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The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, March 17th, 1860. RUMORED MINISTERIAL CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
Ity William stmtn fltrognii4j WI?LrAMSTOWN, s d, ay, Marcrh17th, 1860. RUMORED MINISTERIAL CHANGES. - , Ma. Nxcsor;soN ba gikan-i te-be distinotly' understood that there will be re-committal of the Land Bill, an intimation which it is very difficult to understand.. The Bill con taine eighty nine clauses, moast of which have undergone some change in Committee, and unless there is a general revision of the me& sure, it is very likely to turn out rank folly and nonsense. Changes and amendments have been introduced here and there; not in accordance with any pre-arranged and care. fully matured plan of amendment, but at the instigation of individual members, each one acting for -himself, and often indifferent as to' whether or not the chane affected`by him would harmonize with the other portions of the Bill. Therefore, to send.it.to the Upper House in the condition. in which it will be when all the clauses have been pissed, would be .to: insult that august body, and would very pr...
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
R EPORTS: OF COMMITEES. It The following replortswere brought up and. adopted by the Council :- • . PUBLIC WORKS. The following accounts were examined, and passed to the Finance Committee - -:john Wilsoii, pameint No 1i;? ScontractNon,21 . £8 0 0 D. Wilson, final, contract No.' - 19, ... ... .. 1217 0 :D.Wilson, .doNo. 14; 5. ; 0 0 Morgan aidoLeery, payment No `T'i'ent8ract1, 50 0' 0 Joli? Wilson,. fi l, ,contract No. 17, 7 16 0 ilson. do. contract No. 2 5 0 50 Henrj, 'Williainsdo., bathing- 10 place . .. 10.17 6 S - . £96.15 6 The petitionu praying that a path might be formed along theEsplanada from -',Thomson' street to Cole-street, was taken into consider ation, and the Coinimmittee recommend that tenders be called for t'li conmpletion "6f 'tli " The Ipetition, for formation of, the foot paths in -Smith-street was also taken :'into cohsideration, but as the street has not yet been proclaimed a" public. one, the Comin mittee cannot, recommend that any improve mennts be made rintil...
CIVIL SERVICE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
IL; U CE -REPORT. Cr. C'oxwtia said, that as (hamsn o the Committee he aupposad it developed upon i& i'ba tha erepbrt of t i , i Servic Committee appointed to inquire into the work lug.expenses of the CunciL - In doing so, he" might mention that the committee were not by any means unanimous in the recommendations therein contained; but as the report :of-itself was one of.the most -important matters that had.for same time come b efdre that Board he hoped that every meinber would give the ra riious rcommendations contained in ithis ;e rious:consideration; aind, in: order that due time shoild be allowed to- eachnmemin er to esxmine'the matter fully, le wold iIpropose that it be laid on the table for a week, iso that when the debate would' come on all should'hel prepared to express their opinions; openly'and. freely; and; as it was rather adifficultsiubject to deal with, he' could see, no .reasoni why the members of -the -committee- should not, with a good spirit, take part in t...
PUBLICAN'S LICENSE. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M., and T. Mason, Esq., J. P) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
PUITBLICKN'S LICENSE - (Before Lieut. Crawford, P. .,nd T : M'ason a application was made by H: C.. Scha -dow?~ky for the:tiansfer of the licenseo. of the. Terminus.Hotel to HenryLord. i .: The Bench--ls the transfer of the busitiess' likely toaffect tfhe interest of Mrý Schladoi-, Mr. Schadowsky-Not in do least, yer wor ship.. .Mis. Conroy, the owner of the hotel,' aid that Mri: Sch'doisk s creditors could: not suffer vey much-byj his leaving the premises, as he had nothing to transfer, excepting the license in question." ... The' .Bench; .not appea~ng to have, any doubits as to-the truthfulness of. these state minents, granted the application.` TP2dnesday 14tk ~ .Mfairch 1860:)'.": There was no busiin'iess: before t?e Court h day~·
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
Wiamstown Muiiiipality. ELECTION OF OUNCILLORS. in'tersI of the 8ltb Victoria, No. 1I. Sections 19 andl, '^ creb 'cnvei aPUBLIC MEETNG oL lt .. ' .I :RATEPAYERS of this district, for thepuipose . cof electing three members of the Council. -to serve it - .the:place of George -Verdon,. James :JofoxhAm, an John Courtis, who retire by rotation, but who arn - igigble for re-election; also a memnber to serve in the S place of Thmniaa" Stewart, resighed, 'whose term of office would expire in April, IS61 ; such meeting tk F-;.e held in, the-Manicipal Court-house, Thompson - street, onthe fourth day of April, 1860, at the hout of eight o'cldck in the morning of that day. "'Should there be more candidates than vaconcies; , ;shbw of hands will be taken in favte of each, and -the candidate in whose favour the shokt of hands shall bo decided shall thereupon be declared to be to lis .' lected members of the Council of the said muimcipality to servo in the place of the aforeside SGeorgo Verdon, Ja...
