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THE TURCO-SERVIAN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
TIIE TUltCO-SERVIAN WAR. The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs has addresaed a circular despatch to the representatives of the P'orte, declaring that the Porte is not responsible for the deplorable condition of some of its provinces. The new Turkish constitution has been solemnly proclaimed. It consists in sub stance of the following provisions:-The Empire is indivisible, the Sultan is Caliph of Mussulmans and Sovereign of all Ottomans. His prerogatives sare those of the consti tutional sovereigns of the west. The sub jects of the empire are called Ottomans. 'their liberty is inviolablo. Islamism is the religion of the state, but it shrll not have any other distinction of theocratic chsarcter. Religious privileges of communities, and free exercise of public worship by all creeds are guaranteed. Liberty of the press and free. doal of education are granted. Primary education is compulsory. The right of assoelation, and right of petition to the Chambers are accorded all. Individuals ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
Tur AvssuLrrur. JoonnaL.-The Jan. ulsry ntumbr of this old-establishied periodi. cal i to. hand, and. the reading matter is equal to the average,. One townsman, Mr. E. F. Iughlo , a prettyroegular contributor. furnishes the followin sonnet:-. "DEEDS, AND .?N ? ' WORDS." " Deeds, and not .words." Many mako their cry? And if. to deeds.wordas re of no avail The cry to pnss as.wlsdom will not fali. Dut should our words ad to ourrdeed lsuppily TIhat words themselve. are deed .who sa;' deny?. When hHmeor', Dante's, Mllton's thouglhs we hall. Made oua by words, and patlrot tongtes assail Rulers enrempt, and tyrant clalms defy, Are not words deeds? 0 for mole such-lke deeds; 0 that the Church, the Parliament,.the Those, major areneies whene. power pro ceed., An their embodiment, the world, would blesl Rid men to pure and nohle alms aspin, Anrm to achleve them set their, soull cn fire.
THE SAN FRANCISCO MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
THE 8AN FRANCISOO MAIL. We (Arg?, 6th inst.) have received our flles and correspondence by the San Francisco mail. The following is a summary of the newsr GREAT BRITAIN. The Queen has prorogued Parliament until Pebruary. In London military circles it is rumoured that 30,000 French volunteers will join the British army in case of war with Rlssias, tempted by the bounty and the pay. A re cruiting office is said to have been opened at St. Hueller, in the Island of Jersey, which has already enlisted a considerable number. The Queen will open the next session of Parliament in person. The mail despatched from London every Thursday, for the United States, will be dis continued. An accident took place on the railway near Ilitchin, Ilerefordshire. Five persons were killed and 30 wounded. The Williams and Gulon line has been selected by the British postal authorities for the conveyance during January of the malls between Now York and Queenstown. The folodon Lancet says 3 great plague has mnio...
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FRB. 7, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
POLICE COEJRT.. SW DNESDAY, Fan. 7, 181. (Os the Bench-J. Trangmar, Esc, J.P., W. Corney, Esq., J.P., J. L. Artoer, Esq., J.P.) Police v. Cress-Vagrancy. Constable Hanlon deposd that the prisoner, who appeared to be weakminded, had served a month in gaol Or vagrancy. When liberated was in a helplss condition; he was paralyzed in the right erm and leg, and if left to himself must persh. Sentenced to one month's inprisonment. RATE APPHALs. There were a good number of ratepayers present to appeal agninst the Jorough Asses meat. Mr. F. W. Hill, the raluer, and the Town Clerk were present 'to look after Borough interests. The following cases occu?ied about two hours, and were finally adjusted as stated; the valuations In nearly all the Important asses sustained: Bevan, London iHotel, valuation £200, reduced to £180. Marriott, Percy street, valuation £120; sustained. McCooachy, Percy street, valuation £150; sustained. Chard, Julia street, valuaion £ 100; reduced to £80. Bradshaw. Julia st...
SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTLAND. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
SSlIfMPiG. P4o'1 (CF PuTUA D.TI . February 8-Otway, steamsr, 444 toni ,C.pttln hnmpu.n, from Melbourne, i? Belfast and Warrnsmbool. W. P. Anderson sIut u. February 9-Otway, steamer, 446 tono (lptaln Thompson. for Melbourne, so Belfast and Warrnambool.: W. P. Anderson agent. nrrorts . Per Otway. str, from Melbourne 345 red gum sleepers 244 pekgs, Overeo, sld Robb, t1 pckgs Adamson, 84 do Ander. sin, I do Archer, 23 do Boraby. 1; dc Brewster,c58 do Buckley and ~iunn, I dc Campbell' 9 do Campbell and Son, 4, dc Carratbers, I do Miss Clarke, 2 do Cooper, do Croaker, Scott, and Co., 12 do Crouch, 2 do Cse and Co, 147 do Cummings, 5.do C unea, 22 do Dy., 1. do Fleming, 8 do Grant, do Henty, 4 do Holmes, 1.; do Jtel bart Bros, I do Jones, 4 do Kean, l do Thos. Kellie and C, 1. do Killeen, 10 do Kohn and Campbell, 1 do Lackman, 6 do Layley, 18 de Lesser and Co, 2 do Lewis, 5 do J. Lllis,2 do MtaxwelI, 15do Mrs Moore, 1do Must, I do McDonald, 9 do D. McDonald, I do McKay, 2 do McKniaght, 11 ...
PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
PORT PHILLI HEADS.. AKXXtoD. Feb. 8-CIty of Adelaide, str., Sydney. Rebeeca Jane, brig, Coast. 9-Dawn, itr., Dover.. Schooner outside heads. eb..8-Lottery, sch., Sydney.. Firefly, brig., Sydney. Wotonga,str., Sydney.. 9-Swan, ketch, Western Port. Stephen, sch., Western Port. Charlotte, sch., Western Port. Active, cotter, Western Port, Gutnett, sch.,,Western.Port,
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
ADDI)ITI()NAL INFOtRMATION FORo TUE PUBLIC. The mail for Dartmoor and Drlk Drik leayes llywtxxl at 8 a.i. on Wednesday and Baturday,and arrivea in Heywood an Tuesday sntd Friday i thS two catch the Portland mall. Letters should be posted for these places in I'ortlanll, on Tuesdays. at 7.30 p.m., and Frlidy at 6.:u0 pm. A iall is now carried between Lower Cape llridgewntcr and Meouie (Mourt Richmond) by the residents, probably on the days of arrival and departureof utie Portland mtailh. The l$elfnut line of runtin leaves Portland at 7 n.m. an Tuscday and Saturday, instead. of 8 a.m. ns before, arriving at Illast at 3 p.mt. The return mall leavcs olfast at'7. a.m., arriving at Portland at 3 p.m. N II.--llThu nlit delivery of Melbourno nndl 'latIliltltoI m1il will take place at the lnt:-~tUo tl window dally at 7.a.0 p.m., exceptL Mudaly, ltj mail arriving that day at 6p.m. Printed allld pIilshed by the proprietor WILL.IAMi UioroCn, at the Guardlian Of11ma tinthtiialt treet, Portland
LHE LAND QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
L. E LAND QUESTION. Mr. J. L Dow delivered a lecture at the Temperance-hall, Russell street, yes. terday evening on the land qcestion, en ..titled "Our Land Acts, a Land T'ax, and ". .;the Bursting Up Schome." The lecture Sf,;was..illustrated by moans of a large map of Victoria and Riverina, showingi n dis. ,i.tlnctive colours the situation, extent, and Sdescription of settlcment which has taken place up to the date of the latest returns. There was a good attendance. Mr. M ehro, M.L.A., was in the chair. . Mr. Dow remarked that important cs :were the suhjects of freetrado and pro faction, the lanl question equalled, if itcldid not surpass them in importance, b:. s caeas upon the proper dealing withl the aacr.rLand of the country depended largely tihe :.slpolt whether we would have any poisu labon left who could be influenced eitlhor t;. by protection or freetraido. Victoria was ,becoming a colony of one city. and, like a man with a I.ig head andt a shrivel led biody, there was fear ...
