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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
TUE SQUAtI\G OFGTIECIRCCE.-- A Liver pool c'orrespondent of thoe Spectator, .writes :' I 'do not know whether I am in.place in ask= ing for asnook ihn yourvaluablo journal for the squaring of the circle I .conceive it to be simply this. If you takea silver wire twelve inches and a quarter long, the quarter being allowved to unite the two ends, you have a cir cular wire exactly twelve inches; and if this wireis made .to form the true square, each. of its sides will be equialto three inches;and the: area equal to nine square iiches.>Nowv if the same wire is allowed to assume the true circle, it is evident that the. area of the circle: will be the same asit was in the square. For iistance; if a wall be built around a-city and it is found to betwelive miles round, the area of-that city is nine square miles. Therefore the square of any circle is equal to: threee-fourths of the length of its own circumference." 1uMPoRTANT.-Cardinal Patrizzi, the Papal legate to .Paris, :has. brought wi...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. .ECCLESIASTICAL.--It is announed'that the Bishop of Melbourie ivill preach' andl admini ster the ordinances of confirmation at Trinity Church, to-morrow (Sunday) forenoon. Clijvaei ScHdOLS.--The' quarterly exami nationk of :-the' childreri iconecte;d ,with the Chtreh of England and .Presbyterian Schools, durin the week.. Theie as a'large attend ance of sicolArs, -ho acquitted tiemselves in a manner gratifying to those who have had the care of their education. SCaHURCil ASSiEMBLY--SOUTH YAtIiRA.-A meeting of the inhabitants of the above district was held, on Thursday last, for the purpose of electing delegates to represent them in the fortlcoming Churcli Assembly. Six candidates weie proposed;, snd the following geintlemea w-ere elected:-Th'e Solicitor-General, 3Mr. James Smith, and Mr. 3. V. L.' Foster.. PtarsrC WoRKi AT WrL?.rArATrowsO -The contracts for. the filliin-inand forming the patent slip at! Williamstown; and for exca ,ating and forming the railway s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
[Published This Day.] F Journal of Commnerce, ( ONTAINING a Review of the markets up to .the latest hour; Prices Current, 'carefufl r revised and corrected ; Imports, and Exports of Iho r previous week ; Shipping Intelligence, aod every in formation relating to trade aed commerce. Ole S-No. 7 Fliaders-laune west, Melbourne. MXDIOAL HAJLL, WILLIAMSTOWN, Faeing thwBsay. "JOSEPHE B. FRENCH, Member (by examination) of the Pharmaceutical Society of GE ,? rt Britain, formerly of 10 Pail Mail, London, CHEiIST&IIDRUGGIST (Sueeessor to Chamberlin and Co.,) SN addition to a fresh and ample supply of genuine . Drtigs and Chemicals; of all kinds, has ON SALE,- . Holloway's Pills and-Ointment (allsizeos) -Townsend's American Sarsaparilla '. Murrmy's and Difneord' Fluiid Magnesi':. -. ; Hey's Calcined n ea Ioeland ies C SCockle'sAntibillt tl " Parr a.Life Pills Hunt's Family Pills - Hooper's Female Pills Norton's Chamomile Pills Widow Welch's Female Pills. Dutch Drops James's Horse Bliste...
PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
PUBLIC LIBRARY. Number ofPersons visiting,the Public Library. also 'doinations received from 1st to 30th September, 1856 : Morn- ' .ven- Total do. : ....`. ing.: l ·: lag.- n .tion_ Sept lto7 : 48 1 20 2 Sept.8 to 14 I _445 , 20 I 76 -. Sept.15to'21. "378: II -233 6 .11 - Sept.22to 30" 436 .:405 Si 8 DONATIONS-, :' .:" Labillardibre'sNoVmI lollandiia Plantanum:.: Specimens.: Plante Preissianae, Bridel Brideri Bryologia Universes., Turner's Elements of Chemistry. :. -'.Traitd de.Mechanique par Poisson ..by - journalof ilr i .b~ y the Editor. . n oti=.:i?oJ ,?-l by ihe Phonotic: -Slety.: .. . Williamstown Trade Circular, by. the 'Edvir'-?°- tor. - - Melbourne Daily Law List, by the Editor. Rollins Belles Lettres, by - Blacklmore,.. Esq. . :. Paris Universal Exhibition Catalogue:of the Works Exhibited in the British Section for 1855, by his Excellency Major-General Macarthur, Acting.Covernor of Victoria. History andAntiquities of East India, by: Charles J. Griffiths, Esq. Three Pamphle...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Thursday, October 2nd. Present: Thomas Mason, Esq., Chairman; Councillors Armstrong, Langford, Maclean, Moxham, Verdon, adn Stewart. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
Willamatown Municipal Council. Tl7urday,, October 2nd. :Present :.Thomas , Mason, Esq.,- Chairman ; Councillors Armstrong, Langford, Maclean, Moxham, Verdon, and Stewart.: The.minutes of the last Meeting were read and-cbnfirmed. t " CoRRESPONI8DiE 1. A letter was rea4d .i dressed by the Chairman" to E. Burke, Esq.,'Clerk of Petty Sessions, requesting to be informed how the proceeds.of all fines and penalties incurred under the 9th Geo. IV., chap. 31, sec. 27, (Callaghan, p. 327) are applied, as it appears the-Municipal Council of this district is en titled to the same for the benefit of the rate payers. 2. A letter from the Clerk to the Bench, in answer to the foregoing, was read, stating that all penalties :and fines inflicted under the statute recited, are paid over monthly into the Treasury, to the credit of the Benevolent Asylum, Melbourne. SREPORT O COMMITTEE. . The Public Works' Committee brought up their Report (No. 19), stating that tenders for the following contracts had' b...
NOTICES OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
NOTICES OF MOTION. By the Chairman. : To move: 1. That, an Honorary Health Officer be ap pointed, and ,that gentlemen willien to undertake the duties of such appointment ' :lbe reqiiested'to intimate the same to the Council Byioiuncillor ?aclean. To move: 2 That the recommendations of the, 18th and 19th '-reports of the Public Works' Committee be adopted.
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The following are `the mn embers returned for theLeLoer House up to yesterday after noon, the result of the election at Belfast on the 1st inst. niot havinrg arrived at theii oTi. . our goiig to press:- Williamstown.- Mr. Foster. Melbourne. -~-Messrs." . Moore, Michie, Smith Stawell, and O'Shannassy. .. St;' Kilda.-Messrs. Sargood and Fellows. Collingwood.=-Messrs. Harker and Em Souith'Melboume.-Capt. Clarke. Richmond:.-Dr. Evans and Mr. Campbell. Portland. ?.Messrs. Childers and Huighes. GeelIong:.Messrs. ? Fyfe, Sladen, Brooke, and Read. Brighton.--Mr. Were. Warrnambool:-Mr. Home. Murray Biroughs.-Dr. Murphy.
