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TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 29 August 1876
TABLE TALK. Toe NAnaeAwoso Poooaulsso Maccu. We have received a second letter from Mr. James Starritt, but we think it is time the controversy should cease; all have had their say, an additional must be paid for as an advertisement. Aucrion SALE STATION PnorPErr.-On Friday last, the 25th inst., at the auction mart, Percy street, 3Mr. E. Dacomb offered for sale, by order of the mortgagee, the Ardno West and Limestone Iidge pro perties, comprising 30.910 acres, with 9000 sheep, nine head of cattle, and three horses. The properties were bought in at £10,000, and subsequently sold to Mr. Saunders, who takes immediate possesaion, for that amount. NoaTit-WEST?Rn CANAL Coc.Prar.-A meeting of shareholders in the above com. pany, says the Beruldigo Indepernent of the 23rd, was held last evening at the Beehive Chambers, to hear from Messrs. Doddsand M1 'Coll the result of their trip to Portland; which was of a most flattering description. So well have these gentlemen managed matters that they...
AN ADVENTURE of '48. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
AN ADVENTURE of '48. A currespoldeut seds Ito the Denadigo Jndepc·ndent the following account of an adventure which befel him in 1848: fur eaveral years I have boeei living in the . interiur, and fair removed from current iutelllgence. On corning to this city, " aaw i.n the obituary Culumn of a weekly countemporary a notice to the following effect :--" Died, at Menlough Castle, Cmdunty Galway, Irelaud, Sir Thttomas Blake,' etc., etc.- l u must Victorians the death of au elderly gentle. man itl the west of Ireland is of very little fiterest, and would be passed by without cumlmeut. To tle the announco merit recalls no.u of the strangest incidents in imy somewhbut chequered life, which I will tnow relate, premising that it ia'salUewhat diflicult even fur tnysoif to realise tlhe faet that within the life. time of any perseo uow living it could havu occurred lu 'any ievilised cruiitry, much less in a British curnmunity, iad withinltwl days' journey of the capital of the British Elmupire...
PLAGIARISM. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
PLAGIARIS!. In the Saturcday's iesue of the lamnil. ton Spectator, 26th August, under the head of " Original Poetry;" " Written in time of Affliction," we have the following : Uh. happy shades to me unhless'd I Friendly to pence, but ,ot to me ! How ill the scene that offers rest, AndJ heart that cannot rest, agree. This ulassy streaml, that speeding pine, Those alders quivering it the bre ze, Might soothe a soul tle hurt than mine, And please, if anything could please. DBut fh'd, unalterable Care, Forgoes not what she feels within. Shlws the same sadness everywhere, And slights the season and the scene. For all that pleased in wool or Itwn, While peace possees'd the silent buwers, lter animating smile withdrawn. Has lest Its beauties and its powers. The salot or moralist shouli trrad Titis moss-grown alley musing, slow; They seek like me the ecret shade, But not lke me to nourish woe I IMe fruitful scenes and prospects wasle, Alike admonish not to roam ; These tell me of enjoyments...
SANDFORD August 28, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
. SAN D -O.R D----- ((FNOM OUU OWN CUOKRISPIDbNi..) August "R, 187'6. Scarlet fever appears t hel clanrinm away from the district, but I ar eorry to say that'diie death, reuitirn from the tliaetie, acc~irredti i Friday' night. We, were hopinr that no fatal cause would occur, hut untf.ornrately ,,ie little girl alnccunshed in 'spitre of the d ctar's care. 'lihe funeral rrlok place on Saturday. Surmeof the crops are Ibeginning toi shaw well. Ptatorei are noir being euwn in sarme places. An addition is nnw heing'mride 't orne of the stores: aibyllthinr inr the building lile isa novelty Ihere indeed. Hoi'w five. stares can be kept going in a small phlaics like this is a mystery. "If Castertou were rot so near, there would be less to wonder at. I am afraid if a railway were completed fraom Brarxholmo tao Casterten, onr business peolpl would have to shut up shollp. Shearing being ahbrut to cenimenoe some of our minratory population have taken their departure for tire usual ueaanat's work....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
FiAT SIIEEP FOR SALE at Condalb C. P. COOKE, Condhab Hills. August 27, 1876. Land and Buildings?, F: OR SALE, BY AUCTION,. 80th 'SEPTEMBER, 1876.,?i *DICHMEOND HENTY, in conjut olou l with Measrs. Bree, Dickens & Co,i will offer for sale, upon the above date, that piece of land containing 2 acrea situated in LANCASTER S LANE,. North Portland, being part'of lot 30, with STORE and TWO ROOMED COTTAGE orected upon it. TITLE, CROWN GRANT. Terums liberal at saloe.' PRESBYTERIAN CIIUROiI, PORTLAND. ?11 HE EV. J. O. PATON, Misaionaory 1 from the Now Hebrides, will prenat in the above place Morning and Evensng, ao Sunday, Septemiber 10. In the afternoon, at 3 o'clock, an address to the children of tho Sabbath Schools, will be given, whoa Ileathou Idols will be exhibited. On IMonday Evening, a Mlissionary Mcafe. ing will be hold in the school room, Narrawonu. And aon louseday Evening, in the Church, C0ape Bridgwater, both meetings to omne intllOe at 7 o'clock. Colleotions at each serv...
