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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 July 1857
N OTICE is hIreby given'thah the sime is extended to Saturday; the lot proximo, to afford ftr ther opportunity to such of the: qualified inhabitants as have not" been enrolled on the List of Ratepayers. The naimes of the Ratepayers already compiled will be exhibited for public inspection in the porch of the Council Chambers daily (Sundays excepted) between the hours of nine a.m. and six p.m., for the purpose of asibrding parties an opportunity of objecting to such names as may be unqualified on the aforesaid List, which when thus settled and revised will constitute the Ratepayers' Roll'for the current municilial je~r, without further norice. .By order, S,D.iM'D.:NICHOLSON, Town Clerk lMunicipal Council Chambers, Williamstown, S 24th July, 1857. Melbourne and -Hobson's Bay S Railway -Compan y. .N and after the lst of July, ahd' . until further notice, the-trains. leaving Melbourne for Sandridge will start at 13 minutes, and 43 minutes after each hour, instead of 15 and 45 minutes. Th...
The Williamstown CHRONICLE. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, July 25th. OUR MEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 July 1857
W ThLIa MSTO r Sarturda, Juytt, , 2.?, i -UR MEMBER. .Tu electors.ofVilliamstown, or.a.portiona-o them, are very wroth with. Mr. Foster just now, because lie has not taken a more decided ipart in opposition :t tlie Goveinment -Land Bill Attlieir invitation lie appeaird before them .on-the evening- of Tuesday in last week, and gave an exposition of his views in regard, to the Bill;, whic .was reported in, oir la]is iveek's paper, atid tlhe lenhtl of?thlat report,. together with that of Monday evening's meet ing, i so occupied our. columns ; that some= re= marks we wished to make -on-Mr.-Foster's reception iwere necessarily excluded:'. We now-thioughl somewliat after' daite-take the matter- up, ý and we think!. itwould-have been as well if those gentlemen who held forthl on that occasion and catechisedfMr.-Fosfer, nd those who ippeared so:dissatisfi-ed. with 'his conduct, had acted with-a little-more forbear ince thadiltheydid. To an.obsereie the-coni tiistiwhich the man'-and tlie nie...
THE GEELONG RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 25 July 1857
THE GEELONG RAILWAY. &nbsp; On Thursday afternoon last, the directors of the Geelong Railway met Captain Cole and twenty-five &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; other gentlemen, with a view of settling the dispute existing between them relative to a private road at Greenwich, now occupied by the railway company. The meeting took place on the platform at the Green- wich Railway Station, where upwards of a hundred persons had assembled. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Thorne, the President of the Board of Direc- tors, on being called to the chair, proceeded to explain the object of the meeting. The Company, he said, had received permission to use the road until such time as the line of railway was completed to Williams- town, and had commenced running their carriages. &nbsp; In opening the line through Greenwich neigh- bourhood had derived a great benefit, and the public had been acc...
Williamstown Post Office. TABLE OF ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES OF INLAND MAILS FOR 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
SWilamstown Post Office. STABLE OF AERRIAiLS ND DEPARTURES OF INLAND S, ,. ... ? ',.MAILS FOR' 1857.- "' ": To Arri e from Tiei. Stfelbourne.......`.... Dailvat 9am and.l ) p.m' Ballarat (and line of route). , 2 m. Castlemaine,- Sandblurst . and Slaryborough (do.)J. Gereloiwartli (do.). fonWei. d. Fri. 21p.m.: Belfast (do.). .............. and . ri. SHeathcote (do.) . :..: .: n; and Thur ' ,, Portland (do.).. ; ' ' ..Moti. an?d .ri. Closes for Time. fMelbourne.... ..: . .; )ailyntl. and5 p.m. B allarat (and line of route)..:,, .1 p.m. : : Castlemaine, Sandlhhist, : ... a, nd faryborough (do:) : : : *,Geelong (do.) .............. ,, 5 p.m. .. Beechworth (do.) .... ......Tues. Thur. Sat. 1~ p.m. Belfast. (do.) ...M;...o;..'on. and Wed.5 p.m.: Heathcote (do.) .........Mon. anudThur. I~ p.m. Portland(do.);..... .........ed. and FrL- 5 p.m. x For departure of Ship Mails, see List exhibited at the Post Ofice. ; RICHARD' PTPER, Postmaster:'