CONSULS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
:CO N S L S: : Argentine Confederation-John !William ilMackenna,; Esq., :D., 101. Collins-street cast, Melbourne. : . .-. ..: : ::- Brazil-J. B.-Werc Esq.,46,Flindcis-laie east, do. : :' -' - , ' , . '. : . Belgimn-Gunsave Becks, Esq.q,64 Flin ders-lane west, do..: . . : : ;!. Bremen- F.,W. Jansen, Es.,'46, Flindert lane east, -do. . :. Chile- . B. WereEsq.,46 n Denmark -J. B. Were, Esq46,Flimnder .; land east, do. Robert Kentj, Esqii ice annsnDg. A l inaas.laTne1ea Ja;; •Ferance -Lo Conmpte de Cia&nrillan, No. 87 Collins-street,; east do. .i; ,-J ^[j ; SHamburg -J,. 1B. Were, Esq":6:;Flindes-,. lano east, do.i * : i Hanover- A. Kaufmann, .Es., .Little Bourkec-street east,- do..:: .. . : Lubeck-.;B.-Were, Esq., linders-lane Meklenburg,, Selhwerin-Edward Fratzscher, :..Esq., Flinders-lane west, .:: Netherlands-F. G Lange, E, sq., onsular ,.'gent),153,La Trobe-strcet west, do.,: Peru--Juan jDiez,- ;Esq.,::20,' Flinders-lano west, do: .; ,Portugal -J-'B. Were, Enq., (Consul-gen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
l?lOUSE,;:.:Iand,'i Estite; _and-t.General li Commission Merchmlant'-:", .::. ;i,1j;1 V:::Victoria, HoRuse i-~-Nelson..Street, . :- . WILLIAMISTOWN. ,., Ann :Street,i 'illtamstow. ',, - O UT-DOOR SALES punctually attended to io.-For the convcenione of the, public, J. C: and Co. hare opened an:.Aiuction Room fronting tiho New" h 1liier fher theej 'hsolid sales cv-ry Saturday. !.::Goods'takei iri'for :Saloe "every day, betideetlhen b hoiirs of Two and Five., a: 4 =T;. l. J ::COZURTIS. & CO. J - L ,- ..- E E O?N.t:.A"LE, L.'and.ton,very easnyte.rms,,.tho?following Pro- ex 'ix,1 well-finishedlhouset inm eQuarry-street - ~' 4 1 Hisesiid di' FiFergison-street . 2.do;iiriacr the ew Churchd Also several] Allotments of, Land i .orth and '. South Williamstowin. , ; ,.: "tf T COTTRTISf?CO Bhaveon SA', vr u ' heaBp, r : Five Tents, 20x12, 20x14, 3lkl5, 1ix8 'S tf • . r, . . -ERRY s -, 1Ci sto i Iloise Agent, fu :,: ' ?Williamstown. r " Offic e a:Customn House Buildiii Opposite the Wharf...
RAILWAYS. III. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
R A I L W A Y S . &nbsp; WHEN the Legislature determined that the interests of this country would be best pro- moted by confiding the construation of rail- &nbsp; ways to a department of the Government, the decision was very generally approved of, but it was also as unanimously conceded that in carrying out that object the proceedings of those entrusted with duties of no ordinary responsibility should be vigilantly scrutinised. During the present political interregnum that duty can only be performed through the Press; and we have taken considerable pains to obtain from the best source the information which the public are entitled to have placed before them. &nbsp; One of the first and most important fea- tures which the prosecution of railway enter- prise under Government control has evolved relates to the means by which the importa- tion of the necessary material from Britain will be regulated. It will be obvious that enormous importations of plant rolling s...
ILLUSTRATIONS OF AMERICAN SIAVERY. THE TARRING OF THE REV. PARDEE BUTLER, DESCRIBED BY HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
ILLUSTRATIONSN OF AMIERICAN-' SIAVERY. - THE ,TARRING OF THE REV. PARDEE BTL '"siDE SCRIBED. BY HIMSELF. One year?ago I came to Kansas, and bougst a claim: on Sugai Creek,- Atchison County. On the 16th of August, the Border ruffians of the t.cwvi Atchison sent me down the Missouri Riveri oi'u raft. We parted under a mutual piledge-I, that if my life was spared, I would come back, to-Atchison.; and-they, that if I did combi back, they would. hang me. -April 30th, I returned to'Kanas aidd crossed the Missouri at Atehison. -I-.spoke to,no one. .in- town,. tavo. two merchants of the plaee, with whom I had business transactions since my first'arrivalin the territory. Having re mained only a few minutes, I went to my buggy to resume my journey, when I was as saulted by Robert S. Kelly, junior editor of the Squatter Sovereign, and others, was-drag gedinto:a grocery, and theres rrounded Ly a ompany of Sout .~~ ians, who. are re ý t to have etr'ho t abV i Southern Isgr. ..-kl sc etyT - They ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
aicipa ty of Williamstowfln. : Oi-Ii : o :law o 10. -To 'order and regulate the-for :-matioiiofa-ny;Private Crosoing or: Croosxigs.eer or. through any Public Footpath or Watercourse whero'e CýI?ivenrenience ard use' of 'osuch Crossing or Crossiogs shall be common:to two or moire twneros ortccuipietire:, . -: HERIEASTfot the ietterprcton of the public Sfootpatlhs .aoid wtercourses of this Munici a.lity riis e?pedient.and: nccessay, that wherescceim 1_:,L: .-,..:" I-?,?,?t." ie ncceary .fo" tl e purposes r eiii.tn verp r or"through fanyr"surh .public .todtiith or ;rtreourse, - w hi q ni:'o such footpaili or watercoulse shjllreceive S-&lt;" "R any damnage •" ": :. 7 " ~s 'orl r - sy:it erefore ordared and enacted'by the Cu.cil : g trlietiu~jcil Dyistr:ct of Williamstowng that romO sa- -- n bed ftecrth dite of this Bpurposes receiving toe os setr o sExcelleicy t publicfieer idmti steri ngthr e :hGeribbyentsuch footp IS tor i wOter o.r1,o sec.i " 33, ?~ &c Tliat -where ac...
