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Wednesday, 18th January, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) IMPORTANT DECISION UNDER THE PASSENGER ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
Wednesday, 18th Jamaary, 1860. : (Befori?'Lieit?. Cra.wford, P.M) "IMPORTANT DECISION UNDER- THE PASSENGER ACT. .The .Emigration Oufcer v. John 2. rnerj jun. This case: was heard at Sandridge on Monday last,-and-was adjourned-to Williams town till this dayfor the decision of the Court. About' a formight ago , a Mr. Tribe was prose cuted 1y .?tlie: ýgraiou Officer,. (Mr. Broad) for having, received :large sums of money for passages per ship Pierre for San Franicisco, and-omittiig to pay tleicharter money to the ship, in consequen?ce of which the captain re fused to sail, and Mr. Iribe was sentto prison. Brt it' appearsi that the -matter did .not end here; as will-be seen by the following-facts : The information- filed against Turner at the Sandridge Police Courtwas..under. the 48th sectioierofte 't git er$ Act, wii chrvdmh'rovde, thatiwh&erepassages are not provided :accord ing to contrnwt, !'uch passenger, or any emi gratiofi-oficerbon his-behalffshall be entitled to recover...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
CLA EN DO .-' HOQT'E's., Williamstown. . HE undersige having Elcm Ierpretor of the above-natied hotel, b respe'tfully to invite his old Friends -and the'Public o pect his entire New Siv ' lof W'ines,'Spiiils d"&., whicl ho guarantees to be of first-rate quality, and at mode rate charges. The hotel department will bear comparissn with any first-class houses, the rooms being lofty and spacious, commandinig an excellent view of the Bay.. and is well 'adapted to families requiring a ,hange from the sultry heat and dust of Melbourne.' Clean liness and comfort the proprieto- considers to be of the greatest necessity, and he truist the support for: merly.received by him :ill" be again bestowed by those who have known hinui the last fiftenyyears: .... FRANK EIJRDET. Be O TBO OT THE LARGEST,'BEST, 'ND CHEAPEST STOCK OF BOOTS& SHOES IS AT $T . $A.H,11TJEIS', .. - BOOT WAREHOUSE, No' 53, Nelson Place, opposite the Old Pier. APOTHECARIES' HALL, WILLIAMSTOWN. 11, THOMPSON STR.E E...
Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
Post-office Money-Orders. ' R EGULATIONS FOR" THE IssUE A.I) PAYmIEFT OF - PO5TOFFiCE isNEV'' ORiDEiRS: Ilis Excellency the Governor, with thei advicb of the Execdtive Council,hss.eien pleased to direct the publication of the following Regulations for thei lsue' and payment of Post Office Money orders in'the Co lony 'of Victoria; and the public are hereby informed that in conformity with these.regulatiniis,'Post Offic" Money Orders may be obtained. and-be made pay able at the undermentioned places on and after the I2th July, 1858. 1. Places and tidmeof issue, and payment.--money orders may be obtained and :made- payable at the following places, viz: The Post- Ofice at Melbourne. - Do. - . Geelong.:? Do. Batlarat.' S )o -. ,,Sandhurst. Do.,. " Castlemainine. Do. ":. Beechivorth. Do. K- ilmore.. Do. Mliuryborough. S Do. Ararat. . Do. Pleasait Creek. lDo. Willianistown., Do. Portlind. ., " . :D. Belt?t::" ... " )"o. WVarrcamboo . bet~een the hours of Ten a.ni. and Three p m., Sun .;Lim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
S,: ;illiamstown; _V uniipah:ty::. `. "a "A RE'iliereby j?vited for the fo'lowing works,, a' Cnitrict No. 1l4: Souith sidd of TwIyfiord-street, 4'=:;betweek Thompsn and. Colo-streets.: .: , . 06ntiact No. 15. : West side of I Giffanr-street, "from Railway crossing. to the entrance to the .: Public Gard' en. utat t n. 16 Nforth side of" Hotham-.street' Contract hN:: 17.?i .East side of College-street. 7 j' -slDU'S IYWORKS. j 7: .. ' Supplysig .Ao,cubic. 'ards of shell-metal, ; mak inog' and ixinglsix seats ii Public Giuilden making ; hbearer orhand-barrobi for the cmietery. i`'' - .Specifications a?e t be seen, and forms of tender ;,; eobtained,?athe -?unicipal: nrve6ors - office; and -,..i rtenlers, are to be .deliverel .at my.office, at or S eliefo? ?0;' o'cloclk;', ??;' bi -i Monday, tihe 28th s;oda'ht : fthose for the Patith" \Vo and-Shell m " ' etal ?aliressed." to 'the ,Chahman of 'the Public Works Committee; that forthe:CGarden seats, to Ithe.Chairman of the Garden }Committ;c,...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
