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MELBOURNE CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
"MEL@uRiaE E`JVp. The followig are, tbe ccoptanaos: " t. Ilb. ( at. lb, WVoolornal '8 13 Tprliilglat 6 8 ThoAce :K8 0l lloU:elh B16 Imoprial 8 10 V4oIlopa E '8 Itibliln Ioo4 8 10 2?l oihenrn E 8 SutLan 8 6I kge8KWoo 6 8 5outhern Crosa.. 8 6 Irhh Stow 6 8 81orlntt .. 8 6 Stnrp 6 7 RLpid Ilay 3 I eleoi 6 7 Melbourne 8 2 lkvellgt E6 7 Cilft~o, 8 Ol~anot 0 El Scan hag 7 1 Blanker 6 6 Speculaltio 7 13 %Merdaclous E 6 6 A.'r. I 7lNerrcalq , 6 4 Diko 7 17 Terling 6 4 MoauntaInecr 7 1 The DEer E 4 llorculca 7 0OGooon El 4 Ilmolotlon 7' 7 8ridq of Sills 6 4 lmnpudenc 7 7 Brlecq 6 4 Volentlia 7 7 e. K 8rgston 3 Light o' Day 7 g ding 6 2 Fru d'ArlilIco 7 Siby 6 0 Jancior ' 7 4 4orlyttou E 0 Nowluinter 7 4 0l E 0 BLurgunldy 7 4 Ah * 0 Cooiterhiry 7 4 Ilorl d 0 The PoinLtr 7 Ill Am 6 12 rimotoly 7 0 Nopdcon 6 12 Ilrcok u' Dy l 12 WVlinborr 5 12 Spark E 12 D)owrop colt 5 12 Loqualcity 6 12 Elec Idyy L 12 Huporotiton 6 12 The 0rdioi 5 12 Vouans 6 12 SoreIgo 5 12 Naughty Buy ,Iin Caeo rry 6 10 Onyx...
Novel Tramway Bridge. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
Novel Tramway Bridte. (To the Editor of the Portland GOurdian.) SIn,-1 have been informed that there is a plice in the Niue M?le Forest, so stoop, that at the time when the Tramway was made the trees were foilled or cut off ao as to make II bridge on a level with the hill on each atile. It has been stated that the barrels of the trees were used as supports or pillars for the blilge. Hoping you will be able to give a satal factory answer in your neat issue, as to the existence of suach bridge. I am air, yours truly. oURIOUS. [Perhaps some of our eorrespondente well read in Tramway history will satisfy Curious. Ed. P. ('dn.]
THE HAMILTON STEEPLE CHASE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
TIE IIAMILTO 1 STEEPLE. CIASE MEflE NG.. The following are the rceptances for the steepleehase meeting to b held on the 16th of September: IIANDICAP HUnD IC& at, lb. Mr. J. McKellar'e b g Mit wber, aged 10 7 Mr. 1. Galla?her'a b mn hery .Maid 10 8 Mr. A. McIntyre's ch g Ragged Jack 10. 0 Mr. It. Howle's blk g Jack's the Lad, aged .... ..... ... 10 0 Mr. Ea.. . ex's br g Doat lce; aged 9 I1 Mr. T. Walker's b g Bally ogan, aged 9 8 Mr. II. Gallagher's b m iled of the Mr, D). Warrell's blk g Dsepringaged 9 8 Mr. J. Sharp's Ilk g Cherel .... 9 7 Mr. E. G. Ilex's b g Oylode, aged ... 9 7 AlM. E. G.Rex's b g Tlen' sn, aged... 9 7 Mr. T. Fergunsoa's b g TI.ate, 5yras 9 Mr. J. Bergln's br g Breoale, aged .. i 6 Mtr. T'. Stewart's Scottlse Chlef, aged ' 9 Mr. il. Whltel?rtl'ad bhr ?allrea, 6 yre 0. a Mr. W.. ArfIntosh's a ha Cllr.., a..ewl 9 4 DMr. W. Johnston's g g o'uslleor, aged 9 0 UANDICAP aTEreLECItASE,. Mr..W. .Traiuor's g Vellsan, aged ... II 2 Mr. A.M, Intyre'agg Sportsman.a...
