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THREE VESSELS WRECKED, WITH LOSS OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 August 1876
THREE VESSELS WRECKED, ,WITH LOSS OF LIFE. On Thursday week last, the 13th inst. (re. ports the Newocstle Pil.t), two schooners, namued the Acme and Flirt, and a ketch named the ITowlet, put into Seal Rock Bay for shelter. The former was a new vessel on her first trip, and owned by Mr. Davidson of Brisbane Water. The other two were regular traders between C.ipe ilawke and Sydney, and were at the time laden with timber and produce for Sydney, During the Friday and Saturday following, the gale in creased in violence, and the sea became more turbulent, threatening the little vessels at anchor, but it is stated that every precaution was taken to Insure their safety. On Satur day morning the crew of tie schooner Acme abandoned her and made for the shore in the ship's boat, where they succeeded in landing safely, but lost the boat. Soon after the captain of the 'Flirt hoisted signals of distress, and the men of the Acme, with out delay, put off in the whaleboat belonging to the pilot stat...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 August 1876
TABLE TALK. GtAtDIA* SrPrE.ME~rET.-Owing to ex treme pressure in the office, and the urgent necessity for tile immediate publi cation of the Shire and Borough rate-rolls, we were unable last Friday to issue the first number of the weekly supplement as promised. Next Friday. however, will see the a Idition of fourteen columns to the paper, and with this will be issued also a summary of the month's news for trans mission to Europe by the mail. M3rILANCOLY.-We learn from the Tele graph. with extreme regret, that Mrs. Barclay, relict of the late Hugh Ross Barclay, died at St. Kilda on Wednesday last, five days only intervening between her death and that of her husband. Mr. and 'Mrs. Barclay leave a large family behind them to mourn the double bereave meat. Tt?E R'EATHECR.-Owing to the strong southerly gales that prevailed on the coast on Friday last, neither the Otway nor Julia Percy were able to do their re gular work at tbe ports of Belfast and Warrnambool. The two steamers left Portl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 August 1876
SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTLAND. July 31-Roy Roy, steamer, 300 tons, raptain Andrews, from Melbourne, ria Warrnambool and Belfast. Saloon. - Messrs R. Twiuem, H. Pullen, Mr and Mrs Bull, Mr and Mrs Pettifer, and 22 in steerage. Croaker, Scott & ('o., agents. RAILED. August 1-Rob Roy. steamer, 393 tons Captain Andrew.s, for Melbourne. IMPORTS Per Rnh Iloy,'steamer, frmi Melbourne 2S pkgesAnderson, I do Barsby. I do Bsads shaw, jiodo Cue and Co., 1 do Croaker Scott andCo, 2do Craven, 1 doCooperand Badnall. 37 do Carey. 22 do Clapham, 1 do Cranage. 2 do Conale, 30 do Campbell and Son., 1f do Day, 1 do Edwards, I do Flynn, 2 do Ford, 1 do Finnigan, 2 do G(rant, 3 do Goldsmith, 2 do ilawkins, 1 do I1utchinson, I do Holmes, I do Haggeatton, I do James, 2 do Jones, 1 do Keiller;~25 do McLennan, 10 do McLean, 1 do Pholand, 2 do Marriott, I do 1Mose, 1 do Must. 5 do lcKlts, a do Meldrum, I do McDonald, 24 do Overend and Rlobb, 3 do l'edan, 2 do Paramor, 1 do Postmaster, Casterton, 3 do It...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 August 1876
To Shippers and others. THE Cllpper SCHOONER MINNA BELL ,,Will TRADE regularly between PORTLAND and MELBOURNE. For freight, &e., apply to .W. P. ANDERSON, Portland, Or JOHN TURNBULL, " - No. I Queen street. Melbourne. egnalar Steam Communication between Melbourne, Warr-. nambool, Belfast, and Portland. TIHE undersigned despatch Steamers as . under (weather permitting): FROM MELBOURNE To Warrnambool, Belfast, & Portland, Name of Stcamship. I Sailing Day. JULIA PERCY. Every TUESDAY, at 3 p.m. ROB ROY Every FRIDAY, at 2.30 p.m. FROM PORTLAND Melbourne, calling at Belfast and Warrnambool. Name of Steamship ' Sailing Day. Every. TUESDAY, ROB ROY sailing from Port land at 2 a..m, Every FRIDAY, JULIA PERCY sailing from Port *. ,land at 4 a.m. Boats will be in attendance to carry pas sengers from the north jetty to the steamer from 8.30 to 10 o'clock, the night previous to sailing. Return tickets issued available for either steamer for Two Months. Fares and freights at curre...