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
BNG2LISH .SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE., ARRIVED FROM MEL5OURNE. , _Anglesey, at Gravesend Ist January. . kz. Lew .Chew, at Gravesend Ist Jawn ' " SFAILED FOR i?LBOUR "E. ':thenais, from Liverpool 22nd Dee. 'Admiral lyons, from Grsvesend 16th Jan, British Trident, from Liverpool 9th Jan. Dover ,astle,-from Gravesend 6th Jan.' Empire of Peace, from Liverpool 28th Dec. • -Ella Clark, 'from Torby 11th Jan. Si?Emirant, from Liverpool 27th Dec. E ; act firom Falmouth 12th .Tan. I ..LorddClyde, from Plymouth 6th Jan." Scotia, from Gravesend 10th Jan. Sarah M., from Liverpool 10th Jan. Statelite, from Liverpool 31st Dec. -.VoCalist. from Liverpool 17th Jan. Yorkshire, from Gravesend 22nd Dec. LOADIrNO FOR MELBOURNE." AT LoDnox.-Hermine, Jupiter, .Orwell, Lady . Miltoni Winfield Scott, Norfolk, Maidstone, A. B. .Thomp?on, Lew Chew, Malvina Vidal,. Rapid,, SwiftsuireDoliart, Lya,Ella A. Badger, Atalanta. ": AT Lrvxvioon--Bucephalus, Gipsy Bride, ,Per= 'an, Ina, Russell, Melbourne. " AT G:iasow.-Chi...
A PRIZE-FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
A PRIZE-FGIIT.--A pugilistic exhibition took plhce on Tuesday on the Geelong side of the Werribee.' Special trains were run, and there is good ground for believing that the "special". pur pose of these trains was quite well understood, that,, ih fact, the consciences of our railway authorities so sensitiv4 that they refuse to hire an engine to "the Government linless with provison that it shall do no'Sutiday work, did not boggle at a bargain for running a special train to convey the elite of the thievesand blackgnards of the town to a beastly prize-fight.--Geelong Advertiser. LAND SALF--VW e have been, requested to draw attention to the sale of land this day by Ir.o Mason, at three o'clock, on the Melbourne-road, im. niediately opposite the new Government workshops.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Friday, March 2, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
JiEGISLAT1`E _ASSEMTBLY. The, Spea'er announced tth i he had received .reom ?r +K?eefera s eer?l reemigoig his seat for the )vens. In answer to ~fr Btt~eon, ' Mr. NTicholaonstated that it was the intention of the Govytiraeet to intiduce t the close of the zeasionj abillto amend the Masteraiid Servants Act In answer to Mr. Sinclair, . aMr. Francis stated- thattlhe landTir the formi tion of the Murray River line of?aiiway, from the -43rd mile point to tho51st hit?A?oite ib?t, had not been handed over tto.the contractors; as the course -of the line had not'yet been fully decided upon by, .the Hohie . In aziwer to Mr. Prendergatga : : ' The Attorney-General stated that; personally, he was in favourof-the?abolitioUif thlaw- of primo -geniture, ana so, he ,beleved,, were somern, other members ,f the Governiiient 'bad the questionhad aevei'beefabefore the Govieninentas a'body. In'?bser "to Mr. M'Lellan, who asked theques *.tion-ini the 'se slnce of -i Spi , al, The Attorney-General. stated...
Original Correspondence. WILLIAMSTOWN ASSOCIATION IN AID OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS. To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
WILLIAMSTOWN. ASSOCIATION IN AID OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS. To the Editor of the WVLu.ZAMsrOWs Curnosc.E. SI,;-In the continued p:o ;rss of the re ligious. awakening, in Ireland and many parts of Britain, God is teaching rhis Church. throughout the world, the power of union wall the power of prayer. Broiherly love, whetlies in the motive that constraius, to act, or in the use of the means selected, is the most promi nent feeling, and in every case, to a very as tonishing deg-ee; the revival, in' its spiritual results is characterised by "'unity of the spirit." The .prevailing element is love-earnest love. Selfishness and so c trianfeelingaro by the presence of the Spirit of God, altogether banished, and, like the earliest converts of the primitive Church, they are "of.one heart and one mind," . On this accountIshould rejoice at any indications bf c!oserfellowship aniong Christians of various de nominations in Victoria, as the pledge of a glorious future. The name "Association in aid of ...
