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ENGLISH MAIL ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
ENGLISIT 1"AIL ROUTE. TmE following brief abstract of the time table of P. & O. Company, as finally ratified by the govern ment, will be fomnd convenient for reference: OUTWARD ROUTE FROM EYOGLAND. A vessel to leave Southampton the 12th of every month, and to reach Alexandria on the 25th or 26th. Mails via Marseilles to leave London on the 18th, and reach Alexandria on the 26th or 27th. Pas sengers and mails to arrive in Melbourne on the 5th of the second calendar month succeeding, with the exception of those leaving in July, September, and December, to arrive respectively on the4th Sep tember, the 6th. November, and 3rd February. Steamer to leave Melbourne same day, and arrive in Sydney on the third following. Time, ma Southampton, 57 days; ma Marseilles, 51. O- nsu0VAn.D ROUTE. A vessel to leave Sydney on the 14th, and Mel bourne on the 17th of every month. Mails, via Marseilles, to arrive in London on the 4th, and mails and passengers, via Gibraltar, to arrive in Southamp...
RATES OF PILOTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
DATES OF PILOTAGE. Sailin, Vessels Steamersand a. `dtemers Vensels towed under sail only. by Steam. rorT PnLLIP. d. a. 1. From without the Heads to Melbourne or Geelong, and vice versa - 61 g 410)3410 40 2. From within thellead to lbourne or3 0 2 10 Icng. 4 ' 30 3 * nt 3. From without the Heads to outer an chorage liobson' Bay. or anehorage at Point Henry.and vice 1 , versa .31 i 5 3} 7 0 0 4. Fromwithinthelleads to outer anchorage Iobson's nay or an9 02 ehorage at Pt.len 323 210 I 5. From withoat the Heads to any anchor age within the ilerds and below the ehan- 1 5 1 nels and vire verrrsa 2 5 1 0. From Mtelibourne to Point Henry, and vice versa 1. 25 1110 i 7. From Melbourne to Geelong and vie 27 3 2 19 versa *3 o i 19.5 s. For each remove from one place ef anchorage to another inlaobon's roriolBl " I S 1 0 3 0 1 9. From IIobson's Bay 0 to Melbourne, and 5 3 5 vice versa 10. From Point Ilenry o Inner Harbor. Gee long,andvice versa. 24 7 110 11 5 1 OnrPonrs. In!o or out of Port rAlb...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
Married. &nbsp; On the 17th of August, at Maker Church, near Devonport, by the Rev. Edmond Trelawney, Vicar, Mr.CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS, of H.M.. Dockyard, &nbsp; and. formerly of the Dockyard,Williamstown, to &nbsp; HARRIET. daughter of R. G. Vallack, Esq., Com- mander,R.N.
Williamstown Post-office. List of Unclaimed Letters, in the week ending 15th Decr., 1859. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
Wiliamstown P st-office List of ULdcained Letters, in the ieek ending 5 €h .Decr.; 1859. Allen, W. II ; Atkin?n, Samli Blackter, il. Blevin Henry i u .her. V.; Cambridge .Mrs. Conw ay, Edmd .Crook, T. ; Cirrie,. Gilbert; Durkanl, lichl. ; Ellis, - Jiio. , Faluy, Jas.'; Flet che-," Wni.; Gurniane. ,ins. Hart, Jas.. i. ennhii Wm. H. Heeinnah, Jno.; Jessop; 31?; W. _S. i Jervis, Jas.,;. Joisl Iobt. Edgar Lowry- Wini. Jno. ; Liford. Wiui: ann. Char McGee,. .I). McDaughian. 3Mr Rt. Main, lJas. (2); Middle ton. J. 1'.; R6ach, Dakid ' .Rishtoil, EddaiL Row man, .; ; Rutt, lizth. ; Rialnsey, Wthi Symons, nm.; Stephenson; IyI. ; Stevens Richd. d Story, Jno. Spring, I -Thomas, Isaac Turnbuill, Ad.; Thompson .'dam ; alker, Alex. ; ebber. Rd. Surrs-Sarali Bell. ,incolnshire. letters .Detained for Podtage. Duefy, Honble. C. G., -Hawthorne, 4d. ; IHiily, Capt. P., Newcastle, .2d. , Kirkwood, Ales., Mel bourne, 4d. ; Symons, J. G, Vaughan 41. ThCARno PIPER, POstmarter.