PORTLAND POST-OFFICE TIME TABLE MAILS ARRIVE FROM [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
PORTLAND POST-OFFICE TIME TABLE. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Melbourne, Geelong, Ballarat, Ararat |Hmnllton, Coudah, Branxholmo, Heywood Myawyu, daily, at 5 p.m., (on Monday at 1 .m.) Casterton, Sandford, Coleraine, Merlono, D)igby, Iloalpur, Hceywood, Taesday, Thura dnay anod Saturday at 5 p.m. Belfast, Warrnambool, Narrawong, Yam buk, Tyrendarra, St. Ilelens, Monday and Friday at 3 p.m. lBrtdgowater, Wednesday at 5.30 p.m. MAILS CLOSE FOR Melbolrne, Oeelong. Ballarat, Ararat, Ilamllton, rahom, ltraoxloioe, Cbodah, Iioywood, Myamyn, daily, Sundays exelptad at 6.15 p.m. j.lywood, Ilotspur, Diby, b er no, sole ruoe, Salndford, tanerton, Tuesday, Thurs day ,oid Saturday, at 7.30 p.m. Bel fast, Warrnamu boolNarrawong, Tambuk, Tyrendara, St. llelens, Mondays and Fridays at 7.4. p.m. Bridgewater, 'ruesrdy at 7.45 p.m. SGO1. S. CALDWEILL, Postmaster.
MAJOR LEARMONTH'S TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
MAJOR LEARMtONTHII' ' " TROPHY. ,,; A '?second competition for this valuable prise i took placeyesterday at Portland, I.?Delfast,. anid. Warrnambool. This lime r Fortune, willt proverbial fickleness, has deserted the Portland standard, and the ~B$elfast men have scored a brilliant victory +.,Lwilh, more than 60 points. The day in ;"' Portland was hot and hazy, mneing shoot wo., ingwith accuracy almost impossible to the a?,best?isd most practised marksmen. At :Warrnambool the atmospherio conditions were equally unfavorable, with the addition .," of a strong wind blowing,." As Bel fast lies intermediate between Portland "and Warrnambool, it is probable the volunteers there had to contend with dis aigreeables also, and the greater honor is theirs for havlng overcome them so well. 'At the ?lose of the match the scoring satood: ?,? ,>Belfast ... ... ... ... 01a Portland ... ... ... .... 07 Warronambool .... ... 502 At the Jaht match Portland took the Spremier position with a score of ...
A PERSECUTED CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
A PERSECUTED t CANDIDATE. 'No, sir, 'I'll' never run for office again,'. said Judge Pit'man, just aftrio tho last election in our State. 'You know that when they came and asked me if I'd accept a .nomination to the Logisinture, they told me thaU the jvhole community wanted me to run, hnd that I was certain to be elected because I was a man whose characterl was so good that nobody could find. fault' with it. I thought so myself, and I agreed to run; and accordingly they nominated nme. Well, sir, theo very next morning the Argus 'came out,with an assertion that I had been detected in stealing chickens, and it gave a full history of the case, to gothtc with' pictures of the chickens, nod after darkly, hinting .that since abandoning chicken stealing I had. beoeti continually engaged in otler forms of robbery, it asked: if the people of this State wanted to see a chlicken-thief making laws for tlhem; And the mischief df it was that Irlid hook a couple of chickens from niy grandmother's c...
MELBOURNE. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. Tuesday, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
u91 0 IO.URN. ;., ROWIAOL 'OWN COURtSPONDwNF. Tuedaly1 February, E. Fop sevfra lldy.a peat. the atmoaphere. of. thecity. has been-s thioksned. by the smoke of bash fires, Nigbhtlfy.theBu sets in. &red haze, and the moon risce with the' crimson.tfaoe of a confirmedl toper. or a patientin the mativ?estagog erysipelas. 1o morow. will. be the . anoiversary.of Btaolk.Tlurnday, and althouga thebshesa Is. but, moderate, .and.- I everiempered by ao cool breeze, farmers are neeessarily.a prey to analietie only ob:as leseerrdegree-thsaa tho.e whioh afflicted bushmen ona theocca- sion of that nemorable atsstropher The- wool stores and 'auotioa.rooms of-i 3fsesres Goldsbrough &.Co,, wereoclosed, to-day as a mark of.respeet to the memory: of the- wife of the-senior partner. of the, firm, who expired early this morniang For about a fortnight an investigation, las been going on into tile aeountf oftkhe. the Second Emerald Hill,:.8andridge and Sk Kilta .Building Society.. As there-w...
