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Wednesday, 4th January, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M., and Thomas Mason, Esq., J. P.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
(Before Lieut. COrwford, i'.., and:-Thomas M Ison,Esq.J:} ) & , irn 2 'toutbil t or eiful-looking ,young r.mniappered: aft .this Court, on ,war rant; chruged',with :violently assaiulting: one Allen Alleson, on e the aflfbourne wharf last ,.Mr. Cranibbe "ndunc ed the case, and called -The complainant, who, upon 'being. sworn, deposed as follows.- Ii have becen; assistant keejper to thelightsbhip'toew Constitution; near the Heads for. the `last eleven months; defen: dat lias- held -a similar'appointinent inthe same.vessel ;I, remember Mondayniht ,tlie 2nd- isat'; defendan~ t and I camine fromi the Heads to.,elbourne in the steamer Yea ;.we landed, about eleven o'clock, at which. time.it was quite dark; I went on shore to look for a person to lhelp me to remove myn bodes .I returned to the ;boat with, .a man, mnd~ gave him :.my large .box, taking the smaller one (weighing about 50lbs.) upon my own shoulder. and. went on shore ;, defendant followed' me; and suspecting his intent...
Williamstown Police Court. Monday, 2nd January, 1860. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
'Oiintilinti8fwn o1aije Oourt. , onday, ?? 2nd.Tnti?ry, 1860. - (Before Lie;t. Crawford, P.1.) DRiiUN A.ND DISORDEBL'. Gleorge Hampton was eharged` with heing drunk and disorderly on the railway platform on the -previous day, and assaulting Railway constable _Wiggins while .i. the :performance of his-duty, and breaking aflagstaff, the pro party of the railway authorities. . The case was fully.proved, and the defend ant was otdered.to.pay £2 compensation and Tiesda, 3rd January, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) A labouring mau , -named illianm White, charged with drunkenness;, was admonished and discharged. - ' Edward Grigsby, an elderly-looking man, was charged with. attempting,to,break into, the house, of John Urben by.smashing seve rl- panes of glass. . The prisoner said that Ihis wife was living with the complainant, who, on the other-hand, stated that he. only slept in- the same house with her. .. . Mr. Pentland, who appeared as a mediator between the parties, stated that de...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
THHSAcs oN's TRiP to QUscSarFFE. afon 'Mythe ?nd of January, was ushered into existence by a beautiful morning. The sun shone-forth-in all-its -refulgency-of rays, .while his snmmer heat was tempered with the fleecy clouds that covered thefskf. . light breeze -blewfromthe-south-east, butwithjust suf ficient streingth to. case the gentlest ripple on thewaters of- our expansive By ; aind with every prospect of a splendid day did one hun dred and fifty ladies 'nid gentlemen, inter spersed by a' score: or two of childrei; resolve to "drivetwiay dull care, and denjoy a trip to the flishionable watering-place of Queenseliffe. 'At a few minutes past nine, the:Samsoniwith her, living freight, left~'the' Old'Wharf,-ainid the cheers of .-the excursionists 'hd. their friends who.. staid behind. :,The band:struck up a lively air, and every heart beat merrily -tothe tune.- aidies;,i-n all the'gldry of pro fuse crinoline, smiled graciously on their ad mirers ; whilst the rougher sex surveyed thei...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
.Decemberr 30--Rail Shephieri, stir. from Laun eston; C. . Lessin brig, from Newcastle ; Mary Grant, brig, from Newcastle. - - December -31=Victoria, ? .M i, s:•from Port Albert; WVongaW?ongs, str., 734 tons, Walker, from January" -City of Hlob?rt, str. from Hobart SJanuary SGovernor WVynyard, schr, from River .even.; Wandel- brig;-frbm Sydney. -- Jan uary 4 -Victoria, H-M. cs. -Normiin,_ from Queensclitffe. -; ; : i January f-Scotia, sehr., from Hobart Town Fox, achr ..from Port Erederick; Carrymore, brig f r o m 'L a d y " ,.a y SAILED.. December 30- Alman schr., for Newcastle High= lander, schr, -for Launceston. ;," December 31 =Reindeer, scdhi, for Hobart Town; Osborne House, ship; for Gtiam-; Sir Charles Na pier ba?qu for otm n oa i; do ", baeNqe foruam anlrque, name notiiowi,:. January 2?Clisreidon, :iarqie,;:for coast ;'Sebim, sehr., for Newcastle ; Meri,; ship, for Guam - Januaory 3 -Victoria, H;.: es.' for Queensclhfe.. SJannary-4---ary and'Rose chr.,..for Syduey, GoldenSpr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