Local and General News. CONGREGATIONAL ANNUAL SERVICES. - The second anniversary of thp Congregational Chuiich' in this town was celebrated by the preaching of ttwosenmons on 'Sunday last, in c the'Steuedorestreet Chapel,' by the Rev. J.:P. a Sunderland, of Richeifond. Both ;services .e were well" attended, and.the reverend, gentle man was listenCed to on each occasioni by an . atteiitii'icongregatioi'. O '. Tuesday evenig 1 a tea meeting was held in'the sam;'building,- r which was honoured by the presence of about :200 ladies and gentlenen,: including many of 1 the principal residents of Williamstown and the neighboiring :city". ·Tea being over, Mr. I Rolfe was" called to the chair, and the trea- 1 surer. (Mr. Inglis) read a statement of the in come- and expenditure of the church, by which a it appeared-that the income of the -church 1 .during the last .twelve.months was £560 19. .10d.; While the 'expenditure for the same pe riod-was £58.4 4s. 10d., leaving a deficiency . of £23 -5...
INDIGO AND CHILTERN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
INDIGO AND CHILTERN. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; . We do not remember for many a day, a week more fruitful, of "rush, oh !" than the past one. Not only in passible, but in some cases in impassible places has there been "pegging out,~' with of course an eye to future sinking when some lucky &nbsp; individual has bottomed, and layed violent hands on the "yellow-slave,'' so long buried under mo- ther earth. Rushes to all points of the compass, taking Chiltern as the centre. Some of course have turned out down-right " shicers," and whilst others still enjoy the position of favourites. Amongst the latter there are rushes to two gullies leading into the Suffolk. In the gully starting from Conness's old reef, the prospecting shaft bottomed on Thursday, at a depth over 100 feet. We have no authentic information as to the pro- spect, but we notice that the prospectors have be- gun driving: The gully is about half a mile long, and claims are pretty well all marked off...
BOWMAN'S FOREST, OVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
BOWMAN'S FOREST, OVENS. &nbsp; For the third time during the last four years, gold is being obtained in payable quantities in Bowm:an's Forest. Not many hundred yards from the site of the shafts sunk by the first Beechworth Prospecting Association, but higher up the bank of the gully known as Cunningham's rush, a party of four have been prospecting for nearly sixteen months. They have sunk several shafts in the immediate vicinity, and have driven many hundred feet, attacking to the &nbsp; ground with a persistent industry worthy of the very highest reward. The results of their labors have been various. At times they have been able to knock out tucker, at others, the gold they got would not keep them from starvation, but so confident of ultimate success were they, that besides the value of their labour, in itself no slight sum, they have spent several hundred pounds in prospecting this part of the forest. They have, for some time past, been working with a whim, the de...
Original Correspondence. FRESH WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860
,?trinn-'olikesp.iisienc. - FRESH WATER. S[To the Edito? oft?heTW?-?ws Tsrsroows Cln:ioxctI . DEALt Sri,-I amin glad to see that our townspeople. are.making anieffort to raise an efficient Fire Brigade, and that there is now a reasonable prospect of success' We have had a hard struggle for. it during the list five years, and if anybody deserved a thing of that kind it is thepeopIe of Williasiiito?ri Had our- Council adopted the plan of- paying the members before, there would in allprobability have been a first-rate body of.well:drilled meni nowin readiness for any emergency.; however, et us be thaniadil; that things are no worse than theb are. . - . - - - Theri.is one veiyimiiortantiliestion con nected-with this matter,;which seems to have climed littlg~ attention lately, ,iamely, the long-talked of supply of water to Williams town, and without a plentiful siipply of water throughouit thie townit-is .evident Lthat ever so good a fire-engine or ever so good- a com pany will'bh remfde...