NOTICE OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
NOTICE OF MOTION. The Chairman: To:move- ' That with a.view to discourage allotments Sbeing sub-divided into small portions, to the daiiger of the heilthof,,the. inhabi tants,- the-Council-from?this date will not repair:Yr'inmake; at-the;public;:expense, any private street which is less than forty feet w.iide and only? uipn such `streets ii hich9lihae an outlet into governmeat.or proclaimed public istreets... :,
Original Correspondence. THE SEAMEN'S FLOATING CHAPEL. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
THE SEA3IEN'S FLOATiNG CHAPEL. [.To the Editor.of te WZLL)aSTOwO CunomcLc.r.1 Smi,-Will you permit me, through your paper, to address a word to any true Seamanas Friends" to whom it may apply " In the Bay there are generally crews of ships who go to no place' of w?orship on Sabbaths. I merely. mention the fact without ascribing a cause. But, I believe there are not a few who wish, and would be allowed to attend, were there convenience for it. The Bethel, which has been fitted up for seamen in the Bay, has no suitable mea?s for bringing or returning sailors on Suidass;." BIat are there not--I rather think. there asnnwoo abnout 5 tih nesto n." 8..,.5-; might be visited before 11 a.m. or 3 p.m., and those dispoedl to seek God, conveyed to the Bethel; and. -fterýear?us, returned by the same boats. Who can tell what happy results might follow, and how this little thing might bear on the realities of eternity? . I an,- Sir, y ors, &c., July 31st, 1857. .KEnu.JoisNsoy, Chaplain.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
SFor want of?timely are,. Millions have diedaf : mbdicabte wouds." ,.- ý^ ý venl~-1Tatinks.· Bilious eomplaiI'1 DSOe ies'o( the Sto Sick Headache Scurvy Gravel Costiveness .,Hvi sbiiru ; Pains in the Head Lowness of Spirits :.Pcer nLAffcations_ Spasms Palpitations ") nlpepsia 'Fevcrishness 1~iitibie6ln'the Faceo Skid Erupetions - ?:r .'?. ..,._ ' . These celebrated Pills haveobtained for the pro ".prtoiebrin this and th adjeent colonies. aworld-wide "m forie-frheuitniq ugtajrpertiees iin;tEnts the-shbove sym : ptom i anddio.a .aess .Rhousnands i.bae?oei onred -,ow?:?ee sufferiag for.yeaa with; g foul._tpog.ei disl £Iagrooable ta.ti n thgemouth .ini,themr i ni sioiesm of appetite, langutr and fulines after eating, or, in :otherwoerds, from indigestion- and-liver-complaints. These pills have now been adv-rtised for two years rin these colonies, anti tltopeih tliouisand s of-boses have "been i?dyettliere never eas been stinge complaint t irisdetissln t flsean and; ase stanroo oftlier'i...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Wednesday, 29th July, 1857. Present—The Chairman, Councillors Stewart, Langhorne, Verdon, Fyfe, and Jones. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
Wullnumstown Municipal Council. * 'WPdnZMay "o9tAuTyý1si5. Present- Th Chairman; Councillors Stewart, ;! LanghorQi, .edlon ryfe, and Tzpnes: Tlhe rinutes oi the iast'meet? were read and coafirmed. t,, .Ii. ":'.· u r??:'; • *Lettrs,,addressed to the Chairman, were read as,.flollows:-1...From ,thcfon;. the Treasurer, stating that the paymenit of the secondrmoietyof the igrat ini aidioftlie seve ral municipalitsidshad been-sanctioned by the LegislativeAssenibly;Laeiid;reqiiestirig that he might be furnislied ipitli a statement of the rates collec-ted-ythii -muiicipality during its first municipal year, as 'the grant would be dei-m proportion-to ihe.dmount ofreceipts .byI.rates; early -attention was; requested.i-Jt was arranged, that .the:Chairmani should'aiiit upon-the Tiresuiuer-, on 'early day,-wjtht;dhe desired _information; _.onFrom the Hon?.thd Chief Secretary.ni irei ". toA e,appleatinq supply:of the jiamplementsiiised forithe rescue of persons from droivning,?-statuiig that ther...
