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FAREWELL ADDRESS OF MISS ELLEN TREE ON QUITTING THE STAGE IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
FAREWELL ADDRESS OF MISS ELLEN._TREE ON QUITTING THE STAGE IN AMERICA. The curtain falls-closed is the d rama's page ; Why lineers Bentiice upon the stage I Away. illusion I .nil is real, here, The sigh is faithful 'and the' tlef sincere, -". No mlunic passlin, no pretended wo Into my lips their borrowed ardors tllhrow; Should .-utetance tremble,- sould Ithe tear drop start, Oh I do not d,ibt its fount is in thetleart. Fliends .1 have proved yod?? Three swift years have past, - f Since on your shores a pilgrim I was'cast, - And if soine -anxious fears were mline.at first, How on mny soul your liberal welcome bulrsni' Ye cheer'd my steps-ye toik'me by the hand I was tno more a stranger in the land I A stranger,-why t' on every side I heard Mly native accents in each spnken word, And all'the ,reetings which iy ntoil beguil'd Were from the "well of English urdefiled'- The mighty poet, whose creation bright--; With reverence, I personified to-night DT) I not. find ills nieniory annd his...
FOURTH DAY. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
POURTII: D Y,. MONDAY,- NOVEMBER 24. The Crown Prosecutor replied at some length upon _'theevidence for the 'defence, contending that thero was a sifficieit case to go to the Jury. If, as had heen said, the defendant and the: other two charged with' having com mitted perjury, were innocent of ti?? crime imputed, why did they not pro. ceed to the authorities at Geelong, and lodge informations against Welltibank, if he was the real party who had shot the fily. This it was incumbent on them to do. He further contended that there had been nothing shown to break down the testimony of John Payne, and felt he had done nohing but his duty in instituting the present proceeds ings. .His Honor charged the jury at'con siderable length,. conicluditig with in forming them that' the question they had to try' was, whether'the witnesses for the Crown were to be believed, or whether' they were to consider such testimony, as tlhe product of a " got up copspiracy." -If they believed the latter, they wo...
SELECT POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
SELECT POETRY. WAvE, that wninderest sparkling by, liealing leaves and flowers with thee, To ire landy of my heart Waft a benison from me. Wind, that ro'st arouncd tile grove, Kissing every flower nigh, I'll lsend thee on a sweelersearch, - Bear my own sweet love my sigh. Tree, that show,st my graven words, Thine be yet a happier lot, '* * bay'st thou meet my naiden's eye; . Bidding her."Forget.me not." .l I
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
o?g.tppttg @nttltigenlte. GEELONIG. ARRIVED. November 22-Lilias. schoonel, Smith, master, from lHobaltTowln via Melbourne, Cargo published in our last. SAILED. November 25-Diann. cutter, for Melbourne (in ballnat)". November 2g-Lilla; . echooner, Smith, master, for Hobart Town. Passengers-- Ar lorrnv; Dr Stodart. Cargo-80 casks beef, I box books,* I ease Hams, SS2 casks beef, 30 hides,: 19 kits butter, S casks tallow, 2 bags tallow; 2 cases cheese, and s00 sheep. ,? . -
THE MINERAL KINGDOM. No. III. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
THEE MINERAL KINGDOM.. No. III. Metallic Minerals comprehend all bodies, composed either entirely, or the most considerable part, of metals. Some mineralogists suppose that metals, &c., have filled up fissures from above, others by heat from below, anid others that they are contempo raneous with the rocks. Others advaices a fourth theory, that they aro generated by long-continued gal vanic actions between the mixed rocks conibined with substances whose actions and reactions are electrical. The results are the vein, or pure rookey. aura; and the matrix, a com .pound of some of the aura with oxygen and other substances. Ores are of four kinds; 1, miner alized with sulplhiur, or sulphurets ; 2, mineralized with arsenic ; 3 min eralized -with sulphur and arsenic; 4 mineralized with saline substances. They are not always found where formed, but often transported in masses and fragments indicating the age of geological changes. Metals are always found as alloys, sulphurets, oxides...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
VESSELS IN IIARDLOUB-t. Arab barque, 200 tons, Dalgarno tmaster, loading for London Platinn baique, 320 tons, Kirkus master, loading for London Novel;.brig, 101 tons, Dun'ingliam master,'loading for Llverpul ol Spartan, lship, Henry, master, lnading for Londor. D)uke~of richmond barqnue'loading for' London lonjah Mo[aiden, cutLer, loading A phrasin steamer Vesta steamer
THE BUSINESS OF THE SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
.THE BUSINESS OF THE SESSQON. 'THE following is the summary of the business disposed of by the Legisla tive Council during the past session, as reported by the Speaker: Summary of Public Bills, 1845. ASSENTED TO. 1i. Offences Relating to the Coin Bill. 2. Embezzlement by Government 'Officers Bills. 3. Punishment of Death in cases of Forgery. Bill. 4. Lunatic Act Amendrent Bill. 5. Building Adt Amendment Bill. 6. Gunpowder Bill. 7. Impounding Act Amendment Bill. 8. Abdlition of Oaths in Govern ment Departments Bill. 9. Punishmentof Death in certain cases Abolition Bill. (10. Coal Bill. 11. -Porti and 'Iarbours Act Amend ment Bill. 2:."Medical 'Witnesses Act Amend ment Bill. 13. Scabbed Sheep Travelling Pre vention Bill.. 14. Deadl Woodt Bill. 15. Customs Bill. 16. Section 70 .of Sydney Corpora ition. ActISuspension Bill. 17. Section 70 of iMelbourne Cdrpo ration Act' Suspension Bill. 18.-Sydney Police Revenue Surplus Bill. 19. Melbourne Police Revenue Sur plus Bill. 20. Spirit Duties...
