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MEETINGS OF LOCAL BODIES. GARDINER SHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, August 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 29 August 1877
MEETINGS OF LOCAL BODIES. GARDINER SHIRE COUNCILT. &nbsp; Thursday, August, 23rd. &nbsp; Ordinary meeting. Present--The Presi- dent, and Councillor's Middleton, Wo0d- mason, Bellin, Benson, Edsall, Lorimer, and Newport. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmeid, and outward correspon- dence spproved. TEENDER. :, "For 350 yardsnof ha6nd-broken metal; for main roads there was only one: tender,,thnat of William Clhambers, at £148 15s., wliich was naccepited.: : ; CORRESPONDENCE. : :' ! From G. C. Leviy, ecretary of the Ex hibition Commisiionrs, aishing co-foperati on of the Council" in getting: persons; to send exhibits. From the Shire-0of Wairanga h's to sending1 delegates to a conferenco to ho held in:Mel bourne on 16th October to get the Local Government Act amended so 'as to' eiiable Councils to construct short lines ot railisiay, to raise loans for the purpose, and to obtain' subsidies for: them. from hbe;: consolidated: revenue.-Received : '. i"...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 29 August 1877
=LOCAL NTELLIGENCE: = -0 Dr. Macatnoeyin a letter to i'entomporary on theiolateceleetion says, "In order tha the victory won ini South Gippisand for civilrights against sacer dotal invasionmay be rightly eitimated, it;would be necessary to understand the forces ind interests against which I had to contend: The squatter in allthis phases ofpdevelopment and; decay spent his time and his money .against me, ithe Liconeed Vic tuillers' Associatioh li d senit circulars throughout the electorate, a inst.me, anid Sir JohnLO Shanasy arote to rouse the Roman Catholics against me. I fully expected the opposition of tho two former powers, but opposition such as Sir 'ohn O'Shanassv set himself to excite took miS ly surpise., When I reflect"that ever sinco I arrived in ?this colony I hove istudied to conciliate umy Roman- Catholic fellow countrymen, and. fight their: battles whenever ocasion required, I confess I: fail to appreciate this Not long since the, Cranbourno Council passed a resolution,...
GARDINER POLICE COURT. Saturday, August 18th. Before Messrs. R. G. Benson, and W. C. Watts, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 29 August 1877
. iGARDINERS . POLICE, COURT::, ,:,; Saturday, August:l8th. Before iMesrs:.R: G: eBenson, snd W. C Watts, J.P. ? ' : .. A case against James Harvey, for having no name on his.cart, was dismissed witl a caution. B. Egan was fined .2s. 6d. for a similar offence. .. .. .I . ,... ,George Orami was fined 5s. for having no light on his vehicle. A case against John Foley, for allowing cows to wander, was dismissed. Margaret McFarlane was fined Ges. for drunkenness. Patrick Horigan, for carting night soil between 6aa.m., and 10 p.m., contrary to the bye-laws of the Ciulfield Shire, was fined 40s.° :.. :. A. :C. Murrayvr . 0.C Oliver , goods, £3 18s. 10l?d.-O: der for amount and 5s. costs. The Court then adjourned.
BULLEEN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 29 August 1877
BULLEEN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, August 27. Present — The President (Mr. Smedley), and Councillors Laidlaw, Hoare, Delany, &nbsp; &nbsp; Finger, Holloway, Williamson, and Petty. The minutes of the previous meeting &nbsp; were read and confirmed, and correspond- ence outwards approved. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CORRESPONDENCE. From the Nunawading Shire Council, asking co-operaition in obtaining railway &nbsp; communication to the district. The Secre- tary was directed to reply, stating that the Council would be happy to co-operate with the Nunawading Council in the matter. From A. Andrew, Warrandyte, asking &nbsp; that a road running between his and Mr. Speers' paddocks, which had been fenced across, should be thrown open, as it was re- quired for the traffic to and from his pro- perty. The Secretary was instructed to inform Mr. Speers that he must remove the obstruction on the road within seven da...