"Williamstown Municipality TENDERS SRE invited for enupplying 30 Lamps, to -be "i fitted up and erected on the Posts now 171 stsndingsin the town. Partieulars at the Surveyor's Office on and'after Tuesday, the 3rd January, .1860, and the tenders -must .bedelivered at my off?ee at or.lhfire ten o'clock,; a ni, on Alonday, the Othof thosaidmbnth, - addres~d to the " Chairman of the Ligliting Com ,znittt?e," -and Fendor?dc " Tender for lSupplying Fksxe TATE lSAIL, Town Clerk Town Clerk'i Offe;'4-" 29th Deceiber, 1859. :: " :: 61 Williamnstown: Municipahlity. SR? E i"vlBit&l for- .painti?sg Th:.irty" amp? pstsa, - Ft7atelyereoted, "aa&ThirtyStsnds for Lamps, Pattie` nlyze'rC at t or e onan. ae-ft .Tuesday,4'tie 3rd January, 1860, and the -'ternders muust'be delivred'at bmy uflee, at or befoie ten -O'clock, am., onMondath th 9thof the said month, addressed to the " Charman of the Lighting Cornm "ittee,a' amd endorsed `" Tenderfor Painting Lamp posts" - - . 'The lotrster a...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, January 7th, 1860. COMMERCIAL PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
WILLI MS2'OWV, Saturday, January 7th, 1860. •"COMMERC IAL PRIOSPECOTX-S.;i:; ,i Op all the publications which, tlie new.yerj; has bro ht to li ht? the re is none more ie . teresting or more suggestive :than a' certain insolvency annual that has beeni published. From it we learn that during tlihe year which ended on the 30th' September last, no fewer than nine hundred and fifty-five insolvents a hundred assignments inade. =This, in a com munity so limited as our's; is something as toundin. The-list contains thenames of per sons of evercr imaginable trade and calling and of persons engaed ii the largest and the very smalles.t-ay of'business.- -Ofithe latter, how ever, there is by?far. the greatest -number. The iiisolvency list' is swelled` bt?he appear -ance, there ina numabers of small, fifinits simallnysniall, trdiirs. '-iMefnwithlfo capital at all;or.next to none,:have:rushedinto all kinds of mercantile puisuits to escapje from the hard burthen of constant mafual:: labour, and the ...
Williamstown Post-office. List of Unclaimed Letters, in the week ending 5th January, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 January 1860
Williamstown Post-office. List of Unclaimed Letters, in the week ending 5th January, 1860. A. M.; Brown, Eliza.; Bucher, Wm.; Butcher, Mr.; Butcher, Mrs.; Bleven, H.; Deck, Mr.; Hall, Wm.; Hennah, Wm. H.; Langhorne, G.; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; McDonald, Henry; McCarthey, Dan.; Pollock, Jas.; Stearton, Mr.; Watson, Jas.; Worrell, &nbsp; &nbsp; Fanny; Withers Geo.; Wicking, Miss. SHPS—Loelia, Marian, Sir John More. RICHARD PIPER, Postmaster.
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. ... VIA 80OUTrii"TO\: . Under 4oz. - .0 6 Exceeding j oz. and not- excedin? }oz-- . 1 0 I xceeding loz. and not exceeding 2z. ...:_ .0 Exceeding 2oz:and not exceeding 3oz. .. 3 0 And every. ounce orrfraction. of i an .unce . ne shilling additional. er I, Newspapers, each: r.. . .ew - , ou T Eo-TiEi neilvn x IGDOnx VAIA'ntsiianfl'x i; Frenchi Rate in iddi tio to the a ~.a Under oe 4. ... -0, 3 Under oez. ; . :- : ;. 0 6 And for everyb oz. 3do addiitional.: : ewopapeco 2d. each additional. £or e? -?o o OO POSTAGE. The book post oyateinis b?a ben .ext de to the, United Kngdonoi India, Ceylonir Mauritios, Hong Kong, Malta; - Gibraltar; New -South Wales, South Australia, Tasmanisa -New Zealand, and Western Australia_ Not exceedingoz. 4oz. .. :. ; . Above 4oz. and not exceeding Be. .. 10 Aboi 8Soz. and not exceeding lb.-" Li.. - 0 Above lib. and not exceeding14;lb,. ..;l8 0b Above.1)lb. and not exceeding 21b ... 4 0 And so on, adding 1s. for each additional 1b. or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
.:.We alouldfed greatly obl??iddif advertises, hlio can make it convenient toforrard their orders in the early part of the tweek would loa.niitio e in doing so. Hitherto w? e have been:put to mudc inconvenience on account of the late hour at whlich advertisementesave arrived, and if this could be arolded, or partially to, our arrangements would be greatly facilitated.
