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THE EXTRAORDINARY ELECTIONS IN PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
THE EXTRAORDINARY ELECTIONS IN PRATIRAN. The polling to fill the exnraordinary vacancy in the borough council of Prahran was taken on Tuesday, with the following result: Brown. Knipe. Gardiner's Creek-road ... .. 168 ... 156 Mr. Clilf's Billiard Room ... 141 ... 141 The Town Hall... ... ... 153 ... 144 OppositoChapol-street Station... 131 ... 104 TOTALS. Brown ...... ... 596 Knipo ...5.. ... 548 Majority for Brown ... 4 At about u5 o'clock, the Mayor announced the numbers in the Town Hall. Mr. Gibson then returned thanks for Mr. Brown, regretting that the effects of his recent accident wore such as to prevent his being present in person. Mr.~Knipe also returned thanks to those who hlid voted for him, and declared his in tention of again coming forward. The Mayor then declared the meeting at an end, and left the hall. Mr. Crews came forward and regretted that the Mayor should have vacated the chair. He moved that Mr. Vail take it, which was done. Mr: Crews then proceeded to address t...
PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, JULY 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
P iUAIHRAN COURT. MONDAY, JULY'30. Before W.' 'Tepleton, P.M., J. B. 1Crews, .' ., : ," ' . and . 'Pilly, isqs. AIUSIVE AND THREAT ENINO LANdUAGE ":, (li this case Mr. Crews left the bench.) SJohn'IH. Knipe v. James M'Ewan. A.busive language, calcaUted to lead t'o a breach of the peace. Mir: M('K.an for the plaintiff and Mr. ;Wller for the db'l(iddant, Mr. M'Kenn in openissp the case, remarked that the charge .was one which could' have been preferred criminially, but his client wishiig to take n more lelient view simply brought it ,before the court for the piurpose' of putting a ptop to such: ailccusations; He admitted .the right of ratepayers to 'critiise their candidate'' con duct, but such measures as had been resorted to. in this case' were calculated' to lead to a' breachof the pace. le c: alled on Mr. Shiimpton, 'whbo 'aid: he wis preseent at a meeting ot Mr. Browni's at the Windsor Cas'tle Hotel,' on Thursday evening' last, when the defendant made use of the ;words that " Mr....
MEETING AT PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
4g .'R lATPiTAHRkAN. kAipublic 'meethig \vas held" bn:'Mbnday vening :li istheInight befilv'le*tlte electionk to' 11 an extra rdinary vacancy intlie: Prldhran orougli!.ci ncilito:. esable,: Mr.Aiiuipe g nke: nt ill ,statemlent of -hia views :iiid to rebut chiarge srbughlteagtinstliiiun.. lle l41ll1 as well filled, and Mr. .Hnlesocciliuied:the hair. >After a fosw rmakeihorn;l.t the aicba' mnn epxprpsilve opf the plqasurheio felt lit presidin"; at:such a'meeting, ,,;; Mr. KINirsa wads odlleil .oni ie said he was gratified beyond mensure to seeg suchB a aree attenluance, the mnpres, because at tliis neetin"' tiigre was, but .one canPillate while it tihe Ilast publicE meetings which, was no;I better attended, therei yeiee,fivey tease their pn1nions., He. hoped 'thge, earnestqBss >iind nterest of tle l e a tendanep thlat evening would be i.'iy' varified on the, norrow. l.;e trusted the audience would grant him a lijle iniulgence it'lie ats somewhat .rambling ;in his remas, as thlie...
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
MEMORANDA. The usual monthly meeting of the South Subur ban 'Horticultural Society was held on Tuesday evening last at the Mechanics' Institute, Chapel, street ; Mr. Campbell in the chair, The attendance was good. Several interesting exhibita were placed on the table, including oranges from Mr.. Pratt, gardener to W. Hammill, E?q.; Chinese radish from Mr. Smith, of Bendigo-street; and pot plants frome Messrs. Taylor and Sangster, Mr. Antrobus, and Mr. M?d es.. The business of the evening was principally of a conversational character on ,Mr, Campbell's paper on wine-making, and suggestiona for the annual meeting of the societ?;, which it was proposed seloebld be held on Wednesday, 29.th August, instead of Tuesday 28th, as formerly fixed, Ontt Tuesday last an accident occurred, .tlhrouglh which Mr. James, of the Royal George Hotel, Chapel-street, Ptahran, lost a valuable horse: Mr Dawsoot was driving along the Comsiercial-road, but unfortunately on the wrongeide, when one of the shaft...
