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The South Bourke Standard. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29th, 1861. MR. ASPINALL AT ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 29 November 1861
F]tlDAY,. NOVIEMBER ' 29th, '"180.' Mu: ASPIrNALL AT ST. KxLDA. IT has been our fortune to witness nan in imitabloei act6r in 6,ncedry become suddenly transformed into one of the veriest clowins in the course of a night's amusement at the Theatre ?loyal; but such a transformation need strike its with little 'irsrpri'se when we behold 'in MIr. I3Burtan CotiE. AtsPINAL a change quite as striking, and. equally effec tive in iits'results. .. When we think. of that' gentleman is a studeint l it, orator, lawyer, and'statesiman, anu follow lhimanaiict his nimuay career-at onei time engrossed' in deep research; anon amus ing us With his brilliant sallies of hun'otir; again impressinig us with his persuasive elo quence and knowledge of legal tactics; and as a liolitician combining all these individual qualities, brightened by the experience of time and a knowledge of the world-we are inclined to say,.and we speak it compassiqn ately, "Alas, whait a falling off is there I" Not long since the ...
THREE PERSONS DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 29 November 1861
THREE PERSONS DROWNED. We quote from the Gipps Land Guardian the following particulars of a peculiarly me- lancholy occurrence, to which we have already briefly alluded: - By some mysterious accident Mr. Charles Peterson, the Heads Pilot, has been bereft of his wife, his wif'e's sister, and his eldest boy. In what manner and from what precise cause this has occurred must be for ever left to conjecture. It appears Mr. Peterson left home (the Pilot Station at Biddie's Camp) on Saturday evening last, for the purpose of taking out from Corner Inlet the schooner Elizabeth. On Tuesday afternoon he took charge of the Elizabeth, and proceeded with her to sea, returning home to the Pilot Sta- tion about ten o'clock p.m. On nearing the shore he missed the usual welcome of his wife, and could nowhere see his little boat, which should have been hauled up dry above high water mark.. Without suspecting any ca- lamity he proceeded to the house, a distance of about 200 yards from the beach, but fin...
THISTLES. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
TO tlh .Editor oj'ftie Stlandarrd. .Silt-in yv' Ir report of the proceedings of the lHawthorn lMuni.iipal Council a few wrleks since, I siw hat thiistles l irc'med the subject otf their ilcilhier at', I and helieving that tha-te subject demainded ii.'"diate attention, I thought they would send a ' nj able round to caution those who grow such immens3 quanlitits (to the terror of their iuore in ldustrionis ieoiglil)our) to immnediately cralioate them. Iult I find sulc Its 'n)t been the' case, ' Now, Sir, I inke it Ito b the d?lit, 6 the Cooueil to see that thlee posts ar' speedlily destroyed. It is of no use tihr the gardener in attenmpt to keep his ulnd clear whIen the IajIoinin lands i re completely smotheried with them; uand the owner, it niay be, residing in Melbournit, never thinking of cultivating his land, and restijig completely satisfied thnt the Council never lius or nIeve will onborce the fine which lie so justly inlvrits. If our worthy Couneil wishes this uOvl to be got ri...
A TRAFALGAR HERO. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
A TalrAr.oa Il?no.--In a back.strcot by Avo) side, Tuwkesbury, is still living, in n very poor room, a man naied SLmldilands, now eighty-three years of ago (on thu Victory's books udscolled Sanders), one of the seamon who helped to carry Nelson down be low. after he received his deathblow at the Battle of Trafalgar. At the peace, Sandllands left the navy without claim to pension, went knocking about the world as sailors do, at last returned to his native place, Towkesbury, and worked on the roads until old age and Intirmity threw him on the parish. Some friends acquainted with his sad story, made the fucts known to the Nelson futnily,and they, after proper inquiry, forthwith agreed to allow hint for lifo 9s, iI. per week for extra comforts. But theo parochial authorities, with true parochial muni filncetreated the Nelson allowance as part of his weekly Income, and reduced their wretched grant to Is, per week, thus leaving this poor old man to ex slt upon 3a. Od. per week, occasional...
BOROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
BOROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD: BOARD, S.TURDAY, NovEiM~sa 30. Prosent-The Chairilan (R. Kent, Esq.) Messrs. D])owning, ,BUtterfield, j~obluson, Coakley, Webb, Carter, Hurry, and East The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORUESPONDERNOE. From Mr. Williams, asking :for an exten sion of time for the cozmpletion' of. the bridge over Koon'uhg Creek.=-One weiek :granted. . From Mr. Jaumes Drumnuond, agreeing to maintain the bridge over Gardiner's Creek and approachos thereto for two months after their completion, without extra charge to the Board, In reply to the Chairman, the Surveyor stated that Drummond was proceeding slowly with the work, and it would take him another week to complete it. The extension of time granted to him expired that day. Mr. Robinison said the delay was occasioned by the scarcity of timber, which the con-. tractor was obliged to obtain from Dan denong. ' The Chairnman said it was not for the Board to take into consideration the dificulties with...
NAMING OF HAWTHORN. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
NAAIING OPF IAWTHO1i. Lb the Editor of tho. Standard. SIx,-I am Ihappy to see that there 'are resientrs who think with mo--viz., tlit " Wallace of the Creek" asouild not be allowed to enjoy his squattiing tenure in Studloy Park undisturbed (whichl is tin place his lnst letter informed us lie was about to re side In), after faithfully proiilsing the public through your colun?ns that ho would inform us how und fruii what Hawthorn received its lnatlllt. I have spoken to a great many old residents upoeit thu subject, and from eaich I get differcnt veraions, as wido apart as the poles. Some say that it iwas froum Mr. Liddiard's resilciiuc (now Mr. l)ify's) and estato belng called Auburn, and that In course of time tlih original nane was corrupted to llhwthorn. Sonmoeiasrt that the large hawthorn tree next the Standard ofmico was the cause of the nane; for the natives hearing the' nanme of tlhthelirsmall pillnt, wlhelltheyliatloccasoi or wish ed to cono this way, theywould sny "to the lip...
WALLACE OF THE CREEK. 'REDIVIVUS.' "He knows what's what, and that's as high As metaphysic wit can fly." To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
\VALLAUE , .QF THIE CREEK. ' REiYIVIVUS.' "lie knows whti's what, and that's as high As metaphysic wit can.fly." T'o the Ediito of.the Standar,, d. Sut,-The letter, of your corresppndont 'H., 1?.," of the Alain road, is couched in such peculiar phraseology that for the momecnt and upon further contemplation-I could not arrive at a definito conclusion as to his real desire. Ilis proplositions ought to have been addressed to the Hawthorn public rather than to ue ; for have I not devotedly sought, and persistently proclaimed how the nomencla. turo of Hawthorn may be satisfactorily est:ablished. If" lf, P." will on behalf of his brethren of the Literary Association deposit the sum of Thirty Pounds in any [Melbourne bank on account of the moderate estimate I place on my knowledge, vii., One Hundred Pounds, I shall have no objection to disclose to him or to the communittee of management, how this important corporate town came to be named; and not only that, but I will also give up my HSS,...
The South Bourke Standard. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6th, 1861. OUR VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
.)..c *outtt) otitv ct tabiua. . * F Dlt'DAY, DECEfMBUE 6th, 1801. OU.i, YOLUNTEES. .1'r is with no small degree of regret we learn that the causeo,f the volunteers in Itawthorn anwl ew is not receiving that support which .we would naturally think it,deserved. As the subject is one that affects our community in" many respects, we offer no apology for ilnking a few endeavours to" ascertain the causes sht have tended to produieo the pre ient state of affairs, and for respectfiully sub. mIittiug the iremiedies which, in our opinion, would secure a imore eicoioraging account of the'comptiny at a fiturhe period. " S'To consider that the duty of .a public jourtual is such ith t, bring it under the cate gory of Moore's "Teshbia'; ey0e` would be ra:her nlpproaching the ludicrous. RIight and loft its arrows fly, liit whalf they ahn at no one drcameth." .We do not intend, therefore, to hurl our anathemas at the gtidlnrracs of the company in general, nor to make any gentle iusinua tlions again...