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. [To tle 'Elit.r of the WILLusioSows CHRONICLE. SSIz-Being otherwise engaged-last week, IT rwa reluctantly compelled to withold the promised com munication in reference tnthe-antiquity of the now much talked-of body of Foresters, originating, I be lieve, from-'certain obsrirvations p'aned uDon the leader of the.loresters body, whil-t in procession ti the laying-th'bli.foundation-stone-of the Mechanics' Institute; heboaring the symbolical emblem, that of a serpent with an 'apple~;sa?d, as strangers to the Order may not be acquainted, with the meaning of the saie, I would, Mr. Editor, with your permis sion. endeavour to show the positive identity of thb said symbol with the.Order. ., e read in Sacred history that the serpent beguiled, Eve to eat the apple; and as Forestry claims its antiquity from Adam (whose disobedience to the commanas of the Almighty brought. upon himself his 'expulsin from the ever-blooming Garden of Eden, into the.unculti vated Forest o...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 17 March 1860
oa. -oal anud nral $i4s. Resignation of Councillor Stewart.- &nbsp; &nbsp; It will be seen on reference to our report of last Monday's meeting that-Councillor Stewart has resigned his seat in the Municipal Council of this town, and that Councillor Mason has been elected as a chairman in his stead for the remainder of the municipal year. We are aware that Mr. Stewartfor some time past his found the duties devolving upon him as a pub- lic man to interfere'"very much with his pri- vate business, and it appears that sooner than hold an office which he could fill to his &nbsp; own satisfaction, he determined to resign. This was a wise and proper course; but we regret the circumstance notwithstanding. for &nbsp; in Mr. Stewart's retirement from public life we lose an able and ardent supporter of our "model" municipality, and the service of a first-rate business man. Mr. Stewart was re- turned at our first municipal election, four years ago, "at the head of....
NEW RUSH INGLEWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
YEW BUSH INGLEWOOD. The creapjioideint of the Bendig, frcury,. Orcing oon March'g9 l a:9 - On euturr last thiW plrwe was vsited with about Iv e hours' steady rain,,which was moat .e1 come after the opp rsive heat;we hive had for the L.st. week ; buIt atho;gh | thor. eas a largequantt-ty of water fP1,. it-,ean be of litIoe ervice to the eiu sons oemniismit, Treoli the fastt t enh erene darns o- reservoirs .coesttiaedt for the prrpos of retamnin.it. Loud. comrnlainle arem n e aganinst thewaronlis. who will oriti' eois aj Protsrctios to> phrti s benatirsi nisv duims'; but'a liio lion.:. of the diggera oppose the isstiusf Of uts"td for dioiriss it .would open a wide door for t; is: fo monopoliss a hags portion'ef aurifereus grinuisi. A large and constant suily of water to this gold: : hfield, a?t the lowest possible cost, is one of the iirst " qosatiois which the inhshitants of this place should take.up, audit is surprising that a meeting hasnot ;I.elnlauld for 'the purpose of memori...
Mining Intelligence. AUTHENTIC INTELLIGENCE FROM THE SNOWY RIVER. Guandagai, Friday Evening, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
1liniBg lntelliglrce. AUTHEVTIC.INTELLIGEN.VE FROM THEI:S&OWY RIPER. (From the correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald). Guandagai, Friday Evening. March 16. Two escaped convicts from Victoria, and one man for robber-y, were brought down to Tumut on the 14th- inst., and escaped from the Tumut lock-up on the evening of the 16th. Another man, brought down on the 16th for robbing the Police camp, was sentenced to six months' impri sonment. There is a nugget at the commi's'oer's tent got by Ferg usn's party, weighing 153oz. 15dwt. Crowds of men passed through Tumbeimnab daily, and the teams passing through Temut are very numerous. The troopers, police, and horses, are all knocked up through over-fatigue. At the new rush from Snowy River to the main branch of the Tumut, there must be at the lowest calculation, 1,200 peonle already. It has created quite a sensation at Tumut and Gundagsi, and many more are off in consequence I am told, on the most reliable autho-itv, that this'p...