"The Cabinet Trick." (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
"The Cabinet Trick." (7o the Editor of the I'ortland Guardian.) San,-Cert-dn brothers are in Melbourne with a mysterious apparatus, confounding savans, and even charming the Jupiter 7oenanx of the Southern press. If report i? correct, more than ten years ago the trick was laid bare, and the frightened confreres escaped by a back door from an enraged audienc tat lemalshed the cabinet to pleces md exposed the secret spring. Is the farce to be repeated here as a clever bit of acting, or is the dissecting knife to be applied to 1his and similar hollow peritrmaoces? FAX. September 1, 1876.
THE HARBOR TRUSTS BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
THEn HAR3OR TRaUSTS BILL. The full title of the bill, which, if passed, will be cited as " The Harbor Trust Act-1876," is as follows:--" 'A Bill to proiide for the Regulation, Management and Impiovement of the Port of 'Melbourne and certain portions .of the river ,arre, and certain por. tions of the Saltwater Rirer, had for other purpouses ciuncoted therewith." It coneiste, of seven parts: Part I. deals with the constitution of the Melbourne T'rust Harbor Comumis sion. It is provided that there shall be fifteen commlssioner?, aisd the Cum. missioaer of Trade and Customs for the time being ex-o.icio a commissioner for carrying the act into txecution, add such commissioners shbll be a body corporate by tb?e name of ,' The Mel. bourue Harbor'Trust Cominissioners." and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a cousumon seal, and shall have power to take, purchase, sull; lease' and hold lands, tenements and hereditaments, goods, chattels and other propert ty for any of. the purp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
8PEQIAL ADVERTISEMENTS;, Ao'0j Saipners for Mel-. 'b3urne. a :"1l II C OO110 En ad. AQUL A, en, D. Grifliths, master, ill ,arry Ge caro from t'ortlans toMelbournkeu neA r." For freight, &e., apply to ir. 1W. T. PILE, Agent, ,id Portland; ' or, W- LAW A?bNE, ... . aTWVlllam?nstreet, Melbourne. rt . . .. t For Sale orTo _et.* ac. } FOUIIt-OOItED IOUSE, wlth'4flv 1. acre: oI~ANI) 'atteclledt perm?anent 3rt taik.. Tife 'pro erty 'is in good condition; Sanid within :hlf-s-nmlo oftlte'rulralay ter ;11. Il us. .. , . .Apply to- ' : , n.. ' I. P.'IHOLMtES;. - -Percy street, P'erllnnal do ? ,.BOOKS, BOOKS, &c. ; Jo so.- , UST RECEIVED, and for sale ad t! at the Giutrdia Cu oce: *o A Muhical M.guzitue n,. Cnst ko's Catenuistn ol Musiic a- -. F.mnlyt Meader, Div. 20. '. FIine (Cream Laid Note, pencil lied '. n, buperiur Blue Wuve do, to Cream Laid Eu?ielope. 2 Do do -dor Antiquie e:: M* Ezerciso Duoks, marble covers 2 Ao-u, a lorge assortment , of Pulver nR macher's Uhaiu Balds...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. A COMPULSORY FRANCHISE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