The Williamstown CHRONICLE. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, August 1st. THE LAND BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
.,WILL AMS TO W1VN, Sauirday; Aygeulet.l ':- THE =LAND BILL -i Tuars unhappy'Bill.seems -no?w.in.danger of being thrown out altogether, anrtdthatat' a time when its moe objectionable featuires were. ·rapFidly dishappej n'- n W?ednesday. niht tit wasn moyed that;.the. Chairman of the Corn nmittee 'then si?t-?n t consider itd- ' db report pro.ress, andask-,leave.tosits ,agiin that day smniiithl's n-ifl' thle motion was lost-by"One :vote; afrars proposedby Govern ine nt that the Clhairfman askle ave to sit againr in a peek, and thnt sas carried by a majority 0fitith onWl'-. Very ,close worK this consider-: in"'that ` so recently -Ministeddr had-a good working majorityr-of tev butischanges havh taken ace of late>.in the -personneli of the Assembly,: and siore changes are imminent; and so I?ong?as the'Land?Bill is biefoe t?ihe" House, ev'ery' ichanige"lfill tell 'agaisiitthe. Government.; The country is fully awakened to-the ~necessity ofiwresting,the- lands: ut of ber ,returned will ...
STATE AID TO RELIGION. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
STATE AID TO RELIGION. [To the FAieor of ete rs.o.sursrowN CIIROscCLE. Sir,--Before that I had ead the life of thelate Dr. Chalmers, I was greatly opposed to state endowment to religion,. but,.having ascertained that the. Free Churchof.Scotland, always, and even now would accept state endowment on conditions that it should eot.- have to be controlled,"or influenced by it ; and myhhmulblo opinion is, that. unless this.grant is con tinued, a number of churches, will hbe unbuilt in the lusL4; iid otheri? dstitut ,tdi ctrict; and although the: grant may 'extend-to education, my impression is, thattihre.will be iiany schools unbuilt, and others crippled tola grat, degree, on. acoutntof their not being under the superintendenceoof their respective chnrchcs, and h~iice'the 'destitutioni willibe great in this respect; the pepple deprived of their just rights, and means of ,grace, and, their children-in a great meadsuie junedricated. It may be said that a large -number of the population atte...
MR. VERDON AND THE CONVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
DmR. VERDON AND THEI CONVENTION. .A PUBLC inmeating of .tht.inhabitants of ..Williams town was ho tl.x , he Athenu m.Room, on.Tueday evening jlast to t receive,a.commuiicatioi btroi the laIte~ v?llia~ sto wn egae',' r tId .About 200ýpersop wcro nta.t .t iel eoeiinueoeotent of the pmeedinge, hea soR r J.Pchansirote to i he.C.satix, in opening the" meeting, said, he had callid the people of Williamstown together at the request of llr. Verdon; tleir late delegate to the Conventionw.vho had deemed -itnecessary.-totate a certain,step.a ndwho desired to offer an explanation to the ilhabitants'as towhat had been done.-'-- -: Mr. Vsitp'oeTaid the ybd iio .doubt read the notice which had appeared in thelnelblourno papers relative .to.his resignation;,that ? otice-conveyed a falaq im prestson ofhis T madeetoa appear ibhat e 11.i eaigned ).i.seatnt,,th.e Convention, because he beeve that Uthe ends'ought y the delegates had l-e.obtnin'ed,3 lvc? was ,n?,ith. meaipng. of his -nomminication. Witit...
