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OAKLEIGH ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
GAKLEIGIH ROAD BOARD. A moetoing of,this .board was held oni Thursday last, when : Iessrs. May, (chair man), Matthiou, Cmunitigtoni, Miller, Wol stenholmo,: Orr, and l all were present. Aftcr the minutes of the last meeting had been conlirmtd, a itmemorial was read from a number .cf ratcpaycrs residing in the southern division of-the district, calling at tention to the statoe of Clayton's-road,' and more particu arly of tie culverts which were out of repair: The memorialists reminded the board:tlhit they had contributed during the last six, years a, considerablo sumt of soney towards the gqneral revenue of the district, a very small portion of which had been expended on their roads whilst thei greater part had .been used in executing works in other localities. They therefore requested ttle board not only to put the bridges in a fair state of repair, but to spend thlie amount of their rates for this year on the above-named road for its maintonance and improvquient. The memorial was r...
GARDINER COURT. SATURDAY, AUGUST 11. Present:—Messrs. MacKinnon and Hunter. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
:GARDINEIt COURT; SATURianr, AUGUST 11. Present:-Messrs. MacKinnon and. Hunter. Edward Chamblrlain applied to have John Lawrenskv bound over to keep the peace. On the usual inforlmartion having been sworn, a wi'rrant was issuted by the bench, and.the defendant was brought up thereon. It ap peared from the evidence that the comphlinant, who is a plumber fiomn Emerald Hill, had been employed at premises near the Malvern hill liotel, and that the defendant had been working at the pame place as a plasterers' labourer. A dispte.lhad arisen between them about a hat, .vlen defendant, after some angry observations, .strucki him, knock d .him down, anti commimtted a serious assault upon him without provocation. lie proceededu to describe the delitndant as a person of very violent temper, and, alleged that he appre hended further injury fiom him. The defen dant . cross-examined, in a very; rambling incoherent way, .with a view to prove provo cation, bq ,r nothing.. material s as elicite'. Tlh...
THE MAIL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
TIlE MAIL NEWS. We may fairly coelchdo that the Ellora's mail is but the first of a long series of thrillingly sensational budgets of foreign in telligence awaiting transmission to, these shores. Thie "dogs of' war" have once more been let loose in Europe to slake their thirst with human blood. A scourge, the most hideous and devastating which the Almighty ever employs to punish and cor rect mankind, has already commouced to speed over some of the ihirest pro vinces of the Continent. low long it will endure, or within what liinits it will be confined,, cannot at pres.ent be calculat ed with any degree of certainty; but a careful review of the position of events up to the departure of the mail has forced the convic tion upon us that it will embrace a wider zone and be prolonged for a longer period than at first sight appeared probable. For some years past the rulers of continental Europe have felt that the treaties of 1815 were powerless, and the necessity for. a re-. adjustment of t...
PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
PRARHilAN COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST '13. Before W. Templeton, P.1l., J. B. .Crws, G. Pilley, and W. Thomas EEsqs. : sarLL DEBTS. HI. L. Van den . louten.' Rent, 10s., 6d. Defendant having produced receipts to show that the amount was not owing, the case was dismissed, with 10s.. costs.- Wlhlam 'Bourke v. Patrick Duer. Goods, £1. 9. ld. Amount awaIded, with 10s. 6d. costs, to be by paid instahienit of 10s. a week:.-Robert Biuce v. Thomas Stokes. Goods, £6 ?1(s. No 'appearance . for deofendaut. Amount awarded, with bs. costs.
OUR REPRESENTATION : ITS FAULT AND REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
OUR REPRESENTATION: ITS FAULT ANDj REMEDY. Looking at the injury inflicted upon the colony by the retroga'de egislation of the last session of Parliament, it becomes a question of the highest importance whether means 'calnot be devised: that will ensure the return of a larger proportion of intelli gent and educated men than can possibly be expected to obtali seats in the Legislature under the present electoral system. The natural tendency of- all representative go vernment is towards collectiYe mediocrity; and, unfortunately, this teldency is grcatly strengthened in Victoria through the supreme power being vested in those classes who possess the least education, and who are therefore the most easily swayed by feelings of prejudice or passion. Every recurring election shoqws agrowing disinclination on the part of gentlemen whose position and quali fication point them out as the natural leaders of the people, to. allow themselves to be put in nomination for a seat iX lParliamennt. And...