CHELTENHAM POLICE COURT. Friday, August 24th. Before Mr. Templeton, P.M., and Mr. J. Jamieson, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 29 August 1877
CHELTENHAM POLICE COURT. Friday, August 24th. &nbsp; Before Mr. Templeton, P.M., and Mr. J. Jamieson, J.P. Charles Wedge, jun., v. John O'Calla- &nbsp; ghan ; throwing stones to the danger of complainant.-Fined 10s., and 2s. 6d. costs. Same v. George Edwards; similar charge. -Also fined 10s., with 2s. 6d., costs. Same v. John O'Callaghan and George Edwards ; threatening and insulting words. -The usual fine was imposed on each &nbsp; &nbsp; defendant. William Murphy v. Robert Riddell ; work and labor, £8 17s. No appearance. Abraham Reynolds v. Lachlan McNeil ; money lent, £3.--Order for amount and 5s. costs. &nbsp; &nbsp; Charles Wedge, jun., v. Edward Hawkes; &nbsp; unlawful assault.- Postponed for four weeks. Thomas White was summoned for ne- glecting to comply with the Vaccination Act, in not having his child, Mary Ann, vaccinated.-Withdrawn, on production of &nbsp; &nbsp; certificate of unfitness. &nb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
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EASTERN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
* EASTERN MARKET.. 1st Sep.-Vegetables artichokes, 'ground, l1?d _ per lb ; beans, 3d do;: bouquets, 3s to 8i per dozen; cabbages, Is to 3s do; cauliflowers, 2s to 5e do; carrots, 6d to 8d per dos bunches'; celery. ' . Is. 6d to 5s per dozen eticks; cress, water, 8ad per: doz bunches; garlic, 2d to 3d per lb ; horseradish, s G6d to Bs per doz sticks; lettuces, 6d to 8d per dozen marjoram, 8d per dozen bunches; mint, 6d to ls. do; onions, dried, 12s. to 14s. per ewt ; do., green, 6d. to 8d bunches; parsley, 6d to 8d do; parsnips, listo ls 3d do; potatoes, Ss to 4s per owt ; pumpkins, Be to 10s per dozen; radishes, 4d to 6d per doz bunches; sage, 6d to 9d do; shallots, 2d to 3d per lb; spinach, 2d per Ib; thyme, 6d to 8d per dos bunches; turnipe, 6d. to 10d. per dozen bunches. Fruit : Almonds, 3d per lb.; apples, dessert 3id per lb.; do., cooking, 8s to 10s 6d per case; lemons, Is to 2s per dozen; oranges, 7; to 8s 6d per case; pears, 2td to Sfd per lb. Dairy Produce: Bacon 8d to 10d ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
Arrangementsahave been n~ade for giving a: return fancy: ball to :the' Mayor -of Melbourne. : . ; A new Jewish synagogue, situate in Al . bert street, East; Lelbourne, 'has recently been completed..; DMr. G. P. Smith winds U?.a long letter to the Argus in reference to .the visit of the present Speaker of the Asserbly. to the Pentridge Stockade os follows c: I repeat that to the visit to Pentridge is t6 be..traced all the insubornination that followed-the attempted "murder of Mr. Duncan, the death. of .the warder who was nfterwards att'acked, and the' final doom of the cowardly?risflian whom Mr.. Gaunson would exalt ifto a hero."
DEPUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
-,DEPUTATIONS. Representatives from -the Maffra Shire :: Council:waited on the Minister of Railways i on Thursday, to ask for the construction of ' a branch line of railway from. Sale, to; Maiffra, a length .of. about eleven .miles. They pointed out' that the Gippsland line . would be of very little advantage to the ' district mentioned if the, branch line asked. for was not constructed. ,The cost of con struction would pass over perfertl level country. ';Mr.-: Woods . said that- he.fully, : recognised the importance of having feeders to ,the Gippsland: line. . He' would, very ' likely -make: a- personal F inspection of the .: country in a short time.. . A deputation, representing the standing committee of the Conference of Shire Coun cils, waited on the Minister of Roads' and Bridges' on' Thursday,' :and :uri-,ed':tliat facilities should be given to'local bodies to effect the exchango of those roads that were useless for land that would enable them to convert' the sites so acquired...
