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ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, MARCH 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, MARCHe 10. Before the Mlayor (Dr. Patterson, Esq.), W. Ford, and Dr. Van lemnert. OtINOr OFIFENCES. i Mlargaret Elliott and W: H. Crockford were charged with allowing the Yim Yean water to rln to waste, but as It appeared that the waste had been occasioned through leaving the taps on daring the night tfbr the purpose of catching a few drops of water. the cases were dismissed. A silmilar chaLrge agaiist W. Tullide wsas postponed for a week.--Hlenry Bailey indt Adolphus -icoll were fined 10s. eache for being asleep in their ldrays and HI. Pennington, the employee of a man in charge of.a dray, was also finled s. for leaving his horse unprotected.-Jolhn Griflin wavs fined bs. for allowming a cow to wander in the streets. SMALL DEBTS. In the case of Ross and Smith v. W; King. Goods, £7 es.; James HlIarris v. J. West. Goods, £1 1ls. O1.; and J. C. Stracdy v. Mary Ross. Use and occupation,' g:j. Verdicts were given for the amounts claimed, \vith costs.
THURSDAY, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
TnnsDaY, MIAncIH 12. Before thle Mayor (G. Young, Esq.), and J. ?'Ciaeo, and 0. Bright, Esqs., J.Ps. SMALL DEBTS. ,John Harris and David Glen summoned Thomas Knight for rent amnounting to £15. It appeared that on the 17th September an assignment of the property-in tile occupation of thie defendant took place from William Knight to the plaintiffs. The question at issue was whether a legal notice of that fact had been tendered to tile defendant. It was proved that a notice had been tendered Ist refused, and IthI bench considerodl the notice sufficient. T'Ihe amount was awarded, with 45s costs.
OAKLEIGH COURT SATURDAY, MARCH 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
OAKLEIGII COURT' SATURDAY, MAiR?c 7. Bebore Mr. Templeton,: P.M. MIINOR OFFENCES.' Jahn lara and Cornelius' Ryan were severally fined 20s., with the alternative'of a week's imprisonment 'each, for fighting in the street at Oakleiglh, on thel 23rd nilt. Henry Lynch was fined 5s, for a similar offerice, and cautioned.-John, IIannah was chargeud with having :been drunk and. dis orderly in a public place. TIhe charg'e was withdrawn on. the terms of tlle delendant contribuling 10s. to the poor-box.-William Edlwards applied to haiie proceedings stayed in the case of Clark v. Edwards, tried at the Dandenong Police Court on the 9S3d of February, when, thie defendant not appearing, a warrant of ejectmsnt was'issued. He now stated, as the ground of his application, that due notice had not been given., . i,
FRIDAY, MARCH 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
FIamDAY, MAoCH 18. Before the Mayor (James Patterson, Esq.), T. Baillic, and H.'L'ullett, J.Ps. ' ABUSIVE La.GOUAGE. John Follhrd was summoned by Jbsoephl Taylor for abusive and thrcatening language. Plaintiff stated that on Tuesday last at about Ihall-past three o'clock in the after noon, Mr. .Follard came in at thie Dervohslire hotel, Higih-strct, St. Kilda, :whlch he at once told him that hlie had been to his house on the Suuil,'y pioeious, to demaid an expla nation. Hie turned round immediately and abusing himi rouindly lthreatened to blpw his bhiains out, and drive hiim' ou of S. Kiilda. Witness first spoke to the dcfeiidant. Cross examined.- ILo hlad been to the defendant's lhouse on the Sunday previous at 12 o'clock expecting to find himi at home, to disuade his diaugilter from continuing an attachmlent wiithl n n apprentice of his. ie took the ap irelntice with hlim, mid went for a friiendly puir'ose. lIe lhad seen ?Ir. Follard, on the 3rd 1M carch, who called on him for his...