SIR W. F. STAWELL ON THE BOARDING-OUT SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
SIR W. F. BTAWELL ON THE BOARDING-OUT SYSTEM. At a recent meeting of enboribers to the Melbourne Orphan Asylum, to con sider the question of the barrack as com pared with thie boarding-out system an applicable to the orphanage, Sir, William F. Stawell is reported ta follows in the A rgurs of the 20th. in support of Dr. camerlo's motion:-" In tire opinion of Ihis meeting it is desirable that the Orplhan Asylum Act, 83 Vict., No. 510. should be amended so as to admiterof a portion of tire interest of £20,000 obtainable from the sale of the present orphanage, and a portion of the rents of tire remanining property of the asylum, being applied to the boarding-out of orphans "-suid :-As far as he could understand the matter, the real luuetion to decide was whether the committee were to proceed with the erection of the build long, plans for which lihd been prepared, or wihetirer they should, for a time, suspend operations, and apply to Parliamort for tn amendment of thie act, ompoweriug th...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE PER R.M.S. "ASSAM." [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
w= WIC IS 55C30OROtATED TUE "POaTLLa.o zF5azsa." To Protect our Itigh?--Yot to Infringe apon L/SCofO ile's. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. STMLMARY -FOR EUROPE PER R.M.S. "ASSAM3." BUr little legislative progress has been made since the last mail. The amendment on the Treasurer's financial statement on the motion of Mr. Jsxas, member for Ballarat East, gave rise to a long debate. Mr. Bzaay, leader of the Opposition, affirmed that the accounts had been cooked, to give the country a better opinion of the management of the Ministry, and to bring out a credit balance to the 30th June; and that, supposing the revenue did not improve, and the present rate of expenditure continues, there must be a deficiency of £280,000 at the close of the ye.r. Mr. SERVICE confirmed the statement of Mr. Br.aa, and accused Sir JAMEs M'CeL.xocu with presenting a false balance sheet. This charge he asus tainued on the ground that the Treasurer had knowingly takeu £212,000 of recoups never received, while he had paid a...
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. LONDON, 15th August. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
PItIOROGATION OF J'AIILtAM? NT. LonoOvN. 15th August. ....Parliament was to-day prorogued by com mission. The speech from the Throne stated that foreign relations were friendly; and her Majesty's Government was conflideat that the entente cordiole would continue. Wish respect to Turkish affairs, should a favourable occasion offer, her Majosty would be ready to act in concert with her allies in an offer of mediation. There were hopes of the speedy conclu sioo of a new extradition treaty with the United States of America. Her Majesty wots deeply thankful for the safe return of the Prince of Wales, and highly values the feelings of loyalty and devotion evoked in India on her assumption of the title of Empress. 1Her Majesty desired to record her earnest solicitude for the happiness of her Indian people. She trusts that the native rulers will cheerfully accept the assistance of British officers. The message concludes with an enumera tion of the prinpcipal measures passed during the sessi...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, AUGUST 31. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR OWN CORREsPONDENTS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Auocrr 3L The tolls question compromised; the existing system continues until the end of next June, 1577. The parentage of the dead nlfante abandoned in the waiting room of the Hobson's Bay Railway, being traced. Verdict of the coroner's jury in the supposed poisoning of the child Timmons, three years old, was that the child died from natural causes. The ship Melbourne arrived in 75 days. John Bull Barton's will proved £1,300 without litigation. Deputation from the Preebyteran body asked the Attorney-General that a clause shbould be insertel in the new bill to regulate the sale of wines, beer, and spirits, forbidding the sale of any liquor. on Sunday. The Minister promised the Government would give lull consideratioee to the arguments advanced. Victorian stud sheep sale was a great success ; 350 guineas and 203 paid for two sheep; many sales were over 100. IL D. Ireland, barrister, has filed his schedule. Lieutena...
