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TRAM ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 9 January 1854
. TRAM ROAD. On this subject we publish. 1. The reply of Mr..Wilkinson to a communication of the same kind as was forwardel to the other member for the town.- Mr. James Henry. Mr. Henry's reply appeared in a former number of this journal. 2. The reply of His Excellency to a memorial forwarded from this town on the subject of the Tram Road. It would appear that there is hope at least of the preliminary survey of the liue, notwith- standing the ill-advised decision of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Council against the vote for the tramroad, Brunswick 3rd January 1854. &nbsp; Sir, &nbsp; &nbsp; Not having been ahle to procure yet a copy of the division on the Tram road vote, I have been unable to comply with your request. As soon however, &nbsp; &nbsp; as the votes are printed and I can &nbsp; procure a copy, I will forward one to your address. I have the honor to be Sir, Your very humble obedient servant &nbsp; THOMAS WILKINSO...
MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
MISCELLANEOUS BETTER LATE TIAN NEVER., Never did we peruse the Melboirne papers with greater .pleasure, than those of the 23rd iistant, wherein WVarrnamnhoul is positively honorably takern notice of by the Government. Ily a reference' to our Legit utive COnucil Summary. it will be seen that we ire to have a Police Magistrate I a Sub cellector of Customs, with a boat's crew !! - a Post Master !! ! and W\arrnamibool is to he made a port of entry and clearance! !i ! -We feel quite faint under the weight of such accimulatin,. holnors. Only proclaim Warrneamhiool as Ibhe ad ofin .Elee toral District, (tas in justice she should be,) end she will thetn have a chantce ? a..liead.- aWarrnam boul GEELONG.--Januart y 4th 1851 The first half yearly meeting of the' Geelong and Melbourne Railway Cnompany was held in the temlporary ofnices of the company, Mercer street yesterday,' lr C "N 'Thorne, the vice president of the complany occupying, the chair. 'Tho report was read and adopted, and a vote...
MELBOURNE MARKETS, Jan. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
tELBOURE IMARIKETS, Jan. 2. TyI pric3 of go.ld .has- declined to £3 16' Od, -' Traw I?ILL PRICES OF FLOUR, I?t per '2nd per Bran 20001bs. 20001bs. busihe bzht &c Co,..., °33 31 4 6 FulitUon Co.... 3 6 Dgrave: & Co.. 3 31 6 Hi'r MAn TT.-Dec. 31.-The market ,as h-en fairly supplied this week with the new crop, none of the old crop has been offered. The price has been firm at 'ront £34 !o £:G per ton. Green stuff is scarce, and worth £8 per ton. , Poccrz Brharer, Dec 32.-The supply Is still very good. Prices are as follow: (:nbbagee, s to s per head ; celpry, 2, Fd per head ; lettuces, 6s per doz.; green pena, 6d per quart ; eggs, 5s to 63 per cd. ; geese and turkeys, 20s each; fowls 24s per pair; ducks, 2Is do. potatoes, 26s per cwt. ; new potatoes, .t per lb, butter, 3s 6d per lb ; apples, 2s 6d do.; gooseberries, 2s per quart ; beans, Gd per gaart; rhubarb, 9d per bundle; bread, is Gd the 4Ib-loaf; mill;, Is Go per quart; beef and mutton, 7d and 7'N per lb; bacon, .l...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
TASMANIA. : In my last letter I hurriedly stated >? postscript that goll had beent dis ~vered within ten miles of Hi6lairt 'ownr and the reward claimed, I have Yiacee been able to. Itarn that the Fjnality ot the reported treasure is qlichmond, and that the piirty claim iip the discovery has ireturned to his 'irk fully prepared, as he says, to , ve that the field is not only aurifer e, but richly so. Of course to learn ieything certain about the discovery Of .gold is nearly imlpossible from the atrong temptation the discoverer' has *eskeep it ldark ;" but I mist say. I tvegrett rooifidence in this. report, i so have many old and experienced ulonists. Richmond lies direct south ftiiil Mount Alexander, and has all th outward appeara'ce of a gold eoantry;in addition to which Ismall uintttises of the precious metal have a?esdy been found there. I have ?aral corrispondents in the neighl huod and shall be able to give yltnmore correct.inlbrlntiiori ul'on the tst!ject hi a fei" days. l'l...