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION OF CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION. OF ; CHILDREN. A meeting, composed generally of people of the Church of England denomination in Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell and Rich mond, &c., was held. in. the Richmonid Town Hall on Tuesday evening last. The hall was quite full, and on the platform were the Right Rev. Dr. MIoorhuse, Bishop of Melbourne, the Very Rev. the Dean of Melbouirne, the Revs. C. T. Perks and Vance, and otier gentlemen; Mr. Henry Henty occupying the chair. The meeting assembled to listen to addresses in support of providing for the more complete religious instruction of chil dren of the Church of England. The'chairman briefly stated the- object -f the gathering, and introduced the. Bishop. His Lordship then said that as an. address delivered by. him recently in Melbourne had been reported. he would try to cast his observations.in another shape. ' The address which followed was quite a masterpiece of elocution, his lordship dealing -with the subject of his discourse in the most ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
CORRESPONDENCE. Our columns are opoe for the discussion of all questions wthich are not of a sectarian character. Vo e tAish it to be distinctly: ,iuderatood, however, that ien do not identify ourselves scith the opinions expressed b our correspondents. All communications for in. sertion must be addressed to the Editor, and contain the name and address of th writer, asa guarantee of gooad faith. t
THE SCORESBY ELECTION. To the Editor of the South Bourke and Mornington Journal. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
THF SCORESBY ELECTION. To the Editor of the South Dourke and Morningtos Journal. Sir,-It is evident that "R. N's." feelings are mdch outraged. The stab in the dark was too much for him; he takes it unkindly. :I plead .gulilty to his cUistio reiark--ii fact 'feol quite riibered up, so to speak. -I am always minding other people's hbsi-e ,ne~-thai'e the trouble -and don't know much aboul voting-not his way, at-least. I can also" amure BRN.-" that I' have neither: the personal nor mor l courage to jump into his boote next election. ..Now air RN. N" 'dose mind Iis own business well; indeed; ratepayers can teotify' to that: but I would remind him that the ratepayers require him to attend 'a little ibtter to thli business of the Riding.' 'It is his dmty to see that voters ire legally on. theroll'; 'it was : I. N's.!' duty to ee t the? rates were not spint i. draining private property. Did "R. N." get any 7mainage done? -Returning Offi?er -m-ay be. able to ell if any promise was made to re...
SULIEMAN PASHA. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
SULIEMAN PASHA. In reply to a letter which appeared in our issue of Saturday, requesting informa tion as to the nationality of- Sulieman Pasha, we (Daily Telegraph) have received thefollowing, which we publish for what it is worth :-" Castlemaine, 3rd September. Dear Sir,-I can give "Inquirer" the in formation lie asks for relative to the nation ality of Sulieman Pasha, as he happens to be a relative of my own. His real name is Pat Sullivan, and he was born in the county Monaghan. When a young man he enlisted in the 98th Highlanders, and soon rose to the rank of colour - sergeant. During the Fenian excitement he got in volved in that foolish movement, was arrested, and kept in prison for some time, but for want of evidence never brought to trial. In prison he made the acquaintance of James Murtagh, another soldier prisoner, and on their release from prison, being dis missed their regiments, they got into the Turkish service. This was through the in fluence of O'Reilly Bey, a '48 man...
To the Editor of the South Bourke and Mornington Journal. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
To the Edito of the South Bourkeh and Morniton Journol. Sxn,-ln reply to thet letter of John Bell, of Audgst 29, I. was much'surprised to: see 0so many tatementse that are" not cotreet. I do not think it is Joht Bell'e work at all. John B"ll did ask fol Assistance from the Returning Officer. He w asked it hIerequired one of the scrutineers with him, but' itr asked the Returning; Officer's aasitance; and, the mistake was his own.:- I am quite sure the Returning .Officer did not try to influence any of the elect?rs.' I can give my word I did not know. who the BReturniun ficer was in favor of at the time. Why did ino Mir. Dobseon' scrutineer take notice of it art the tim it anything was wrong ? -I aui sure that everything tas conducted" i a etraightforward mander, all tihe ime of the election. Yours, &e. G. W. LEACH, Scrutineer for AIr. S. Gollier. Scoresby, Septeinher 1, 1877.'" "
SUICIDE ON THE HOBSON'S BAY RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
