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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 5 August 1840
AT THE STORES OF THE UNDERSIGNED: Men'- strong Boots and Shoes, Leg- gings, Breeches, Gaiters, Hats, Waist- coats, Trowsers, Shirts, Shepherds and Carters round Frocks, Calicoe's, Irish Linen, Prints, Challis, Black Merinos, Dimitys, Jaconet Cambric Mull book and checked Muslins, Fancy Muslin dresses, White Jane, Blue Linen, ditto Check, Dowlas, Ducks, Huckaback, Linen Sheeting, Bed Tick, Beaverteens, &nbsp; Fustians, White and Coloured Socks, Ribbons, Scarfs, Shawls, Silk for Dresses, Bombazine, Crape, Parasols, &nbsp; Gloves, Black Silk Velvet, Superfine Blue Cloth, Hooks and Eye's, Tapes, Threads, Cottons, Needles and tins, &c, &c. Also — A fine selection of superior Wines in bottle, consisting of Port, Sherry, Madeira, and Claret. Families supplied with London Porter, Ale, and Brown Stout at 4s. per gal- lon. WM LEEDER, WILLIAM LEEDER begs to inform the Public, that he has this day resigned his trade or business of a butcher in favour of his son W...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the " Inquirer" [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 5 August 1840
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the ' Inquirer' Sir, — As its name implies, your paper will be open, I presume, to all matters connected with the public weal, that require correction. Allow me then to ask how it is that the roads in Guildford, are not improved by means of the income from the ferry. I hear rumours of wells, and wharfs, making and to be made, while the road from the ferry itself into the main street, and that up the hill from the Helena bridge, are in a very bad state,— indeed I doubt if the latter be passable for carts up the hill leading from the flat. Possibly there may not be money enough to make all these improvements, but surely the roads are more legitimate objects for outlay of money derived from a ferry, than the others I have named, and deserve at all events a priority of attention. I hope the trustees, on a hint being given them, may see, this thing in the same light I do, and at all events devote a small portion of their funds to the roads over which pass...
Extract from a Meteorological Journal kept at the office of the Honourable the Surveyor General in Perth. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 5 August 1840
Extract from a Meteorological Journal kept at the office of the Honourable the Surveyor General in Perth. Date. Time Therm. Bar. Wind &nbsp; July 20 10 AM 57 30 .55 South light airs— fine &nbsp; 4PM 64 .50 E ditto, ditto. 30 10 AM 58 .44 N N E light breeze fine clear weather 4PM W) .33 N E liftht nirs— fine 81 10 AM 61 .23 W 6 W light airs, thick rainy weather 4PM 63 .24 do. ditto, ditto. August 1 10 AM 57 .42 WSW very light airs fine. noon 60 .42 S fresh breeze — passing clouds 2 10 AM 52 ½ .30 .40 SE by E light breeze fine, clear 4PM 57 .37 NNE do do. cloudy horizon 3 10 A M 54 . .20 NNE light breeze— cloudy, threatening, &nbsp; 4PM 63 .03 NNW strong squally breeze heavy threatening weather 4 10 A M 60 .20 calm cloudy— fine 4PM 64 .25 WSW moderate— cloudy threatening
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 5 August 1840
C. Gordon, Mat and Basket maker, begs to return thanks to the public for the liberal support that he has received, and informs them that he still continues to carry on his trade at his house near Mr Stokes' brewhouse. All orders sent thither will be punctually attended to. N. B. Chairs new bottomed Dont lose a good chance you may never get it again ! The undersigned is now selling at very reduced prices being anxious to diminish his large stock on hand. — Superior black and green tea, coffee, sago, arrowroot, ground rice, ginger, pork, flour, sugar, oatmeal, vinegar, soap, kent hops, salt petre, epsom salts, seidlitz powders, salt, cavendish tobac- co, cigars, wafers, pickles, reading sauce, Harveys essence of anchovies, linseed oil, turpentine, lamp oil, can- dles, black red and yellow paint, stock- holm tar, corks, ropes, thatching and sewing twine, girths, corrosive subli- mate, sal ammonia, blue vitriol, sulphur, alum, coarse and fine gunpowder, shot of all sizes, letter and foo...
