnl' f.-e :rCng'y - on t?e matter. There ean be no doubt that :he hall at WsPo oss i the proper pFlte "f, the to-ine* ,of the S':ire to be carri-d o,. a4 w?.ut tak.ng into n.?siJerati t.e minev sonk in it. wlen h- railray i. -es. c.ommaunincaon will be eo rapil asd? e.?-.p that tLere can he no pusible ,b. i?ei'm on the par: of the co ntry co-,n clors to go thereon the groaDn of expen* , and if ther cannot awld it,tier had better re-ion and look af:er their own bnsiu??o. ieavino pub!iz ma:ers to those who have the means and inclination As for boi!d ir a Shire H...
ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
ANNUAL MEETING. The annual general meeting of subseribers, to elect office bearers for the .current .yeari and to receive the report and balance sheet was held in the Town hail on Flwidy, 2nd instant. Mr..Burbank ln the chair. The minutes of last annual meeting were read aiid confirmed. ` The Secretary rend the report and balance sheet. " ` ' .. . TWENTTVEIGOMT ANNUAL -REPORT' 0o TnHE CoMITTarr or MANAOuIMaT FOR TRa YEAR EntorIo TIL BlsT, or Dcaus anL, 1876. .. •a. . Ex-officlo members--resident, W. Cooper; Vice-erepidents, S. McConachy and J. Marriott; Ciommlltee, E. Mannion, E. Bur hank, J. Hill, T. E. Woods, W. Corney. W. Learmouth, G. Iay, I1. Scott, It. JMtheson. The Committee, In confortnity with. the usual custom, have the pleasure to present to the subscribers and friends'of the institution a brief:rejiort of tihe proceedings for the past year.. : During the period: embraced in the report there were 10 meles and I female in the instituliun; Forty men and, 7. women were admit...
MELBOURNE. Friday, February 2. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
MELBOURNE. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDNT,. Friday, February 2. If old King Jackev Jsckey, as he wa irreverently dubbed by some of the early ettlers. thie patriarch of the once famous Yarra Ysrra tribe, could revisit this por tion of the hunting grounds of his people, he would be satonisled to perceive the most important street of Melbourne transformed into a training ground for two immense iron monstere, who roll to and fro all day on their maasive wheels, vomiting out clouds of dingy smoke and coal dust, which is fatal to white waist coast, and imparts an inconvenient odour to the hair of the faee. He would see tli crowds of well-dressed persons watching the evolutions of these uncouth machines, and the tardiness with whicl they are moved to and fro, and apparently regarding them as the dray horses of the future, and ihe might possibly be tempted to muse upon tihe short period which has elapsed since the days of the triumphs of the boomerang and the nullsh nullah before the spectacle i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
MTISS DUFF, R llPiner and Mantle ,Maker, GAWLER STREET, .I1 E "" TX.. A 1 D, T ENDERS her sincere thanks te friends j. • and customers for the support given her stince commeucing business, and trusts by "attention to their wants, and moderate charges to secure a contlnuance of their patronage. 1at_ Bonnets. S Feathers, Ribboas, Flowers, Laces, etc., etc. 'adles barnet, and lits trimmed in the atat style on the shortbst notice. Miss D. informs her numerous customers that. she has just returned from Melbourne, and is now showing some of the. choicest I.?ILLINERY and DBRESS STUFFB pro curable inthe city. ':w PUBLIC NOTICE., :; Mrs. 0. TRIOKEY" :BESi. to inform the inhabitants of .a .,Portland and surrounding district that lse, has just returned from, Mel bornre with a CHOICE SELECTION. of I Faiolemable Millinery. Vi .:, Dress Pieces, i _, Lustres & Mustlns, ,ýt · »f .. ALIO, r ?.a .A VARIETY OF Costoame inn Poplnla and Prints, WITH OTHER GOODS, WHIIICI 8c SHE1IS PREPARED TOS BE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
jtpjwnrrn Wool-MouanrInK Etabi IIlnluuelt Portland. I'1HIS wrel-known atahlliahment has been 1, greatly clarged, and the proprietr Is lrp·nd t gunrante e rapateh witLL all pfIoe scot to be eCI!UIltR), havIng a pnvcer-fillyg supply of the purest water In lWVnrl ctlnased, relpaked, and ahlpped. W In cintiou fr'~n the country can he de ,ilvrua', 4lrect at the worka. JAMES SCOIOP tFLD. -Hardwood Timber. A LAIIOYt arnrlgurt of Sawn Timber Ironm the PIlEN SAW MILl con glatlay no hand. Orders executed with deapaich, K INt C~fUMMINGS, '''.. RAgent fur :.'r Messra Prlcr BSuon & Co KPECIA? ADDV?EET-EI~ZmZL Warrnambool Steam Packet Company. PAT anr d WAENAMBOGI fy r htezr actc* is riven, caY r o TWAY, JULIA PERCY, ROB RBOY, wim ail regisaly from ME.3BODE3E FOR POETLA?D? Tuesday ! riday Afteraoons, PORTLAN.D FO MEIL3EVEE Tuesd.ay and Priday orat igs arly (weather prsthing). FARE S. Sgroe--. £1 - 0o Return 9 0.o leorCsca 0 10 - ,, 0 15 0 Chldren uder 13 years, halt fare Rstaa Tckets avra...