(CIRCULAR.) Immigration Office, Melbourne, 1st August, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
(CIRCULAR.) Immigration Office, Melbourne, 1st August, 1856. The present regulations have been framed with a view of affording additional facilities for the passages from the United Kingdom of relatives and friends of persons residing in Victoria, and thereby of introducing a useful class of immigrants into the colony. 2. The persons eligible for passages under these regulations are agricultural laborers of every kind, domestic servants, railway la- borers, mechanics and artizans, and their wives, children, and near relations. They must be in sound health, free from bodily or mental defects, of good moral character, and accustomed to work for wages at the occu- pation specified by the depositor on the appli- cation form. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 3. Children under fifteen years of age can- not be accepted unless accompanied by some suitable person who will take charge of them during the voyage. 4. Should a family contain more than two children under seven years of...
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. Persons wishing, to bring their relatives. and friends from the United Kingdom to Vic- toria can secure passages for them in vessels chartered by her Majesty's Government on the following conditions:- &nbsp; 1. The persons to be brought into the colony ^^ free from all physical or mental defects; of good moral character, sober, industrious, and in the habit of working for wages at the occupation specified in the application forms. Children under the age of fifteen years must be accompanied by some competent person who will take charge of them during the voyage. 2. The names, ages, relationship, married or single state, occupation, and address of the persons for whom passages are requested, must be furnished by the applicant according to the accompanying form :--- [Relationship] | | |Address at full Christian | | | length on the Name |Whether | Trade | Place or Town and |Married | or | Street Surname | or | Calling | where living at full | Single. | |in ...
IMMIGRATION REMITTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
IMMIGRATION REMITTANCES. THE following important notice was issued in Tuesday's Gazette: - &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; His Excellency the Senior Military Officer &nbsp; administering the Government, with the ad- vice of the Executive Council, has been pleased to direct that from the 1st day of August next ensuing, the Immigration Remit- tance Regulations to the 1st June, 1853, and all rules made in pursuance of those regula- tions, be cancelled, and that in lieu thereof' the following revised regulations be adopted and published for the information of persons desirous of securing passages for their relatives and friends from the United Kingdom to Victoria. By His Excellency's Command, HUGH C. E. CHILDERS.
The Williamstown CHRONICLE. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, October 4th. THE LATE COAL DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
CIT RONI OLE. WILLIAMSTOWNV, Saturday. October 4th. THE LATE COAL DISCOVERY. &nbsp; We observe that tie Government have called for tenders, .to be delivered on or? before the pth, of ,November,: for- the execution "of certain borings to be made on the recently discovered coal-fields between Brighton and Point Nepean, the particulars of which may be obtained at the Government Assay Office, in Me ourne. Se -specimens of very good coals have been lately brought from' the southern side rt Phillip Bay, we are informed,' evry ndicait the exist& fid ':that 'the Gov e ave taken upon themselves the task of vestigating . the matter, and it is to be hoped that the results of the search will be satisfactory. Perihaps there is no comminodity which we ar, at present in.greater need of than?that of coal!l and: it is certain that a large supply of this valuable substance, at"a cheap rate, would tend'more towards developing the resources of the country than all the gold we have ever ...
