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Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
Post-office Moo ey Orders. :' REoUI. a-xos FOn THE ISSUE AND PAYMdEa' OF POST-OFFICE MoEnr OnoDES. -XHis:Excellency. the:Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, his beenpleased to direetthe 'publicatid'n of the following Regulations for the issne mlnidatyment of Post Office Money t irders in the Co l6nIy of Victoria ; and the public are hereby informed that in conformity with these regulations, Post Office luloiey Orders may be obtained, and be made pay `ableo t the undermentioned" places on and after the 12th' July, 1858. 1: Places and time of issue, and payment.-money orders may be obtained arid made payable at the following places, vi=:-- .. , The Post Office at Melbourne. o... Geeltog. Do. Ba'larat': r . I Do.-.: Sandhurst:. Do. : Castlemaine. o. ' flecchworth. : Do . Kilmore:.-. Le. rI r ':. Maryborongh. Do:''' Ararat.' Do-1. Pleasant Creek.. Do. Wlliamstown. Do. Portland. Do.,, Belfast.., . Do .. Warrnambool. between the hours of Ten a.ni. and Three p m: Snm days e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
Department of Ports and Harbors, Williamstown, 9th December, 1859. - TENDERS WILL be received until Twelve o'clock on &nbsp; Wednesday, the 21st instant, for the main- &nbsp; tenance of the Jetty Lights, Williamstown, during 1860. Full parculars to be obtained at this Office.. CHARLES FERGUSON, &nbsp; &nbsp; Chief Harbormaster Public Works Office Melbourne, 9th December, 1859. TENDERS WILL be received until Twelve o'clock, on Tues- day, 27th December, for the Extension of the Ann-street Jetty, Williamstown. &nbsp; Full particulars at the office of the superintendent of Dredging Operations, Williamstown. &nbsp; JAS. G. FRANCIS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Department of Trade and Customs &nbsp; Melbourne, 12th December,1859. Screwing-down Moorings in Hobson's Bay. &nbsp; &nbsp; WILL be received until Noon, on ...
SHORT WEIGHTS. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
SSHORTWAVEIGHITS: [To the Editrc ohftie WILLuIrsr ows; CN.HRONIiCLE. Sm,?I sani m. yod paper; last . eek the statemenit of a m? 1 an cobmplaiuiing' of having been served with a 31b. Sos. loaf df bread, in stead of a. 41b. one, wheiuinponi I weighed a rather suspicious-looking loaf which' my baker had just dropped in, and, to:.my' disgust fouiid it exactly,8oz short weight. The next day I taxed my gentleman: witlh the.fraud, who replied, itli a malicious gurin, ,thit the hIot weather had dried it up. This was Ja clever ay, of gettinig rid of the chiar e?;'but hd ought not to ibe .allowedto get out of it so eaiily. The Couincidshould take the imatter :in hand, and coi?nel these people to do justice to the public. A poor man who drives a dray, or sells tape about the streets, is looked after sharp enough for his license money, but here are. men who impose upon the public with im punity, and laugh at them in the bargain. A LOVEnR OF F.ua DEALING. P.S.-A neighbour of mine tells me that h...
