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The South Bourke AND Mornington Journal. WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 30 May 1877
tmc ýnuitb 3ountkc WeiDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1877. A'nAikcrEit extraordinary- ciirdlar ias lately been, sent ibyhthei. Government.to tlie9 various municipil and local bodies through out the colony,.calling.on,.them to prepare a stateient of tliffefesfines, penalties, and forfeitures received under, the Publicans' Act, and pay an amount of five ipdr cent on the same into:.the treasury. -The, present Act, which came into operation on the 1st January last, directs`that on or before the' 31st March in each year a statement of-the kind shall be made for.the year ending the lst Januaryprevious, and five per cent of the re-! ceipts paid to meet the expenses of working theAct, buthow feesf?fines, penalties, and for feitures can have'.accrifed under, an Ac. before it came"iitod:bperition we are entirely at a loss to make' out. Under all the cir-` cumstances it looks to uslike,an attempt on ,the pariof t?he Governinent to levy bicbk-: mail frim . the local bodies to piay the Inspectors whom theyt h...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 30 May 1877
F-OOTBALL. ?-0--- WARWICK FOOTBALL CLUB ENGAGE- &nbsp; MENTS.--May -19th, Coast, Richmond Pad- dock; May 26th, Northcote, Richmond Paddock. June 2nd, Esplanade, Richmond Paddock; June 9th, Essendon (2nd 20), Richmond Paddock; June 16th, Melbourne &nbsp; (2nd 20), Richmond Paddock; June 23rd, St. Kilda (2nd 20), St. Kilda ; June 30th, Toorak, Richmond Paddock. July 7th, Essendon (2nd 20), Essendon ; July 14th, Clifton, Richmond Paddock; July 21st, Coast, Brighton; July 28th, Melbourne (2nd 20), Melbourne. August 4th, North- cote, Northcote; August 11th, Clifton, Clif- ton ; August 18th, Toorak,'Toorak ; August 25th, Brunswick, Richmond Paddock. Sep- tember 1st, East St. Kilda, St. Kilda; Sep- tember 8th, St. Kilda (2nd 20), Richmond Paddock; September 15th, Brunswick, Brunswick; September 22nd, September 29th, Adelphian, Richmond Paddock. October 6th, East St. Kilda, Richmond Paddock. The present Parliamentary session is distinguished by constitutional points. It is o...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 30 May 1877
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE;:: i In the" Shire of :Biborndra r labor seems to be ecurc 'at present. -,From a report furnished at the lst .eneeting`of that body. by the Shiro Engineer, we leard that men - suitable for laborers on the roads aro'riot obtainabloin that locality.. We iuoderstand that men''in thei siirrotindin'g' shires are aleso in ,demand,'and this fact should speak ,atrongly. in support of the assertion" that the working men of the colony are ii ia p?osd6iiieinditibo?" The" Shire Council of Ilofoondrra intend to:advertiseo for a few more men for the irorki, but the Engineer siates that men unused to th wiiork were almost useleessfor road repairing, and consequently it; has been en deavored to do withouitthem. $;Thia Bhire seems to be unfortunate in their attempts to keep the rotds maintained in good orde?, for althbogli contracts had been mde"for'rep?d iriingthm'dam moith ago 'the contrnctor a:? e sei:,glecte e'to proceed with the work, ned thI'resultis tha the roadsare: now in...
OAKLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, 24th May. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 30 May 1877
OAKLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, 24th : May._ Present: The President (Mr. Jordon) and Councillors' Irwin, Ingramn, Armstrong aiid.Zorn. . : ..,The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. TENDERS Were oiened and the'folloling accepted: John McQuaide, for. works on : Mafys lane, £16 7s,:; for works on Owens' road, remov ing culvert, and draining,' &c.,: John McQuaide, £16 15s. ;for drains on ?Vaverly road, that of James Fisher, at £4lOs..; for repairs at Drummy's bridge, the tender of John McQuaide was accepted iat £10, the earthwork (100'yards) being excised from the tender, on the understanding that whien it is done the same contractor shall have it at his schedile price: CORRESPONDENCE. From T. G Wilkinson, giving notice that he would hold the Council responsible for any accident that might happen to his con- veyance through the unsafe condition of Bailey's lane, a culvert on Fern Tree Gully road, and a culvert leading from Bailey's to Dandenong road.— The Pre...