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
FRIDAY, AoUGUiST 7. Before the Mayor (W. orid, Esq.) and T.. Baillie, Esq. SMIAIL DEBTS. J. Sundeiromsbe e ,. Marcicus Sievwri;ht. Goods, £1'8s. Amount awhrded, with. Uis. costs..-.atlhaniel Bennett sued Daniel Robi~i son for £3 10s., for rent.and, the value :bf a barrel. A set-o'f of £1 17s. 4d. was pleaded. the bench awarded 1d2s.ISd. and ordered. de fendant to return the barrel or pay £1 in addition. ARRiAS Ol' RBATES. Borough (louncil v. Matthew Hervey. Rates, £27 10s. No alipearance for defend ant. Amount awaided, with 10s., costs. ' SIssNOR OFFENC,. William Mllhmrq was ch:trged.l ih tillow' insg stagnant water to remain on his pruemiss, and was fined 42s.,1to be reduced o s. if the nuisalnce is removed within a aseek.
PRAHRAN EXTRAORDINARY ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
PRAHIIRAN .EXTRAORDII.NAR Y ELECTION - The polling for the vacancies caused in the borough council of Prahran, by the re signapions of Messrs. T. Diiclcson and -a30bs White, came off on Thursday last. There was considerable excitement through the efforts made by the friends of the respective candidates, and it will be seen that a large number of burgesses recorded their votes Tihe following were the numbers as an nounced by the returning officer: MIr. Knipe ... . ... 747 MIr. 0gg ... ...... .. . 647 Mr. Goohld .. ... ... :e. 627 Mr. Lewis ... ... e. *.: 615 As soon as the numbers had been ascer tained, they were announced in the Town hall by the returning officer (Mr. Joshua Snowball), and each of tlhefour. gentlemen briefly retirned thanks, but the uproar was so great that it was ipmpossible to report what was said.
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
MEMORANDA. We understand that a meeting of gentlemen is callcd by circulars for Wednesday evening, to, con sider the desirability of making some public recognition of the many valqable services which DMr. Cowderoy has conferred upon thlle borogh of St. Kilda. Mr. Cowderoy, we believe, is about re moving from the district. On Tuesday evening last, Mr. Osbaldeaton, late of Ithe Davenport Brothers, gave his entertainment at the St. Kilda Town Hall under the patronage of 'Wv. Ford, Esq., the worshipful the mayor and others. Besides the " Rope Tying Illusion" the estertain ment consisted of a Polytechnic Display, and the exhibition of the "Talking Hand" both of which afforded considerable amusement; but Mr. Osbal deston astonished his audience most by the dexterity with which lihe freed himself in a very short time, without assistance, from a rope with which he had been bound hand and foot by a gentleman who was called from the body of the hall for that purpose. Air. Osbaldeston then bou...
INSTRUCTIONS TO ELECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
INSTRUCTIONS To ELECTORS.. Webeog to call the attention of our readers to the following instructions respecting the qualification of electors for both houises of Parliament : I,EOISLATIVE COUNCIL. Every holder of an elector's right issued on or before "lst_ September, 1865, who retains his qualification within the same division fbr which it was originally issued, is advised to apply st once to the registrar or deputy registrar of the division for a. "renewed" right, The original right must be delivered up to the registmr or deputy-registrar, but the renewed right, will be in the same form and tenor, and will entitle the holder to vote at the ensuing elections. 'he renewed right will also entitle the holder1 to have his naume placed on the list to be made up during the week ending the st .of September next. Every holder of an.electqr's light, who lies not, now his qualification. within the same division for which it was originally issued, bnt has a qualification in another division o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
SUOROUGH OF PRAHRAN. E.TRAORDINARY ELECTIO.N, NOTICE is horoby given that the following gentlemen were this day ELECTED as Conetillors for this Borough - MIr. John Hanlon Knipe And Dfr. Charles Ogg. JOSHUA SNOWBALL, Returning Offlcer. Town-hall, Aug. 16, 1860. TO THE ELECTORS OF THE BOROUGH OF PRAHRAN. GIENTLEMEN,-I beg to thank you for • the large number of votes (615) recorded for me yesterday-a larger nuinber than wits polled by the ucoesesfltd cinididate on the 81st ult. I have had the pleasure of addressing you in various parts of the borough, and feel con fident that should I offer myself at any future time as a candidate for your suffrages . should be certain of success, e am, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, OHARI4ES J. LEWIS. Prahran, Aug. 17. Gardiner District Board. TIENDERS, addressed to" Tihe Chairman of the Board," will be received at the board.room, Mal vern lill, until G o'clock p.m. on Wedresday, the ' nd day of August, 1866, for WOIRK to be executed within the dis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
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POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
POST OFFICE NOTICE. 'ost Town. Dally Departures Daily Arrivals of Bluais. o" alaily. Prahran ...... 615, 9.30 n.m.; 38.35 a.m.; 12.35 4.30 p.m. 4.35 p.m. South Yarra.. 6.30, 15 a.m. 18.20 n.. ; 13.20 3.15, 4.45 p.m. 4.20 p.m. St.L ilda...... G.15, 9.40 a.m. ;.8.30 n.m.; 12.18 3.10, 4.30 p.m. 4.18 p.m. rToornk......... .15 .m.; 2.45p.an.8.45a.m.4 4.3p..m' Gardiner .... 2.15 p.m... ... 915 a.m. Oakleigh ...... 4.30 a.m. ...16 p.m. BrighIo ...... a.n., 240Q p,n....9.20a.m.; 4.50.qp.m ,, (South) 1.20 p.n.... ... 9.55 a.nl ,,) Rast).. 1.55 p.m. .. ..: .40 a.m. Ciaulfiold ...... 2 p.m. ... .. 9.15 a.m.