SUICIDE ON THE HOBSON'S BAY " RAILWAY. A terrible death took place on the Mel bourne and Hobson's. Bay Railway on Mon day evening, which has every appearance of having been a most determined suicide. When the 6 p.m. train from Windsor to Melbourne had left the Richmond station, and when the wooden bridge leading to the Botanical Gardens had been passed, a man jumped upon the line about twenty yards in front of the train, and was immediately run over and killed. The engine-driver saw the man jump, and has no doubt that he did so with a suicidel intention. Owing to the short distance the train had to travel before reaching the deceased, it was of course im possible for the driver to prevent the tearful occurrence. On arriving at Melbourne the driver reported what had taken place to the stationmaster, who at once despatched Con stable Flannery in a cab to bring the body of the deceased to town. The constable found the body in a terribly mutilated con dition. The back of the head was ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
.-- --- SCALE OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISING. wenty ords, for One Insertion s... ... :1 Twentyto Thirty Words, do ... . 2a hirt toForty Words, . do ... ... S: ,bott Forty Words, at the rate of S per inch, if for One mlertion only. A large Drsomrr upon al* Advertisements appearing for Three Months. Advrtiements must specify on the face of them the oembe'of invrtions, or they will be continued sad charged for till countermanded. All orders for ithdrawal or alteration to be sent in on the day prior to publication. Advertisements can only be discon tilnod by written orders. - DIRECTORY. Solicitrs MIILEB, THOMAS, 64 Litte Collins street eat, Melbonme; and SunnyEide Cottage, Chapel street, St. Kilda. Butchers P'lNIGER, JOHN, General Family Bntcher Rowena Parade, Richmond. aiscllaneons- J. HOLT, Water Filter Manufacturer, 117a Car digan street, opposite Argyle square, Carlton formerly of 19 Argyle place, Lygon street. SurneTyor HOLLA4ND LOSTON,. Authorised Surveyor under Transfer of uand Statu...
BERWICK POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs. Officer and J. Wilson, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
BERWICK POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs. Officer and J. Wilson, J.P.) A case of great importance to store keepers and selectors was heard before the Berwick Magistrates, on Friday Inst.-The complainants, Messrs. George Brown and David Crichton, are storekeepers. at Gem brook, and the defendant, Mr. John Sharpies, is a-school teacher residing at Sandridge, and who has selected land at Gembrook. Mr. Lowe appeared for complainants and Mr. Fausset for defendant. Mr. Lowe said the amount claimed was the sum of £10 2s. 71d., for stores supplied to two men named Walker and Martin, who had been employed by the defendant on his selection, and he (defendant) had promised to stop their store account of out their wages. He had paid sums of £11 and £15 on their account, but now disputed the balance. David Crichton proved the sale of goods and that Sharples had guaranteed payment. George Brown proved a conversation with de fendant, when he had offered £5 in settle ment; also offered to leave the mat...
THE NATIONAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
THE NATIONAL SHOW., A correspondent to the Staioell Chronicle, signed " Breeder, " thus ,criticises the National prize' list:" I have just received a copy of the prize..list of the National Show, to be held at Stawell, and though the heading' looks very grand (£1420` to be given away), yet in overhauling the prizes for stock; they are not' tobeconipared with other shows in the .Western district. It seems to me a waste of money for the Government to give away £500 to a show, unless the committee who frame the prize list give liberal prizes to induce breeders to send their best stock to exhibit. Let me compare a few of the prizes offered by the National Show alongside of those offered by other societies. I will take sheep first, as after all they are the most important exhibit in this country. The National Show offers for merinos three champion prizes of £25, £10 and £5. - The. Hamilton Show offers two champion prizes of £50 and £25, second prize of £5 each, and a Gold Challenge Cup o...
OFFICIAL WAR TELEGRAM. London, August 31st. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 5 September 1877
OFFICIAL WAR TELEGRAM. BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH. [From the Agent.General.] London, August 31st.'. After furibos fighting sat the Schipka Pass with immense losses on both sides, the Rus sians still maintain possession of the position. Suliemani Pasha is trying to surround the Russians, so as to destroy their line of com munication, and cut off- their, retreat to Gabrova. There have been large reinforcements on botlih 'sides.. Servia is expectedto toiake pat in the'war. Greece is holding'back.'. Germany,' supported;by:other. powers, has made complaints to Turkey in regard, to the treatment of;prisoners. : The -present is; commonlyregarded'as: a period of suspense, and a decisive action is shortly anticipated. The bank rate of discouint hhsbeen raised to three 'per cent. : LONDIoN, 3rd, 5.30. Mehemit 'Ali attacked Russians in force on 30th at Polpokoi. aid 'drove'them back beyond Tiver Lorn with heavy loss. - Osman Paedias lattacked .Russiansi 81st in front of:-Plevna, captured several R...