RAILWAY BRAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 6 February 1877
RAILWAY BRAKES. What is termed in England the Brake Problem is attracting a large &nbsp; amount of attention from some of the mechanicians of the day, and its satis- &nbsp; factory solution is regarded by the in- telligent railway travelling public with ????-lings of the liveliest interest. In this country, too, our railway system has reached a stage of development that in &nbsp; ????Iility invests the subject of continu. &nbsp; ous brakes with an importance that .i-r% of?the.,thousands who.daily use a.r lines at first sight conceive it de eirves. .-Tle inain;object sought to be ,,l:rined 'ie'to codelitrive an apparatus apable 'of stopping a train at high -, 'ed in the,, shortest possible time and distance with the minimum amount &nbsp; of discomfort to the passengers and of wear and tear to the rolling stock. ???erde a power of this description Sneed in' the hands of an experienced Siver or guard-for opinion at present t flrs~with whom the re...
NEW ZEALAND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
NEWI ZEAIAND NEWlI Late exchange papers intimate that:--A tender has been aaeopted, £8,377, for the site of Murplly'e Htel, formerly Glaugow Arms, Dunedin. On 8th January "homas Coloman was sentenced to 10 yea's' imprisonment for attempted murder othie wife. The Palmnerston lime: of thoe 10th tult. says one of Victoria's oldest and most genial 'residents, Jcdge Fellows passed through Palmeratonon Saturday na route for the lake distrtct. A fine trout, weighing 12 lbs, 2ft. 5 in. long, and lft. ,in. round, was caught re cently in the Shat River, near Pal moerton. The Palmerston Times reports a violent hailstorm recently, which did great demoge to wheat and fruit. A hailstone picked from the beach nioeaured nearly seven inches round. A strange bird caught recently on the beach near Ross, West Coast, is thus de scribed by thie local papers :-" It is web looted, lhas a body like that that of a platy pue, the feathers of a duck, and the head and bill of a snipo, while round the head the f...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
?HI1NA. In compensation for the estruction of the American chapel at You' Ping 2u, the chapel was rebuilt, money paid for the destruction of tle books, and a procla mation issued explaliing the rights of foreigners to live in the interior. The English gunboat -Lapwing, was rheeked on Novemher 11l, n Niveto Island. Farroell complimentary adresses were presented by the citiens of all nationalities in Shanghai to Sir Thomas Wade, on the occasion of his return to England.
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
S ANDA.. A fearful calamity Occurred at St. Eliss bthb, in the province pf Qeuebec. Thirteen Inmates of a convent pfrished in the fames, which. destroyed the *establishment; the parents being only able to recognise their children by the fragments of clothing. There has been an important strike among railroad operatives in Canada.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. Ex-President Guardia, of Cosa Rico, Is endeavouring to induce Guatemala and Sal. -ador to unite with Costa Uica, and wage war against Nicaragua. There has been another battle at Cauca, in the state of Columbia. The Liberals claim victory. Mr. Morcno, the Dutch consul, has been assassinatod at Carthagenat The murderers were arrested. Ex-chief Justice Iglesias also clai?s to be President. Monterey and Saltello have de clared in favour of him, and the whole northern frontier of Mexico, except Mata mores, is in the possesdon of the supporterc of Igleslas. in?eleslas has eatablhed his Government at Queretaro. The states of Mexico, Puchln, Vera Cruz, and Osaxca are occupied by Dius.
