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To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
'lb Ihe Jsdletor of the StaulWrd. 8I it,-- -'o' thL dtcri'ii1 11i82Ilce of our pas~t riiurs. mlt, whlilst icatrter ronuinii s tiey aire, to the utisaridlit. of ouri preseiut (1 o~rur pnat, I1uperuuuo hos liecoiii itot onle it gicuat brit a1l .uiareuisiug evil ol outr coiiuiuuuuity:' I tk ionkeritig and deUmoiuluzang iullucueed are gr.luiually:unudermining the foundlations of colonial life. and destroying the ;;pirit and' iiergiesif f a people; who, under other cir clnl:emances than thlose under which class and party legislation have placed them, watil~t have bel)umne.the ancsstors of sin' iuntlllg ett a:sd superior coiinunity.' InII our' wahi for the .causes which, have. produced' tli? 'very uniati: fac'tory state of things, we can' e;,pe to no other conclusion-we are comp?slled to a:lhnit, after mnaking every allowance for thlo poverty cau:ed by intemperance, extrava vagance, and defect of character, that selfish legislation, workedt by incapacity aud igno rance, is what has princi...
BOROONDARA GENERAL CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
BOROONDARA GENERAL CEMETERY. The usual monthly meeting of.theirustees was held on Wednesday evening last, in the 'Road Board Office, Hawthorn. Present, Messrs. Chambers, Denbigh; Fin ger, Hunt, andJohnson. Mr. T. Johnson in the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The Secretary reported-that during the past month four intermncuts had taken; place. lReceipts. . ...£916s. Expenditure. ..i ... £19 3s. 4d. The Secretary also reported that lMr. !Iig gins, C.E., was eingaged il laying out the ground, but the work was not yetcomnpleted. Two deeds were signed for parties having purchased freehold graves. It was decidod that a labourer should, be employed for a month to a sist the care-taker in planting trees, &c. Some firther routine business having been gone.through, the meeting closed., Dr.'Candler, the district coroner, held an inquest yesterday, at East Collin'wood, on the body of William Reynolds, a. ittle boy, who was accidentally drowned on Sund...
KEW MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
'KEW WMUNICIPAL COGUNCIL. 'Prodeit-L-:G., Whirttoh, Esqii Oliairman; Councillors ;Derrick, ;Halfey, anrson, Fox, iranwell, and lo'wis. "The minutes of the previous meeting were reiad and confirmed. CORBREPONDENCE. To the East Collingwood Municipal Coun. cil, in reference to the Johnston-street toll fund, .. To the Inspector-.General of .Works, again applying for a portion of the vote forfencing. To the Treasuier of the Kew Public Libra ry, acknowledging the receipt of his letter of the 23rd August. Fromh the Department of Public !Works, informing the Crouncil that the whole of the vote for fencing was now distributed, and that their application must stand over, till next year. From the Office of Lands and Survey, in reply to the application of the Council for the land adjoining the Boroondara General Cemietery, aihd stating that the land in' ques. tion had already been granted to Richmond for a cemetery. From Mr. Proudfoot, stating that he could not proceed with his contract for the...
HAWTHORN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
IiAWTIIORN.,MUL NICPAL COUNCIL., MondA, SkPTENDEiR 2. Present.--Councillors Campbell, 1Hill, Lans-, ly, Conran, M')ougall, and Bragge. In the absence of the Chairman, Counicillor Bragge was voted to the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confitrmed. CO IL ItII ' P(iN Di NC'I. To the Inspector-General of Works, for warding resolution respecting the erection of the lockup and police quarters on the ground purchased by the Council. 1 :-To J. Steavenson, Esq., Conumissioner of Roads and Bridges, in reply to letter pf the 22nd August, respecting the appropriatio1 of 39 yards of metal, &c., referring the Depart-' anent to the Boroondara Road Board for' thb required information. '"o Valontineo Iellicar, Esq., and Frederick ,Hunter, Fsq., informing them of theii- ap poiiltment as auditors by. the Council. MEMORIAL. Councillor Campiell brought up a i'nemo rial from the ratepayerq resident on iaid near the Rathmnines-road, directing the aittention of the Council ...
