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BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, August 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
BERWIC K SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, AuIgust 18. Sspecial meeting of the above Couincil , held on Saturday, September. 1st. preset : The President (Councllor Bourke) Cuilors Gibb, Hanley, Buchanai, and The Valuer handed in valuation of the , showing the total valuation to be ?O0 On the motion of Councillors Gibb 'T Conor, the valuation was accepted. On the motion of Councillors Buchanan dianley it was resolved that notice be a of the intention of the Council to Sa rate of one shilling in the pound on Steable property in the Shire at the iet meting. oathe motion of Councillors Connor and Bchanan it was decided that application, inrited for next meeting for the office of te.colector, collector of statistics, hnd inspctor, ata salary of :'50 per annum, eter ith "s. on all dog fees collected. ihe meeting then adjourned.
THE BERRY POLICY. To the Editor of the South Bourke and Mornington Journal. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
TIIE BERRY POLICY. To the Editor of the South Bourke and Mornington Joase, Stu,-What the d-oeas is Berry up to? Fu, months before the last election he and his pals r running about all over the colony proclaiming thre selves to be the people's especial friends, and promie" to bust up the big estates, and settle the people o the lands;' and above all, to put on a thunderng big land tax, so as to be able to take the dluties of1 tea and sugar, and such things, all for the benefit of th people; and now, dash my buttons, if they aint a cuddling: the squatters and land-owners, and other natural enemies of the people worse than blcColoch Frahcis, or Gammon Duffy ever did, and are atc. ally going to take the taxes off silks and carpets, lid gloves and dried fruite, and put 'em on upon ith meat; if that isn't making fools of us who put 'em in, I should like to know what is. Now, look at me, didn't I and Joe Iluggins attend all their mnetinle, Didn't we go over to Emeralo d ill, a:ed up to Nor...
DANDENONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, 8th September. Before Messrs. Hutton, Keys, and Powis.) [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
DIANDENONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, 8th September. efore Messrs. Hutton, Keys, and Powis.) Dandenong Shire Council v. Peter oll; rates, £?. Order for the amount, ad 1s. 6d. costs. A cheque for £2 2s. I. had been forwarded, not being the 1 amount.-Same v. William Audsley; to, £2 s. Settled.-Same v. William ;' rates, £4 4s. The defendant objected pay on the plea that he had not received ?benefit. The Bench could not entertain e objection, and made an order for the a?nt, with 12s. ld. costs. Police v. John Jones; allowing a horse wander. Fined 2s. 6d. John Coombs v. Elizabeth Hogg ; work d labor and materials. Order for 10s. out costs. Charles Marshall v. George Chandler ork and labor, £31 Is. 6d. Settled out of sart. The Court adjourned.
DANDENONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
DADm E N5OG AIaRKET.-There was a modersteart tendance at the markbet yesterday. The fofose: were the :ruling prices :-Cattlo :-Yearlings,25i.ta 32 a. Gd.; sprigeres, .5 to £7 10s.; milkers, I0 to £8 ; steers, 40s. to 45s. Pigs :-Bacons, 50.tb 95s.; porkers, 25s tot45. Slips, Os. to 15i. Casl?e 3a. to 25s. Calf skins, Q4d. per lb. Bidr., 3#d. Pota toes, 4s There was a moderate supp:7 of garden and general produce, which realised ?s prices.,": .
GARDINER POLICE COURT. Saturday, September 8th. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
GARDuiER POLICE COURT. Saturday, September Sth. Before 3lessrs R.. ,. Lewis, R. G. Ben on, John Bellin and W. C. Watts J.P. W?m. 3ilne was fined 2s. Gd. for having o name on his dray. A south of not very prepossessing appear nee named Fredk. Forrester, 18, was rouoht up charged with breaking into the eling of Robt. Allway, and stealing erefrom '4 and a pocket knife. The roner was seen outside Mr. Allway's ore on Sunday, the 10th August, and Mr. lay, who was at chapel, discovered on return that the place had been robbed. he prisoner was apprehended 14 days erwards in Albert Park, but the evidence 'aist him was very slight, and the charge as altered to one of being a reputed thief a public place with intent to commit a .ev. The prisoner howled sufficiently er. the hearing of the case to enlist the nppathyofthe bench, and was consequently ",harwed with a caution. The Court then adjourned.