"PORTLAID IEIXPRS1ts.' To Protet :oLr t"Rihtr "- Not tao nfringe . upon thos of Others. 'I TUSDAY, hEPTEMBER h. "A COUIPUJLSORY FRANCHlISE. A contemporary,'eommenting on a recent condemnatory article in the Guatdiaiin "o'"tho proposed compulsory exercise of the franchise, draws a conclu. ason from the argumeote used by oi means warranted by the premises. "'Frnuihbieo," If we understand the term, is to make frea; in theo substantive form, freedom; immunity, privilege, a right to vote att elections, with the cor respondinlg right to'abstain from voting if neither inclilatioi nor choice loads to the exercie. ' 'o compel maen to exercise what is i,, its nnturoe ee as the air they 'beoiitho, is oistitsiuting brute force in -legislation fior wlat i its very ossepcn is a franclhise or freoe. You may as well coumpl everyman law in thie' cool. mutiity'to" tk .tlihe pledge. of .totail ahalitionc?.! tt compol him hy penalties to vto at art eloctiont. The chances are ctlhs the voter may be diit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
TIll: ,h(l:u IlR 'urn vlZ, 1CI urk:IlI.'I cflic:uuy 1:1 uhlviutirnrnu l~lesir urn wutrnrneurnr Irrn.(lrnrnirniy, thul tullj~l It llZlIt'rnii urni L' It~lt3l) tuItII ulIlIrnI It ill''ii · phivior to the otrniillhhluuo, I t rooqlh.ll P110i~r c~~lt ,ihi o iiIiii thin i lu ni IlIlLOH IIlliI 00 0 rliiuuO olf otrrngluph~i~ltlug ili Irvglnhiitii Iu: hiranl~ ~ LiriuJi yl~ iiiljli~l~l tiLIII Ullriiu:'In FOL. SItLE. A 1' llolspulr, one Inlllrcro of landl, with it nal a tire"! a rchrnrr\ an out-houlrer, eltuatctl fIhruII dnor fa'on) LU CUriwfurdord'"I For Ilnrtutuln ipjtly ot tho prcnreg t&e JOIIN MUNRO '' Lotioce." S( iREWARD.-POISON s now LAIDI Jo.' for sheep-worrying dogs on Mu. E. IIENTY'S FARM at BOLWVAitRA, and any person capturing or killing stray dogs found worrying or killing sheep on tlo.f arm, or giving the name of the ownerwill receivo ,the' abobf reward. S.. WItLLAM TAYLOR. Do ?arra, JLuly 14, 1870. N OTICE.I. I AII#L parties Indebted to the underslgned. .", .aro requoesto...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
To Shippers and others. THE Clipper SCHOONER MINNA BELL Will TRADE, regularly between PORTLAND and MELBOURNE; For freight, &c., apply to W. P. ANDERSON, Or JOHN TURNBUL, Portland, i No. 1 Queen street, Melbourno. eBegular Steam Communioation between Welbourne, Warr nambool, Belfast, and Portland. T'IHE 'undersigned aespatchi Steamers as under (weather. lermitting):- . FROM MELBOURNE- To Warrnambool, Belfast, & Portland, Name of Steamship. I Sailing Day. ,JULIA PERCY. Every TUESIDAY at 3 p.l. ROB ROY Every FRIDAY, at FROM PORTLAND Melbourne, calling at Belfast and Warrnambool. Name of Steianhilp S Bailing Day. SlEvery T'I'1)AY, JODB ROY n iililg froml Port . ' l ii ,it+2 J e. . Every F1tID'?A Y, JULIA PERCY miling fromn Port land ait 4 n.m. Boais will be in attendance to carry paa sengers'froom thb noith' jetty to tihe steamler fromt 8.30 to 10 o'clock, tie night previous-to sailing. ' Returnl tickets issued availablo for either steamnr for Two Monthsi Fares and freig...