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, MARCH 9. Present—The Mayor (James Patterson, Esq.), Councillors Ford, Oldham, Lord, Crouch, Tullett, and Garniner. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
MUtNICIPALI NTELLIGENQE ,S'T. KIhDA COUN.CIL, MIONDAY, MARnon 9. Present--The Mayor (James Patterson Esq.), Councillors Ford, Oldhsm, Lord, Crduo:h, Tullett, and Gardiner. . The iminutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed.. COILRESPONDENCE. Letters were read- Srrbm Enoch Chambers, forwarditigl a nuuiber of testimonials from borough' sur veyors and others certifying as to the supe riority of his machine-broken metal. Colm cillor Crouch thought they shoulld lie on the table. Councillor Ford considered thst the testihumonsls should be referred to thie Public Works Committee in order that ,ny councillor mighlt have an oppolrtunity of perusing Ithem. Coyn'cillor Lord suggested that Councillor l'rdl, who alppeared to be "thirst for noWv-. ledge, should take them I.home an read:themn privately, Hle could make copious marginal notes, .'d1 the council could profit by them. Counelholi' I'rtillett said they all knew: how thlese testimonials were got ulp; it was a mere matter of busine...
EXPERIMENTS IN ROAD MAKING. II. To the Editor of the Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
1XPERIMENl'S IN ROAD MALTING. To the Editor of the Telegraph, Sir,-In my last coninuniciition to you oh this subject, wlich you published 'a fortnight since, I detailed to your readers the liistory of an experiment made ir Chapel-street by order of the Pbahran Boroug'h Council to determine the respeclive van)e of the hand br'oken and tie maniline-cruldie metal. I believe, Sirl that .1 then demonstr;ited by a relation of facts and by direct roeerence to the experiment itself that, as hfar s that pur-. ticuler trial wais a test0 that .hand-broken me.tal provecd by its wearing qualities at least 60 per cent. superior to the machine crusbrd meral. " . . r I purposely natsinneo otromn vritingr "i iA subject last week, as I did not wish to crumh the advocates of machino metal at once by the weiglit of evidence I aim prepared to adduce against the coritihntoiice of tiis" disdgrtcf?u and interested monopoly. B.u, Sir, having given thie other side an opportunity of 'denying the iilBegations ...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. PRAHRAN COURT MONDAY, MARCH 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
POLICE INTEL IGENCE. :K'PRAHRXN COUJRT MONDAY, MiARCi . Before M?ssrs. G. Yoiinn, (Mayor), J. B. I Crews;, and G. Armylage, Esqs. SMIALL DEBTS. Henry .. Thompson summoned William Christie ior work,.. &c., amounting to £8 2s. Gd., but the case was dismissed in consequence of no bill of particulars having been furnislhed. A summons against Adam Smith, of Punt-road, South Yarru, for not paiying a sum £17'2s. Gli. for forminig and pitching .a right-of-wavy at the rear of his premises was postponed for a weekin conse qoience of two of the magistrates being inter ested parties.
OAKLEIGH AND MULGRAVE DISTRICT BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 14 March 1868
OAKLEIGH ANDi MlULGRAVE DISTRIOT BuAllD. ' A meeting of this board wias held on the 12th instant,'.Mr. John Jordan in tihe chair. Tl'he other Members prbsent wern Messrs. Braithwaitv, Irwin, Miller, HIohan, Duff, and Orr. The minutes of last meeting were real and confiiomed. 'Ihe following correspondence was read-friomnthe Roads, and Bridges De jartment, stating thalt I the board's special orde or to hie erection of a check gate oi the Breakneck-road lhad been sanctioned by the Govqrnor-in-Council. The clerk stated that the confirmed order, had been gazetted and would come into operation on tho 3rd April ronimthe same, stating that the Commissioner tdo not feel justified iL recomrmeding the coafirmntion of the special order flor the remoital to another site of the Oakleigh gate, and recommending as a means of raising sitfficient fundls for the: maintenance of the maoin road tlhat the toll sho3util be raised fitom half'to full rates.-Froail tile Deaf and Dumbn Institution, iPrtahran,...