LONDON, OCT 18. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
.. LONDO, Ocr 18. . A)iother Cabinet Couicilyesterday is significant. Ministers have to come to an iunderstanding upon a nimbe ofg-ai?e criitical questions: Things ver& . buioyaiat in'the cityyestrday.'upo tihe termination o? thlabiours of the Zurich Conferenices, 'nd ConrI iols finally closed at 968 to i. Railway shares im proved in soisie iistandes confsiderably -£130,000 speciireriv'ed, but there w'as n6o bullion tranac tions at the Bank. Money is abundant, bdit the rates keep ip..t The?'reaty of. p"c betarin Fera ic and kustri hastl at last been sighed This sai reveiled to is by telegram frem Pari? There -was a preceding tehi?u'i mrwgis that sucha thine was im pieriling, and which ipositively stated that all quiei tions, meludiii the moniietary settlemnient had teen arranged by the 'Pleiiipotentiaries. The next 'question which-arises is, tlhereforb, :whither :aEuro pean'doCigress will be called:together ; and this is the iqestion upon which our Cabinet Councillors miust ...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, December 17th, 1859 MR. NICHOLSON'S LAND BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
SVILLIA MSTO lW, SatirdaUy,December 17th, 1859 .MR. NICHOLSON'S, LAND .BILL.-: IT would scarcely be possible to use language too; strong in denouncing Mr. Nicholson's: Land Bill- It is a cheat of the'worst kind ;;a deception attempted to be practised upon ithe people of the most goss, open, and palp able' description. The Premier and -his col --leagues went before the constituencies, for re election with wondrously- fair promises. upon their::lips. 'All the popular demands .in the matter of public lands were fully coniceded; free selection, defered paymients ,selection le afre surey- all was offered ahat-the most adi vanced section of ifand Law- reformsns ever asked, while still : the fate of Ithe Administra tion was; undecided. : What a change calme Sits mlmbers the publichad'putit beVoid ii -ifmediate danger, r.: :"Fiee; Selection." The. MinisterialBill gives -no such thing,- except in. name;- and scarcely that. The: selection is not free that Sis hedged round 'by conditions, and ...
HOME INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
There are no politicl:md ovements torecord. Lord JohntRussellhashadthefreedom ofthe city of Aberdeen conferred upon iidH iiHomade a speech onatheoccasionin which -he yowvet his unchnne able.determination.to: supiport .the fuol lijberty of Italians to choose their own rulers., ; .The Great Eastern baa, accomsplishahed a trial tr from Portland to Holyhead with safety, and satis faction.. Her unreadiness cotpelsa the: poistiione ment of her departure to America:., A1ll'~ttemapts of arrangement between su?ldei and workmen have failed, and the estrangement is greater than ever.. i ,.Great excitement in Irelan bas arisei fronm Lord iDerby's eviction of,his tena'nt at Down, for -con pllcity.with nndiscoveimileassaisins. ._ Smethurst's fate is still ii, susp~ense. Tie Glob states that.startihng circunistiances have come tfio the knowledge of Government, hut those, papers deny it. : Mr. Binneyi.hs arrived. In the obituary. of the mointh occri tle tinames.of tobleit .Stephenson,._.the.: engin...
Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, December 12th, 1859. Present—The Chairamn (Thos. Stewart, Esq., J.P.) and Crs. Moxham, Courtis, Mason, La Roche, Verdon and Freyer. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
"Williamstown Municipal Council. Afoduiy, December 12th, 1Sa9. Present-The Chairman (Thos. Stewart, Esc J.P.) ;and Crs. Moxlham, Courtis, Mason, La Roche, Verdon and Freyer. - The: liinites of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. " CORRESPONFDENCE. A letter had been addressed to the Hon. the Colmmissioner of Lands aid Survey, ,en closing a tracing, showing the site: which the Council his selected for' the purpose of a race course. . Letters,. adressed to the Chairman, were read as follow : 1. Fronm J. Hodginson, Esq., :Deputy Surveyor-General, acknowledging the receipt of tracing, showing the site the Council had selected for a' racecourse, and :informing: the Council that it should receive immediate at tention..: . " 2. A Circular from Municipal Conference Office, clling the attentioi of this Council to the proposed reduction of 25 per cent. off the Government grant in aid of municipalities, and urging the necessity of taking immediate steps, in order to avert so serious a...