EIGHT DAYS LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. (PER RED SEA AND INDIA TELEGRAM.) LONDON, Nov. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
EIGHT DAYS' LATER NEWS PROJM ENG LAND. S(Prn n eES AN INDIf A FrLEtsut.) LONDON? Nov. 21. 'Napolcen prohibits diatribes o! the French. Press again-t EngLand.. nLorn C(o\ey is in London with proposals for a enuultan-ous di-arnameunt, Ilno:icompagn?? lgencvy is recoguised by France. :Garialdi's rirignation piroduIce: paijnful ssnsation. The 'rench war iith Mornccosis concluded. A colnprheeosicr Austrian aninesty is announuced. Further identUrt?,:ionr of ithe su*iereers :y the wreck of the Royal Charter :--Withers, Mlorris, Iatntn, Norman, Datis, Huttou, llumbrd, ;1kll, Fons. 'cr. Marks, Smith. t" clht. L .cis. 'T he ehtlittoa if tie GalIc for the Mlauritis route, aftcrMarch, inducestho Company to demand a larger subsidy. . Prosp:tais ai.ucd of Wetcrn AusEtralbn Bank: I. W" \ool rtid tallow Uan?thncd. Soi?tertics firm. Consols r°. Arrived.;-?inniard, Trio, Alo.? Sailed.-Cnanmbelt Lnpwing,. Cattatuk, Kent, Airing, Fluasicgo.
To Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
To Subscribers .A ew.i .Qunxterhaviang commenced, our Sub scribers aruinformed that their contriutions wille be receved-eithler at the Publishing Office, Am street..or by thpe party who delivers this paper. To such as have.not yet paid their.last Quarter's subscriptiona-as well as to those who arc indebted to us sundry iUniall accounts fqr advertisng, wme beg to state that we shall feel much obliged-by their attending to the above intimation at an early ;Sus?cibers residing at a distiue can? forrardi their subscriptions either'ini stam?s, or by post office, order. Those parties who may receive the Ch n sde in a colo iied' enveldpe, will understand threb'y tfhatjh r in arrears, and that the de livery of the paper is liable to be discontinned.
Williamstown Post-Office. List of Unclaimed Letters, in the week ending 12th January, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
Wiilliams town Past-oEco. Lint of Undaimed Leiters, in te teeek cati,?ng 121h .Taan-., 1860. :allier, Jno.; Blnkemc.rr. Jno. ; Blackshaw, I.: l:actkier. ?1'm. ;, Booth;'1:ic'ld.: ; It'oboth, .T. .; tcklanl, Mr- . TIhos. ; Butcher, Wi.i ; Bn."ting, nrlr. Jane; Ca serl', Anna": 'rok. Trhoit ; C(ole. nan, Frderick ; idwards. Ilobt..; rEvans, m. lnvaut Anty. Gibson, Mrs. : GC:sde., Wm. ; Griflths. -Jo. .It. agity, iaslam. Jas.: Hardy, Winm. I; lem-ah, Jn. ; Hohn, Yepldo ; Jones, Mr.; Lnngh'=rne Geen ; Lyons, Jno, ; IcMullin Jno. Mcl agan Geo. Merton, Ely. ; Maloney, Catherine': Parve, 'Wm.; l'iey. Henry; Pile, Tih:os. -Pope,c Thus.; Pltt, Geo. ;-mront, Win..; Seotcer. Sha rak ; Stone, Jas. ;. Stephen,- Ienry '; Urtin, Mlrs. Janeo . Snars-IHamphein (2), Sardinian, Victoria. .Letters Detained for Postae. J.Tno. Cameron, lrobarton, 2d. ; Joo. Ruder, Mel= S RICHARE PrIr', PoDtnaster. -
POST OFFICE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
POST OFFICE NOTICES. The Royal steamship Colimbianiwill be dispatched with the mails for.AdealideKing Georges Sound,. Mauritius, India, China, the Mediterrauean Ports, Europe, America and the United Kingdom. The time appointed foi- closing is on Tuesday, the 17th inst. : For registered letters and newspapers at 4 p.m. " For Ordinary letters at 6 0.i.. p ?. (Signed) WxLLIAsr Tnanc', Secretary. General:Post Office, Melbourne, Tanuary 10. Note.-Letters and,. newspapers .'for Trieste. or marked via Trieste, are forwarded in maall direct from this office.: I . ... ; Letters and.newspapers :for :France, or for the Northern countries beyond Frarce, can be forwarded by the travelling post-office between Marseilles and Lyons. on payment of the. Victorian postage only, but are chargeable with a aadditional foreign pos tage on delivery.