To the Editor of the South Bourke Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
To the Editor of the South iourke Standard. Sai , It was my intention in this letter to have :called attention to the valuable class of manufac urg-es in connection with the Potteries 1 but, impor p..ortant as they are as establishments of industrial art, there are others which are more so. At this time a brief history of the origin, rise, and progress of paper-making may perhaps be. accepts ble to some of your readers. Certainly such is the importance of the establishment of paper mills in 'this colony that the matter cannot he too often ,.brought before the public. Hoping that my humble efforts in advocating it may be the means of bring ing forward abler advocates, in the meantime I shall do my best to urge it on. The annual value of paper manufactured in Eng land, Ireland, and Scotland is stated to have been in 1851, two million pounds sterling. The Inland Re yenno Office, Old Broad-street, London, in October, 2851, stated that the exports of painted or stained paper amounted to ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
NEW ZEALAND. The Breadalbane has arrived from Auckland. with news to (4th, The natives continue very sullen, and say If QOvernor Grey does not offer better terms than. Governor Browne he may go back to the Cape. Thompson has but little influence with them, he would have visited the Governor, but they threat ened to shoot hhij iff he attempted it. The young chiefs are anxious for war The general opinion is, by those who know them, that nothing but a resort to arms will settle the question. The Legislative Council has come into collision with the Assembly by throwing out the Money Ihills. Theis Ministry are going on with the estimates. John Foly, a nephew, it is believed, of Mr. O'Shanassy, having a quarrel with his brother-in-latw, Joseph M'Gee, charged one another with forgery, and both' are committed for trial. Bail allowed. No later news from the gold-flelds.--Age.
YARRA BEND ASYLUM. (COMMUNICATED TO THE A[?]GUS.) [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
:.0 YARRA-BEND4ASYLUM. ' (CoMM5xIOATID TO Tna nAoUs.) On Tue ay last, tld patients'at ithe Yara :Bend Asyldm' were entertained at a perforinsn&e of the " Dramatic Society," lately formed among the atten dants of that establishment, with the sanction of;Dr. Bowie,. The qomic:drama, entitled', Old Trusty," and a pantomime were the pieces produced.' The' cha racters were well sustained throjghout. There was a great number of visitors, who,.as well as the pa tient, expressed themselves highly' pleased. The dresses were elaborately got up, and the scenery, 'which was really very good, was painted by the en. gineer cohnected with the asylum. The whole affair reflected great credit upon all concerned in it, and can hardly fail to prove beneficial to the patients. The following epilogue concluded the evening's entertainment: Ladies and gentlemen, our plays are ended,. Our acting, hIad or good, can't now be mended ; An hour more.qr so, " Qld Trusty's" fled, ... And Clowft and pantalo...
LIOENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 September 1861
LICENSING MEETING. The following transfers were applied for: John Feenon, Harp of Erin Hotel, from Mrs. Glinn.-Granted. To John Morell. O anted. To John Steer, Great Eastern Hotel. The applicant has been conducting this hotel for the Official Assignee. Graned conditionally on getting the Official Asssignee's endorse-. &nbsp; &nbsp; ment on the back of the license. To John Vaughan, Boroondara Family &nbsp; Hotel.-Granted. Joseph Counsel applied through Mir. Withers, for a new license for a house on the Main Gipps Land road, about ten miles from town. The license was opposed by Captain Dana, on the ground that the house did not afford sufficient accommodation ; and by Mr. Smith, landlord of the White Horse Hotel, on the ground that a second public house was not required in the neighbourhood. The Bench postponed their decision for a fortnight; meantime some of the magistrates would visit the house and examine it for themselves. Robert Mills, through Mr. Bayne, a...
HAWTHORN AND KEW VOLUNTEER RIFLES. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 September 1861
IIAWTIIOtXN AND) KE\1V V.OLU-NJiEEI RIPLEs,. On Friday last a ge'neral meeting of the volunteers"and other. waLs held at the Sir Robert Nickle IHotel, for the purpose of re enrolling the old memboer aund enlisting re cruits. Coloncl Pitt presided. There was a ,very fair attbndanee, and 'Z good deal of en. thusiam prevailed. Colonel Pitt, in opening the proceedings, said he had been requested by their Captain to swear them in on the new enrollment. Before doing so it was necessary for him *to say a few words in reference to the time for which they, would be enrolled. The twelve months for which they were originally enrolled was now about to expire; and the Govern ment, in making arrangements for their new clothing, had decided it should last for two yeais. Ii then became necessary to make a change in tho period of time for which they should be enrolled, and two vyears was decidedo on. Iloe considered this time would be no more binding on them than the twelve months they:hiadljust com...