BENEVOLENT ASYLUM AND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
BENEVOLENT ASYLIJI AND HOSPITAL. The fortnightly meeting of the managing enmmittee was held in the town hall on Friday, thie 1stinst. There wore present-Mr. Cooper, the President, Messrs. Marriott, Manning. Burbank, and Woods. T'he minutos of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The Superintlodent reported the state of the house to be 10 males and 2 females. Since last mootine, Daniol Tomlee and Mrs. Helen lhad left of their own accord. Donis Ilenhan, James Kirkpatrick and Michael Brown were diseharged by the Seraeon, cnred.-Daniel McMahon and lors. Tregellis were admitted, admission confirmed.-Mrs. Tregellis as a paying pttient. Oilt-door renipients, 10 adultsa and 17 children. Tihe Superntendenn presented a requisi tion for sundry requirements, which were granted. Tie monthly reports were read and sig ned by the chairman. On tile motioi of Afr. Burbenk, it wes resolved that in consideration of tie extra work devolving on the female servant at the institution, owing to the inc...
"Berkeley Sept 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
SIlerkltey Sept 1861.- t leottoeoo, I feel It n dluty I owe to you to expf~wl lny grartitudo for tile g.rrOt broettt 1 t ae leritre fy liking Nnrtoina CnOmI CIInre ou tlle o pptId to your liai, for Mrto wid it the lotoi rol~lI oeolo Pill m, (tarn which I 1lll)1 CYrYT(I1L'1~ niltTL'rlt rtllrr llu t tg I painbr o le tth of time, he baoring tried I nl~o) every remtledy preenitibrt, tot without deriving any tooettt ttlerofrloo. After\ iukeng two Ilof tit of your rl l lllahte tu I was eIeuttu rotoreal Ill illy twd satel of lellth. fIrm plOvee tllls p tity for Ithe boenllut of Itiho tllrl enay tteuslo ehlllietteo..-I 011,, Sir. yours Iruely, I1n Ar.l'Aas.-''o Proprtetor. of Nuonoote CA tuMZL0 PLLs. (ADrr,) MR. FREDK..L.:LYNE . S . * LIOITO, E, aRiOtLMOR, r D A COIIMISSIONER I . - -:` ?P ,TU1 ' SUPREE 'COURT - -.. '' * "ý ': \ " ' . . SOUTtH i USTRALA. Trust Moneys for ltrestment on Freehold - Security at nperate Rates. MR.,,HENNRY BUTLER - (LAT .OICOOLAC,) SOLICITOR, ATTOtImY, & P...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 5 September 1876
ke TABLE TALK. 1o SOUTHr PnovrNon ELcoTroN.--The total 1e returns are in for the above election for a be member to serve in the Legielativo Council. of and are as follows :-]3uchanon, 750; r; Bennett, 071; O'Brien, 4H0. Id THE KIonaro.-rThe Kingston lighter, b, built by br. Sandry, sailed thlis morning in chargre lt Messrs. aV. Sandry, F. Housen, arnd J. Dusting, junior. for Kingston. Tihe t vessel lle a remarkably noeIt appearance, to and sails well. to CHEAP BneAD.--Mr. Andrew Keiller at Portland bakery, Julia Street, intimates it that on and after this date, hest brand tl?e d 41b loaf will be sold and delivered for ft 1. e, Whatever other grivaneos the people of nr Portland may have broad cannot be ns reckoned amongst tihe number. o ArPr.A. Ca*.-In tie asne Boell v. Shire of Portland. it rule ntsit ha been granted, tihe plaintiffto hllow canse agoinst a non snit on the points reserved at the trial in . Belfast. The case is set down for argu-. ment before tile fnll bench on Monday...
MISTAKING A SIGNAL. AN ENGINE RUN OFF THE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
.MIilTAKING A'sicGNAL. AB E4GINE HIUN prE,'rfB ItNE. Now semaplhurchi i el hltevetibee just erected 'ht *har o v "l;inis"'eIdellt'ges aeni entrancas itothlle mncl Goveriinomlt linea of rfllwiy),: and lhey camei ' Irito'?"oliura tion.'fur the iert tine on Sflddayy laSt, In consequence of som nrilituldeur. atanditng ani to the ileanllig of suniao of the sigrnal of the new code, nn a'ccldent ihapplened" early thll mrriinlg, which fortunato)ly wits not attended with ally serious consequences, thuugh three mncl weore numewhat injured, pt apenrs that n goods train left the Spjlucor strLet station at three o'clock thini morning, and on reaching the junction near No rth 3,elbourne, where goode trains tuitally go ont the main line, the siglal toat givenlfor it to asop. The driver, Hlunry Page, however, mliatook it for anothll r, nid iproceeded oni his way, ntid an thil line ,,f rails wns lnot open, the result was tant the uegin was brought to, a sudden sltludtill at the pointi, aidl turned l...