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
ADDITIONAL INFOIRMATION FOB. !TIU 'UB~d0. The mall for Dartmoor and DrIk Drlk leaves loyweod as B a~m. il WVcdnesmday mand Saturdlnay,ad arriLtn In lleywool on Tueedlay mad Friday it tlmo I. prtclh thPort3 k nd mall. ILetters shtold be posted for these placem. In PIortlanid, on Tuesdlay at 7,o0 p.m~, and Friday lt 0,:l0 p.m11. A nall Is now cnrrlil betwecn Lower Capm Brldgewaiter mad Mioagle (Mtountltlclumoiad by the rhibleeto, plrablly one tLe laym of. arrival nild deanrtureo o he 1'Portlanld malla. The IBlfast liie oa umalta lenroR P'oirtland at B alatu. ol Tuacday aed 1l8 .urd(Iy, IILte al of 8.310 CIII, no befire, ant itu1. , t It llhit at ,. t r .,p. Tlhere rturn 111:111 i.I. ..vei Clii ii half all hour curlier, ii., Nu i.. mtlung, at 1'urtlaal scalc .1, .. 31.111.,. NU.-Thle 11,31 1 N . MoletiOura nand IlamIltue' n i 11fill 11 013 plac at the lpiat-tlllfie wlhliw ball a lIhour after the arrival at the rejiuk,. Prnttcd naid piubllahed by tI' proprietor. WILLIAM Oe001oae anl C. ...
COLONIAL WOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
of - I . aj a~r lIi cý :ro1,,D .. . w. . .m m ý..wt .. mý w. o a . ý+sy ,".. . . ý TABLE GIVING PRESENT VALUES OF COLONIAL WOOLS COMPARED WITH PREVIOUS CORRESPONDING DATES S mod' LONDON, Bra JUL, 1876. i-i ?: :.; ___ __ __ __ _ 1876 0 185 } 1874 1873 s1 1871. 1870. 1883. ' 7" , x J A ° A C D C r n P P r B O O A U G . ! M AY I BC H T E B -E O C~ A D O J U N L~ A P R I L l E Du L Y . IO T M A . P R L .D ![C DC . . -. APRIL. 13.JNE DC ST :UNE. & .J ,vD ;D D'2ý"'. D f d-. D/ D D D ; D y "ýf D.- D2 ' i H _ 1 . $ ^. . -D D' ý.:. D D. :D. . PORT. S oRnED . Of 20} -24 25 2b $I25" 24 2B} 26 28 f29 2'2 27 26 27 26} 29 28t 27} 27 27 30 28 27 26} 274 29 21 20 19 PHIL28 WV HK 18} 24 28 28 2o 24 28 28 26 28 241 251 22 2 26 x 25 25 8 27 25 23 25 27 20 18 168 AVERAGE. J Gaist. 10} . 13 14 14 138 181 14} 14 18} 16 15} 18} 14} ' 15 141 151 15 14 - 14 183 16 151 15 14 15 161 121 101 9
DEEP-SEA FISHING. (To the Editor of the Argus.,) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 1 September 1876
DEEP-SEA FISHING. (To the Editor of the Arqtts.,) Sir,-As the subject of deep-sea fishing hia boon egain spoken of, and feeling the necessity of somothing being done, I have troubled you again with a few remarks on tihe subject, as it is becoming a most serious matter, and one requiring serious attention, or elso before long we shall not have any fish here at all, as all the grounds in our bays are worked out, after being scraped over so many eyors. I can assure yeou, Sir, it is with the greatest difficulty that we got fish of any kind, such as whiting. flounders, sohnapper, &t., are often not procurable at any price, and yet we have a b uontiful supply almost at our doors, if we otly had tlhe vessels to get them. To ca:oh them would be no trouble, as has been proved by that small craft coming from Hobart Town way with live trum peter. The fish brought ld., per lb. wholesale in the market, and I am sure, by the quantity of dead fish sho had, that if the vessel had been about...