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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
To' Bhippers and others. , HE Clipper SCHIIOONEP , Will TRADE regularly betwpl? O9TLAND and MELBOURNE. er freigit, ec., apply to W. P. ANDERSON, Portland, ..Or JOHN TURNBULL tl ' "-" No. I Queen street, Melbourne. -U- ar RStearm Communioation itweent 3lelbourne, Warr linamboo1~, Selfeat, and Portland. THEB undersigned despatch Steamers, as under. (weather permitting): FROM "MELBOURNE ToWarrnambool, Belfast, & Portland, ame of Steamshlip. Sailing Day. JULIA; PERCY. Every. TUESDAY " at 3 n.m; ROaB ROY e:. FRDI er FRDAY, at 2.30 p.m. ..- RO ,, P o R T IoA m O. jl PORTLAND MsThboundn, ;paliing at Belfast and Warrnpmbool. lame of Steamship ,Sailing Day. O . R : Every ;TUESDA, ROH ROY nailing fiom Port land at 2 a.m. Every TRIDA Y, JULIA ElACT sailing from Port. land at 4 am. Bots will be in attendance to, carry pas sentera fro.athe north jetty to the steamer rom 8.80 to 10 o'clock, the night previous to -alnlg. ... Return tickets Issued available for either stesmer for Two Months...
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. Guardian Office, August 22, [?] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
COMMERCJIAL. P J&I 4.XD M(AZrET9r G2w 4, O~CIe, Asgtaia A? IS7L. 7k e rctaI p91ae. ofC Eomw 1 4 At per ' Uwn jmanfa-sa an. fln~aa, £ tr,'n ~ tr6 Wka4~ Ser toKM . A4 Omti, 2. 4 to 2. (4 do Iota Zdft Basie, 2R 6.1 cu ?atlnd, a fa do. 3ertiav is 24 lb Zcgga 1a 2.1 don Choose (CoanK I) id to &I per lb R£Ttr.L )?Tacsc. 11007, 'Ma per baag crab. "fey, 4. -er buas Wh.*a4, 5CFit do Oate,4elo 44a6d do n.aac, slad do Polabd Is ro.ois aod do P'.etter as44Itolafs l11; XOP, Is a dmn. Brea.1 7d peir snl oa )tlnaasa York, £2 per ton llaluae Yrndae w llapcL-J. ii, Cloruh Co:. i rot, mlfelhoamte, 16th A uafn t. Wool.- is art r at Hkcprlr do-nW· at presenat we bare, boweter, durinag 11,. week diaprsed of sever lots of gree1 d .maraced wootf at fall teat, Searig, l( cbr now tan. msteoca upon several of the Urenr na atatlenoa, oat we znay now look for th new clip or. rising very alnoilly. l N pllal .-We tave bad a large spply forwardi dring the seek, and have .M aso~ fo tlowe, ,tn. r-gr...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. TOWN HALL, 21ST AUGUST, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
BOROUGH COUNO IL., TOW' IALL, 21ST AUGUST, 1876. Tihe Council met at 8 n m : present, the Mayor, Ore. Aarrinit. Sohofield, Keiller, Pile, Hetny, Bevon, Dacomb, and M 'Conschly. The minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. COnnRP.PORDI5NCE. From Mr. Oenrgo Day, asklna permis sion to erect a fence two feet on the footpath In Percy street, to remain during the erection of new buildine.-Grantel. From Henry IlTdclen, curator, reporting the amount of work done uince last meet ing.-Received. From the Town Clerk. asking for an increase of salary.-Referred to Crs. Trangmar, eonty and Marriott, for report at next me ting. From II. H. Slinhury and J. 11. Bsrr, asking members rf the Council if satis fied will hoondorries In the new Electoral Bill, and if not to take immediate action. -Received. From Dr Eaton, resigning his appoint ment as honllhh ofieer.-R'eceived. From Mr. Outhhert, callings the atten tion of the Council to the bad state of the footpath hetween 62 and 64 nllnt ments on the ...
PORTLAND DISTRICT TEACHERS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
PORTLAND DISTRICOT TEACHERS' INSTITUTE. The first general meeting of this associa tion was hold on Saturday last, the 19th nlst., Mr. E. Burbank in the chalir. Letters with asubscription and application for membership were received from Measrs. Hloward, Ilendy C. W. II:1, Misses Newton, Grant, and Mrs. Boys, whose names were duly enrolled. 'bh rules, as submitted by circular, were considered seriatiem, and, with unimportant alterations, adopted. The meeting then proc'iiiled to the election of officers for the year, with the following result :-Prealdeut, E. Barbaukt Secretary, J. Hill| Treasurer, S. Mulhollanld Com ?nittee-J. Voysey, D. McLean, If. IHayward J. II. Jolhnsto, J. ilendy, and C. W. IiIt1. The Secretary was iustructed to bring himself into communication with the secre taries of the Melbourne and WVarrambool Institutes. Members to be informed by postal card of the time and place of the next general mueet ing. Committee to meet for the preparation of busluess on Saturday, t...