LIGHTING THE TOWN. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
LIGHTING THE TOWN. [To the Editorof the WLLuwXusrow" CRnoer-Ec.] D?arA Sin,-I am sorry to trouble you again, but as these few lines are not in reference to the noted Elocution Society who are so hardened in their sins as to be past all hope, you will excuse me if I introduce a new subject. Can you tell me, dIr. Editor, why the Civil Service Committea did not reporton theLighting question ? It does appear:o me that the Council wish this matter to be rushed through with in the same wayas the report. Will the ratepaycrs stand by and not offer some advice to Councillors on this important slhiect ? As a r.tepayer, I protest against the Lighting Com mittee trying to rush this matter through the Council before the election. Pray, Mr. Editor, does any of the Lighting Committee deal in oil! It looks as if they were trying to create a market for the artic'e. Why not begin at the right end ? First count the cost before obtaining the lamps, and if the Surveyor he right that it will not cost ove...
The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, March 24th, 1860. SELECTION BEFORE SURVEY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
WILLIAMSTO WA, Saturday, March 24th;, 1860 SELECTION BEFORE SURVEY., THE thirty-eighth cluse of .the Crown Lands Sales Bill has been thrown out, md theeffect is that the moeasure. is no longer wvorth pro ceeding with.:. The clause in question, as our readers will- recollect, provided 'a=mens of. obtaniing land which had not been surveyed. It provided that any number. of intending settlers, not ferver thati fori, could make choice. of two sections of landt (1 280 a:.cres) any where in the;? Colony, which wouild on appli cation to the Government (provided of course it wasnot included in any of the various cate gories of special lands) be "srveyed and dis posed of;to them in the same way and in the same terms is prdoclaimed aiads were ;.to .be dispiosed? f to ,ordinary- selectors:.: This was survey anti would have done so ina manner, satisfactory to . the' country.- The ond 'reform era demanded, this concession,::not because theythink it would be a convenient of a de sirable thing, in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
SNotice: The public are respekfaUy s rfored, that! fr. Peart, of Stevedore-street, has been. appointed an agent for the sale of this paper. Notice: to Advertisers. - We should feel greatly ohliged if advertisers, wsho can make it convenient tofornard their orders in the early part of the toeek etould lose no timeinl doing so. IHitherto we lhace been put to muca inconvenience on account of the late hour at which "advertlisementehave" arrived, and if this could be avotded,-or parttall' so, our arrangementes Would be greatly facilitated. -
MUNICIPAL COURT. Friday, 23rd, March, 1860. (Before T. Mason, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
MUNICIPAL COURT. Friday, 23rd, 3tardL, 1860. (Before T. Mason, Esq., J.P.) Wilson z. Gedye, for riding on and dam?ag ing footpath, complainant, as contractor for the Council, was repairing. Defendant was fined 10s. andcosts of court. Gedye v. Wilson.--This was a crossed sum mons, and had evidently been insituted by the defendant in the foregoing case in a spirit of ret~liation. It appeared that, according to the meaning of the Act, defendant's cart could not be dealt with asa dray, the case was therefore dismissed.
Friday, 23rd March, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M., [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
I Friday; 23rd Atarae, 1860. (Befora Lieut. Crawfordl, P.M. Joseplh. Whlte: and Henry White appeared. the property of ,bohn. Ogilvie. This case was remanded on Wednesday' last for the. attendance of a material witness; who iw f applcarecd in court; and 'positively swore to the ideritity of the cask found in prisboner's possession being that which he (witness) had sold to prisoner. SThe Bench,'therefore, dismissed the case. Sarah Bryant was complained against by William illiam Williams for having used abusive and insulting language to him. Prosecutor having expressed ?a desire not to press the charge, - The - Bench admonished defendant, and ordered her to pay costs of court.
Williamstown Police Court. Monday, 19th March, 1860. Before Lieut. Crawford, R.M., and C. J. Perry, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 24 March 1860
l sillianiu onl U olice ourit. Mfonday 19t1.M 1fidc 18600 Before Lieut. Crawford; R AL. and: C. J. Perry, Esq., J.P.): John Wm: W7ti?ei cha ged-wvith beingdrunk, was admonished. lwThomas, Stubbs and Francis Lobo, seamen belonging:to the ship :Miletus, charged with refusing duty, were remanded to Sandridge.`