BRUSHY CREEK POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 September 1861
* 3riUSIY CIEICiCK POST OFFICE.o - The Malil rrives from Melbourne, &c., on.Tues days,.Thursdays, and'Saturdays, at 1 p.m. :Closes or, Molbournieon' Mondays, Wednesdhys,' and Fri days;'at 9.30 a.in.. ., . ; :. " ".J. BBua N,, Postmaster.
The South Bourks Standard. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 September 1861
. .c ot *O tit V rs Stalttda . FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th, 1801.i TirE proceedings of the .Boroondara District 1?ond Board for the past.year. seom..to"ha'v riiscd tho ir of some few discontedoin. dividuals in the neighbourhood of Camberwoll and Gardiner's Creek, who seqgm to think that the Board have not done them justice. What thoe gentlemen want, 6or' what their real grievance is, it seem hai'd'to "mallse out; but'from the imeeting lately hold it appears that there are numerous causes of complaint, Ono gointlemnan asserted that some fourteen ihundred poundstidiw ti? o to that .pairt of the district in which he resided ; another had seen the Surveyor appropriating the property, of the,Board t0ohis own use. The holding of the meetings at.I-awthorn raised the cry of another ; ind a grevious complaint brought agalhist the Board was, that: they ,had tsedl thoiriflicefomf political purposos,land thereby "sold" the complainants, o10w noinc thirty or forty individuals could sit*ane.listen to ...
PROTEOTION V. FREE TRADE. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 September 1861
:PROT1OrION V. rFItEE TRADRI, " thAo.EditoA of thel Standard... n .I,'Avlsli, through your collunls;m to cRl1 the ttottsbn of those In otlle,'--whoever they lay be, to it pecill~r, mode of doing business in this Mfunicl 'iality, in a cortnin line of business, vlz.,-thoe ot tied porter trade. Ass.hotel keeper must pity in the first histanco £25 for a license ; after which comesn the expense of a lamp, which must bo kept burning all night, at an annual cost of £19 ; and then, not. at the ,least expense, at water-trough for horses. S'Sir, so mulch they pay for protoctliou then why not give theiu their full measure of it, lnstead iof Iillot¢intg parties to hawk bottled porter from; hIouse to house t aLtnd moreover, refreshing their horses at tile publican's expense, Iy allowing them to drink at the troughl, when outtenlteules they have been at the expense f' cuarting the water froln the Yarro. No doubt the Ihawsers are free t'ratr.del bilt if such conduct is to be allowed, why not pult ...
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. [Before P.O'Brien, Esq., J.P.,Chairman, the Hon. T.H. Power, J.P., and —Jervis, Esq., J.P. ] [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 20 September 1861
HAWTHORN POLICE COURT.'g T.s. , ,.PsDaY,, SEPTE En 17. . BeforeP. O'Brien,]. ;T P., Chairman thoiHon. T, H. Power, J.,',, and i Jervis, Esq.,IJ.P.] I !.'/ornas Brown v. .liridjct Brown -Using threatening and abusiv?;language?. 'Mr. Tom kin appeared for the complainant, and stated that his cliont desired that the defendant should be bourid over to keep thoe enco. Theo defendant, Who, is the complainant's wlife, would lot -hiin ave no peace, but was contin unally threatening him with all sorts of injury. She robbed him of his goods, and hd ovenu taken away the deeds of his property. Tlie parties had been married twenty years, and had eight living children. During the last two year's the dteendant had boon continual ly in the habit of pursuing this course of annoyance and ill-treatment towards her husbanid. Ie would boe glad to allow her a seperate nLaintenance, but she would not keep away firomi him. Tihe plaintiff' deposed to the ftact that when. ever he returner d homno e was always...