CONDAH (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) February 7. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
C- WDAW.. Greoar oun00 owr. conesewomr.). lebrasy :. A' number ofrumemrs have bee current's here for some time touehing the candidature. of gentlemen who, itt ms?id meanto-cono test- Normanby with. Mr.. dope at next electon. First we heard. that aMr.. Shiel. was in the fleld,.theatlhat M. Thornley hadl entered the lists, followed by Mr. Tyther.. leiglh 1.and nowr the report. I*- that tbe-Hon Mr. Ramsay is for Normanby also. As yet . however, none of these gentlemen have imaue a. clicular to. the elecoors, olnt any other direct manner, intimated their intention to, nontest-the electionand the report-may. ult. mate!y prove to be unfoundedi Those elector. therere,.who are dissatlefld'wilh Mr. Cope ough-:to take time by the foreock and! invite asuitable an.to come forward. There all. great deal of political apathy in theacoanty at presents.end the electors do net seem to, care much who isn in or ouatof Parliament , aud they wilt coneqmentiy require a good: delaI itirrlag up before.they ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
SOVERNMENT G~AZETTE. FusAr, FaaUAart 29.". Thri wlolo of the colony. of Victoria ordered to be "Clean.DistrcttI" under the, Setb Act, 1870. Licenase approved-- eorge (tater Myamyn 110 acrel (George Jennings, Trewalla,.l51 acres Patrick O'Neal, 90.seres,.Condahl.. Adam Thlompeon, 180. acres, MSamyn , 8aM ue .'Thompson, 129 acre, Muateosl Marrianne I. Walb.e,..20 acres. Wambelano .Sarlh lBrorn, 10 acres~ B1l Bil Wt,. Matthes D.ahka, 27. scres, MfouejUp ,Jamreas Dlnoo* feld, 298 acres.. mlarrajrlm .John Duok mennlon. 16 acres, Dunkeld; WUIalllnWheltert, 0O s?re., Nsplerl James Davidson, 320 eres., Nag arry nd 'Tulllcht George GIll junr., 41 acres, .Moranborog Charles eorter juur., 10' ,cres, Cnaterton3 William lope, ?20 acree,. II.,Ikerbert and Wytwarrones tichard Hope, 173 nares, Dolkerbert IRobert Ioresoell,820. uwrea. tinholpep, George lurst jour., 110 ncres, Ulhllhinhi'homau S. Jdhnsotne. 8.0 acres, Aleasualer Joltnsmoe, 320 acree, ilden Ihopa George Lewils,51 ere., KIlllara, Wm.. ...
Stranding of the s.s. Argyle. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
Stranding of the n.e. Argyle. (To the Editor of At lPrtland Guardian.) Sin. - Having read in the shipping report of your last issue a slight account of the steamer Argyle getting ashore in Warrnambool Bay. and that the Lubra trict to get her off without effect, it would appear to the public that the Lubra was not of any value or asaistano3. Now. having been an eye witness to the whole affair, and wishing to give credit te whom credit is due, I beg to give yrl the facts of the aose. The Lubra arrived in Lady Bay at 11.30 p.m. on Sunday, and at 1 a.m. on Monday the Argyle entered the Warrnambool harber, steering straight for the light until we lost sight ol her, owing to the hazy state of the weather. The next thing we heard was her steam whistle, and saw the burning of blue light,. Captain Lapthorne, of the Lubla, made anm lsrm, sent up rockets, and burned blue lights so ae to attract the attention of some of the haibor deport ment, and this was continued for uearly two. hours when a...