BOROONDARA GENERAL CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
TIOROOND')ARA GENERAL CIMIE TERY. The usual iionthly meeting of the trustees of the above cemetery was held on Wednes day, the 4th iust., in the Council OChlmber, lHawthorn. Present-- Messrs. Balhnain,?Tudd, and O'Giady. 3M. O'Grady, EEsq.; M.L.A., in the chair. The minuntes of' the previous meeting were rend iind coltirmend. S?'The Secretai'y reported fthat eight inter menit hald takell place during the past mouth, and týtAtJl_ receipts auid ex?enditurtv were as tlllo\" : Receipt,. .................. .£2 8s. Od. .ilxjpem ditnre ............:IO 8.4. (ld. Two eedstl.of grantls of laud were signed, and the emaetaker was authorised to employ a labourer for one month, fobr t;he purpose of assisting iu cleaning the paths, &c,. It was arranged that the subject of where the trustees: should hold their meetings for the future should be brought up at theii next meeting. 0om?e other routine business having been disposed of; the meeting adjourned.
HARTWELL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
1tAIRTWELL POST OFFICE. The Mail arrives from Mfelhourne, &c., on Me1n datys, wednedsdays, and Fridays at I I alnim Closes aft Ilartwull for . Melbourne, &c., on, Tuesdays '11ehltradays, end 8aturdays, at I1.80 ain. It. Uussusi, Postmastcr.
LOCAL CONTRACTORS. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
IOC.\ I, CONTIACUTORS. 7o th/e /tditi, ,f t/hec S utndard. Hn,-1 see by the report of the KIew. lunlicipal Council last week, titt tenders are to be invited from lo:nla contractors for certain works there. I supposoe, therelbre, hint as I reside in llawithorn, I shilll e'deibarred from tendering for such works. Blut possibly the word" local" lmay be construed so as to incu(de this place, andti it tay be. intended for shuttingi:at such tr.iscztlly conttiactors, its reside in Collhigwood, andhave the audndciy to summon even' i h[uniciptil ('ouncil for what they believe to be due to them. Of course such a thing could not be toler ated for on u tuioent in that far-seeing and enlight. ened locality ; and it' the contractors of Collingwood don't know hetter tlihey itst be taught their duty. I ant not going to ldetidd Collingwood contractora they can do that themselves-bnt I would call the attention of it(ie* IHt wthorn' Councillors to the pro ,edcdltgsg of IIhe KeIw Counell, turd suggest ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 6 December 1861
IIEA1' PAPE?]t-.IIANOINGS! '?0 IilEASONAIIILE OFFIIE IREFUSgID. BGLEARING-OUT SALE, 81, COLL1 N8 STREET EAST. "Ldders, steps., planks, mullers and stones, weigh ain machines, brushes, diamonds, silver and gold leafIboiled cuad raw oil, turpentine, varnish, white ad, tackas, sceneries, borders, and corners., Flock papers.................. s. d. per piece. Saatii. do. . ...............:. Is. Od. S .................. d. , "G. PILLEY, Four doors above Argus Oflie. - C. I. CLA RKE,. PLAIN AND DECORATIVE PAPER H?ANGER, HOUSE AND SIGN P' AINTER, GLAZIER, &... B,'tsd.e )Roae, aar. the hLawtotorn : ridye : Ibll Gate. : NUai'he lowest Prices consistent with 'good Workmanship and Materials., WHITE-ILEAD, OILS, TURPENTINE, AND WIN? DoW?oASS ON SALE AT MELBOUNE PRIOES.. A? ERATIVE, WOR3i, COND TION POW" DER, FOR1- O 1 SES.. (OST'! excellent icdicieo for restoring and keeping the horse in ,perfect health, g Forer, and producing a fitle smooth " skni. wdPo.er is strongly recommnended ·s th...