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
FRIDAr , AvosT, 8. Befote,tlole Mayor (W. Ford, Esq.), 1.IBailllie . ' and Henry l'ullett, Esqs.. I MINOR OFF 'ENES.: - Henry :Knox was fined i5s. for alloosino his horsenwith cart to run away; and William Shackleford, for allowving the Yan Yean water to run to.waste; was. also fined 5s.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
GENERAL NEWS. M?essrs. Bindon and Malegregor, two of the new Ministers, have both been returned without opposition. Mr. Vale is being op posed by Mr. Carpenter, and the lion. Henry Miller by the lion. :r. Strachan. A man named John Gibson, who was dis charged from Pentridge, lost Saturday, where he had just completed a sentence of two years' imnprisonment for larceny, was irrested a few hours after, in the Fitzroy Gardens, foi grossly indecent conduct in the presence of u party of ladies. In a letter, received per last mail by Mr. George Coppin, Madame Celeste aniouuced her positive intention of visiting the Aus tralian colonies. It is her purpose toiproceed through Calilornia, anil thence by the Panaiina route. She may be expected to arrive in Melbourne about March next 'The shrievalty of Geelong was merged into that of Melbourne on Wednesday, Mr. Clund Fulri takes charge of the amalgamated offices. 'Tbe prospectus hs been issued of the el bourne Universal News Association (Limited...
OAKLEIGH AND MULGRAVE BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
OAKLEIGH AND iIULGRAVE BOARD. The isual fortnightly meeting of this bodid' was :held on Thursday' evening last, wheli tlessrs May.. (chairman), Matthieu, Miller, Orr, 'endHall w.re present. 'The'minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The clerk' was'.instructed to forward the fol lowing" answers td questions from a'l Rovil oinomission appointed to enquire into thd wbrkisng f the'RVine, Beer; and Spirit Sales' Statute'". -l'FThe boird considered the present' system of licensing satisfactory.' Crime ha?i not increased within the di~trict "since the the 4ct came into operiitioa? 'Accommoda-' tion 'for:. bona fale travellers' had improved fro'nothe'greatei ficilities oflfred for'obtain i.~ refrishme.it. There was no pereeptible' difference in' the' morality or ':go6d'.order of the community through the privileges ic quired under the licenses described in' the 7th and 8th sections of the Act.' Two ?sittin rooms, three bedtgiims,.tabling, &c., of brick, should be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
BOROUGH OF, PRAHtAN. ANNUAL OIRDINARY ELECTION, N OTICE is hereby given, that the follow ing burgesses are duly NOMINYATED as OANDIDA)TES at the annual ordinary election of oouncillors for the Borough ci Prphran : Oharles HIutchings. Henry William Lacey, Joshua Snowball. Edward Luke Vail, James White Augustus Fredericlt Whlto. The number of candidates being in excess of the number' to be elected, a POLL will be taken on TIIUIBSDAY, the 9th day of AUQUST, at the undermentioned places, cominmencing at 8 o'clock a.m. and closing at 4 o'clocltp.m. oatthe same day: Boaru No. 1. iIr. Evans's auction reooi, Railway Bridge, Gardiner's Creek-road. Surnames com mencing with A, B, 0, and ID must poll at this booth. Boone No. 2. Mr. Cliff's billiard room, Princo of Wales Hotel, Chapel-street. Surnames com mencing with 1, F, G, , I, J? and KI must poll at this booth. BooTrn No. 3. 'fown Hall. Surnames coumnencing with L, M, N, 0, ', Q, and It mtst poll it this booth. Boozml No. 4. "A house adjoi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
ctioneers,- Estate agents, &c. .B. CREWS, anid co., CTIONEIRS, HOUSE AND LAND AGENTS, i. Chapel Street,, Priahran. (Agent for the Victorian Insuramco Cu.npaulies.)" ,.I EVAN\TS' AGENC Y OFFICES Letting and .Selling Houses and Land, IN, SOUTh YARRA AND ITS VICINITIES S:ARE OW OPPOSITE TII, RAILYWAY STiATION, GARDINER'S CREEK ROAD. Auctioneer, Estate Agent, and Valuator.-Loans Negotiated. Ageat for the Austrauasiau Fire ana Life Insurance • Compagn. : ILIAwi GROVE, VALUATOR, AND GENERAL AGENT, ST. KILDA AUCTION MART, : T :' 0'T W'T IO ,. ' B:EGS to 'giveo. notice that: his large and conm e modious premises in Barkly-street, Junction; St. Kilda, is now open for the reception of Furniture andt,General Merchandise,.either for salo by. public a'uttion or private contract. Parties removing desirous of selling tliheir Fur nitrec or ither property either by public auction or privatoe salo will find modorate chargescom biped who despatch in rendering account sales. tuash' dvances' rit...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
TO CORRESPONDENTS. "A Son'of Reehab" could scarcely expect that we should publish his very " intem perate" letter. He surely cannot think that because a man does -not hold the same opinions he does with regard to the immorality of the drink-traffic, that there-, fore he is debarred from complaining of a foul and beastly indecency.? *** We have received an authorised com munication from the committee of the Prahran Mechanics' Institute, assuring us that they havoc never authorised any ex penditure on advertisements in connexion with the Penny Readings. DAY, UGUST 4, 18. SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 18C6.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 4 August 1866
BIRTHS. CLEIN.-On the 28th Jul., at Manilla-cottage, Grey-street, St. Kilda the wife of C. Klein, Esq., of a daughter stillborn. KNIGHT.-On the 29th Jul., at Darling-street, South Yarra, Mrs. J. G..Knight of a daughter.