An Explanation. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 August 1876
An Explanation., &nbsp; (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) SIR,-Allow me through the medium of &nbsp; your column to contradict a statement made by your Adelaide correspondent re- specting the South-Eastern Ensign, to the fact that such journal has been amalga- mated with the Border Watch. As I &nbsp; understand the term, no "amalgamation" &nbsp; has taken place. True the plant, &c., of the Ensign was tendered for, and that from the proprietors of the Watch accepted at &nbsp; the sum of £110; but your correspondent must be aware that it requires something more than a mere possession to constitute an amalgamation. The tenor of your &nbsp; correspondent's remarks would lead the public to infer that an amicable arrange- ment had been made between the two journals, consequent upon the paucity of support accorded the opposition journal; such inferences are without any foundation. During its existence the Ensign received a fai...
PHILADELPHIA EXHIBITION. THE STORY OF THE SKERRYVORE. PHILADELPHIA, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
PHILADELPHIA ' EXHIBITION. THE STORY OF THE SKERRYVORE. (From the Argus special correspondent.) PHULADELPIAm, June 3. The fact that the disaster to the Skerry yore had been intentionally brought about was not publicly known at Philadelphia until the last mail left, and there was only time to send half a dozen sentences of a telegram to San Francisco. We only know up to May 14, that the exhibits from Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania had been partly damaged, and supposed that the colonies had unluckily chosen an unseaworthy ship. Mr. Leslie Kendal Morrison, bookkeeper, who was in charge of the exhibits, as an officer of the Commissioners of Victoria, made a complaint as soon as he landed, but no publicity was allowed until the ship had been docked, and the survey showed that the suspicions he all along entertained were well grounded. Whether the commissioners had any right to keep the matter secret from the colonies, who, but for their reticence, would have been advised of the ...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES BAPTIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
ANNIVERSARY BSERVICES BAPTIST 0ON GOS. On Sunday the 16th inst, &he anniversary sermons were preached at the Baptist Churchl by the Rov. P. Bailhache,in the morning from the third and fourth verses of the eighth Psalm, and in the evenlug from thi 11th chapter of Ecclesiastes, let verse. The church was crowded on both occaions. On Monday a tea meeting was held at thie sameo place, the tea and accompaniments, provided by the ladies of the congregation, were largely patronised. The tables were decorated with a profusion of flowers which gave the room almost the appearance of a flower show, some bouquets being e, quieltely arranged; we have seen first priaes awarded for less artistlc results. After tea Mr. J. Itobb wr called on to occupy the chair. Mr. Robb in opening the meeting expressed the pleasuro he felt in presiding where the attendance was so good, and was glad to be able to welcome Mr. 'Trnter after his illness. He was happ to take part with the Baptist Churh,, whose mi...
A SERMON BY FATHER PROUT ON THE IRISH PEASANTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
A SERMON BY FATHER POUT '':ON THE IRISH PEASANTRY, We belieove the following has never before been published: " He that giveth to the poor, lendeth to the Lord." Yo are not skilled in logic, nor indade in' anythin' also that I know, except playin' hurley i' the i folds, s; kminig .at caids i' thoe public-houses for half gallons o' porter, and defraudin' yer clergy o' their lawful dues..- -, . SWhaie' orsee??there'sano use'thryn' to drive logic into yor heads, for indado that would be the fulfilment of anithor text that speaks o', throwine ipearls, to pigs. But if yo did know logic,- which yo don't, yeo would perceive at wanse that the passage I havre just quoted naturally devoids Itself into two branches. The first involves the givin', that is rationally and syllogistically eonsithered what yo :ought to do; and the second involves the poor, that is the recalvers o' the gifts, or the persons for whom-yc ought to do -. ,First, thin, as to the "givin'." Now, It stands to roseaun that (...
MR. GLADSTONE ON ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
MR . *LADSTONE 'ON 'ADVERI S TIBINO. Speakling at the annual mecting of the IIouse of Oharities for Distressed Persons is London, Mr. Gladstoie, in referring to the difficulties which the promoters of the society had in bringing the in stitutiou into publio notice, said:-" -It is at inltitutiln of pieculiar niodesty,atnd it is hardly possible to commend it to public notice and support by any of the leansll that are most usual amonl g us In these days, tieltatrombeooLing,; frmni day to day,. more and moro notably importante in order to bring about what is usually called prosperity. We perceive here that you are not deqetcd un worthyt ofjhetya tu Able, or I nmay:fey'rattertheitialua le. ssaistance of the press, but in the present time, whether it be owing to the absorp. tion of hunman energy in other diroctt .,, which seem to have a greater spon. tn"aeous attraction, or to whatever due, it would seem that even the effective re. porlting of the proceedings of such an institution does n...