THE INQUIRER A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 5th. 1840. ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 5 August 1840
A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 5th. 1840. ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC. In putting forth this our first number to the world, it will not be considered out of place should we say a few words as to ourselves, our views, our motives ; indeed such a course is now so universally practised, that any deviation from it might be construed into a want of respect to- wards those, whom most it is our desire to please — it is the usage — and to that we bow. This Journal has not been established without mature reflection ; it is not the consequence of a hasty idea, or half formed opinion, but has its origin in a deeply rooted conviction, formed from a long series of observation, of the necessity of the proceeding. The world at large remains lambatably ignorant of the true position of this Colony, — prejudice and misrepresentation, are yet stalking through the land blighting our hap- picit influences ; and although great exertions have been made to check the evil that has result- ed, the ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
— ????—-. — ... ? „. — — ? »-? —...??-.—?.?.. — —? — ? « ? ??? — .-? -I SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ? 000 ? Departures — On the 6th. instant, the Eliz abeth, Captain Back, for Leschenault. Pas sengers, — Messrs. Crichton, Samson, J. Leake, Bull, and Watson. On the 7th. instant, the Chieftain, Capt. Clark for Batavia. Passenger — Mrs. Bull. We are sorry to announce that the Lady Stir ling was wrecked on the 7th. instant, and lest, this accident should be cited as another proof of the dangers of our much abused coast, we think it right to publish the following particulars. The Lady Stirling put to sea on the morn ing of the 7th. instant, having a day or two be fore, while in Port, sustained some injury in consequence of the negligence of the parties left in charge of her. About three miles from Fre mantle the vessel started a plank, and made so much water that it was thought advisable to run for the nearest land, and she was accordingly run ashore on the north side of Woodman's Point, wher...
THE INQUIRER A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12th. 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12th. 1840. The rupture between Grrat Britain and Chi na forms a subject of considerable interest, and affords an ample field for speculation and con jecture, and as the proceedings of the Mother country must ever be of primary importance to our brother colonists, we purpose making a few remarks nnon this Question which seems to have awakened the attention of nearly ever nation on the globe. That a war will ensue between the two countries, seems scarcely to admit of a doubt ; the proceeding of the British Superintendent from the very outset, the deadly animosity which ex ists between the parties, directly point to such a result; and when we look at the mighty force that has been sent by the British Government to wards the coast of China, we cannot but think that they have made their resolve, and that war is inevitable. But will this war be confined to the English and the Chinese? We think not; other nations will join in the quarrel, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
Dout lose a good chance you may never get it again ! The undersigned is now selling at very reduced prices being anxious to diminish his large stock on hand. — Superior black and green tea, coffee, sago, arrowroot, ground rice, ginger, pork, flour, sugar, oatmeal, vinegar , &nbsp; soap, kenthops, saltpetre, epsom salts, seidlitz powders, salt, cavendish tobac co, cigars, wafers, pickles, reading sauce, Harveys essence of anchovies, linseed oil, turpentine, lamp oil, can dles, black red and yellow paint, stock holm tar, corks, ropes, thatching and sewing twine, girths, corrosive subli mate, sal ammonia, blue vitriol, sulphur, alum, coarse and fine gunpowder, shot of all sizes, letter and foolscap paper, cloth gaiters, huckaback, ladies stock ings, colored thread, cotton gloves, silk handkerchiefs, gentlemens stocks, Fancy Striped, and baize Shirts, duck trowsers, fustian and other jackets, English and American shoes, blucher boots, knives and forks, pocket and penknives, scis...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Council Chamber Perth, 6th. August 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. &nbsp; &nbsp; Council Chamber Perth, 6th. August 1840. His Excellency commenced the proceedings with the order of the day for the second reading of the act to pro- hibit distillation in this Colony. The bill passed the second reading without any discussion and is to be read a third time on Thursday the 13th. inst. The Council then passed to the order of the day for the second reading of the bill to admit the evidence of the Ab- origines in criminal cases ; the bill having been read — Mr Leakc, observed that he thought the number of 24 stripes, to be inflicted for certain offences, was insufficient, and moved that the number should be increased to 48, — the motion was not seconded. His Excellency stated that he thought it would be as well to try the smaller number in the first instance ; the whole matter was one of experiment. Mr. Tanner, thought that the bill before them was one of great importance, and confessed that he had consider- able diffic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