BULLEEN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, May 28th. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 30 May 1877
BULLEEN SHIRE COUNCIL &nbsp; &nbsp; Monday, May 28th. &nbsp; &nbsp; Ordinary Meeting.—Present : The Pre- &nbsp; sident and Councillors Hammell, Hoare, Delaney, Finger, Smedley. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; From the Maffra Shire Council, as to &nbsp; proposed conference inMelbourne being on &nbsp; &nbsp; general topics, affecting municipal interests. &nbsp; From the Treasury as to statement of license fees, &c., received under the Pub- licans Act.—Referred to Secretary ; return to be forwarded. From Boroondara Council, stating that damages on Doncaster road, caused by floods, had been repaired, and calling atten- tion to further damage on the Bulleen side. FINANCE. The Treasurer's statement showed a credit balance of £305 18s. 5d. ; balance previously, £183 16s 1d. ; payments, £232 2s. 8d.; balance, £157 3s. 5d. ; receipts, £148...
KEW POLICE COURT. Wednesday 30th May. Before M. Lamond J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
KEW POLICE COURT. Wednesday 30th May. Before \I. Lamond J.P. George Lacey charged with cruelly 11l eating two horses, was discharged with a ation. John Dcrroe charged with being illegally the premises of 2ir. A. Seddon was re anded. Christopher Potomner, charged with iaulting Thomas Thatcher was remanded, being a supposed lunatic. Geor'e Corin for leaving a dangerous mation in the public street without a it was fined lOs. . ease against Chas. Carter for damaging pertby h having his name painted on the ces on ihe public road was dismissed. 1 case against Sarah Quinton for using cene language was postponed for seven "s. lichael Harnett was charged with placing a eard on a fence; the case was dismissed. lie Court then adjourned.
SELECT POETRY. WIFE AND NO WIFE. (A COLONIAL MARRIAGE-BILL LYRIC) [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
SELEOT POETRY. WIFE AND NO WIFE. (A COLONIAL IARRIAGDE-ILL L1Islo) (From'the Londor Funny Folks;) 'Married? Of course we are married. . Where?. In the Colonies, maIsn, There my first wife, too, lies liried, (Then 'twas my sorrow began.) This is her sister- Confoond it! : What's that you mutter? ,'.No wife?' Your words dont mean that, though thleysound it. SYoT dare not say that for your life I"''' He was a Colonist newly.. Hoome-this was home-for a space. Loyal of spiritoand truly. English in heart as in race; Arid witha fine'indignationi Fiercely he quiver'd and glowed, . And with a nice hesitation . Answer the other bestowed. . " Your case is a cruel one, mister, But this'is isow we lay'it down: You married your buried wife's sister By law that's approved by the Crown. She was yours while in ?Melbourne you tarried, And your childien in'wedlock begot, But by taking your voyage gasi unmarried, And your babes are -I dursn't say what!". : "Is it true?" tire Australian demanded, With a...
CLIPPINGS FROM PUNCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
- 'CLIPPINGS FROM PUICH. S:' The cartoon is entitled, "That Voice Again," and has the folloiving under it; Ramlet.-(Sir John)--"' Spak, I am bbund td: hear'."' Ghost '(Mr. Speaker).-" So hrt th~ ob~ey;?hen thbo shlt'hear.'" What may lIappie to s`a man of " culture and intelligence" in Victoria ! 'How little could Professor Pearsoni liave anticipated that:the day would come when he would be trotted?loutt in;;a' public. platform as, the humble protege of a Chelsea greengrocer iohd'drops 'his sitchesand' once sported the bade"' of redrepubiilicanism in :Paddy's Marlit '! Triuly political adversity acquaints d: ni wii`th str nge" bedfellows, besides ;~ posin~s hlim to severe humiliations: * Pro fessor Pearson,- the scholar and the gentle man, admonoisled to " keep his pecker up" li`the modst tiniiid win'd big in Victoria is, as Mncbetli U:i s," a sorry sight." I will try and' forget it. But perhaps the verbose Berry is i?going to ''desert his party-who knows,?' What, for example, was th...