WILLIAMSTOWN POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 4 October 1856
OFFICER OF A SHIP. - Alfred Leigh, Chief Officer of the Annie Wilson, from London, was charged at this Court, on Saturday last, with the above crime, committed on the person of Emily Elizabeth Smithers, stewardess of the ship, on the night of the 16th of August, on board of the vessel in Hobson's Bay. Ac~ &nbsp; cording to the statemnent of the prosecutrix, the prisoner, after the offence had taken place, agreed to marry her, and she was persuaded by him to go to Hobart Town for that purpose. he giving her a ring, and promising that he would follow her. Find ing, however, that Leigh did not keep his ap pointment with her at Hobart Town, she re- turned to Hobson's Bay, and on the 24th ult. laid an information against him at this Court. &nbsp; Four witnesses were examined, whose evi- dence is unfit for publication. Mr. Read appeal on behalf of his client, endeavoring to show that the conduct of the girl, was un &nbsp; becoming during the voyage. The prisoner wa...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. BILLS PURCHASED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 18 October 1856
SRATES OF1EXCHANGE:ro i Aib . BILLS PrCiiASED. I On London,30 days sight, On Tnim?ceston, do.,1 do. I per cent.dis.:. Adelaide..do.,+l do;. Sydney, 15 do, I isi Auikland, do., 2 do. Bathurst, do., I do. Wellington, do 'do F"'P Goulborn, do., 1 do. Lyttelhoi do., do. -t Brisbane, do., 1 do. Portland, do, , do. I llobartTown, do., I do. Geelong, 3 do., } do. ' OnLondon,30 days ight, -On Wellington, do., do. " par. ,". - [ Lytteltons do do.d Sydney,' ?pilit, prem. Portlannd siglit; ,~do" il'Jathurst, do., do. tGeelong, do., - do. t -' Goulburn; do.,:do. ' New York, 30.:days Brisbane, do., do. , sight, 3 do.. :. S:Hobart Toayn, do.. do. - Halifax. do., 4 do. L:Ioneestoli, do., do. Montreal, do., do. d"'dlhide, do., do. Quebec, do? dlo: ' iAueklond., do., 2 do. Bills 0.0 so pe CO.. TS O DI o o. 8 d - Bills, )0 days, .7 per cent.;: do., over do., 8 do. r1
INCOME AND EXPENDITURE OF THE PRINCIPAL NATIONS. Great Britain. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 18 October 1856
INCOME AND ,EXPElNDITUItE OF TI1EPIUINCIPAL .- . . >- :NATIONS ....,;..:.;.. a-c3Ly 'ti Greadt Bri.k j Dols: Incoime'. "' ."854` 272,338 233 Expenditure 1854 2877 41 721 o e . France: ....-µ .: . _ Incomiir-'·~ 8 5 ncome 'F t e = ne( j 185,4:,291;895,300 5Expendi01t220e326 * a Fl'ti1 - Uuizted)States~ii :' Income ' . t.- "' Lit "?, 3,549;16 ExBpenditure ' 7i52 - .Ausfria. - Income; .. ~~"r. ".'I. 8;iu825;t"55 Expenditure ri~to..-i ;}X1.r-l4101,097'": Income ;..= :; rt ,..j 7,72,848 Expendture .i-, 7,752,~84
MISCELLANEOUS. A Woman's Will—Won't ! ! ! [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 18 October 1856
1 MISCELbi ;NE tTO S. A ,Woman' s Will Won'-t!ý! ! The four babies who took thieleadin prizes in thqeBBotorn baby show hiave nll:since idied. Let pleasures beever so innocent, te ex cessuis always criminal. - -.: A CASE OF VERTIGO'; !What a giddy girl'Soff?'irieJenn ! your head his been turned by reading novels,. " No, papa, by reading the letters about the moon's rotation." ANTIQUARIES, LooK OUT.I--The Lite rary Ga=ette states .that-the forgery of anti quities (such 'as seals", bronze swords, flint arrowsheads, old armour; &c.) is very tlriving. just.now in London. -