COMMERCIAL. LONDON, OCT. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
COMMLERCIAL. Lo~vox, Ocr. iS. The.bank rate stands at 2" percent. Consols at 96, for the account. . Victorian Railway at Six-per-cent. Debeitures, 109 to 110. The exports for Septemlierare not very heavy. The Agents of the Victoria Govetninent have notified a further issue of Railway Debentures, at L4 per cent., not exceedi g£423, 600, tobetsendered for on the 24th of October. Money is abundant; demnain. moderate; terms unchanged. .ot ' " Imports of blllion during'the month, £3,054,4S1 exports, £2,066,571. Last -Bank. return .shows a decline- of bullion umounting to £354,491. - The foreignexchaiges aregitrally favourable to England. . " - - . he Bank: of France m onthljr return shows a large decrease in coined bullion, and an increase in discounts. Public securities are firm and improving,-in spite of the critietal?stteof Italyj. Raiige of onsols, 95k, 91; 95J.' - - The new Tundian' toan is in eager demand at n5 premium. ' The Russian Loan weak, at a slight dis count. The.French Fun...
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
FOREIGN INTELLIGCENCE. Atreaty of peae ,etwenFrance anddAustri has ben sigideil at Zurich. ? A Congress of the European powers is understood to biiarranged for the settlemenlt of-the Italian Duchies and the LegationR" "Th Pope has retired to Castle-Gandolfo, on ac count of popular agitation in Rome; where he is to have" aninterview with the King of.Naples. After the Pope's departure a deni6nstration took place in honour of the Sardinian -Ambassador, whose passports had previously been givehim. --.The Emperor Napoleon has delivered a asech at Bordeaux, in reply to an address fromthetCerdlnal Archbishop, in which the alternativesset?efire the Pope are Reform or Revolution. .. The French troops asi to lie "withdrawn at the close'bf 1859.... . Collisions have occurred between the Papal mer cenaries and.Garibaldi's army,.:. :' " --Fifteeni thousand NeapolitansoIdiers marched to the frontiers.i .Central Italy, can, muster 150,000 men Tihe wokMf 'fusi6iihas? p oceedM, and theGo vernmeont o...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
ARRIVED. December.' 0 .-Wonga Wonga;-str.;-- 734 :tons, from Sydney.. December1l --MIorivian, slip,T ron London 16th September; Sireue, barque, from Bordeaux 10th August' Alhambra,; hip, from London, August 5.; Elizabeth, 12 tons,; Craig, from Port Elliot; Eclair, schr., 29 tons. Co,iLfrronm acepede.' - December 12-Julia-G. Tyler,-ahip. Lawry, from loudon August 1; Columbian, .M. " s.s, 2,500 tons, .tewart, from Suez' 28th october; Shandon, str.,-from King's Island. lDecember 13--Queen, str., Lucas,.from ortland;. Hivilah, str.? 257 tons,: M'Fiei-from Adelaide ;iHen:. riette, barque, 300 tons,.Fourcade,_from Mauritius 9th November ; Bard of -Avon, ship,--Green, from London 30th July ; Bon Accord, barque, from MDan ritius; Ziska, brig, from M?alaga 14th September ; Calliance, ship,'Brown,,from London'nd September; Elise and Mathilda, .ship, from New York 24th Atio st; VWater 'Witch;: barq:ue, Hodge, frdm -Foo-. Chow-Foe,' 13th Cetolber ;Salciombe Castle, sm.hr', from Newcas*e. ' Dece...