OUR WHARVES. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
SOUR WHARVES. [To the LdVtor uf the ItLL.AOC Trowy CIno::Ict.L.] ,,-SIRi-1 looking over the Estimates which have just been passed, I find that large sums of- ouney have bcen voted by the Legislature for :the erection and extension of wharves at Mielbqurnie, Saudridge, Qucenscliffe, and other places; but I cannot see that a penny is to be appropriated to Williamstown, or that even the. namne.:of:.the. village", was mentioned during the'iliole tiine that the money for wharves was!being voted away. 'crhaps some of your readers whob arc posted up in Parliamentary mitters will' explain why it is that'.Williams town has beeii so quietly set aside': -Yours, tiuly ISQUIREE.
THE CASE BEING ALTERED ALTERS THE CASE. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
THE CASE BEING ALTERED ALTERS THE CASE. [To. the Editor of the WILL?r?owS CIIONICLE.] SSu,--When. one of the cold-water men pro poses any improvemenit in the town, the first thing is to try and find out if he has any in terest in the matter; and if hehas none, even then, as in the Fergusou-street corner-peg case, bad motives.are imputed to him. But the case being different alters the case. Not a word was asked about the Yamra-street foot piath, even when the case is so glaring. Now, if: ever the -councillor gets in again, who is so much interested in Yarra-street, it is to be hoped that he will not be so ready to imputo badmotives .to other members of the Council in future. I will conclude by hoping that the Committee5 appointed to investigate the Coun cil expenses, &c., will recomnuend a measure that. will..b: more acceptable, to the ratepayers generally than the present arrangement. Yours, &c A? R.aer'YAvat.
TEN DAYS' LATER NEWS. ADEN, February 2. LONDON, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
TEN DAYS' ... AErr?, February 2: SLonDoaJanuary:28. :':TLie Queen opened PTrliament' n the 24thi Her Majesty's S1 h'4E asi wellreceived .. ' cdngries 'post one d Fre~gbig ,relations friendly... :. : .. S- Qbierniieht -contracted.' engagement .with France for re-settling i" Itaian libert a4oc ted. Ii L ndi -Enwlish flinanc satisfactory. -^ -Ijf e=Chinese-war mey be averted:by the= Emperor conceding-moderute demands. San Juan difficulty remoived iPit Agp ricua.. i tstatcf efficient defences announced. Go1mOFrcial trLtiln edi? ' ; , '; vne ;i~tiia . t ::; . t'il Contract Comnit'tee reaj?pointed C.vouCaii?e?T-"rm-. . .... Cap ain Ra i ti* o i Alike A at Eastern, drowned. The lon.,! rBaines dead. 3. Further advance exiected. "onsols 94a to .. - Victoriau.debentures.unaltered. Arrived, =Water Nymph, Andammache, Tartar: . : Sailed.--argaret, Transatlantic, Nordaa, Hollinside, laidstone, Marshal, Vocalish, Gidut's a C3 seway.
COMMERCIAL AND MONETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
CO1-MERCIAL AND MONETARY. The year has:.opened auspiciouslyfor the, commerciad interest of the country.: Trade isp:rosperous.: Eniplopniea t aituindant. .oieey.l plentiful *-nd cheap, and our pro spects cheering., " The i-iank rite of discount continues at 2;,: but owing t -the drain of precious metals andT the'gradual.diminuition ofe the Bank resources: an advance is anticiplited .At ;the present momhnt hlivever, supplies are ample. Con sols, which to-day are quoted.at.95J,and pub-; lic securitisi geierdaly are favourably influ enced by the,-Imperial free trade progoamme. Victorian,.debentures .have been 'depressed to 111, by the anunouncement of the intro duction of another instalment of £3,000,000 in April next. Other Australian securities and shares are.in moderate demand. . Saveral new -financial projects are before the public-the London and Colonial Company, designed to !iupply the colonial market with. hops, malt, beer, ale, &c. capital £1.O0,00.; a Canadianiloau:for ...