Williamstown Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
Datnxs; isssn.-James Henry,' Wiiamn Hooper, and Jaavid Ross appeared at this Court on the 24th ult.: charged.with being. drunk on the previous day' and were each admonished and finel ten shillinigs .. Qn .the btlowIag day. Timothy ..awieene,. ohatges' ,with .a,similar..offence, was admonished- and" dis charged.-On Monday last. Richard Gill and Johri :Reyn2alds were: charged at this Court ivith drunken ness, when the former was admonished and: dis eharged, and the latter fined'five shillings. S.BauBnrAL Assar,.-On:.Wednesday last, Edward Kendall: was charged at this Court with violentlyi assaulting one John Casey, on the preyious night. .By a certificate handed in from Dr. Maclean, it ap peared that Casey was injured ,to such an extent as tp prealude the possibility of'his atteadancd at COurt on that day, in consequence of which the prisoner was remanded until such timie as the prosecutor was able to come forward. The prisoner was lild: to bail for his appearance at the police, court...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
FIR&E °LIFE "INSURANCE. GEO. FRED. VERDON, .AGENT FOR TILE '!' NORTHERN: '":. :8:Assurance Cmlipally. Ca pital 1: 259760. POLICIES ;.ISSUED on the *IMost'Favorable • Claims' Paid in the Colony. .., : Medical Referee~Drt'.Wilkins. F; ;Frther particulars furnished on application t thbe Agency Office in rearof Dove'and Oswald's, Nelson Pa"radei .Williamstown. t'o Builders, ;Carpenters, & Others. Tf HIE undersigned having determined upon Clear L; ,ing-out his Stock of Ironmongery lbefore takiing Stock next" mdoitli, will commence Selliig-off the misame this day at a considerable redtiction. The Stock consists of theat following' iticles :=Locks, Scre-s, -N!i s, Window-glass, Carpifiters' Tools, Saws, Steel ynaids, Solar and other Lamps, Floir" Scales, T.: l., ltitt; and' other Hinges; -Axes, Adzes, Haiimmers, Choppers, : Mealt-covers,' P'aiiit n. d Whitewash Brushes,' Fish-hooks, and every viriety of useful Ironmongery. Tnos Muso r. ' General Stbre,. Stevedore Street, . ...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
STHE A'r?ttAr4,Eai.- -rliig t-istitiition has; progressed rapil~ly durng the least ini mntlis, inasmuch as it has now become a place of; ene'ral resort' for all classes'of the coniifu-i is .about' 15i, .to wJuch, must .beadded.twVenty; associates, consisting- ofi ladies and,ofyouths I under eighteen years of age. The librari coitaiins aboliutit v?Golmiffiies-f biooksl on va rioiis subjects, iicludiing' istory, biogrpphy, science and travels, and is extensively patron .ised by the members and vistors' The read ing room is open every evening from seven till:tenarid being.-a large, -well;lighted, and comfortably-warmed apartment,.is an agree able retreat for those vwh desire to spend an hour or two in readi.g ithe newspapers and periodicals afterythe:toils, of the day., ;,A Ma thematicaland.Algebra Class hasbeen formed, and.-is:conidu?tcd by.Mir.- Eeryof, the.O.Ob servatory.':, This. -class, .iwhich consists of: twelhý:dersons, meets 'every Tuesday evening, and, we.are tbld that'its me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 1 August 1857
Williamn town Electoral District. PURSUANT to pwer vested in me by his Excel lency the Governor, I hereby give Notice that Samuel Bradfo6Al 'ihuglingeiintleman, was this d~dy appointed by me-tto .theroftice of, ElectidonAuiditor lfor the District of Williamstown, in acordance with, the i9th.' yictoria, No: 11N see. 109, .' " ""' srinI. il urin Ofmfce ::'Jly'29th;1857: ' ' 35 ; Muinidcipality of Williamstown. ":.'; OTICE is hereby given that the time. is extended i&t Satuiirday, the lst proximo, to' Cfhord fur 'theor ? rtuniiytoa such of the 'qualified inhabitants' as have not been enrolled on the List of Ratepayers. : The names of.the Ratepayers already compiled will. be. exhibited for, public inspection in the porch of the "Co?ndil'Cbhdbers.daily (SSundays excepted)' between -the hoird'of niii''a.m.'and six p.m., for the'purpose of f.aiffrditij parties ah opportuitity of objecting to'stich' asnviy .bo unquasiieed:oe thi ufotacaid'is 7"? a1 ? hhhn'-t us`'se ttledn "ad rr'~ei...