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
ENGLISII SHIPPLVC IVYTELLIGEYVCE. ARIVED FROM. MELBOURNE. Beechworth,;at:Liverpool 19th Sept. Agincourt; at Falmouth 20th Sept. Blue Jacket, at Liverpool:22nd Sept. Kent, at Isle of Wight 26th Sept. Marco Polo, at Liverpool 29th Sept. SAILED FOR MELBOLURNE, IN SEPTE1MBER. United States, from London. Bengal, from London. - Constantine, from Liverpool. Phoenix, from London. Dirigo, from Cowes. Forest Oak, from London. Belle Creole, from Liverpool.' Zombi, from the Clyde. Dream, from the Clyde.. King of Algeria,; from Liverpool. Resolute, from London. Victoria, from London. General Williams; from London. Lincolnshire, from London. S British Empire, from London. Hfilton, from Liverpqbl. .Mary Miller, from Leith. IN OCTOBER. Lightning, from Liverpool. Bosphoros, from the Downs. Result, from Plymouth. . Lady Head, from Liverpool. John A. Parkes, from Gravesend. LOADING FOR MELOWURNE. AT L.xvERPooL.--William Carvill, ~I'Kevitt; White Star, Kerr; White Jacket, Flood; Glen Monarch, Williams ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
Notice to Advertisers. We ?lhouldfeel greatly obliged if advertisers, who can n ake it convenientlto forward their orders in the early part of the woeek-ould lose'notimein doingso. Hitherto we hare been put to mluchi inconvenience on account of the late hour at chidch advertisements have arrived, and if this could be avoided, or partially so, our arrangements wcodd be greatly facilitated. OYAL INSURANCE COMPAN-Y (FirE AS) S LIFE) of LIVERPOOL and LONDON. Capital, £2,000,000 Sterling. Funds in hand to meet Claims, about £600,000. FnRE.--Policies issued at moderate rates of premium. £7;500 taken on first-class risks. Losses immediately settled in the Colony. 'BnrHTBRnos. & Co., Agents, Melbourne. Agent atWilliamstown, J..K. KFnYER, Stevedore street. FIREWOOD -?IRE WOOD delivered at the lowest price, -by 1' W. Adams, No. 75, Hanmer-street. Horses and drays always on hire. W/ILLIA.:MSTOWN OF F ICE, 22.., ANN . STlEET-. DPRINTING of every description executed at the office of the...
ENGLISH NEWS. ARRIVAL OF THE OCTOBER MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
-:ENGIS N .EWS.. AmiurVAtOF. THEo OCTOBER MAIL. The. Columniaii ri: vcdlid in Hbson's Bay oil .loriday -night about .hlf-past nine o'clock. She Ieft-Sueki-ozn' thd 28th. of-Octobr;. -rThd Jeddo sloIld.iihae. ib?ght :th.e English mail, but ar accident' occUrred to her machinery in the IR -':Sea?wlen'bbund to S6ez~ .No news of strilkng importancd i'brought bi this maiL The Bombay arrived at- Suez,'. witih. omewardi mail, on the -2Stl October; the:ieii-'earrived at Mauritiu. on the 9thof Noveinberi and the BIenares arrived at: King'George's Sound i on the 28th of Novemibeir. . Thei. Alst hoeee 'ard mails were delivered on th16 StofOctober, : --. ...
HOLLOWAYS OINTMENT AND PILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
HIOLLOWATS OIT3mE\T AND PILLS.-E-rRLAORDI sARY CURE or ERTSIPELAS.-Mrs. Emma Rowe croft, aged 42, of St. Paul, Minnesota Territory, suffered severely from periodical attacks of crysipelas in the face, to which she had a constitutional pre disposition. In July last she had a return of. the complaint, with unsually violent and dangerous symp toms, and obtained a lot of Ilolloway's Ointment, applied according to the directions. The result amazed as well as delighted the unfortunate sufferer and her family. The inflammatory symptoms sub sided; the rednessfaded in the course of a few days to ayellowish hue, and the cuticle, or scarf skin, on the parts effected, come off in the form of whitish scurf. His second box completed the cure, leaving neither scar nor blemish on the face. 1
FIRE AT NORTH WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
FIEE AT NORTH TWILLtAMSTOWN-Last night, about nine o'clock, a fire broke out on the premises of Mr. J. Martin, situated near the. Chinese Houses, in North Williamstown, and so rapid was the work of destruction that in less than a half-an-hbur the house (a large wooden one),and niearly everything it con - aind was consumed. A large body of men were upon'the spot almost immediately after the alaimu was given, and succeeded in pre venting the fire from reaching the adjoining properties. The fire originated in the bedroom and was causedby. a lighted candle acciden tally is hinig the ? irmltir ..