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM AND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM AND HOSPITAL &nbsp; The fortnightly meeting of the Committee was held on the 18th inst. in the Town Hall. There were present-Messrs. Cooper, in the chair, Marriott, Manning, McConachy, Hill and Burbank. Tihe minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. The Superintendent reported the state of house to be 22 males and 2 females. Since last meeting Henry Smith had died at the age of. 85 ; and James Kirkpatrick and Samuel Howorth were admitted. The admissons were confirmed. The number of out-door recipients, 15 adults and 14 children. The Superintendent acknowledged the receipt of a parcel of cast-off clotling from Mrs. Must. The Superintendent was directed to have sundry repairs executed in the male and female apartments, also to procure two pairs of boots for the children of Mrs. Holmes, who applied personally for them. On the application of Mr. Manning, Mrs. Membery was allowed temporary relief to the extent of 3s. per week. On that of Mr. M'(onmchy, a ...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 22 August 1876
TABLE TALK. Arcciu SaLs.-a.-O n Weinesdav, at Dacowb's Anu:ton Mart in Percy Street, there wi:l be sald sheepskins,hiiles, tallow, w ol. .kc. On Fri.ay, the .i:h, Ardno We,: and Li.enetone Ridge Statious will be sold, and on Thursday, 7th September, tbPre ill oe a monthly land sale. Foorsat.L-- A fjotball match for neat Saturday, between twenty Portland li.hternen aed ftifteen of the Club, is ex citing some attention. 'f:ro uatrch will be played on the North Bluttff, the kick-off to be a' 3 o'clotk. UArrPiT CIIUIIC.- W'e are glal t find that the hLt.. "FW. 'ranter, after a nout i's absenue itn searcht of health hao returned grea'ly rest red, ant, that on Sundry next he will preach iu the UIlptiet Chutc)h, lontrlllng ahnd Yvenin. SIutrrtis DLjsrca -We ( BoRder I'tch ) rreret to iste to report tunt the shluJllter Couate?s, 80 tune, broke sway) frua toe lovorite,?? ii .larL)Joaldd 1lty ? a \VedJlleday nighllt, a?en camentsholreo. She ewas fillitig up with Ipotatoes for the Ada. said·e ...
SUICIDE OF ABDUL AZIZ, LATE SULTAN OF TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
BUICIDE OP ABDUL AZIZ, LATE SULTAN OF TURKEY. (mnost THE noims zNEws.) The following particulars of the suicide of Abdul Aziz have been for. warded by the Times' correspondeont in Constantinople to that journal: " Early on :Sunday morning he parted witll;hli women at the harem, no.d shut himself up all alone in his apartment, locking and bolting theitwo doors wllieh.separate the.harem fbroe the selamlicl, the women from the men's apartment. All was silence till about 10 a.m., when the women, who could see thlluir lord from their windows at his toilet, saw him tall on a sofa, and raoiing an alarm, succeeded, with the aid of the persons summoned by their cries, in breaking open the doors, when the Sultan was found lying halt across theo sofa, with his feet on the floor, in a great pool of blood, and with the traces of recent death. He had, it seems, secreted a small but sharp.pointed pair of em. broilery scissors, with which he was wont to trinl tlis beard, or which he had borrowed fr...
THE BRAVO CASE. LONDON, Aug. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
"T*'HE BRAVO CASEI ,.' LONDON, Aug. 12.- A verdict hnse been" givei in the second. inquest in the- Bravu pOieoning case at 'lp.iiaf'"t '!Wilful, murder, btut.", evidence was iunuflicieut to fix Lbe gui!t, upon anllyone. Paluful die closures w'ere a?'" during ithe-iuqiiry, s'd'Mlis Brd'vad~iditted intimacy with s 1r. gulluY before marriage. . . . . ::. .:i' ' . - '/
A JUVENILE ELOPEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
AJUiVENILE .LOPEMENT. Something closely resembling the story iof "Boots at thle olly Tree Ini" is relorted froml across the Atlantlic It appears thrit on the 71hof April a citizen of Detroit, happen. Ing to be "on" Jeffetson Avenlge, had his at tention drawn to twd children. ono "i boy about three years old wlho, with his red top hoots, Koaiutli hat, and coat shining with bright brass battoens, marched brlavely along, holding by the lined a girl, his junior by -halt a year, perhaps, whose rosy checks and breiglt eyes.' peeped bashfully from beneath a shawl whlch cove ed her golden hair." The -citizen stopped to admire tihe pretty picture, but soon doubts arose ini iis snagolous mind. Here was something wrong -all elopement perlhps-else why this pubhlic wearing of the fiantastie home dress lin whichi Amerlican parents somnleties delight to clothe their progeny P. Having "conlluded" that the lmatter was one for intervention, the citizen overtook the youthful couple., and begged to lie...