GENERAL IGNATIEFF. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
GENERAL IGNIATIEFF. The Paris correspondent of tih Times, in speaking of General Ignatieff, has the fol lowing :-" It is necessary to have seen and heard this wonderful diplomatist to under stand with what marvellous facility he dilates on the most varied themes. Let ten callers see him, and to each of them he would relate a new policy, maintaining only some general points, which are for him like fixed flagstaffs, to which he attaches the capricious streamers of his varied narratives. Were the ten unfortunate interviewers, on leaving him to compare notes, they would be positively amazed at this inexhaustible versatility, which intentionally obscures questions in proportion as it professes to clear them up, and when it likes, confuses the simplest things with the air of explain ing or commenting on them. All this, too, is done naturally in the most unpretentious fashion, without any apparent subtlety, look ing you straight in the face, and with an animation and fluency seeming to exc...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
CORRESPONDENCE. o- Our columns are open for the discussion of all trtio which are not of a sectarian charaoter. I1e idc to be distinctly understood, however, that we do rj identify ourselves with tOh opinions e?presol I our correspondents. All commnicatio?s for i sertion must be addressed to the Edilor, and enolsi the name and address of the writer, as a guarnlteeV good faith.
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
MARKETS. "EASTnr MIaiItET, June 2 :Vegotablese Basil, le peridoz bunches; beans, kidney, Id to 17I per Ib; bouquets, Ss to 10s per dozen; cabbages, 6d, to Is do; carrots, 6d to 8d per dos buncbes ; cress, water, 6d. do.; celery. 2s. to 3s. do.; cucumbers, 6, to Is do; horseradish, Is to a5 per doz sticks; anrlic, 2d per b ; lettuces, Gd to 8d per dot ; mar joram; 6d to s8d do; mint, 6d to 8d do; onions, dried 9s.: to 10s ,per ewt; do., green, 6d. per dozen bunches; parsley, 6d do; parsnips, 9d to Is do; peas, 2d to 24d per lb; potatoes, 4s to 41 6d per owt ; rhubarb, 6d to' Is per doz bunches; radishes, 4d do em?ie:.d to 8d6do; shallots 2d to 3d per lb; spinach, 2dperlb ; thyme, to 6d 8d per don bunches ; turnips, dd. to 8d.;per dozen banches. Fruit : Almonds, 2d to 3d per lb.; apples, dessert, lid to 2d per h.; d ., .coking, 2s 64 to eS per bushel; walnuts, I3sdo grapes, 2d to 4d per lb.;. quinces. Id per th; lemons, is to 2s 6d per dozen ; oranges, 8s to 9s per ease. Dairy Produce...