CORRESPONDENCE. ON THE ELECTION. To the Editor of the Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
oRRES ON'DENPCE.' ON TIIE ELECTION. To the Editor oqt.t ielegraph. Sir,-I6 is with considerable hesitancy that I venture to address ?'ou this week. fbr from what you tell me I find that I hav been theo unintentiosial cause of ,brgingr undeserved odium upon innocentpeople .I greatly regret this; ~ud if I. thought the divulging i of my n2me . vould.. satisfy those who; have made: this unjust charge, I should be almost tempted to gratify their unwonted curiosity. Allow,me, however, to assure your readers that in exorcising my right as a burgoss to criticise tho. conduct of public men I received no aid from any per son whatsoever. What I have written, I have written,-and no one knew a word of it until it came into your hands. :I make this statement as. a man of honour;i and ift any one lstill persist .in .attributing. the authorship: of niy letters, or the supplying of tho matter on which. they were based, to any of thq borough qfficials, there is only ono monosyllable in the English la...
ST. KILDA BOROUGH ELECTION. To the Editor of the Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
ST. KIILDA BOROUGH ELECTION. Ty the Editor of the. 7' egraph. Sir,-As I unfoiatunattly was .not at the declaration of the poll last evening,. when I should have had an opportunity of defending myself against some glaring statements which have I find been freely circulated in the bo rough against my honesty as a councillor during the last two years. I shall, be glad therefore of a little .sj'ace in your paper to explain these matters to the burgesses. Firstly, I have been accused ot getting the council to fence in oyproperty. Now the facts aot the case are these: Some tifre ago, wivihing to. fence in my paddock, bhad my boundaries surveyed,j ad fobnd that the main drain. eocroached con sitlerably pn my proporty for a distance of ten couins. I imtedittelyt drAw theattee tion of the council to tihe fadct. A cotlmittee wts appointed to treat wism .me on the suhjecr, anitt I at qoce offered to convey a strip of land, ten ,chains long with an averare of twelve feep wide, fie' of considera...
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE PRAHRAN COUNCIL MONDAY, AUGUST 6. MONDAY, AUGUST 6. Present—The Mayor (J. Snowball, Esq.), and Councillors Young, Hutchings, Crews, and Vail. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE PRAHRAN iCOUNCIL. MONDAY, AUGUST 6. Present-The Mayor (J. Snowball, Esq.). and Councillors Young, Hutchings, Crewse and Vail. 1 he minutes of the previous meceting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Letters were read From Mr. Charles Bi'own, acknowledging the receipt of the council's communication informing him of his election, and requesting his presence at the council table to be excused that evening, as lie was labouring under a severe attack of inflamimation of the lungs. Councillor Crews moved that the letter be received, and that phe apology for his absence .that evening be accepted. Cairied. From the Rev. David HIees, drawing the council's attention to the fact of his having been summoned at the police, court for two crossings which had been made in Wilson street without his sanction. As the case was dismissed he requestedi the council to see th:at the contractors were paid. Councillor Vail moved that the letter be referred to the Public Works Com...