A GOOD CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
A' Goon, G sCr . ohifterand Co., . who aire iworkingthe road_ bype zntosin of thoeng eneer got r40 -,worth of gold kbl woedbeforle laws3 they tOi~eIin bOObbtr.' ýa, _ vio on ~e QTthpoil gratI1WitV' o6a'e aflowcd'sb much of the Ve cious mtlt e AEC2W S 1to reaoi buried in the soil . Mpuii .meta1Z g~ior b~.r~r~::-1·
Thursday, March 8, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
'Thursdayl March 8; 186C It was agreed, on the motionof. Mr. .Pawkner, that the rollof""th·iHouse should be called on the 22nd inst., before she second reading of the Pen sions Bill should be consider ' " The various bills before the House were agaiif -izi~1o " ihnthKabsence of th~e 'representative of rhe' Governmnent, -auh&the House. adjornied until Wecdnesday .net.: ..
Friday, 9th March, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.,) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
Friday, 9te Aiarch, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M:,) Jnces Peebles?appeared before the court this morning, charg'e. with beiuog..druik. As it was his first offence he was admonished. ASSAULT. Allen De Yoiung; chief officer on board the ship' P?eri, was complined against.. by one John Wilson,. for haying. assaulted. him. MIr. Crabbe appeared for the defnde. The plaiiitiff iii"this 'case was a boot and shoemiker, residin, 'atc Sandnid"s ariid who had in prosecution of his calling bdaided this ship to solicit work. The defendant had strict orders from the master not to allow any stranger ori.board, in consequence of two of his med having .deserted. Plaintiff did n:ot appear willing to leAve the ship when ordered to do so, :rhereupon the defendant :pushed him and compelled him to lea?e. The 'elnch considered a slight assault had been proved. The defendant was fined Js. and costs oi court.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
•The ublicare re peeftfllytonformed that .Afr' Peart, of Steredore-street, has been appointed an agent for the ale of thii'paper. " SNcstice toAdvertisers. We shonldfjeetgreatlyioMiged if advertisers; wcho can make it convenient tofo;ward their orders in the early part of the'week would lose no itme ii doing so. Ilitherto'i hae been pitt to muich'inconvenience'on account ofthe late hoi- at which advertisements have .arrived, and if this could be avihded,-or partally. o,, ou r arrangements would be greadtl o failitartad l
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 10 March 1860
LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VI SIOUTerTO. : Underlo: 0. . . 6 lExceeding , .;z. hnd not exceeding ]oz. ". 1 0 I xceeding loz. and not cxceeding 2z; r :. ' 0 i xceeding 2oz. and not exceeding 3oz. .. :"o 0 Ald every ounce or fraction of an ounce, one shilling additional . INewspapers, each-lii . i .. - TO THE UNITED "IGDOMI VIA MARSLEILLES. French Rate in. addition to the above. U Utider oz". 0... .. o 3 Ulnder Lr. 6 Underjoz. 0 9 And for every Ioz. 3d. additional lewsepapers Pd. each additional: ., OK -i 00 POSTAGE: : .. VIA SOUTeir.OI'TO Thyebnok paos systent ? has ben~ extended t tht United bKingd'om; e ndia +Ceylo-n b'uiritius, Hong Ken` Malta, Gibraltar I'iNiy Inoth 'ti alee-Sooth Anstralia, aisnrnina, ;:?w Z?aland, aiid wTVtern Not exceedingo. ' ... 6 ,Above 4oc. ond not exceeding 8onl '' . 1. 0 Above 8&. and not exceeding lbh. 2 Above lib: and notoxceeding'1 lb. 8`":`' 0 Above lllb. ald not exceeding 21b1. .. 4 0 Anid so on, adding Is. for each additional lb. or fraction ...