Thursday, 15th December, 1859. (Before Lieut. Crawford, R.N.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
'Viiursdaey,l5th December, 1859. (Before Lieut. Crawford, RN.) C hailes iulhlenschmidt; on remand from the previous day, was charged on warmrantwith wilful neglect of duty, on board the ship Ho ratio, and was sentenced to 'fourteen days' im:prisonment and hard labour. .Richard Pulli, chliarged'with being drunk and .making use of obscene langiiage in a pub lic place, was adm'onishhed`inid discharged, this being his first offence.. THE PILOT SCHOONER ANONYIMA. Edwin Weeks, formerly a mate on board the Anonyma pilot vessel, appeared to answer a charge made against him by Mr.. Pilot Dean, `under the 229th sec. of 17 and 18 Vic., chap. .'/04; known as the Merchant Seamen's Ship --p Act, in having.caused, through careless ?the loss'of'the boat Aiionyma. Dr. -macKaryprosecutea -ounnena r Company, to which the defendint belonged. The evidence adduced went toi prove that, on the occasion of the vessel in question being lost, the defendant had fallen asleep in his cabin, when he ought to have...
MUNICIPAL REFORM. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
"1UNICIPAL REFORM. [To the £dlior of the WLLAvtISrowN CIIRONICLE] Sm,-The working man's Millenium is at hand. The lions are beginning to lie down with the lambs. Verdon has fraternised with the hard-worked, and the poor man's oppres sors,abashed and confounded, hide their dimin ished heads. Stewart, Mason, and Freyer have hung their harps upon the willow trees, and the editor of the Chronicle looks like the last rose of summer. All the horny-handed sons of toil are seizing upon their birthright, and those whose hands are without horns are expecting their birthright also ; and it is quite right that they should have it. What is sauce for the gander is sauce for the goose, and the Council oughtn't to make flesh o' one and fish o' the other, as M3oxham says. Our Council, having agreed to do the liberal, have comrnencedwith their labourers, a hard-worked class, by increasing their wages 20 per cent. Besides which it is proposed to supply them with bread and cheese and beer every fore no...
Wednesday, 14th December, 1859. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M.) DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
eiU'hirad1dy,4th December,1859. (B. - uefore .IAtn Crawford, P.M.) - DBUNK- AND -DISORIDERLY. ,. James Collins, a poweiful-looking fellow, was cha ed with being driunk and disorderly in -the public streets, and tearing Senior-con-" stable Hall's uniform jacket .. Constable Hall stated that the prisoner was. drunk.on the previous evening and fighting atthe -Pier Hotel; wheh-he was-turned out of the house'; in the street he was equally riot ou-s,-so much so,in fact,? that it took two or three men to take him to the.. watch-house, :and while doing so he used the: most hoirrid language, and tore: their- clothes from their backs. The Bench, havin- remarked that this was an aggravated case,. fined they prisoner ten shilling, and'ordered him to' pa? Condstable Hall twenty shillings and Constable Lennon ,ten shillings _compensation. for .damageto clothing, or seven days' imprisonment in de fault. SAGerman seaman .from the ship Horatio was charged with refusal of duty, but as the muister was...
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
BATES OF POSTAGE THE following order has been issued by the Post-. master-General: "In order to pay the transit throigh Egypt news papers sent via Southampton ahnd Suez, addressed to thoEast Indies, Ceylon, Mauritins, Hong Kong, China, Australia, or any other country or place lying to the eastward of Suez will, after the 31st December next, be subject to an additional charge of one penny, making the -rates as follow :--Upon a newspaper addressed to the East Indies-2d when not exceeeding 4 ounces in weight; 3d when above 4 ounces and not exceeding S ounces in weight; Id being added for every additional4 ounces or?raction of 4 ounces. Upon newspapers addressed to any of the other countries or places referred to, 2dfor each newspaper, of whatever weight. No alteration will be made in postage of-book packets sent by this route, as they already pay a transit-rte, nor will any change be made in the postage of newspapers sent via Marseilles, the present charge on such newspapers being suff...