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND. MARKETS. Guardian Offic, August 25, 1870. The retail price of flour le £t Oa per La2 Our quotations are **WnOrMIAIzE PRIjaS. Flour £12 Wheat, 5' to Bs 2d lor bushe Oats, 3s 31 to 3s Gd do Barley, 3s Cd Bran, In 3d..- - Pollard, IsO d. do Butter Is. 2d lb. Eggs Is 3?d dozoa Choose (Colonial) Dd to Sd por lb. lETr.rl Pra?Ia. Flour, 26s por bag, ahi.. Barley, 4- ' per bushol Whoat, 5s Ofd ' do Oats, 4s to 4s 0 do Brans, I d,'; . do Pollard la Cd to ta Of do Butter is 40 to Is Od lb. Eggs; Is 6d doz Broad 7d per 41b loaf bMmo sa Bark, 03 per ton
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
Notice Noticeoo I otice I A T NEVILL and Co'e, General Store keepers, a single article at wholesale price for cash. NEVILL & Co., Percy street ; Difo R .1oe ? REWARD.-1'-P01SON is now LAID 'for sheep-worrylng dogs on Ma. E. IIENTY'S FAIrM at BOLVWAtRA, and any person capturing or killing stray dogs found worrying or killing sheep on tile farm, or giving the name of the owner will receive the above reward. WILLIAM TAYLOR. Dolwarrr, July 14 1870d. ., NOTICE. ALL partled Indebted to the undersigned are requested to settle ,their accounts at once.? . .... . CAMPBELL MEIIAFFEY, ' Bontinok.-street. August 14, 1876. To Merchants, Store keepers, & others rIlIE Commodious Warehouses known as 1 the "Iron Store premises," situated in Percy Street, 1'ortiind, lately in the oceups lion of Msori." Thomas Kehlor & Co., will, after undergoing necessary repairs, be open for lease by tender, of which due notice will be given Ina future advertisement. ,. JOHN ROlIlERTSON,. Prop...
GAS TAR PAVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
GASB TAR PAVEMENTIS. Knowing that we were about tohave some gas tar pavements in Hamilton, and that such footpaths have been found to answer admirably in Geelong, we wrote to Mr. i. Balding, the town surveyor there, and he has kindly furnished us with the following informatioa, that may be found of service by our local officials, viz.:--! (ro the Editor of tihe amilton Spectator.) Dear Sir.--i have much pleasure in stating that our plan in lying down tar, paving is, First. Form the footpath to each a level as to allow for a thickness of about 3> Inches for the pavement. Second. Take 2b inch metal and mix thl same with coal tar (not boiled) just sufi elout to blacken the stones, and spread the snmo on the formation, in such a tbicknes that when rolled there shall be a utiforlf depth of 2 inches. Third. For the see?nd coat, coatSo gravel dried on a hot plato and mi~ed (weile warm) with hot tar, aboutone gallon toolon bushel o(grarel. After it is mlied, and just before it is used, a...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, AUGUST 24. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (ro?M oUR OWN CoRREt PONDENTS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Acousr 24. Chas. Ainsworth, officer of the u.s. Barrabool committed to the Central Criminal C?urt for neglect of duty; bail allowed. Green sued his solicitor for delaying the preparation of deed of conveyance whereby he altgod he lost the Sale of property at a profit of £100o. and for trid amount he sued. The court gave full amount. Deputation of minerg of the amalga mated Society intorviesad the Mining Minister, suggesting that a law should be enacted compelling theluee of efficient cages, the careful stori of gunpowder and other details. The Ministry promise consideration to their 'ugoestions for draft bill; the Crown aw officers ex. pressed opinion that the pgal Managora of all Mining companies wpro responsible in penalties under the Adidenta and Proe vention Bill for injuies sustained by miners. John Craig, acous of obtaining jewellery through val eas cheque, re. manded till Thursday. Wheat, ab Od; flow £12 1...