[To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
[To the Editor of tie WxLyuasrrowN Cm?o ucLz.] SSmn,-As I believe. you are. sincerely desi rous of advocating any measure -that may prove couducire ofbenefit to the Willianmstown folks, I hope you will allow me, through your valuable columns, to sugges the expediency of baths being erected,.without delay, either .by the Corporation, as in Melbourne, or that some-consideration be held out to" encourage private enterprize, such as a uarantee that no interruption willbe..offered, as .was the case some time ago, through the commendable deli cacy exhibited by-a .high functionary in'con sequence of. th&e large river passenger tr? ?fe, iandtQIiwhich objction inoone cantake excepi tion. But as the railway has entirely absorbed the river traffic, that objection no longer ex ists. &lt;Eo guard, however, ailainst all contin gencie?s he frntbf, tie ??atls could be so con structed as to ensure privacy,, a'cLthe .rest of the structure, :t a ?odcratecoul..ay??oild be rendered hig.h...
Thursday, 12th January, 1860. (Before Lieut Crawford, P.M. and —Gordon, Esq., J. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
-, ; * Thnsridag, 12th Jonadryi, 1860. (Before -Lieut. .Crawford,1:?P.L, and.- Gor , .. ' . d. .~·don, Esq., J. P.) " iary Ellits wvas charged with being drunk aud-makirig us of obscene language in a pub lic place. - * : t Constable Wardle, sworn, deposd :--About 10 o'clock 1.st eveningoAhe was informed that a man1,ivingkin Douiglasparade :had thrown lus wifemoutiofthhou jHe vwent to the :spot, an&dfound the defendant on .her hands and knees crying. -Asked her what wAs the Si matter, and found that-she had been drinking. She said her husband would not let her go into the house. :..Iedeaevbred to persiadAiher to go lin, but she refused. ..Inquired of her 'husbiand the reason of his.treatment?.;and he replied that. on his return home he found no tea ready,:ind the house in the same disorder as when he left.in. the morning. She then '.legan abusing -her husband, and afterw.~:ds turned round to me, using the most olbscenie and disgustinglanguage. :Itold herI worild lock her up, ...
Tuesday, 10th January, 1860. (Before Lient Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
org aed . it ins~anity, and '1 ii. s , d to Melbourne Gaol for medical treatment. RIchard4 Jcd oert an apprentice on board the V a ' p Hilton;, was charge i ith at aing w'earing apparel from the passengers. ': SThetewere two charges of the same nature against the prisoner, both of which wre clearly established' The Bench sentenced him to'14" days'-hard labour in each case. . " . . -e SMALL DEBTS-DECISIOS. : Thomas :Dudley e. James -Conroy. DisT: missed onf aciounit"of philiitiff (an insiolveat) not being legally entitled to sue, except through some representative ofthe estate.
ENGLISH MAIL ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
ENGLISH AiAIL ROUTE. THE following brief abstract of thetime table of P & O. Company, as finally ratified by the gover ment, will be found convenient for reference: OUTWARD ROUTE FROM ENOL.LD. A vessel to leave Southampton the 12th of every month, and to reach Alexandria on e 2th 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-he-uly,-,aptom. e and December, to arrive respectively ontheth Sep termber, the 6th November, and 3rd February. Steamer to leave Melbourne samne day, and arrive in Sydney on the third following.. Time, ,ia Southampton, 57 days; veaMarsemlles, 5l. HroMEWARD ROUr. - 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 Southampton on ...
RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860
RATES OF POSTAGI TIE following order has been issued by the Post master-General :-: " In order to paythetransit thronghEgy rtnews papers sent via Southampton and Suez; al dlressed to theEast Indies, Ceylon, Mauritius, Hong Kong, China, Australia, or any other country or place lying to the eastward of Suez, will, after the Slast December next, be subject to an additional charge of one penny, making the rates as follow:-1Upon a newspaper addressed to the East Indies-2dwhen not exceeeding 4 ounces in weight; 3d when above 4 ounces and not exceeding S ounces in weight; ld being added for every additional 4 ounces or fraction of 4 ounces. Upon newspapers addressed to any of the other countries or places referredto, 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 change be made. in the postage of newspapers sent via Marseilles, the present charge on such newspapers being s...