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE PRAHRAN COUNCIL. MONDAY, MARCH 16. Present—The Mayor (G. Young, Esq.). and Councillors Ogg, White, Lacey, Vail, [?]pe, Crews, Smith and Brown. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
iCIPAINTELLItGOCEL RAIRAN COUNCIL. - loNDAy, MARCH 16. The Malyor (G. Young, Esq.), and illors Ogg, White, Lacey, Vail, Crews, smith and Brown. minutes of the last meeting were d confirmed. COR E?PONDBNIOR. rs were rdad :Georgd Brown, Ralston-street, that he was leaving his premises at eof that street near to the Qardinet's tation, nd requesting that.he might notice board on the place where he at t has his business. Councillor Ogg that thel request be granted. Coun Veil seconded. Carried. mJenhinsaColes, as agent for a Mr. for some property situated at Ollis in reference to the drainage of the Councillor Vail moved that the beveletrPd to the Health Committee. Smatter which had engaged their at f0r some time past, and if it was. re to carry out any work they would to the Public Works Committee. ilor White seconded. Carried. Ess oF oCONDOLENOE TO PRINCE ALFRED. acillor Vail expressed his regret at not present at the public meeting last ny in the Town-hall to eipress in o n at the atro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
, usiness Directory EIruC.AL. A. F. White, Chemist: aRnd I)rugist, (the post oflicn) Chapel street, 1'oral n •ISCELI.ANEOUS. IRoss, Booklseller, Stationer, &c., Chapel-atreet, PIrahrani, ipposite lTown-hall. 'ames Firman, Bootnmaker, Argyle-street, South Yarro seOnOI house fromn the Commercial-road, Vnlker, ~eiws Agent, Chipel-otreet, Prahran, SAll papers delivered early and piunctually. I. Parker, Coloni:'l )ven 'lanufactory 39 Plost Oflice-placte elbournoe. ;Parker, . Curer of Stoly Chimneys. 3 Little .Bourke-strcsi. east, Želbourne 'Edlucational OUITII YAR.tA' COLLEGE k'? : " .arling Street. "' Closeo to Ia Lailtway Station, Gardiner's Creel-rd. lr'lvcipal: RIEV. 1". KC. EIvNxIG,.. St. Ad lrew's CiIhurch, iattiaceston (Late Rev. John S. Miller); Arsstied by ' -: .. MaterS of Proved E1xperieace and Abilityin ,their Ilespective Dcpart:seaate.. Tlrms " " : a arterly, p. tytabl ia .lvaice. .Day iuptils ... ......Thre guineas /' )ay boarders ..'........ Six ldo 2 Vitlaekl'y bo...
JOHN KNOX. A LECTURE BY THE REV. G. MACKIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
JOHN KNOX. A LECO'rtr. BY THE REV. O. tAOKCIE. : On Thursday evening last the Rev. George Mackie delivered a lecture on "John Knox and the Scottish KRfjrmation," in thie Pres byterian Church, South Yarrn, to a somewhat more numerous audience than attended his previous one, on " Oliver Cromwell." He commenced his theme by paralleling the two subjects he had chosen-Knox and Cronmwell. They had both been instrumental in different ways in emancipating them from Popery; but Knox had been anterior to Cromwell,. his. career extending over the earlier. portion., nd the middle of the ItOth.century. Those who had read " Robertson's History" would have. gleaned some-acesunt of this. great man; but he had. been, considerably misrepresented by this. writer, and he cautioned those who used that medium to receive his opinions with. cir oumspection. Scotland was but an. incon siderate and distant territory, once held in. swey by thie Popes, but she has been one of the principal battle-grounds where...