SELECT POETRY. A SCENE FROM LONDON LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
: SELECT "POTRY P SSCENE FROM LONDON LIFE.N The winiry winds are blowing shrill, the rain-drops ihicklytfalli: ; . ' ;: . ' Aid night upon the busy town hs drawn his dismal, pall; . :d T2lhrough irarmly:curtain'd windows shine .th cheer Sfal Christmas fire; r - : lii. .: A within is joy and oinofort all without is cold and Amir an angel doing deeds of good, that fire sends -. .?..'?th uiray t hollow, ",e g, m Itot the eheerles stormy night; no t to the toll ?tle For t ii not in open nnin" e, henmn stads by t seeh, er,, 'Pt inab thsileet darkness move forth fair fcharity Aond, sel below the'wiaidowar liethning the jo-e 'WWitLat .fae pals, ent eare om, hovers the tgirl of Behind the feaenting cobrs are want, and grief, and And Beeath " that hollo ideoh laigh, a terrible despair She heare the voice at childhood ? he remember' former days, When,I?n her:quiet village hoe?t ehe ned in soer When her thoughts were good and happy and'fre ron sin and guilel % And all:were woant o greet her wi...
EASTERN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
EAbTERN MARKET. let Sp.- Vegetables : artichokes, ground, ~Il per lb: ; .besas, 2}d do; b onquets, 3s to Ss F: dozeni aiibages, ?l to -3s Gd do; eaulitlowers, 3ia 00 do; carirots, 6 to 83 per don bunches; olarry, 2s. to Gs per dozsia sticks ; cress, water, SI pi doz bunches;, garlic, 2d to 3d per lb; horsjrdi , s Gd to 6s per doe sticks; lettuces, Gd to SI per dons marjoran, ad; per dozen bunches ; mint, 61 do; onions, dtied, 12s. to 18s. per cwt; do., gree, 6d. to 8d bunches ; parsley, Gd to Sd do ; parstil Is to Is Gd do ; potatoes, 3s to 4s per aot; ptampkid ds to 103 per dozen; radishes, Id to 61 per do bunches ; sago, 10d do bunches; shallots, Id peerl; spinach, 2d perlb ; thyme, Gd toSd per doz baacaq; tarhips," GdL t o 1s. per dozen bunches. Fpait: Almonds Sd ?;r ibi.; apples, dessert 12s per c.ai di.,- cooking,' -80 to 10s . 6d per case; lemon, is to 2s per. dozenl oranges, 6 Gd to i pF ease; peari, 2, d to 3Si per lb. Dairy Prodae: Bacon 8 1to 10d per. tb; butter, 10d to Is...
The South Bourke AND Mornington Journal. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 12th, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
AND __I? .. ...ii.?( a. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEBIBER, 12th, 1877. iT'is of the utmost importance to 'a country that it should have good roads, and it may be laid down as a general, proposition that the improvement of the means ofcommunica :ion between, one part of a country and another tends ~reatly to promote its ad vanceiient." Good roads are in fact as much' essential to :the :welfare of a-people as -a sound, system of jurisprudence and a well established i currency; and it consequently . should be the care of the Governiment to see' that the roads iareWell imad anndmaidtained. 1 In this: coony the;diuty"of. anlkiir'Wiosidods has to a wreat extent been' transferred.t 'i local b'odies, b' iini somie eases it lhas not been so transferred, and- then :as a general rule we find that the Government neglects the duty, iot being so nearly concerned'in' its performance as a :municipality would be, ind the public suffer. It should be,. we nnaintain,.. the duty of the GovernmentI to look after the...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
POLITICAL. E o A `In 'the Legislative Council, on -Tuesday, -Mr. Sargood presented a petition from the Hobson's Bay' Conipany against the pro posed terminus of the direct line from Oak- ol lcigh; inasmuch as 'the ground east ''of ni Princes Bridge was required by the Com- Ii pany, and it would be an injustice to deprive' ft them of it; also praying to be heard at the is bar, by counsel.-Received, and referred to G Committee.-Petitions were presented from ci Roman Catholics against the Education Act. of -Mr. Cuthbert presented a petition from 'tl Gardiner, praying that the claims of.that C district to railway communication, in the -w selection of the line fromn Melbourne to tl Oakleigh, might be considered.-Received, im and referred to Committee.-fn committee tl on the Railway Construction Bill,; Colonel w Anderson was examined on the Queenscliff st line, and'it was decided to re-examine Mr. w Higinbotham and Mr. Watson, on the Oak- .k leigh line.-Various bills were advanced a ci sta...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
Th two MISCELLANEOUS: c 0_ C The two largest sheep slaughtered in the o' 'colony, weighing 180 lb: and. 165 lb: re- a spectively, were on view in Melliourne last fi 'week; and came from' Calvert's 'Stationh Colac. t] It seemis that deer have become so numer ous oni Messrs. Chirnsid's estate as to be a nuisance to the neighbouring farmers. Con sequently Messrs. Chirnside invited a large number .of persons o. ut ' on Satuiday' afternoon to run, down some of the herd, e imarksmen being stationed in :vbridos local ities: to bring down thegamein' si they passed The chase began at Braybrook, andd thence tl across the plains-by the. Werribee.e There t where some anmusing scenes during. the after noon, ; the ineffectual attempts of poor horses and worse'riders to keep up with the t field being the source of. great' amusement c to knots of country folks .who gathered in different spots to see the huntsmen go by. About 20 deer were brought . down,. but as tlhe herd,is said to : number .700 :S...