AT THE STORES OF THE UNDERSIGNED. Men's strong Boots and Shoes, Leg gings, Breeches, Gaiters, Hats, Waist* coats, Trowsers, Shirts, Shepherds and Carters round Frocks, Caiicoe's, Irish Linen, Prints, Challis, Black Merinos, 3)ii»iitvs, Jaconet Cambric Mull book and chocked Muslins, Fancy Muslin dress's. \\ 'Into. Jane, Blue Linen, ditto Ciuvk, I),-,-,, ];,.=, DiK-Vs Hnckabcck. Fustian^, Wimi: and Coloured Socks, Ribbons, Scarf's, Shawls, Silk for Dresses, Bombazine, Crape, Parasols, Gloves, Black Silk Velvet, Superfine Blue Cloth, Hooks and Eye's, Tapes, Threads, Cottons, Needles and Pins, &c, &c. Also— A fine selection of superior Wines in bottle, consisting of Port, Sherry, Madeira, and Claret. Families supplied with London Porter, Ale, and Brown Stout at 4s. per gal lon. Wm Leeder, William Leeder begs to inform the Public, that he has this day resigned his trade or business of a butcher in favour of his son W» H. Leeder* William Leeder begs to return his sincere t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 12 August 1840
NOTICE. Tenders for the Erection of a Wesleyan Cha- pel at Freemantle, will be received by the Trea- surer J. Hammersley Esq. until Monday the 24th. Inst. The Plan and Specification may be seen by application to Mr R. Morrell, Freman- tle. To be Sold by Auction, BY MESSRS, AGETT & STOKES, General Commission Agents, At Leeder's Hotel, on Wednesday 2nd September, at one o'clock, to follow the sale advertised for that day----- &nbsp; Prime Hambro' Pork, Scotch Ploughs, iron harrows, men's extra strong boots and shoes, sheep bells, rakes, breeches and gaiters, blue check in pieces, calli- coes, Irish linen, gentlemen's and other waistcoats, shoe thread, butter of anti- mony, in small bottles, Wellington boots, hops, white and black hats, trous- ers, shirts, shepherds' and carters' round frocks, Indian blue dungaree, fancy muslin, merinos, assorted glass ware, huckaback dowlas, duck, Dur- ham mustard. Also — about 20 or 30 she goats, some with kids and some in kid. Perth,...
Extract from a Meteorological Journal kept at. the office of the Honourable the Surveyor General in Perth. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
Extract from a Meteorological Journal kept at the office of.tiiu IJoiiuurable the Surveyor General in Perth. Date. Time Therm. Bar. ( Wind Weather and Remarks A.UgU»t 12 10 AM 65 SO Ji5 \ calm I cloudy —fine i fll 03 U»8 NW light airs— clondr— thraiteuiiig IVcuueut ?howers during the night. IS 10 A M 68 .50 calm cloudy— fine. 4PM 01 .48 SW moderate breeze, cldy. but fine, 14 10 A M 60 .46 calm slight showers, cloudy 4PM 06 .40 S8W. inod.flne.passkigclds. 15 10 a M 02 .30 NE very light ain, cloudy fine. noon 65 .30 W light breeie, fine, pass ing clouds 10 1 P M 01 .36 WNW mod. cloudy, showers, rein di'riug the niplit. 17 10 AM 03 .17 N light breece— cloudy, Kliowery. 4PM 09 .10 NNW do. fine, passing elds. 13 10 AM 08 .iW B6W light airs, cloudy,— — «howery 4PM 03 .24 6SW strong breeze— fine — passing clouds
YORK AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY YORK 3rd. AUGUST 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
YORK AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY YORK 3rd. AUGUST 1840. At a Meeting held this day at Monger's Hotel, York, the following resolutions were put and car ried. — lat That an Association be formed of an in definite number of Members to be called the York Agricultural Association, in connection with the W estern Australian Agricultural Asso ciation ; to hold an annual, and three quarterly meetings, having for its object to establish a Fair for the sale and show of stock and wool, — to en courage improvement in the breed of sheep and other stock by public rewards for, and testimony to, snperior skill and general good conduct in shepherds and other servants ; also for the de struction of native dogs. That al 1 report should be forwarded to the Older' Society, but that, this Association shall have the entire management of its own affairs. 2nd. That each member pay on entrance ten shillings, and one pound, yearly subscription. 3rd. That ten shillings be given by this As sociation to any person dest...
FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY GRANT [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY GRANT SALARIES. £ S d. The Governor ? 200 0 0 Colonial Secretarv'sOffice ? 168 15 0 Surveyor-General's Office. ... 150 0 0 Commissioner of Civil Court. . 75 0 0 Advocate-General ? 75 0 0 Colonial Chaplain ? 62 10 0 Colonial Surgeon ? 68 8 9 Gov't Resident Freemantle. . . 25 0 0 Do. Albany ? 54 7 11 Do. Augusta ? 25 0 0 Do. York ? 25 0 0 Do. Toodyay ? 25 0 0 Do. Williams ? 25 0 0 Clerk of the Peace ? 25 0 0 The Sheriff ? 25 0 0 The Commandant ? 45 10 0 Protectors of Natives ? 125 0 6 1,199 11 8 CONTINGENCIES. Lodging allowance Colonial Chaplain ? 12 10 0 Forage allowance of Protectors. 29 11 6 Printing and Stationaiy ? 33 11 6 Maintenance of Colonial Vessel. 490 7 1 565 0 1 Total chargeable on Parliamen tary Grant ? 1,765 11 9 FROM THE COLONIAL FUND. SALARIES. Treasurer ? 11 7 8 Registrar of Deeds ? 25 0 0 Superintendent of Government Works ? 25 0 0 Clerk Colonial Secretary's Office 18 15 0 Survey Department ? 288 15 0 Collector of Revenue ? 50 0 0 Sub-Collecto...
RURAL AFFAIRS. vicina cogin Ut quamvis avido parerent arva colono [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
RURAL AFFAIRS. ? — wv ? ? ? vicina cbegi Ut quamvis avido parerent arva coLono There is no one thing more deserving of attention in a young colony, than the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, and feeling assured that good information on the subject must be desirable we purpose from time to time giving such extracts from approved authorities, as will coavey tfee ne cessary information. Without wishing to impute indolence or negligence, to the Agriculturists of this colony, we must say that' rural af fairs in general have not met with that attention which their importance deserves ; we feel assured that a very large proportion of the vegetable productions of the tropics is ca pable of being propagated in this country, provided that proper skill and attention are brought to bear upon their culture ; the same may be said of most of the European productions, and yet how very few there are who have taken any steps to promote this most desirable object. It will be said ' oh 1 we have no...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Inquirer [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Inquirer Sib, — I observe that one of your inquiring friends has commenced his correspondence with a comment on the state of the roads at Guildford, and an appropriation of the ferry rents, which appears to anuoy him. No one but this cavilling traveller would for a moment consider it expedieu t to eriect alterations or improvement at this t-easou of the year, on roads composed of such materials, as are those men tioned, and ae there are no actual dangers in the path of a traveller through this place, I wonder that nothing has appeared to him more worthy of notice ou the road be tween it and Perth where holes in bridges, projecting limbs of trees, and stumps, render a uight journey exceedingly dangerous. Perhaps too the traveller delights iu such im provements as have recently been effected above Guildford, where, iuto all soft places, soft earth and green sods have been liberally cast, to the great discomfort of those who have no high horses nor ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. H|pncil Chamber, Perth, Thursday 13th. August, 1840. ^Khe Bill to prohibit distillation was read a third time and Hft&Bil] to admit the evidence of the Aborigines in crim Btl-oasc8 was read a third time, and passed HiEtk, Excellency then stated that the business of the ses Mbn was concluded — he had to thank the several members *-f Ihe Council for the ready way hi which they had co operated with him in passing the several useful measures Which had been brought under their consideration, and .Bald, that their services would not be required until the usual time next year. The Council then separated. The Western Australian Colonial Church So ciety held a meeting on Monday the 10th. instant, at the Court House Perth. We regret that want, of space prevents U8 this week from giv ing an account of the proceedings. ' Maximb op ait Olb Stagbb. — Call steward ; in quire the number of your cabin ; he will teii you No. 1, per haps. ' Ah, very true, steward ; here is...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 19 August 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrival in Gages Hoads — On Saturday 15th. instant, the Elizabeth, Back, Master; from Leschenault — Passengers Mr and Mrs. Wells and family, Messrs. Bull, W. Samson, J. Leake, Coffin, Crichton, and Watson. Lying in Coombana Bay Leschenault — The Hudson, U. S. Whaler. We understand that Captain Coffin has char tered the Elizabeth, to run to Sydney and back; she will sail in about a week touching at Lesch enault, and King George's Sound in her way out. The Elizabeth will most likely bring stock from Sydney. Mr. Samson has purchased the wreck of the Lady Stirling of Mr. Coffin, for £25.