GARDINER COURT. SATURDAY, MARCH 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
GARDINER COURT. SSATURDAY, MARCE 14. Before R. Hunter, Esq., '(dhairman), J. M'Orae, and - Quarterman, Esqs. MAINTENANCE. Lawrence (wife) v. Lawrence (husband). Maintenmance. The plaintiffin the case wase in the hospital, but the defendant being willing to make an allowance, the bench made an order for the amount of 1s. per week. The reason alleged by the defen dant for not paying before wase, that he had never been asked. 1I ABUSIVE LANGUAOE. Fresehem v. Lorensky. The dlspute arose . in front of the court house door last S turday week, in consequence of the plaintiff giving evidence against defendant in a summons case. He accused him of committing perjury. He waspfinedgin a small amount, with costs.- The sarnme defendant was also charged with abusing?lMr. Henry, the clerk .of the court. He (the iplaintiff) had simply asked tfor the 'settlement ofa small account due to him, when the defendant put himself in' a meaacing attitude, and sefused to pay. Constable Miller dorroborated this...
PRAHRAN COURT MONDAY, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
PRAHRAN COURT MONDAY, MARCH 16.. Before W. Templeton, P.M., and J. B. ! Crews, Esq., J.P. A NUISANCE. John Richards was summoned under the i Police Offences Statute, for creating a nuisance by allowing nightsoil to run into the public street. Mr. Lynch said he had i received information that the neighbourhood of the town hall was greatly annoyed by a stench proceeding from Mr. Richard's pre mises, on Thursday, the 5th, and in conse quence thereof had taken out a summons. Mr. J. Smith and another witness proved the nuisance, and the latter further deposed that. the offensive matter had been swept down Cecil-street for a long distance. Mr. Weller,. on behalf of Mr. Richards, pleaded that the *offence was purely accidental, being caused by the bursting-in of the water-closet icask by the pressure of a quantity of loam which was being placed round it to fill up some low places. Mr. Gates said he spread the loamr and the cause arose out of an accident and not wilfully. 'An assistant lof ...
THE DUKE'S RECOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
THE D?? KE'S BECOVERPY. The dark cloud of doubt and fear which, when we last went to press, hung over the people of this colony like a funeral pall, has been happily dispelled. The sincere and hearty prayers of the, people have been answered, and the life of the Duke of Edin burgh spared. His complete recovery seems now only to be a matter of time. Being a young man, and blessed with a good constitution, he has rallied even more quickly than we had dared to hope; and should no unfavourable symptoms set. in -which seem very lunlikely-he will soon he once again able to pursue his usual avo cations, What an oppressive load is taken off the mind of every loyal colonist by this knowledgoel Had he died, we should indeed have been boared down in thle dust with grief and shame. The deed, even now, will bring enough of disgrace upon us, but then itcould not have been washed out. There would have been no waters of Lethie for such an ablution. Thank God, however, he is spared. Foul as was the ...
THE ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. INDIGNATION MEETING AT PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
THE A ?TEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. INDIGNATION IEETING AT PHAHRAN. The promptitude with which the Mdyor of Prthran called the inhabitants together to give expression in public to their feelings of horror and detestation at the crime committed in Syde.ey is worthy of all praise,"so also a those who, notwithstanding the well known illconvenience of the night of meeting (Saturday), helped to fill the hall on that occasion. TIhe various speakers were applauded to the echo as they successively denounced the crime and its perpetrator, the oiilv differ ence of opinion being as to whether )'Farrell was to be considered as a madinan, or as the 5gent of a foul conspiracy, the latter idea seeming to find most favour. The meeting as presided over by TI'he lMayor, who in opening the proceedings observed that it was a lamentable thing,. that the life of this young Prince, who was the guest of tile colony of Victoria, and lately a resident in Prahlrun,.should have been at tempted b...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
ST. pATROICKS DAY. St. Patrick's day has pasied over harmless -nay, with even more than its wonted quietude. We have not even heard of the ghost of a f$etion fightt--thoue scrimmages so dear to the wild and irropressible Irish men, in which they break each other's heads for love, arid in which Connaughlt and ounster men helabour one another as though they were natural-born enemies, Peace and quietude have reigned supreme BuDt if we have missed the pathetic entreaty -urged only as an Irishman dying for want of a shindy can urge it-for some one to "tread on the tail of me coat," it has not bhcen because there was no need to put up tlhe lament. But w0 must not jump to the conclusion that, because the peace has not; been broken, therefo.ro the fears that imagined it would were groundless. On the contrary, had it not been for those fears it is highly probable the day would have been one of bloodshed. But for the knowledge that the authorities were not only deter mined hut capable of putt...