A CHALLENGE. To the Editor of the Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
A CCHALLENGE : T o ti diror ilof teI e?e?rris. . Sir,-It having boon publicly 'statd tlhat:i'. :sptoralof.ltho councillors have Accclaod thbif:.,, Alotormioiation to resigyn their acats:it A ho pouhcil board in thoe vent of'Mr. Knuiir ': meing:: agai? ;elosted a Aand that:. ourrerico ' having' uunmistakably. taken pla&C on, last ", Tl'rrday,I now publicly 'challongo:aniylof t.... tho'diesatisfied coujoillors to :c rry out erhso throat,: nd if:they havo spirit oniough I slall .1; lo most happy to ntcet thoni ?attho poliand. :q1 their tcgt their status in.thc opinion of ýho Abirgcsses .".... Y o. . o os' Oedibntlyr il": C' ' . HARLEL' - HUTOHNGC:.;: Prahr.an' Auunist 1 ,-18b ' '- "" :... sgo ca ea to IUiutinegtoiq irnaco e sil isip' thesr or the o squis, , ,e:ii k .. ",What's hein for ?" .To . snuff 'thi candle.'' Tho'cinill ust c 'l.A,;, .eeded intantion, and Adam, wvith his .thutliy.
MELBOURNE CRIMINAL SESSION. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15. ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO ROB. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
M:ELBUOURNE CRIMIINAL SESSION. WE]DNESDAY, AUGUST 15. ASSAVLT WITHI INTENT TO ROD. Williinm Call and- Thos. G.reetwood pleaded Not Guilcy to an indictihe?t, charging tleu witli having oni thi 4t t., ssult. ass ed in company one' John Kenied, with intent to rob hi.r. It appeared that. on thel niht ii quoestion, the prosecutor, a labourer, residing in South Yarra, ivas walking along tli.. hilgway, in, .the iicinity of the oUotaictd,.Gardens, when, he met thb: pprisoners. Cole, :tie younger of the two, presented a five-barrelled revolver at him, which, on subs. quent' examinatidoi,': was found to be 'chargedtw;'ith powder nnd : ball in all its chamborse, .and capped. :Cole demianaed the prosecutor's money; arid thl. latter proiduced aid. piece, saying thlt was. all he had in his possession. The men thenr, allowed him to proceed without depriving bliin of the coin, and prosecutor made the best of his wiy to Princes'-bridge, and intormed con stiule Phillips, who, was on duty there, of . ...
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, AUGUST 13. Present—The Mayor (W. Ford, Esq), and Councillors Oldham, Patterson, Peterson, Tullett, and Gardiner. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE ST. KILD.A COUNCIL. SMONDAY, AUGUST '13. Present-The Mayor (W. Ford, Esq), nnd Councillors Olldlin, Pattersbo, Peceironi, Tullett, and Gardinor. Councillor Tullett announced the result of the annuil borough election. .' he minutes of the previous meeting were read' and confirmed. COnIP RSPONDHINC. ' SIetters were read V From Mr. John Hart, clerk to the Caulfield District Road Board, expressing" rdgret tlat the St. Kilda Council insisted on a guarantee relative to the drainage of the' Orrong-road before the proposed work is executed; statilln that the board had no power to go outside of their own district, even if it were a reasonable thiln to ask ; and referring to the case of liosp burn v. the IHawthorn Council, which plainly showed thiat no claim could be, made against the St. Kilda Council. With respedt' to 'the proposed work benefittng Caulipld ratepayers only, the writer suggested tlhat even it there was any foundation for such a representation the object...