BRANXHOLME (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) February 7. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
B:R A'N1X . O iLM I.. (aIRON ,OU ,OWI .COBBIIaIPNDEN.) February 7;. The weather hia .bbenfearfully hot for he last few days, and buslifirea pre bqrrning in several directions around the towOahip. On M?dnday lIst, aboutnoon,,.word. came to the.townshli that.the fenoe on the land belonging to..Measre. Golugh and Penoea was on fire on the road to Hamilton... This fire must have been caused by some care. less ppreos smoking along the road, as it is not s campig pclee where the fire stated.. As soon as it became known that a fire had started about two miles on the Hamilton road, most of ith` townspeople started to do what they couldin stopping its progrees; but, 1l am:eorry, to say,. before the fire could be stopped lit burned.about two or two and aeiftai miles of fencing, and about 200 os 250 acres of graes, .alo., tlhe sheep. wash and yards belonging to Mr. Penrose. Many of theisighbousi were up a gralter part of tlhe night, and?went round the fire with at. water cart sad, put out any ...
The Borough Assessment (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
Tho? Worough. Asses ment.. (To As Editor of tA P?eelad G.uardian.) Su?,-I; beg. to. crave a. place in. your. columns for a,fow remarks. on.the Appeall Coust. held. on. Wednmeday. hast. My tint remark. i. thatl II comdder, the Borough. Council has.taken an.advantage of numbers of the ratepayers. in, not servins them with, due notice of the time for appealing against the unjust:valuations-ol. Mr, Hillh Next, 1I .would remark. that, L consider that it. was unfair for His \Worahis the. Mayor to sit in. judgment on.behalf of the Council, he being one of the councillor whu .votedl the waste of money, for the -deviatedLred.dsainrosdl. and it sa therefore natural to think that he would, through thick. and thin, sustainaun, just. valuationsa in favour, of. the. Concil.. Now, Mrr Fditoy- I want, to. know from, whence comes such powerful authority that three magistrates, wlth.a valuatoo in front. of them, can compel any number of intolli.. gent men. in spito of common sense, in spite 'of sound...
LATE TELEGRAMS. LONDON, JAN, 2. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
S ATE;,TELEoa&MS. LONDON, JAN.- 9 The Duke"..of, Connaoght.lhs' been gazstted an extra'.Kuagbt Grand Cunr. ansndert .thsetaarof':ndia..:. :' '.s QoNs:I'ANTlINOPlLE, JAN. S. T'he Purto has urderei the leant of seocte milliuon ;of paper money. BUCHAREST, JAM. 5. 'riice Charles ,as proteetcd algsinIst the articles of.the newzi'prkehs Consrltu tiou aiiurmizi' that1Itojwaulna Ie-partof the Turkish 1 Pnpifse., ; · ST. 'ETIhRS!URG, Jwur. 5, A ltuseian eipluriog -epedition lsa beeufitted ourt, ant. is now proceeding to 'iuokeoow, where it will meet Yakoul Bey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 9 February 1877
,? '1HOM\ S GA\LUNT, The only watil ntanttfactiarcr in the Awtstralian colonies. See g?ld nI a silver snedsalI andrepbifs of thli Londoni, 3elboarne n:-.l oiilr o?lihea for ' with. liudi £1B. Be-t IZneilih Lever. Sfw` \ IAdio' ot I atc hei S Gentlenittii cold -Levers fio a £1 N - "cic+u -tlop attche-, 1ill price 14 IIOUI:KE STi!a.ET EAST. (co.toanrt -or rnm novAI. AictiAv.) .MEL OUItNLE. TiCit:I IiZi.7 MIED:\LS lECEIVED A r rmil GREAT EXHIBITION, PHILA DELPHIA. AMERICAN WALTHAM WATCHES " OI' AUSTR ALIA. i-TAL.TIIA.NI WA-t&lrmC .nre stronbly yYV - 'm-cinended for use in Austnrtxr. ioihey are man!e with sperial reference to durabilly anod will stand all ordihtary or even hlari'lince rltholtit injury. at the same time ider?f'iat no rdltadle tiidikeepers. In case oft a.rihiental injury they can be repaired e r ore enaniicaJlY than any others, as any whrel~.crEw, spring, it fact any parit of the wit?h can ie 'aupplild Ar note from the (;energl Oflle or by Watchmakers who keep thi...