ANECDOTE OF A PIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
ANECDOTE OF A PIKE.-When I Was residing in Suffolk as a country clergyman, I became acqulainted with various peculiarities displayed in tile pike tribe, the relation of which, I think, may prove interesting to the readers of Land and Water." Having to use water firom a small pond for ill domestic purposes, I procured a pike about eight inches long, and, as near as I could judge, about nine months to a year, ohi, certainly not more (blut I have found by experience thllt the size of fish 'much depends, upon the quantity of food they are able to procure, more so than upon more age). Thie purpose tfor which I got the piklte in question was to keepl the pond, which was an artificial one, free from all water defilers, as frogs, neyts, lizards, and dragon-fly larve. This he speedly diid, and most rapidly increased l-in bulk. About three months after the fish hal been placed in the'pond, it was coated over with ice, and remained so mosot of the winter. Consar quently 1 lost sight of my pike...
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
FRIDAY, AuousT 10. Before the Mayor .(W. Ford, Esq.),: ames Wilson, and B. C'owderoy, Esqs.. LARCENY. Ellen Sullivan pleaded Guilty to stgaling vood friom a yard, but as George Headon, from. whose premises the wood was taken, did not wish to.press the charge, the prisoner was dism.issed. pso aMINOR OFFENCES. George flouston, Michael Collins, ard. J. Breheny were each fined .2s. .6d. for plying for hire . off the cab stand;. and. Edward White was also.fined 2s. 6d..for leaving" his horse and car .unprotected.-James.. Bleagley and William Gomm were each fined 2s. Gd. for allowing their horses to wander, and W. 'Joynehan, fir allowing a cow to, wander, was fined the same sum. . StIALL DEiTS.. IIHenry Budge and T'homas. Mowbray, ex ecoutors of William: Williamson,. sued. Marcus Sievwright for £13.13a. for use .and ocspupa tion of a house. The case was. postponed till next court day to enable Mr.. James I ur;ner, whouappeared for plaintiff, to produce .wriitten authoriti:.-Daniel Robinso...
PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
PRARA?N COU iRT. MONDAY, AuoUST 6. • Before W. Templeton, P.-1., J. B. Crews S and G. PilleSy, Esqs. i . ILLEGAL DETENTION. Jolhn Street charged Thomas Walter with illegally detaining a dog. Mr. WaXlker for pllmtifjf, and MIr. Weller for defendant. The ease uns postponed last week tbr the,prodne tion offuirther evidence. James Porter said tbhat about three years ago he sold the dog in disputeto. Mr..Street, and hlie had since seen he .dsimal :on the defendant's premises. lenry: Beadburn, ajockey, was altogether as cettain that the dog in tqnestioa' weas one vhich had been brolght over from Sydney, and sold by him to Mr. White. As thelevi dence was so conflicting the a ese was struck sut.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
INTELLIGENCE. 8'.' KILDA CO UIT?T. T;'usiAY;, AUousT 7. Before th? M?yor (W. Ford, Esq.), T. .. aillie, andDr. Patterso n. VAOARANCY. John 1.y.nn was charged with having n6 vigiblb . lawfill means of support. Mrs. M'Guire sasid that on Monday. the prisoner caliled at lier house, asking ior assistnace, and she told him to chop siome wood for.her. :. She gave him dinner, ten, and 2s. for the woak lhe had done. When she :vas letting him out at the door, she believed Ie knocked thle l:candle'" down.: lIe then attempted to:take her 'iiurse out of hIer ,pocket and ran .awaoy. Constable Riordan statedj that when. he arrested the prisoner' lhe denied having. been, at Mrs. Ml'Guire's houso.. The prisoner was sentenced I to one month's. imprisonment, .with ,hard Iaho'or.' . •1 . . IOR OFFVNCEPS. JohnLynchli was fined 55. for plying for iire off tlie proper cua stand; and ?Neale Bsyle, ~cigred with a similar offence, not appeari?og,.was fined 10s. ARISEARS OF RATES. .Robert Dyine was summoned ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 11 August 1866
GENERAL NEWS. We cotnmend to the kindly attenkion of our, readers the following paragraph, tuaken from. the Argus of Tuesday last,:-"-'.We re gret to learn that Mr. C.. .J on still remains in ill-health. His long-continuedillness has severely taxed his slender resources; anl although someno little assistance was. rtcently obtained \rpom his friends, hiscanditioqlat tile present momrnent ,is less comfortable than many of his forpmer supporters ,would, were they racquainted with the fact, desire. A committee has been Ibrmed on his behlalf, andt can be communicated with, we undeistand, at the Buck's Head Hiotel, Fitzroy." Dr. Miellerhas written to the daily jour nals, statipg that "' the search after Leilchardt will be continued in the spirit. of the original agreemest entered into with the late IDuncan M'Intyroe, lr. Slomann, appointed by the late leader of thg expedition to the post of second, will be entrusted with the command, subject to specialldireitions of Mr. Donald M']lntyre, ...