SYDNEY MARKETS, Dec. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
SYDNEY MAR.iKETS, D)c. 2S. Find 4our, £20, Seconds, £23 per ton bread, 7d the 21b loaf; meat, lid to 21d pet lb; mutton, do., do. Gold, £3 17s .d.
THE QUARTER'S REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
-T'HE QUARTER'S' RVENUE: ~The comparative statement ofthe .le aoue of the Colony, for the quarters and -' rs ended the 31st December, 1852 and 8533, respectively, is published iti last hgt's Gazette. While all tie ordinary xbiulches of the Revenue, both general . territorial, show 'a considerable ?rease on thelyear and the quarter, the eeds of gold licenses lihow a decrease n the quarter to the large amount of p,278 4s 3d * although upon the Whole tlieie has been an increase from this .-abrce of £261,694 19s Id. as compared th the year 1852. The.other branches -C the gold revenue (Escort and Treasury -;") still show an increase on the quar. ?s as well as on the year. In the tern t[ial revenue, the prcceeds of land sales Cotinue greatly in excess of the previous ar. The' total increase on the quarter, all sources, is rather more than the .peoportion of thi year's increase, beir~g iS477,022 Ss 5d.on the quarter, and ?. 1625,447 19 8d on the .year.--M. M
UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. Portland, June 13, 1853. RATES OF DISCOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
UNION $ANIK OF AUST!RALXA. Portland, June 13, 1853.. 1?ATES or DISCOUNT. On?Bills not having a currency of more thang 5 days to run, 6 per cent. On Bills having a currency of more than 95.days, 7 per cent. ;iATES OFx ExcuIao. PLURILCASE BILLS On London at 30 days sight, at 1 per pent; for every additional 3U dayas per cent. discount. On Sydney and Bathurst, at sight at - per cent discount. On Adelaide, at sight, 2 per cent. die c*ount. On Van Diemen's Land and New ".-.a and, at sight 1 per cent discount. n .O Melbourne and Geelong, at s!ght p r . . dr isc n n t OnýBelfast pid Port Fairy, at sight, # per peia uls-uuiit For every additional l5dayl. per cent discount. IST'E DRAFTS On London at 30 days cight,' 1 pe c aent. 'premiu:n. On Sydney, at sight, i per centprern On Bathurst, Adelaide and V. D). L?nd, at sight I per cent premn On New Zealand, at sight, at 3 per cent premium. SOnt Mhelborne and Geelong4t at sigh Sper cent. p!eniIun On B3eltfst and I'urt Fairy, atsight i per cent p...
VICTORIA LIQUOR LAW LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
VICTORIA LIQUOR LAW LEAGUE. Last evening, in accordance with "publio advertisement, a meeting of the meinbers of the Vict ria Liquor Law League was heldat the Mechanics' Institute, for the purpose of electing officers and a council for the ensuing year. Dr. Singleton was called to the chair, 'and the following business was transacted Hlenry Langlands. t Esq, was elected' President; Messras: Fulton and Powell, Treasurers. The following rules and declaration was unanimously adopted : RULES. 1. That an association be now formed, - to be called the Victoria Liquor Law League. 2. That the object of the League shall lbe to combine the colonists of Victoria. in a determined effort to obtain a prohibitory law in ref'rence to the, importation and sale of intoxicating liquors. 3. That the association shall consist of all who subscribe the following declara,, tion, and contribute £1, or upwards, to the funds: "DECLARATION, J, - --residing in-.--- ... being impressed with the vast and grow. inu...
MELBOURNE UNION OF PRESBYTERIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
MYELDO tR!LE UNION OF PRESBYTERIANS. From the Argus. At a meeting of Presbytery of one of the IPrey+yterian blodies of Mel. hourne, tho following proceedings in reference to Preb3terial Union took I:lace. The Rev. J. Hetherington brought under the considernaion of the Presby tery, the following resolutions on the eubject of thlie union of the different Presbyterian bodies in the colony, of which he had given notice `at lest ordinary meeting. 1. T'hat this Presbytery, deploring the existing diivis;ons in Ithe Presly. terion coImuulily of the colony, and rcognising the benefits which tire restioratitl of union in that community ,voild confer, .and tl.eir own blligations to .eek it, Iy al conmpetent meltias, do resolve II take Ineasures to promote so desirable an ol jeet. '2. 'lihat nith this view, a conminittee he appointed by the Presbytery to ascertain, ibv correspondence andl eol. ferentce with tihe other, Preshytcrian ltdies in the colony, hliia far they, on their part, are dispos...