EXPERIENCES AMONG THE BIRDS AND ANIMALS OF BRANDY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
EXPERIENCES AMONG THEBIRDS to AND ANIMALS OF BRIANDY CREEK. ref t Br A WANDER.Gi Creation is marvellous;, bothl on account G of its never ceasing variety and its'unlimited thl numbers. Everywhere we find forems .of or, life; and everywhere something: is to. be p found different to ioverything:'else.: Hoew ' many oftthe living beings :ourid in Soutlih Gippsland are peculiar, to that locality ?' : I o: cannot say, not being versed inithe 'siience of natural history. But, whether any of aeo the birds br insects I met with in :Brandy Creek are confined to their: hazel :liioes, or 'whether all are cosmopolitans, I am sure that seeing them causedmnieto comiprehend c more clearly thun ever tli:boindlessness of the resources of nnaitire,: To s'pecify the whole of the curious: creatures, large anid small, which I saw in thee, above, district, would be along and difficult tisk, evenif I knew their correct nanmes.; :.I Will therefore a content myself with detailing my observa- Sh sions of some...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
LOBILINE I-FOa TRE TE?mr AND BREATI-A few drops of the liquid "' blorline" sprinkled on a wet tooth-brush produces a pleasant lather, which thoroughly cleanses the teeth from all parasites or impurities, hardens, the gums, prevents tartar, stopa decay, gives to the teeth a peculiar pearly-whitsnes,, rad a delightful iragrance to the breath. It removes oll unpleseant odour arising from decayed teeth or tobacco emoke. The . Fragrant Floriline;" being composed in part of Honey and sweet herb, is deli cious to the taste, and the greatest toilet discovery of the age. Price 2s. 6d., of all Chemists and Per fame?. Prepared henry C. GAQLm , 493 Osforl steet, London. . 670md THE SOUTH BOUR:KE: MORNINGTON JOURNAL EsTA?ISHED 1865. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING, "FOR Circulation throughout the two Counties o ?- South Bourke and dlornington, publishes fill reports of the proceedings of the local bodies, and being thoroughly well established, will be found the most useful medium for advertisi...
CLIPPINGS FROM "PUNCH." [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
CLIPPINGS FROM "PUNCH." The cartoon is entitled "' Honorary Help, the only physician who is regular in his attendance at the Melbourne Hospital." It is a ghastly subject representing a spectral *figure of death, stretching its bony hands over four corpses. The Effects of the Ball on my Grandmother. " One fool makes a great many, But the old fool is worse than any." My grandmother's ugly, andcraggy, anrid tall, Yet ebe swent to Mayor Paterson's fancy dress ball.: As Lady Someone-or.the-other; i And ever since, I protest and declare, We are driven almost to the brink of despair, We're'es plagued by my scraggy grandmother. F or she eteers'thriolgh the b?onde lke a ship in full Ssail, Ilonged up to the eyes, though by nature she's pale, * And she cuffe both' myself an h?broether And when we re boath in the stidet of our play, 'She haughtily says, !'"Ho' get out of my way I'm Lady Some-one-or-the-other , Oh I Paterion, Paterson, Pater on, Pat Ersonl, what were you at When yout sent aie i...