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
COMMERCIAL. r-POR TLA2I z MARKET. Guardian Oloe., Angust 4, 1878. the retail prioe of flour Iu £l Oa per !.g Our quotatton re- " ." WU?OLZSALU PRIc s. Tl TFloor £12 - ro ?. "C ... Wheat, Oe to S. 2d per bushel .lOti,.8s3,'to 3s Od do' *` lo( .Oi Barley? '8se id'I " .' ,.vhes., Bran, lI SA Pollard, IOd o _~6 n ?: Botter la 2d,1l». Eggs. i 3d dozen hoeese (Colonal) Odto 8d. per lb. . ItrrA., Ptu9. Flour, 20. per bag cash. Barley?.d? 4 . per bushel Wheat, Be Od do UOat,'4 to 4s d do uir4a,' d. ;1u . d do P'ollard Is 6dto Is 9d .. do utter .Is 4d to le6dlb. Eggs,Is 6d doz. ' Broad 7d per 4lb li ' Mimosa Bark, £3 per ton
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
PUBLIC MEETING. A PublIto Meeting of labouring men and trndesmen of the district will be held an SATURDAY, TrU AUGUST, at lCoa?chy's Assembly Rooms, Portland, to SnaIdetite neoessary steps to promote the ,l.tem of LABOURt REPORmW, in consonance with the principle announced i at letter which appeared in the P rtn' l.ardied of the 18th July, and aligned '" ?tiriolt Justice." lIesolutions will be submitted to the mneet lif, and several speakers have volunteered I -peak ton support of the movement. Allinterceted are requestaed to attend. U:hairto be taken at 8 p.m. PATIRICK CONWVAY, 24th July, 1870. Sec., pro. fee. DENS SAWMILLS. PRICE, I0N8 & CO. B?EO to announce that they have COM MENCED SAWING, and are prepared exeoute any orders they may be favoured SIth at the LOWEST CUtRRtENT RATES. N.IR.-Orders left with Ma. Omomus Jauautrr, Portland, will meet with prompt atle.ution. ,lien, July 28th, 187,0. .Mount Richmond Wesleyan Church. IlE saubacibrs. tp thli Clmrch will I greatly '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
Warrnambool Steam Naviga tion Company (Limited.) N OTICE is hereby given that on and alter Saturday, the 6th day of Augusst next, Mr. W. P. Anderson will not as agent for the above company at Portland, in place of Mr Thomas fMust. By order, ALX. S. WOOD Acting Manager, WarrnamDooL. To the leetor of the WesternM , Gentlemen, As aV oiacancy oilli oc cur in the R2epresentation of the Upper House in a few r ' "weeks, I beg to informn you that I intend being a CAN. DIA TE. . I shall take an early opportunity of addressing you personally, and also by publishing an extended ad Sdress as to my Political : iews. , . ; Your obedient servant, WILLIAM1° YALE. T ' L:. BLACKOKhaving rented- :s : theo 'plotographl plant lately purahased by, Mr., J Nicholls, haas determined to give every one; a'eibancotto, geth their photo taken. Till further notice, T" the price of a single arto do visitos. ,d (adults) will be s uhllllg,ichil.i ni dren under five years of ago thes usual price. ;_Co loring carten, ...
THE OUT-GOING MAIL FOR ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
THE OUT-GOING MAIL FOR ENGLAND. The times appointed for closing the over land malls at the Portland Post-office are as follow : For REGISTERED LETTERS, at 3 p.m., Saturday, August 5. For ORDINARlY LETTERS, via South ampton and Brindist, 6.30 p.m., Saturday, August 5. For NEWSPAPERS, via Southampton and EBrindisl, 6.30 p.m., 8aturday, August 5. MONEY ORDhItS payable in the United Kingdom will be Issued up to 3 p.m., on SSaturday, August 5. MAIL VXA BRINDISI. Letters and Newspapers via Brlndiel must be specially endorsed for transmission by that route, and bear the following rates: Newspapers, 3d each, not exceeding 4ounces. Letters, id per half-ounce, S. R. DEVERELL, Postmaster.