MUNICIPAL COURT. Tuesday, 13th December, 1859. (Before T. Mason, Esq., J.P.) GOATS AT LARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
MUNICIPAL COURT. Tuesday, 13th December, 1859. (Before T. Mason, Esq., J.P.) GOATS AT-LhARGE. Edward Buike., Josep: Illingworth, Bliza beth .Bihop, Edmond 'Deller, David Rochce, John lfillei, Henry Turnbull, WinP. Lennion, Hiugh Martin, Isaac Hopkins, Winm. Killings worth, and WIillianm .McLeuishlwere summoned to this Court by the Inspector of Nuisaices for a breach of Bye-law. No..17, of the Muni cipal Council, in permitting their goats to ·be at large uponlthe public thorohghfares. Most of the defenidants pleaded guilty to the'ch:i?gd, and: as .this was their first appeairanicebefore the Bench, they were admonished respectively upon payment of. 4s. 6d. costs: One of.the offenade (Mr.il.Kijlinsorth) hofever, refused to admit that he was in the wrong, and the complaihant:was miade to prove that he was so, which, having been done, his Worship fined defendant five shillngs and 'costs. SHenrigi Turnbull was then charged with a breach of 16 'i~., No. 22, sec. 5, inhatving on the 3rd ins...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 December 1859
PRESBYTERIAN BAZAAR.— We paid a visit last Wednesday evening to the Bazaar at the Mechanics Institute in aid of the building fund of the new Presbyterian Church, and al- though we are somewhat acquainted with the wonders which needles and thread, worked by skilful hands, can accomplish, we were un- prepared for the gorgeous array of fancy work there exhibited. On every side appeared stalls covered, with articles of the choicest de- scription, and attended by "assistants" whose appearance and. manners were sufficient to make any sentimentally-inclined individual spend his loose cash in a manner not exactly in accordance with the maxim that " a penny saved is a penny gained." The ladies were in- defatigable in their endeavours to "drive a business," and it was impossible to say .' No" to their request to purchase an article for which very likely the party appealed to had not the slightest use. That the minds of the pur- chasers, however, might not be affected by the vacuum in their pu...
Friday, 23rd December, 1859. (Before Thos. Mason, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
Friday; "3rd fce6,jbef,] 185 R. .S ~guewo sas coup lined a-ainst by the inspector of Nuis.in-es' for alli ng n hi's goat-to trespass on the footp tlhs. Admonished and ordered.to piay'cnosts of court. :. Janoes Conroy w?as also cha red by the In spectordof Nuisances fir aldlowing his horse to 1 walk across-the footpathl Fined 5s. and costs of couirt. - ;Henry Taterner and Fredrick : .1 Pingree were complnined ag ainst by Railway Const.-ble. Wiggins for havring n loived -their horses: t6 trespass on the Railway. .Admonished, and ordered to .piy the costs of court. Small Debts-? Decisions -'Taggart v: Chris-. tian,oirder for ainiount claimed, £18 13s.,-and costs. Easton v. Tag?art, defendant to pay £5 3s. :Sd:. aind costs.- 'nguire and Kvlye v. W~aies, order for amount claimed, £11 l0s. and costs. .Settled out of Court.-Musika i. Stewart, same v.:Giin'er; Diike v. Tregeirtha, :Easton v.W Walkerl?ifile'R R Tu~fe ,uarthr t .
Friday, 23rd December, 1859. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M., and Thomas Mason, Esq., J. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
- r- Fiday, 23rd bece-ibrr, 1859 . (Befoofef ieit:.% w?dP;r.;, d.Thomasn J :Jolm T'loig yis-bronuht, before-the -conrt, charged with steailiiý1 30?bsei 'it of-raisfins, the property of one Fredrick Walters, of Fot scniy. ' f" r' v ?-',.-'-;;:. " f-l"h aiArrroim tl e evidenc of pr secutnr thath - niissc the boh ofx fisaism iand -suapectinglthe -pr?rioner, he had .,obtined .ta itrch ':vrrin'? 'd fiallly .1 the contistable exe cuting itaiscoVeriethe raisins, in abag, a short distance rifi the: prisorier's .residence, con cealed unider- sii'cWieeds. ., The prisoier denied tie. charge, and aild the: priperty was not f~iind on hibs premises At the solicitition of the apprehending col 1stable; "' : The Bench remanded the'prisnner till.Tues day next, in' rdcirothelioductiin of wiitnesses
Tuesday, 20th December, 1859. (Before Lieut Crawford. P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
- (Before Lient Critwfi~rd. P ') C:yer Pefrazer 'chireed with hbein drniki on the previous evemn*- was adrinonishediand disrhairged, it .beir,.his first offediie. (harles Winter was brouinht before Court, cibimred by Mrr ToshuaClare, lnadlord of the Ste? i acket Hftelýýwitlh lidainc exhibited -a case oif pjstols;a?t ins r.?idence'on the ,revin'us evening, thieatenin" his (priosecutors) life. :.-:.t PentlaniidTl fr lirisonerinform?ed the Benchh that'.the pistols. were not : Iaded, and that hisclient was under the influence of liquorr and did it simply for a lark, and that h'e would leave for Kilmore to-morrow..-' Prosecutr niot wishling tb press the charg?e ' TheBiench admonished a id dischharged the prisoner, ?irderin the pistols to be retained iii cuistody of:the police uniitil he was abouit' to leave thetown ...- - -- R. S. Aqneirowas broniht in , oni rehimnd ch.ired ivith ?ttempting to commit suicide oil the 18th inst. biedical testimony having beeintendered as to the defendant's...