THE LATE SHIRES CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
THE 'LATE SHItRES CONFERENCE. We have received a copy of the proceed. ings of the Conference of Shire Counci held on the 22nd and 23rd May at HIockin' Hotel, MBelbourne. A standing committe having been appointed at the terminationa the Conference to wait upon the Ministerd Roads and Railways, we append IL reply :- . . . *'I canff qite endorse rue ?o onainge remark mcil by Mr. M'Lean, that this Conference is a thorotngL representative body, and that its recommendatiai are entitled to great consideration indeed, coming a they do from pereons possessing each great experion in local government concerns. The matters whid were brought under my notice to-day I hsillu good care to place before the Government as a tc?, but they, are altogether too important to be thernb}d of anything like a hasty decision. (Hear, hear.) I have paid pretty close attention to the viewsadend by each speaker, and seemingly adopted by dt listeners. The Local Government Act is certaidy measure which will very shor...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
D; J. Howes, late Secretary of the Shire ot Belfast, was brought before the local police court on Mlonday morning by the police on a charge of burning down the Shire chambers. After hearing the evidence of Sergeant Darcy, which only referred to the arrest, Howes was remanded for a week, to give time for the preparation of evidence for the defence. In answer to a question, the Bench said they would accept bail in two sureties of £200 each. Up to the pre sent time the sureties have not been obtained. A peculiar occurrence happened at Foot scray recently. Dr. Cobb was giving a lesson with the gloves in "the noble art" to one of his sons aged eight. The Doctor did not think it necessary to take off his spectacles, and had one of his eyes seriously injured by a "straight one" from his young hopefhl. It seems as if the remarks of Mr, G. P. Smith of Hawthorn is in part about to be fiulfilled. A petition has-been presented to the Speaker against the successful "liberal" at Sandhurst taking ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
FESTIVAL OF ST. .JOHN. LODGE OF SINCERITY, E.C.; DANDENONG Bro. A. W. RODD, P M., Worshipful Master Masonic Ball and Supper, T NDEitLhe au piece of thel W.W., Offieers and Brethren of the above Ledge, at the Mechanics' Institute. Dandenong, on Monday, the 25th June, 1877. Dancing to commence at Nine o'clock. .Admiesion by tickets only. to be obtained from Bro. A. W. Rodd, W.M., XI. Macpherson, S.W., John Lowe, J.W., John Dobson, S.D., Henry Powit, J.D., John Keye, Teasurer, and Bros. Joseph Clarke and Weston Phillips. ".TrCKcrs>-Double, to admit. lady- and -gentleman, 15s.; Single, gentlemen, 10. 6d.; Ladies, Ss. -Brethren are requested to appear in regalia...... 02nuj H..F. SWORDS, Hon. Sec. - Tenders. s;BOROUGH OF -HAWTHORN.", rTENDERS will bereceived by the Councid ot this U.:Borough,. addressed to the- Mayor, Wm. Cleverdon. E-q , J.P'., up to Wedneeday, 13th acst., at 5 p.m., for the following Works: Chmrch stret-Kerbing and Chaunelling. Power street-Cliandelling..': . S'Shak...
THE MURDER OF MR. BAILLIE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
-THE MURDER OF MR. BAILLIE. Some time since attention was drawn to certain rumours in connection with this subject, in which it was stated that the' real murderer of Mr. Baillie, in Fiji, was now in Victoria. Since the, rumours appeared.in print, tho names of certain persons have been mentioned. in: connection with the fearful crime, and the detective police have been making enquiries in the matter. Dr. Macartney, who was pointed at, writes to the Herald on the subject, as follows: "Sir,-In the face of the para graph in the Age, referring to the Baillie murder, and otherwise rivalling the blackest page in the annals of Newgate, it would be affectation in me not to recognise that lam the alleged villain, and it would be cow wardice in me not to take up the challenge. Out of a hatred of parading sickening narrations before the public, I have refrained as long as it is possible from appearing in print. But thinigs have taken such a rapid turn, I believe the public has a right to speak....
SERIOUS STABBING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 6 June 1877
SERIOUS STABBING CASE. A very serious case of stabbing 'occurred in Richmond on Tuesday, May 29, and it is feared that the injured man is not yet out of danger. The circumstances are as follows : On the evening in question, about half past seven, Samuel Dobbin, a saddler by trade, a married man, was walking along Goodwood street with a girl named Warmingham, with whom he had been on terms of some inti macy, when her brother met them, and took her to task for her conduct, saying, "If you have any respect for the family you will leave the man." Dobbin insisted upon taking her away with him, and then young Warmingham told him sharply to take his hands off her. At this stage a friend of Warmingham's named Alfred Bishop, a butcher by trade, aged thirty years, came up and interfered, saying to Dobbin, "If you are a man you will let her go home along with her brother." The reply was some insulting remark, and Bishop then struck Dobbin; the two men then closed, and directly afterwards Bisho...