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THE KEW MUNICIPAL ELECTION. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
TIE KEW nMUNICIPAL ELECTION. 2'o the E'ditor of the Standard. Sri,-Referring to my letter of last week, I fild that the inhabitants of Kew mustered to the number of eighteen persons, including four councillors, the policeman, and the town clerk of Hawthorn, on Saturday morning laIt, and proceeded to the election' of coun cillors "I-'the room of Messrs, Fox, Ilalfey, and Lewis, when those gentlemen were re; elected without opposition. But whether they are legally elected 'or not is anothei. question. There can be no doubt that the Act has not been complied with, 'for,the ad vertisement states distinctly that the nomi nation was to take place on Friday. morning, and not on Saturday. Then, in order to make no mistake about the matter, and to know which of the three' gentlemen was to re main in office for three years, ashow of hands was taken, which resulted in favour of Coun cillor lIalfoy. And this was done .without reference to the Act, the 18th clause stating distinctly that " in ea...
HAWTHORN LITERARY ASSOCIATION. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
IIAWTIORN LItTERArBY ASSOCIA. ''LON. ST(" o Edior.of tlo Standa, rd 8in,-Can youn give any informnition as to when we shnll bo enabled to derive an, benefit from the Assodiation ? It was looked, upon as being certaii to prosper, and I should grieve to think that so influential, a commnit tee would be ao dilatory in promoting what we ar all so muelih interested i. I have bncu looking for the opportunity of reading even the newspapert for weeks past, not to talk of books, but I suppose I milst still continue to feel DISCONTENT. January 16t1), 1802.
HAWTHORN LITERARY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
HAWT1L HORN LITERIARY ASSOCIA TION. At the meeting of the Mansging Commit too of this Association, hold on I'uesday oven ing, the progress report of the Library committeewas read,and unanimously adopted. Among other matters referred to in the report, we observed that the IIon. Butler Cole As pinall, IM.L.A., is expected to deliver the opueing address, some evening (probably riday) next weeook. That gentleman is so well known as an elegant and humorous orator, than it. is expected a very largo au dience will accord him a warm reception; and the committee are malking every possible ar raugemoet, consistent with economy, to ensure the comfort of visitors. In the course of a:day or two, Mr. Aslinall's answer will be received, and the public will then be in fosrmed, through the medium of posters, of the subjoct of the lecture, and the ditae of its doeliveory. Membrs will be admitted free; but non-subseribors will bb subjected di6 the moderalt fTo of one shilling each,. No mem bur will be...
HAWTHORN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL AND THE ASSESSMENT. To the Editor of the Standard. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
HA1THORIN IMUNICIPAL COUNCIL AND TII? ASSESSMENT. To the ~ditor of the Standard. Stn,-Nothing exceeds the effrontery of this -body attempting to sit in judgment 1 upon their own valuations, vide their cir culars to the ratepayers to attend on MoonL day last, the 13th inst; in reply to which I wrote a letter stating (inter ilia) that they 1 had no right to sit in judgment upon their own, valuations. And so far as I am in formed,.they did sit, and made reductions. I now.bog through your columns to inform the ratepaiyers in general that such re ductions are not valid; and when the rate is made they will have to pay according to the valuation made; so that to make any re ductions valid they must appeal to the Potty Sessions. I send you a copy of my letter to the Town Clerk, hoping you will insert it for the . information of the ratepayers. It was only this' morning, upon ineeting the Town Clerk, that I was told by him that it was their intention.(meaning the Council) to have a few magis...
A NEWLY-INVENTED FIRE-PROOF DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
'A NEWLY-INVENTED FIRE*PrrOOF Dn.88. -lhe Emperor and Emprosi0 olthe French lately witnessed in the park of Compf6gne a trial by a 10 Buvert of a negly-invented flre-proof dress. A cottage was ereoted in thei park for the puipose of the bxperiment. The frine of the biuldding was ir i, nud the roof and walls were made of aggots and other combustible materials. l;' Buvert's dress iiidescribed t'6 b both wiat prio0f, and flroproof, 'and is copioumly stulld tith spongsc sewn togither. 11 owears a Ihment like that of a diver, wilth an appnratil for sup. pl'iing lfro~h uiir; ad ~uli~s~is to i: tlhrouglh. At a sigual fromin tho emperor he at hir to the teImporary dottage, and when le lthuimse Ihad wel[ gotalleid Ihe went into te midst of tho?lneveral times with 'prlcl inilpI y. Tho empress, greatly excited by the sceno, oried out ropeatbdly, " Eiutghl oh, it ii, qcuite enough l" The exlperilntl was con mialered to o be ontirelyssicessfill., n d the eeu" peror warmly comphmeontedu M. Buvert...