MUNICIPAL COURT. (Before T. Mason, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
3MUN TCPIEATLOUT.o (Blefore T. Mason; 1dq, JP) The following cases were a udicated-upon. by one magistrate, with consent of the parties concerned : The -Inspector ,,f Nuisances complained against John Bunter and John White for hav ing allnwed their gnoats to roam at larg -e. The defendants were admonished aind dis missed, on'payment of costs of 'ourt. - James Frazer was ctimplained. against by Henry Moore, E'q., for the illegal detentionof *a net, e~imilinant's property. The- Bench ordered the immediate: restiteu tion ofthe proportya -neosts of ?'ourt- 1 --Small'Debts : Docisions?.Degan e. Rawl defendant ordered to pay aniouiit claimed, 5a. and costs of Court. -
Williamstown Police Court. Saturday, 17th December, 1859. (Before Lieut. Crawford, R.N.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
Satuirda 1I7th Decembe, 1859. (Before Lieit. Craiiford; R.B ) Johtn Ferguson, chalred with being drunk and usin? obscene Iinguage in a public.place, and resisting "he police, was on his epi.reasi"u .much contrition, and 'it beiig a first "offelince' fined'5s. Charles7 Hegto?~, was brought up;T chargtdc wtthlid , Iti a lunatc . SFrom the clidence it`apIcrcd'th.it the tan was suffering from deli ?i'n tremiiens: - The Bench remanded hiiu to M?ciborne Goal for in-etical tiratiiieait .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
. IMiOfTA NT NOTIUC.E To' ?Parties' -desirou's -f Saving Railway and other Expenses. A DRIEW RIDER. in returninpgi sincere thanks to the pauldie of Wilhamsinown for - past sipliprt begs iu st reslnetfulj.,to call at tention to -hisap eooaid ssortmcnt of Fancy and other Goods,:wvhich he has: imported direct from the London markt. " . Anoingst the consignmient will ioe found iumel -ros nattractive "articles, admirably adapted for Christmas and New Ydir's Gifts,all of which he intends offering considerably under Melbourne Prices; thereby saving those who chose to patron iso. him the. -~nnecessary expense, inconvenience, and disappointment attending a journey to Mel bourne. - - The articles in question comprize Ladiis' Com S. panions, a varied and beautiful assortment of Port monnaies, China and other Vases, Ladies' Reti cules, Workboxes, elegantly bound Books, Musical Instruments, an intinite variety of dressed and other Dolls, Toys,- &c. A large selection New. Music, &...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
At the St. Kilda Municipal Council on Wed eslday evening, the following notion was intro duced :-"That the Cotincil ,onsider the qiestion of remitting to owners of uioccupied buildigs a' Proportionate amount of rates, correspoiilinggtb tho period of time that their respectiie premnises mayn be untenanted. (Contingent upon the affiimation of the desirability of remitting such rates, to move) -That the Council take steps to have the forth coming Municipal Act so amended as to enable it legally to effect such remission." In bringing for ward the motion, C&lt;nnefllr Spicer stated that of his own knowledge he knew that within the last eighteen months rents hal gone down 40 per cent. in the neighbourhood; and further, that although he was a six years' resilent in St, Kilda, he never recollected anything like so ilany houses to let as there were at present. In support of his propo sition, he argued that the times were such that it was enough to tax a man in pronortion to the actua...
INQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
FATitL ACCIDES.T AT W DAI ax An in "quest was held on. Wednesday, at the Melbourwn" oslapitai"by- Dr Youl the City Coroner, concern 'ing the death of a carter named George MI'Donald. 7.yeagrsiold. ?rom the evidence of the Hospital hall-porter, it api;ired that the-deceased who mwe brought v.?h's-empIi yer w asadmitted on the 1 ith inst., and had then toldwitness that on the previons day, whilst riding on the shaft of his dray, his horse ran away, and that be was.thrma? off, when tln w"wheel'went over hiin. :i;r. Howitt said the d ceastd~wihen admitted -:as'iifering trom pain in the right side.and back. He was al-nost pulseless, nnd appeared to le suffering from internal hemor I.hae?. He never rallied, -and died on the IStl' inst The mark of-the wheel becafe only evident' after hm death. "'iverdict?df "Accidenital Death" wras returned.', - -: "- '~' ' .FATAL_AccrtEysT-AT SunBi'RA.---An in Ses-tiition took place on Wednesday at the MTel- lhirumne' Hospital; hbfoh th Jj-City Coroner. r...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
CmICE.- -Amatch between the Europeans and Australians of the Williamstown Alliance Cricket Club, calme off on their" ?round on Saturdai the 17th inst. and resulted in the latter being victorious. The following is the score : EUrOPEAnS.., First Tnings. Second Innings. Reid,st, Lindsay 1"-, b Perry ... .1 Percy.'runoint-.... 0 b' Tafinah ::' 0 Tomkin J.; b Perry ... I c Page, b Sutton:. 0 Wilkinison,Ii PerrSy:.. 0 bPerry:.. :.:. Tomkin V., -li Perry c A. Lindsay.b,.:.. Hannah . 0 Barfertz, b A. Sutton' 2 c W. c utton,1 Perry 3 Rider, b Perry - .. 17- e:and h-Perry:.:: 7 Mlason, bA ,Sutton -. 0. -nr out ... ..:: 4 Wallace,: nm'iit . ;:0 b annah ..: ... O F.:Sutton, liA. Sutton :1r iiout:........ ...r 3 Jacksnn,:not out :. 0.' b' Hannah ... ." 8 Byes, 8; wide hall, 1 9-'. Byes, 15; leg-l'yes, . Sd wide-blls, 3- 20 Total . 42 Total ... ... 58 ota " .. ii o of toth nins ?1.00 S AUSTOALIA" Pe iy.n.. .- . , e. in d o I n ?i Perry, yrm out..:_ 0 ;t. Wonl-W adea ". 21 A. Lindsay,;' IReid '-.....
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
"AaOTEeEaFIRE I- Niota WreclxtLLaSrowi Two 'louses in ;,James-street; North .-Wilt 1 haustown owned sliy Caitaiin Rockett, took fire y-esterday aftiernoon, aboit two o'clock; and were totally destroyed. One of the build itigs was empty, -while the other was occupied by the owner: `The premises; which were wooden buildinis; were nearly niew, and were .partially insured in the. loyal Insuranice-Com panty, buit we believe that no insuraice had beel: effected tipod the furniturne, which is ieaarlI all cudisUifetd-. A few minutes after the alarni was given, the whole of the building wie iii fafiese; which spreading rapidly to the next p?euises, somi cobnvinced those who were attenlipti~g to subdue' the fire that their efforts. were in vain. An endeavor was then made to save the. next building, -which by this time iias also attacked by the devouring element; and -being a substantially-built brick house, offered greater resistance, whereby a further conilagration was prevented. From what w...
Monday 19th December. 1859. (Before Lieut Crawford. P.M., and T. Mason Esq., and Dr. Wilkins, J.P's) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
Monday, lth Dee~mule. 1.i9. (Before-Lieut ,Crawford. PM.r. and T. fason E dqanld Dr Wilkin,.TP's) To Tocrises of druinkenetiss were brou?hlit be fore the Court, .aid bemin the first offeniie in each case; they were admonished: , S Algnero was charged with threatening to commit 'suicide. The followin-g evidence. was-adducded : - . Ellen' Aines, wife if the defeindnt; sworn deposed that about 3 -o'clock yesterday :after noon; defendanit isbo ad been drinlkiin heavily the irevioius night,; complinied abot the .-po tatoes b'ein .b.idlcooke lmlad hein- veisrvmu.h excited;' rushed' to theIick' a cottie (where her;; mother lived) =arna 'ban.ed hermotherbo?it mad smid something about putting aiinend to., himself - ,Iii answer to tlhe Bench Had an altercation withli her hmi'hnrl on Saitiiurdav fternoon and at the tiin of the oc curtrence iii question,` was not on speaking terms with him:. Resuming her-'disposition, she-said-After what she had "recited: had taken-pldce, defenidant went into t...