A MAORI'S IDEA OF INSOLVENT COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
A MAORI' IDEA OF INSOLVENT OOURTT. Ti lhe followinlg hle en1tertained by a Malorl on the matter of bankruptey (as slated by the Southern Cross) In rither too good Ilut to be hllndet d down 'to psthbrlty. A certain ahlef, a mnlt of Intelligeilue, ailn piunctal in Ilin monetary matters with his pnkuh?a neighblllor, was latuly a eufferer to tile extent of mlle £30 or £40 through Ita an goning thiroallh the Ootlrt. In relltion thie IalYir to omln Nativen wlnom Ilo was visitillug, he told them that he haIl fst hill mnlley by a mail beoaning " packakrtpn." The worl rathler staggered the a)holriginals, who IIinIe lietely demandld non explanlntionl. t. wits given a?s ftllownsi-" A pakehll with wankI to Ibe.CuIme it plckarnpu' gaoes hitt lbmllilese and gets Iots of golis tt nl loes not paty for lheil,. lie theln gets all thd money he can toug tlur, iay £2,000, nidl plllts it away where no ione ctll get it, all except £5. With thios lie goes to the Judge of thei Supremne Conrtr and tells hinm...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
TABLE TALK. THa RAILWAY STrATIO.-A coreamon dont esugesta an alteration in the hitl. way Station from Hurd street to the site between Percy and Bentinck streets. The question is one which mnbht fully becupy the coasideration of the Conctil, and If anything is to be dons in the matter, no time should be loea CnricTr GROUND FUND.--The on. Treasurer wishes especially to acknowledge subscriptions from Hon. R. 'Simeon, £3 8s; E. Baines, Esq., £2 2e; M'Naughton, Love & Co., £1 Is; and last, but not least, an unexpected donation of £1 Is from Mr. Robert Hawkins, who is now a resident of Sydney, and who, it is satisfactory to see, has not forgotton his old club, thus setting an examp b to old residents who might well lend a helping hand in the same direction.! ConnccrtoN.-An error appears in the report oflhe Borough Council's last meet. Ing, wlher a notice of motion by the Mayor is put iq the place of the motion moved by the lMaper. 'The motion moved was not "That gqplioation be mad...
BRANCH RAILWAY TO CASTERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
BRANCH RAILWAY TO CAR TBRTON. (FRno OUR ?ELBOURNE CORRESONDENT.), A deputation waited on the Commis sioner of Railways on Saturday last. Mesasrs. Must and Cope, the members for Portland and Normanby, accompanied by Mr. Langton, M.L.A., and other gentle men, urged the Minister's attention to the neeessity of a line of railway being con streoted to Caeterton. and stated that the prinolpal resident landowners in the die. trict were prepared to guarantee four per cent. over and above working expenses on the coat of tile line, supposing it could be constructed for a sum not exceeding £5000 per mile, including all expenses of con struction, rolling stock, &o. Mr. Must read to the Commissioner the guarantee with wolich lie was entrusted by the resi dents, which was signed by 20 persons guaranteeing the sum of £0,050 per annum. Messrs. E. Henty had subsoibed their names for £1000, Mr. A. S. Murray .81000, Mr. F. Henty £500, Mesrs. Croaker, Scott & Co. £500, leslrs. Macpherso...
AMERICAN - DRINK SLANG. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 25 August 1876
AMERIOAN 'DRINK) BLANG. i The following is a list of iced Amnoricat ddrinke: offered. for sale at a saloon in 'Liverpool much aftected by Yankees:- Flash of Llghlisng?OPPort Snob. Stono Fencoe. Neck Twister. Gin Sling. Pick Me Un. Mint Juleps. ' Gin Couktall. vye Oprner. '. L Widow's Smiles Lndy's Bhlslh. Gum Tickler. Roman Punch.l Croatan Ooulezf.,. Sherry Cobbler. Vcltoria Regltia. Aunt Sally. Claret Tulip. Morning Soberiser. Woodcock. John Collins. Ega Noggs.,. - Br.indy CGbbler. ilnd Timesn; Claret Cobbler. Summner Soothier. Blrandy Cocktail. Hailltone. Sherry Sangarce. - Thundlerbolt. Morning lfte(r. - Restitution. Amlerican Lemonade. Subsiance. Whiskey Skin. Rip Van Winkle. Claret Sona?ree. Eye Duster. Bile Annihilator. " Rattlo Snake. Port Sanuoaree. Maiden Kiss. Brandy Plawnee. Timber Toodlo. Sherry Cocktail. Duck and a Brick on a Brandy Smansh. HIlt Shell. Milk l'unich. Real Americatl Punch, Corpse Reviver. 5s. per Bowl.