KEW MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JANUARY 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
ICEW MUNICIPAL O0UN OIL. TUISDAY, JA?IAUnT 14. Present-Councillors Wharton, Ilalfey, Derrick, Fox, Cranwell, and Carson, Coun cillor Wharton in the Chair. The minutes of thoe previous nieoting were read and confirmed. The recently elected members of the Council were formally introduced. ELECTION OP OIIAIRiMA. .Councillor Derrick proposed that Coun cillor Halfey be.their Chairman for the en suing year. Councillor Oranwell seconded the motion. A discussion ensued as to the proper mode of conducting the election, someofthe Coun. cillors contending that it was necessary: to ballot, while others woere of opinion that as only one candidaite' ns proposed, there was no:necessity for the ballet. The Town Clerk referrod to the clause in the Municipal Act, from which it appeared that the Council might conduct the elecotin in any way they thought proper; It was at length resolved, on the motion of. Councillor ialfey, seconded by Coun cillor Derrick, that there should be no ballot. Councillor Wh...
HAWTHORN HORTICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
IIXAWVTHORN iiORPTICULTUIRA.L S110W. The meeting referred to in our last as about being held for the purpose of getting up an exhibition of fruitsiand'flowersin llhawthorn, took place on Satui;day eveniiig last, in the Town Hall,. The Chairman of the Munici pality (M. O'Grady, Esq.,;M.L A.,) had. in vited a iumber of'gentleeincnand the princi pal gardeners in the 'district There were present-Count de Dollon, II. Box, HI. 0. 3onneau; T. Kenuiy, and TV.I. Ptttt,Esq's.; Councillors Campbell and M'Dougall ; and Messrs. Cole, ])alley, Jennings, Johnson, Lanaly jun., Mui'doch, Ritchie; Roberts, and Scott: " ". .Mr. O'Grady having been voted to the chair, explained to the gentlemen present, that they were invited for the purpose of discuss ing the feasibility of holding a local exhibi tion or show of the horticultural and other products of the district. Boroondara had long been distinguished as' a locality remarkablo for its fruits; flowers, and vineyards; and through laborious skill and e...
[?]OROONDARA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. SATURDAY, JANUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
O1OONŽDARA DISTRIC'T ROAD it ?BOARD. k c - S.TruIDAr JNUAnr 11. esent-The Chairman (I. Kent, Esq.), port: e lobinson, Webb, Downing, Hurry, Con e minutes of the previous meeting were e and confirmed. CORRESPONDENBE. J. Stcavenson, Esq., forwarding vouchers '272 5s., to meet the sanmo amount re-. ld from the Hlawthorn toll fund. the Gardiner Road Board, requesting irn to remove some stumps from the road a l ug to the new bridge over Gardiner's tl(.: thiwthorn Municipal Council, ask he I to co-operate with the Board in the truetion of a culvert at Camberwell. S oin the Ha-lwthorn Municipal Council, in 0 to the above, stating that they cannot ON rt works outside their own boundary. , Chairman thought the Council hiad Sa wrong view of the matter. Though e rosed work was outsidothe Municipal S- ary, yet it would benefit them con ably. 1, r. owning suggested that they should the channel, give the water the .proper at ti ldl let the Municipality have the full )f l: fit of it. e Chairman su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke Standard — 17 January 1862
I EW DISPENSARY t F. 'BARNARD, (Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain,) OHEMIST, DRUGGIST, & PERFUMER, The utmost care bestowed on the preparation of Prescriptions and Family Recipes. N.B1.-Drugs and Chemical Preparatidns sent out front this establishment are warranted to bo of the purest' kind, and charged at the most reasohable prices. All Patent and Proprietary Medicines of repute in stock PERFUMEIY, BOSCENTED 80APS, &0., IN RILEA.T S VARIETY.--TOOTHI BRUSH ES,, &c. HORSE AND CATTLE MEDICINES. F. BARNARD, Chemist; Registrar of Births and 1)eaths, Kow. MRS. SPENCER & MISS DALTON, DRESSMAKERS, . MAIN ROAD, NEAR THE POST OFFICE, HAWTHORN. STRAW AND CRINOLINE HATS AND BONNETS COLEANED. Houses and Land for Sale, . In every part of Hawthorn. Some of the MOST CHOICE BUILDING SITES, From £830 an acre upwards. Apply to JAMES ROBERTSON, WEINBERIIG ROAD. UPPER IIAW'THORN. UUURE IS AT HAND. HOLLOWAY'S OINTMENT Scorbutio ?ruptions, as Soro IT ea...