NEW CALEDONIA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
=NEW CALEDONtIA. , the S'ay Qu-een we (ydney Empire have = teceve ee files to November 27 of the Afoniteor Im "-. perfal; the new lithographed official journal of Porte d:e francde.. We translate the following items of. : t: '""Tinconsequence of the distnrhances that ha:ve ?-~ioklcen place on the plantation of Iayta, near Porte . deT?anee and the seizure of arms from natives I .employed."on that'grant, the proeureur-imperial .(,-ttorney-general) has caused the EDiropeons Peter "?. Licker, .Daniel Slenit, and H. Hawkins to be ar reste and sec?ied.in prison in the northern for= '`.:tificdt:on- to.appear before the tribhunals on a char_.e of exciting to revolt. At the same time the native -T--hief(,-G?c-Qindo. head of the tribe settled on the territory of .Paytia was conducted to Porte de France hy the native corporal Androu: He wia "sevdrely admoiished by the authorities with regard t: . the conduct of the tribe of which he is the chief, so°`.and his been clearly informed thathe will ...
Wednesday, 21st December, 1859. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
Siednesday. 2ls t lDecemr,: 1859. -5 . (Before Licft. Criwforfid.P. M: -John T -rt on. s jiiight befoa- the Court charge with endan ering his life by gettitin.ig through-the windiw. of one of the railway carrinaes, when in inution on the .previo?s evenng. .. :.Priseoner admitted the 'char.e bit sidbht. did not see nny dainge in it. - e--w niw i. however, aware that it was wrjag,*i id wsu SThe IBnehT inforined the -Bisrieor th it. hb was liable to a penaty of .t The law lad been. made, with a view ofprotectingtha pib lic.from Accidents.. Fined .20. 'Joseph i ood, master of .the:Alaiddi,-was complained a-aiht :by.CharlesBio,?di'-E'q., Immigration .Officrirfor-having brought two rons mtothe'colony, woare of infirm ' r'h ealth. .'- - " ;-.. .... ' * . " * , ;. '--;-i I"'By orderofthe Bendcliiii biondlias entered into-by the defenant;-.th.titlths eiiein Ali6 al not reman chargeableto any public institutihon 'iaFd onf. is ptj-yi; tmcHisapital- c-arges and: copts-of court, bhe' wvn, s.admo...
Williamstown Post-office. List of Unclaimed Letters, in the week ending 22nd Decr., 1859. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
-,-: '*r.^ -WrUnISmtown Pjst-omfce. LuJad of -UnrhdaimdLeWi're, in the week ending22nd Dee:..1859. . " a C m.: 3a00;'Campliell. Angun;"_ Danaher. = 4g get McMn~lin, -Mathew; Naali. Pai ;Pea k^' or.-Walbesr; S6nt,_ Mrs 3no.. Saxon, -Jno.; SS ckmdahaminydiiey,- &1- W. Oollina..Lost wuthiel, 6- Mm. Dahere, Iiabop,' Aucklandi, Is. ; I-MLz. B. ,I :r, Melhouroun 4dAL; Me. H. W. NIlS, Tho` = amPxrx . Poetmlnter;.
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 December 1859
THEa following order lis been issuled by. the Post master-General:- - "In order to pay thietransitthronghEYptnews papers sent' via Southampton' arid Suez, addressed to the East Indies, Ceylon, Mauritius,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 additionalcharge of one penny, making the rates as follow:-Upon a newspaper addressed to the East Indies-2d when not cxceeeding 4 ouices in weight; 3d when above 4 ounces and not exceeding 8 ounces in weight; ld being added for every additional4 ounces or fraction of 4 ounces. Upon newspapers addressed to any of the other countries or places referred to, 2d for 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 rate, nor will any chanse be made in the postage of newspapers sent via Larseilles, the present charge on such newspapers being sufficient to cove...