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
CALIFORNIA. The Russian North Pacific squadron ha, been ordered to rendezvous at San Francisco. There are already four of the ships in this port. Iamtour says the object in to concen trate them herein cnse of war with Turkey, and in the event of England siding with the Intter power. 'ile fleet would then be ready to do some damiage to Victoria and British Columbla generally, this colony being now entirely unprotected. Everything hes been very quiet and dull here since the departure of the last steamer. The election is still the topic of conversa tion, and' the muddle has caused a general stagnation In business. The stock market (mining shares) In San Francisco has gone down so as nearly to create a panic. Wild rnmours are afloat of mines having a petered out," and It I stated that Consolidated Virginia, the great Bonansa mine, will not pay Ito dividend tkli month.
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
AMERICA. The Presidential election is still in state quo, boths parties claiming the election. Congress will count the votes on the 14th of February, and it is hoped that apeaceful solution will be reached At that time. Both sarties deprecate warlike measures or an appeal to arms. The President has appointed a commission to report upon the most feasible route for an inter-oceanic ship canal across the Isthmus of Darien. Reliable Intelllgence from Washington states that the Chinese Government has commissioned two joint Ministers to the United States, Spain, and Peru. Cronin (elector from the State of Oregon) has gone to Washington with his vote. Should it be *ecognised, it will elect Tilden. The Cotnsevatlees are anxious to settle the Presidenthil question satisfactorily. A terrible raillwy disaster occurred at Ashtabula, Ohio, on the 2tlh December. A bridge gave way and precipitated the train into a creekl a distance of 75ft. 100 passen gers were killed and 60 seriously injured.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
:. MISCELLANEOUS. Tie following lines aappear in the window of use'of'th6 Haudlurst hotels on Sunday:- Gentle reader do not blame me, At my closed doors do not sneer:s i 'Tie no. fault of mine, believe me, . That you lose your Sunday beer.~ Gke tilainethose pragmatic jackdaws, ' rTo whom you give your vote and cheer ..Those bigots who imposed the laws, Wi l: \V h.rob you of your Sunday beer... qhat requires morae philbsophy thani taking, things as they come I-Parting ovith things as they go. ?.A young luesbmad handed his wife a rd'ozeii"'lhnttits hifliotier day, andasdked ,er to put ai shirt to them. Th 'hTeiw life into a method, thatoevery' )?io-r miay 'have its enployment,' and' every en iploymest'lihve its hour. ,. '*Were o you guarded.in your conduct while' in London 1" Aeskd a fatie?of his so:i, lWho had just returned from a. yait to thiat ity. ','Yos, Si,;,apnrlof the time'bytWvo. pulicomen." ' i-'"Won't you take half of this apple 4"" sIld 'a pretty damsel. "No, I thankyonu ;...
LATEST TELEGRAMS VICTORIA, MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
LATEST' TELEGRAMS;. (FItOM, oaR, OWn. coRBIeIoNDaRT&.). VICTORIA.. MELBOUtRNE, Tnls. DAl0. Governous Bowen, and. Gregory propose visiting. Tismania, leaving_ Melbourne on, Mouday,. tod; returning, in, Saturdaygs steamerr, ' Enqulry,?oto the-conduct, of two warder at Kew, Ablum consider that undue violence was. used, against. a. patient ;. the: wardersn. censured., Oaptain ole's. proposal that Sblp, Nelson be- cut. down, is. condemned by. Osptatn. Panter. and Lieutenant Dugdale;. the cost estimated.t, £1 0,000. John Ctdy, .manager-of the Woods Point branch Colonial Bank,,charged with larceny. of. £200 of bank money;. remanded.the hear.. i?g.to next week.. Patrick: Murray lihberated: from, gaol;l oltained money. from Prisoners: Aid Society, and immediately afterwards robbed an hotel of £97, again senteneod to 12..months. Decision of the Privy Council, Woolley v, Ironstone 11111 Co., upholds the right of, the Crown to the gold found on private property. Thursday's temperatura. ...