NOTICE OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 August 1857
NOTICE OF ,MOTION. ... . The Chairman I To0move-- . Thi attenexti ethg pf the 99ncil.the Rate to be levied forhe current municipal year, 1857-8, be fined.- =-'- - Councillor MIoxham To move` That this Counci'shall cause all streets in the Municipal ,District unproclaimed, to be pro claimed forthwiith, ConuCcllo?.Stewat.: .To move Councilto r btin nt o n verny ment f thte epurpoe f Wors'Ei eicise and a Racecourse, be accoirded with.
Williamstown Post Office. TABLE OF ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES OF INLAND MAILS FOR 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 August 1857
S illi: mstown;Post Office. TABLE OF ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES O'P. INLND "MAILS FOR 1"7. - S To Arrive from Time. Melbourne .....;. :..; .. .Daily at 9 a.m. and 2p.m Ballarat (and line of route).. ,, - 2 p.'m.. Castlemaine, Sandhurst, . Sand M.aryborough (do.) -.. Geelong (do.).......... ,; Becchworth (do.) ..F.... dn. We. Fri. 21 p.m., B]elfast (do;).... ..;'...:on. and FriL . ,, IeIathcote (do.) .........on..and Thur. ,, Portland (do.).M. ....... on. and Fri. ,, Closes for ' Time. i l3allirat (aiid line of route). ,, 1. .ni Castleminae, 'Sandlibrst, ,ind 'aryborough (do. ' Geelong'(do.).... .... ,, 5 p.m Ileechwortlh (do.) .Tues. Thur. Sat lp.in. BlelfaSt (do.) ".....:. 'on: aidrVed. 5 p.m IrIatlihote (do.)..... .Mon. and Thir. 1 p.m. Portland (do.).. ....... d. and Fri. 5 p.m. or departure of Ship Mails, see Lst e hibited at the Post Office RICrHARD TPEIt, Posrnaster.
Williamstown Municipal Council. Wednesday, 5th August, 1857. Present—The Chairman, Councillors Stewart, Moxham, Jones, and Fyfe. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 August 1857
Wlliamstowz,, Municipal Council. 1Wecrnd;esý1a! 5.tA A-qost 1857.''' Present-The Chairmana' Councillors Stewart, -. Mol.ham, Jones, and Fyfe . " The minuites of t?e last imeei-n? were read nrid confirmed. ":7 12 + .iz l '-Letterr, addressed to the=C Chairiiani, were iead, as follows :---1 From° the Hond. the GChief.Secretary; stating that Bye-aiws of the Cotincil' No. 20, for estialising: and rcgu. latinga Market.or Markets' in Williamstown, h'id been brought unrider the consideration of the law officers of the Crown, who are of opilio=itht liiihe Council Tas iino jpower to establish a market as proposed, rand rthat it can only be clone in the manner-pointed out dithe st-and?2nd Clauses. of. the-Act 3rd, Victoria No 1, :Adamson's Act,Epage :1023 ; 2nd -From George -C.- Darbyshire, Esq., Deputy. Surveyor General 'stating.that a por tion of thie sum.:voted for.ithe.formation of cavities would-libe reserved for .'the require iiefits of Williamstown.- : ? -:.etters, addressed by the .Ch...
Original Correspondence. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 8 August 1857
[To thAcEditor of t?e:WWiLLTAxSTOWN CIRONICLE.J in,--I hope it' ill not be considered out of place in making a few'remarks on our school systems; as many of those who are' reared p in thle schools of this colony will becinme members of institutions, and also our future legislators. : Ilerefore'in all our schools, along with a thproughly sound secilar eddca tion, we think it would be well to recomiieiid,' and I hopeýwifci a greiit ? irijority of the inhabitants of this land, that there ahould be inculeated and taught those great governing religious" principles, 'iithoot whiclh education can scarcely be said to be a blessing, bat in many eases has proved to be the reverse: ': ' : I am per?oaded thatdsecilarinistirction is a sacied duty, and if:tlii' world:'?irre what it'oce- was, it would be a ieflek ef'what ouer' responsibilities should be; but the 'i?ildis blotted hndstainied, and to teach clildrEsi'n ~erily froi that bldtted page is to ignore 1 thefaull:' We do not under'value 'sec...