SHOCKING MINING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
SHOCKING MINING ACCIDENT. Monday night's Ballorae P'ost reports: Another of those fearful oocurrenoos, which are becoming alarmingly prevalent, took placo about one o'clock this morning at the Sovereign Company's claim, when two stalwart minors named John Jones and William Williams-both married men with familiesa-wor instantaneously killed, and two others, named John Skows and William Morgan, were seriously injured. It appears that the men in question, together with two other mates, elected to commence their cAift at midnight, so as to be able to attend the funeral of a friend today, and about tho hour mentioned the four men named commenced to descend the shaft, two standing on each side of the top of the cage, the other two mates remaimning on top for the re turn of the cage. The cage had descended about 500 feat, when the pump rods by somo means became disconnected on the surface, anld falling down the shaft, burst through the coutre slabs, some of which fell on the men in the cag...
THE AMENDED ELECTORAL BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
THE AMENDIED W ELECTORAL BILL. The Amended Electoral Bill now before Parliament, the second reading of which was fixed for yesterday efenidig, is, or ought to be by this time, in circulation. The delay has been caused, the 'Telegraph informs us, by the necessity of accurately defining the boundaries of the electorates, nil of which undergo to a greater or lesser extent some alteration, either by deprivation or extendcirn of territory, and the preparation of the mop which is to accompany the schedule of distribution of seats. This schedule will possess more local than general interest, and as the new electorates have already been de termloed upon, we purpose enumerating them, in order th.lt the public may at a glance understand the proposed altera tions and amendments in the present law : Presset Proposal Ditrtict. io. of No, o, tmeisematembes. Ararat ... 2 1 Avoca ... .. Ballarat East " - 2 Ballarat West 2 Belfast - 1 ? East Bourke .;. 2 1 Eist Bourke Boroughs I South Bo rlke - ,. ,...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE PEN R M.S. "BANGALORE." [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
!'WITH WIIICI8 Is rIOORPOMATED TUB " PORTLAND EXPRESS." To PAotect our Rights-- Not to Zlfr'inge upon those of Others. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4. SUIMiIARY FOR EUROPE PPan R M.S. "BANGALORE." THto third session of the eighth Vic. torian Parliament opened on the 11th day of July. Sir George Bowen made the customary Ministerial speech with rather less promises in it than customary. The Governor intimated the introduction of an Amended Electoral Bill, and not before it was absolutely required. It is eighteen years since the existing act was framed, and with our shifting population great changes have taken place. When the Electoral At .was first made law, the population wa 'only 500,000; the present number is about 825,000. The changes in local distribution exhibit quite as much'change as in the popula.; tion. Large districts that eighteen years ago were only used for pastoral purposes, have now become centres of agricultural industry, and it Is almost certain, judging from present progress, tha...
ANOTHER FIRE.— [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
ANOTrItE FLee.-Shortly before two o'clock on Monday morning, says the Arzqua, a fire which completely destroy'e the "Jheatro Royal at Dayleeford occurred. The flames had well bhold of the building bcfore the fire was discovered. A north breeze was blowing, and it bcing feared the tire would spread to the adjoining sbops, several occupiers removed their goods to the stores opposite. By great exertions the firemen gained control over the fire, and at last extinguished it. The fire originated in one of the small rooms used to store potatoes, oats, &k., adjoining bo theheatre. It it bolovecd to have been the work of an incendiary. The property belonged to lMesers Iluttner tand Hallen steIn, Melbourne. The hotel was eaved.
PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
-IT P ILLIP H ADS. AnRIVgD. 'AugiI 4-Barrabool, str., Sydney. . Dovo, sc., Wynyard. , .*. City of Hobart, tr., ?ewoaatlo. T rador, soh., Loitb. " .". BAIL D. August 4-Avon, etr., Port Albert. Albion, etr., New Zealand. r?. Favorite, ship, Guam.
GOOD WORDS FOR THE YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 4 August 1876
(3 non }1Touio roe ott Yoornd -=Diuner'u roady. A wuln1n't prhdo nnd &s'otlors p .ide-tho ecedlo, Br ,,T Iitrteotu oN ToxnBTo e..-GCravo sen tic euto. AN JINUAIVILACJUA W E~xu n1-Tho, wlegbt of inltigrnatioCf, 'I LLow a womuaU can keep en taklkig whilo, Ole, twiote op her lech' haIr, end' ho hler eeeutiofulI of hairpa, le a m wyotery n01 yet oxpleeleerd. Ax Irleeroeun woo once aked If hIce h ever reru n red hlecckeerry. "To hr b uel lehave," suedl I'e iti "allhI biehkbrrrlhs are red when they're green."