THE PORTLAND GUARDIAN AND NORMANBY GENERAL ADVERTISER Published every Monday and Thursday TO PROTECT OUR RIGHTS—NOT TO INFRI[?] UPON THOSE OF OTHERS. THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1854. AN UPPER HOUSE OF LANDED PROPRIETORS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
PORT 1\ND GUAlRlDJiAN AND NORIs.MANY G5ENt\lL ADVERt1'tt. .ublished every Monday and Thursd n TO PrIIOTCT OUn I Gishrs-NOTTO IFatINGS L'PON TIIO " OTroTHEs. TflUI.SDAY, JANUARY 12, 1854. AN UPPER HOUSE OF LANDED PROP RIETORS. Is order to arrive at a definite conclusion respecting the mer:ts of the propose New Constitution ; it is necessary to solve this qjeettion--Is it desirable to have an Upper Legislative HIouse composed ex clusively of tle large landed proprietary of the colony. The qualification for a Legislative Councillor, or senator is:to be a freehold of £10,000 value, or producing an itnpome, of £1,000 per annuma. And the qualification for an elector to the Senate is to be a freehold valued at £1000 or producing an income of £100. The Senate is therefore to consist exclusively of landed proprietors; who are to be elected solely by landed proprietors. That there is any difference in the value of the frvehold qualification, between a member s of the senate, and an elector to...
PORT FAIRY SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
PORT FAIRY SHIPPING. A?ntvrD .-Jan. 1.-Eagle, schoor.er, M'Kinnon, master, from Melbourne. 2.-Manchester, steamer, Harrison master from Melbourne, called to land passengers. 2-Wave, schooner, Warcus, master, from Melbourne, cargo sundry duty paid free goods. 3.-Dove, brig, HIogg, master, from n Melbourne, passenger Mr. Baker. 4.-Tritou, brig, Badger.-master, from Melbourne, cargo 2700 Rpine boards, 8G tons coals, Stevens & Beaver. 5. Manchester, steamer, Harrison, master, from Portland. SAILED. - Jan. 2. Manchester, from Portland, take in passengers. 2.-Sarah,' bri., Simpson, master, for Portland, cargo sundry free goods. 2.-BMaria, brig, lHarrison, master, for Portland, cargo 105 balas wool, 30 tons flour and 150 bag sugar. 5.-Manchester, steamer, for .Melbourne, called to take" passangers. S.-Pearl, three-masted schooner, Knox master. for Melbourne cargo ,sundry free goods.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser — 12 January 1854
STEAM.1 TO M ELBOURN E.; Calling at PORT FAZ'RYand (Weather permitting) to land and receive l'assengors 'II ll Splendid ndi: powerful ' J . Steam.slip 3 13 Harriason, cocmmonder, +r. will sail fromu Portland Bay, for the above ports on thes th 15th, and 25th of each month. For Freight or passage ,,pply to, A R.CILUII?SIIANK & Co, Portland, 8th Dec. 1853, N.B. The Manchester lands Passen gers at the Wharf, Melbourne, FOR LONDON. ,l l 13 yenrt Al ship 673 tons, regtsier, I.;nltain Scott. This tliae. 'esel is expected to arrive here frotm I ondon, with a full cargo, in about 15 days; alter dliclharging which she will comnancuse loading fo her return voyage, Ior freight or poasnge apply to os. G. HENrY. I'ortland. Nor; 220, 1533! FOR THE COAST TRADE. I rTrl fine first class new S i:row steam ship bf 276 tons register, Captain Ilelpmtnna I.N. 'lthis fns vessel is warranted to stenam from ten to twaelrt knots per hour, is of 75 horse power, with accotmmnodation for 40 in the cabin...