GARDINER DISTRICT BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
GARHINER DISTRIOT BOARD. This board held its usuaL fortnightly meet ing on Wednesday last, yhen Messrs. T.. G. Henry, (chairman)Middleton, Alway, Stokes, and Woodmason, were present.. 'T:he minutes of the previous meeting were read and con firmed. Amongst the correspondence wasa letter from the Caulfield Board declining to enter into any arrangemert for the purchasoe of a roller for the joint use of the Gardiner, Caulfield, and Hawthorn Corporations. A commumnication was received from the govern ment printer, forwarding, two copies of the draft bill of the Amended Road Board 'and Shite Councils Act. The surveyor reported. on that portion of the Malvern Hill-road, oppo site IMr. Braham's premises, to be in a very rough and impassable condition, and that a gully fully 10ft. in depth run down a portion ofiit. He recommended that a culvert shoiuld be placed on the road and'that the gulf should be fenced in. No action was taken in it.· Tenders were ordeied to- be called. for D0D yards of...
MAIL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
MAIL NEWS; The news brought by the Avoca, which arrived on Tuesday, it singularly devoid of sensation, The accosnts published at home of the reception of the Duke of Edinburgh in these colonies had given immense satis faction, and most of the papers had laul datory articles on the subject. What will they say when they hear of his attempted assassination ? Perhaps they willnot be so severe on us as they otherwise might, seein. that a sim?ilar atrocious act has been perpre trated in their midst, although less success fully, some miscreant having fired into a train at Grantham containisng.the Prince and· Princess Teek (Princess 1Mary of Cambridge, iud one of the most popular of the Royal Family). This attempt, coupled with the one at Sydney, would seem to give some colour to the assertion we have heard many times recently, that it has bCeen determined to take.thel lives of three members of the roigning'dynasty in revenge for the three murderers who were hung at srachester. Supposing su...
INDIGNATION MEETING AT ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
IDelVTNtON oEExIeG A sv. rKILDA. Last eeniog a public meeting was held. in the Town.hal, St. Kilda,, for the purpose of sympathisomg with. H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh in the-late- attempt on his lifed at Sydney. The attendance was very good, and the chair was occupied by thie lIayor of the borough,: JLames Patterson, E~q., who, in opening: the proceedings, expressed hi's utter abhorrence and detestation of the cowardly assault., He called on The Hon. S.. H. Bindon, who said Ihe came there to express, with the audience, his loyalty to the Crown. He thought it was the duty of all to express- their sympathy on such an occasion as the present, which of all others was the greatest. Whether the attempt to assassinate H.IR.. was the act of a madman or not they had not yet the m ans of ascertaining, but upto that time, no evidence of the' existence of a secret organisation in Melbourne had been discovered. But if, as it had been/ stated, that the would-be murderer worer the tool of others,...
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 21 March 1868
MEMORANDA. The bazaar which has been for somne time in preparation in aid of the building fund of tile St. Kilda Volunteer Artillery Ordtlly-room, was opened on Wednesday; ind it is not too much to say, that it reflectsagreat praise on the taste and energy and skill of the ladies who hlave promoted it. It is held in the Orderly-room, in Clhanpel-street, and as it will be open to-Jay, we would recomimend all whol have not yet paid it a visit to do so. Tlhe opening ceremony was performed by the HIon. T. II. Fellows, one of thie mnembers for the district in thie Legislative Assembly, who said he lately spent some time in endeavouring to learn tihe trade of "Cabinet-making," anid that now it gave him imich pleasure to embark in the "fancy wool trade." The stalls are arrxnged very tastefully, ald are presided eovar by Kesdames Sargood, Testar, Rolfe Oldhamn, Murray, lenson, and the Misses Smith and Fulton. In the ground outside are a rifle gallery, aunty sially, and other aimusements. It...