ELECTION MEETING AT PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
ELECTION 8MEE'IING AT PRA-[IfAN. The Imeeting convened by. the mayor, at the requlest of 105 burgesses to give the rate payers en oplportquity of hearing' the views of the candidaltes presenting themselves fir the extraordinary vacancies in the borouglh council, was well attended, the hall being filled', Mr. J. B.. Crews took the chair, on the motion of Mr. Lewis. Alter a tfhw remaui'ks from the chairnlan, rerlnesting the neetin"g to give an impartial hearing to all the candidates, he called on Mr. Lewis, who said he had a',peared before tlhem formerly as an advocate I; r ther pyrpo.ses, but now he appeared on his own behahlt, at the request of a good number of rateplayers. It had been asked who le was Ile could. inborm them that he had been.u resident in the borough for the ptst thirteen years, and his connexion in the city was sufficient, he thought, to convince them that any ;trust reposed in his chaurge would be lhithfully and honestly carried out, and to distribute the borough ...
OUR NEW GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
SOUB.r NEW 0GOVERNOR. - The new Governor of Victbiisa, Sir Johni Henry Manners-Suttoni, nrrived `in Iloblon's Bay by the mail steat~iihfl?'Elora abtout half past eight on Monday oeverning; His Excel lency was accompahnied by Lady, MAanners Sutton, a son, and two daughters. As soon as the Ellora camne to anchor, the Govern ment steamer Pharos, which had.gans out to meet her, went 'alongside, and from lier thie Acting-Governoranrid staff, the Chief 'Secre taory, the Attorney;General, the Ministei of Jlustice, the Comnmissioners of Railways, Customs, and' Public Works, boarded the mail steamer, und weare introduced to His Excellency. After the lapse of an hour or two, these gentlemen il accobmpnied the Go vernor and his family on board. the Pharos. which at once made.los theo Sandridge Pier, where the party were landed .about half-past 10; Here His Excelleicy swas welcrmed by the Mayo.r of Melbourne, on behalf of the citizens;' and the few liundreds of persons who had assembled, notwit...
A CREDIT ACCOUNT WITH HEAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
A CREDIlT ACCOUNT WITH HBAVEN. A singular incident .hs taken place in. *witzerland. At the death of a merchant in. that city, on the oredit side of his books the iname of'" God" was found to be inscribed ibi' r copsiderable sum. No one knew of such a creditor, and on investigation, evidence was obtained that the deceased, who. was a man qf great piety, had opened an accou.nt to tlhe f.atlihr of All, and entered to it each year a share of his profits. The clergy have claiime ihe sum on the ground that they rrepeser. God upon earth, while their denrqaqd is opposed by the authlorities of tlhe caatoh. 'he affaiir will probably be brooght aefoxo the tribunal.' SSTRANGE SAGACITY IN A PoNy.-I had a pony once which very fiequently exhibited J.le following peculiarities:-Whenever the pony had' been turned out to gruze, upon being fetchled up and put into the' carriage, it isvariably turred lame after 'going a few' yards; so lame, in fact, that frequently I hadn to turn back, not having the s...
CORRESPONDENCE. "WHAT DOES WATCHDOG SAY?" To the Editor of the Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph, St Kilda, Prahran and South Yarra Guardian — 18 August 1866
CORRESPONI) ENCE.. ,a1IAT DOES WATCHIDOG SAY ?" ' dthe Editor of the. Te'''eraph,. Sir,--A most intimate friend, on whlos veracity I! can implicitly rely, informs in thalt" What will Watchdog say now ?' ..as a very popular question in l'rahran or Thuirsdiay even?ing. In each .instance ii which he heard the query put iE was in i tone ofyvoice that seemed to imply that should be completely flabbergastcd by the success of Mr. Knipe-dumbfoindered, in thet, Nothing of the kind. I am too olh a stager il such 'warfaro as wo have beeo eng?aged iii during the ?ast month to be either igsduly elated by victory or doc pressed by defeat. Of course, I plrefer to be on the winning side, but if I lose I cai philosophically say, " Bettor luck nex timeo" If the 747 free and indepondent burgesses, whose votes placed their darling idol on the pinnacle of ambition which he has risked so much to attain, imagine tl!a thoi'tby they have quieted me, they makeo inost woefll mistako, Had he been defeated I mi...