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
COMMERCIAL. : ,,,PORTLAND MARKETS. Guardiaa Oico, September 8, 1876. The retail price of flour is £1 Oj per rag Our. quotatlons are SWuoLsiZALs P?.era. PIlour £12 SWheat, ?6e to? GSo 2d per bushel Ota, 8s 3d Sto 3a Od do Barley, 3e' d Bran, l?s 3d .. Pollard, Ls 6.I do Butter 1e 2d lb Eggs 1s 3d dozen Chokeo (Colonial) 04 to QI per lb. RETA?lr. Paiocro. Flo?Ui 26a per bag cash. Bly4a er bushel W heat, ,s e d - .ddo 06 f,4to 4a 0d do Bran, I, .d do :Pollard l 6d't6 ls?d do Butter Is 4d to Is 6d lb. Egg?,. Is Gd doe. Bread 7d per 41b loaf Mlmosa Bark, £3 per ton Portland Wool and Produce ]Rtport. Wedneaday, Oth Sepotember, 1878.-We -old a faiF quantity of sleepekino thil .ternonn .at hardening rates. Station, Iried, 3id to ld per lb; green skits, ti to .j 4.1 each ; kangaroo skhine, 04,1 to 181d or ii; hides depressed, sales were made ait tFd to 38}I per lb. Thursday. 7th. Vu sold allotment No. 1, South "'ortland, • acres 8 roods, for £170, to Jas. Shoioleld,l idoq.
FLOGGING IN THE GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
T LOGING -N THE GAOL --The - at-o'ni --taiIriars?'ioa1i Tfi - aqisitjou a, thee . letbaroue;aol this -moriitnoi;'o th&ipersn oo a man, thirty years of age.?named Charles Horseprl,. who was sentenred.at the beginning of this month by the Ri1inhrond bench of magistrates to a, mosnibh? imprisoment,? 7-add two fozgiiga.of.twenty lashes each. ,The puooihment this morning ws,.the last instalment of the latter portion oft the sentence. The .ctlprit walked into the yard when summoned in. the most .uniicncerned- maonner;t' and, having stripled, submitted himself to the bauls "of the hangman, Michael Gitely.: One .of the heaviest cats were used, and the ,.,.ponishment was severe. Notritistan ing this, the man received the shipping .without the slightest wincing. It is a singular anomaly "bat Ibis extraordinary .. physical endurance which, under other circulmtances , :wonld-. bare entitled Borsepool to -be considered a ther,, -:bhould be pos?essed by a? man ho he ar, by -his conduct, b...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IN INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe upon those of Others. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. THE ELECTORAL BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
WITIt WOICII 1S IVN5CPORATED TIIHl esPORTLAND aXPRESS." To Protect our Righte- Not to Infringe upon those oJ Others. FRIDAY, SEPI3MBER 8. THE ELECTOLAL BILL. Fnom our tolegram it will be seen that the new Electora Bill has passed the second reading i~thout a division. The Government refused to leave the work to a select conmittee, as sug gested by Sir CrlntcsDuFrY, and the Premier, so we are ilformed, told the Assembly that a dvision on. til question would be regarded as a vote of want of confidence. This threat it appears is enough to reduce the most unruly members to older. The dread of a dissolution boefre the statutory time acts as a charm on the most re fractory, and Sir JAMes McCor.Looni has the existing Assembly so well drilled that he has only to hold up the bogy of a dissolution so as to scare members into quiescence. The inde. pendenco of members is now regarded as an excellent joke, Murno, GAUNSON, and Belny may rail and rave, but the Ministerial and Opposition rank and f...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, SEPTEMBER 7. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR OWN C0URSAPONDNTSo.) VIOTORIA. MELBOURNE, Ssmra?nan 7. The Victorian coursing club committee heard the witnesses relating to certail accusations bya member that the competi. tion at the last Waterloo Cup was nit managed honestly; further investigation adjourned till the 15th inst. / Castleu, the Governor of the Melbourne gaol, summoned for permitting obneoiqus matters to flow from the gaol drains e. Castieu promising to remedy the nuieaae ; the summons was dismissed. Robert Bruce, undergoing sentenc of stealing books from the Temperance ?lt Library, was charged with a second offeloe of stealing Public Library books; e received cumulative sentence, th e additional months; the books were dls vered sold to a shopkeeper for Ss. Deserted children, pending the discovery of parents, have no refuge other than the gaol or lookup; a remedy is required. MaoFarland, the barrister, has resolved to stand for North Gippaland at next election should the Electoral Bill pa...
EUROPEAN NEWS. CONSTANTINOPLE, JULY 19. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
EUROPEAN NEWS. CONSTANTINOPLE, JULY I1i. The commander of the band of volunteers who committed acts of rapine in the neigh beurhood of Philopoplls was hung to-day. There is still an absence of any decisalve news from the seat of war, though it seems certain that the Servians have failed to peno. trate effectively the Turkish territory. On the eastern frontier of Servia the Turks have gained two substantial successes. The German and Austrian Emperors have met at althburg. Reports of gross atrocities practised upon Christians in Bulgaria continue to arrive. The Porte has sent a commninlon to inquire. Mr. Baring, secretary of the British Embassy has al-o gone to Bulgaria to personally iu vestigate matters. LONDON, JuLI 1. In tile Houne of Commons Mr. Disraeli has announced the withdmrwl of the follow ing Minllsterial msasurat-The Valuation Bill, Highways Bill, two Scotch bills relating to the poor law, the Agri cultural Holdings and Patent Law Amendment Bills. In the House of Commons o...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
on TABLE TALK. I.e. os A Wnas IIourT.-Yesterday some of li our boatmon followed a whale that made i. its appearaco in the boy almost close to os the north etty and then after a most of leisurely survey was agaIn puttioRg out to ,- non. In a very short time from the start or the purouin party had fired a harpoon into 0e the body of the monster, and the boat was as towed along or some distance by the whale, no when a lanuowas subeequently implanted, but in trvingao draw it out of the body the en line broke, aid they were loft without a u' lance. Shorty alter thie, after a desperate to struggle in tie water, it escaped with tie o. Iharpoon in its body. After getting it another harpton and lance the boatmen at followed the saimal round by Narraewong Iend here and there in the bay, but did not it tucceed in fastming again, and late In the evening it badethem probably a last fare. well. Old roa:dents who remember the o days of Dutton say if he had been leader is of the boat's new yesterda...
ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS MAIL. COOKTOWN, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 September 1876
ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS MAIL. COOKTOWN. MoxDAr. The R.M.S. Brisbano arrived at Cook town at 1 o'clock this afternoon. She left Hong Kong on the 15th August and Singa pore on the 22nd, one day behind time. She experienced strong lead winds all the way. She spoke the Bowan, 10 mitles east of Sapoedae Island, on the 26th; passed the Inland of Lornblew on the 28th, when Mount Lotetolo was in eruption, presenting an ex ceedingly grand sight. H. M. 8. Barracouta was anchored at Somerset. Ilong Kong advicca state that the Mecca. full of cargo and passengers for Cooktown, left on the 13th. A large immigration and cargo is expected during the season.