THE AGREEABLE BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
THE AGBEEABLE BATTLE. I sppoeo that everyone who pomeeses that annular form of ociety called a circle of acquaintance," can number so itn radii at least one of those social bores' whom young ladies are pleased to denominate *agreeable Battles " A more~ ofensive production of civilised life I can scarcely imagine, andI protest,l t oh :hesarthis, ye young ladies,-that befoe I would tamely allow myself to bie called by suech a contem tible name (eren by you,,IMiss Telly) I would for swear thel charms of female society, and turn misogyniat at once.u - ,Forwhat ever is there, my dear young ladies,' i this Battle of your, that is so very. agreeable? Is bhi coersation latellectual, or even witty? Can yon ever remember anything that he ever said to you tihit was worth treasuring up, either in your heart or head? Could you ever nnderstand all that he spoke of, boifollow him with any clearness of apprehension, ins the'dsijeciaque membra of his talk? What is there, then, in him, in the name of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
Under the Patronage Of His Excellency. MTRAVELLERS' REST HOTEL, (LATE COUNSEL'S). Blackburn Creek, Nunawading. J. D AVI S, PROPRIIETO, 1)EGS to inform his Friends and the General Public that the above well.-known Hostelry, which is J within eleven miles of Melbourne, is replete with every convenience requisite for the accommodation of Travellers and Visitors. MEALS AT ALL HOURS. S It is situate on the main road fromr Melbourne to Lillydale, and is on the eaiest and best route to the Gld andiAntimoby Mines. The Best of Liquor selected from imported brands is kept in stock, and the stabling is first-clas. Cobb and Cos'. coach arrives and departs daily at the hotel. A Supply of HORSE-FEED of every description at the Cheapest possible prices always on hand. 875 .Auctions. - PRELIMINARY NOTICE. Township of New Berwick. EGAN ka, CLARKE Are instructed by Robert Ker, 43 Bourke street west, as agent.for James Gibb, Esq., of Berwick, to.SELL by AUCTION on an early day, of which dno notice wil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
ECALS OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISING. Twenty Words, for One Insertion ... Is Tewty to Thirty Words, do ... ... 2s Thrty to Forty Words, do ... ... Se &be Forty Words, at the rate of $s per inch, if for One Iosertion only. A large DLrwuorr upon all Advertisements appearing for Three Months. AdUrtientes nEst .peeify on the face of them the number of ins:ltions, or they will be continued ad charged for till countermanded. All orders for withdrawal or alteration to be sent in on the day prior to publication. Advertisefments can only be discon tinued by written orders. DIR-E TORY. Solicitors MILLER, THOMIAS, 64 Litte Collins street east, Melbourne; and Sunnyside Cottage, Chapel street, St. Kilda. Butchers PINNIGEI, JOHN, General Family Butcher Rowena Parade, Richmond. 1iscellaneous J. BOLT, Water Filter lanufacturer, 1lTa Car digan lsreet, opposite Argyle equare, Carlton formerly of 19 Argyle place, Lygon street. Surveyors HOLLAND LOXTON. Anthorised Surveyor under Transfer of ..nd St...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 12 September 1877
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE:. ---o. A meeting of the committee appointed at a publio C meeting recently lield at Buln Buln in reference to forming a shire, was held at Higgs' Selector's Arms Hotel, on Saturday evening last. There were present Mr EJ. Dwyer (in :tho chair) Messrs Thor Walton; Ireland, Corrie; Lyall, Grant and Cornell. On motion of:Messrs !Ireland aniddCorrie, it wose resolved that the Governmest be requestcd noo to expend any more monies in the district, unless under the supervision of this committee until the district has been formed into a shire, as the funds hitherto expended by the Government have been injudiciously granted.? Mr. Ireland slipported the resolution at some length, especially in favor" of the district being formed into a shire.. Ho suggested also that if the r Government intended to do further works, tenders ' should be invited, and not be done by day labor as t hitheirto. A resoblitioh to this effect was passed,'and ordered tobe forwarded to the member for t...
LATER NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Bourke and Mornington Journal — 19 September 1877
LATER NEWS. The Russians appear to have achieved some successes in the neighborhood of Pleana, a place to. which the attention of :. the civilised world is at present strongly directed. The Russians closely invested the place, and, after four day's cannonading,," took Gravitza and three .redoubts, witha: loss of about 10,000 men, killed and woun-:. - ded. The combined forces of the Russians and Roumanians have been estimated at .?. 80,000 men, with 333 guns, and the army:, of the Turks is put down at 60,000 men-': with 220 guns. The special telegrams,: which we publish, show the progress of the seige. OFFICIAL WAR -TELEGRAM. 'London, 14th September. After a four day's cannonade, Gravitza and a redoubt before Plevna were taken· b :y the Russians, ,with heavy slaughter. 5,000 ":'i' Russians were wounded, and the killed are :. =' not estimated.' Plevna is' still held by the., Turks. Suliemani Pasha is advancing towards Gabrova. The Czarewitch's army has been driven: back on Biela by Me...