MELBOURNE ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
MEELBOURNE A RRVD n November il-Mary, cutter, Brush, master, from Circular Head. November 23-Swan, brig. 140 tons. Bell, master, from Lsaunlceslo?, IOth instanlt. Passenlger-Mrs E. Willis. CLEARBD OUT. November l1-Flying Fish, schoomer, for Hobart Town,. Novembe.r,21-Scoul, brig, for Launceston. Novenmber 91-Julia. brig, for Launceston. November 2-lHavid. schoone r, for Ilolbat Town Novelmber24-lMartha and Elizabeth, scllooser; for Sydney.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
ILEGISLAT'IVE. COUN CIL.': W.EDNESDAYi Nov. 12, 1845. TiE -Speaker communicated .totl?e House that the Governor, had _.as senteid on behalf of her Majesty.?to the Distillation Laws t.sAmendmndemnt' Bill, and to the Masters' and Ser vants' Laws Amendment Bill, Lien on Wool. &c. In pursuance of noticeo The Colonial Treasurer moved that the House recall the Message which it had ordered to be sent up on a former.day with respect to the amend ment proposed by the Governor. The motion was seconded and carried. The amendments proposed by the Governor were then agreed to with out discussion. The House having resumed, a message was ordered to be conveyed to the Governor, stating that the amendment proposed by him had been agreed to-and requesting the Royal assent to the Bill. The Colonial Secretary said that there was now no business on the council paper,--that the business of the session had been gone through, and, as was customary, he should move that the House, adjourn to one o'cl...
LORD STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
LORD STANLEY. The;Times has invented a new., title for Lord Stanley, which will stidlKas Iong as that of his hurony-'f The New Zealand Thimblerigger." He has achieved that honour by high desert and uncommon dexterity. In tle face of the assembled Directors of the New Z-alanud Company he c ndertook to play off his trict with onp and pea, undetec ted. °' Gentlemen," he said, c, here is an agreement; here are the lands you claim. Now, I take the agreement in one hand and the iands in the other. I put Fd:wn the lands-so; and the agrement a-top of them--so. Notw. gentlemen,'your are convinced that the lands are under the agreement, and you take them on my terms?" Mr Buller looked at Mr Aglionby, anti Mr Aglionhy at Mr Mangles-they said all was right, and agreed to the bargain: but Lord Stanley lifted up his cup, (the agree" meut.) and no pea (the launds) was there I All allowed that the Thimblerigger who had taken in the Directors of the New Zealand Company could not be detec ted. Encour...
HOUSE OF LORDS—FRIDAY, JULY 18. WASTE LANDS (AUSTRALIA) BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
HOUSE OF LORDS-FRIDAY, JULY 18. WASTE LANDS (AUSTRALIA) BILL. Lord Stanley, in moving the second -reading of this bill, said he would en deavour briefly to explain its object and the motives of the government in introducing the measure. As the law stood at present there was no mode of disposing of the waste lands in Aus tralin, except by public sale to the highest bidder. The act proposed to provide that whereas doubts are enter tained whether under the law there is how any power on the part of thie government to grant leases, it shall for the future be competent for the gover sor, if he shall think fit, to grant leases, for periods not exceeding 21 years, of districts ofcountry beyond the limits of the settlement and in cet tain cases, pro vided.they are disposed of in the same manner as the land is now sold, by ipublic auction to tie best bidder. That was the alteration which he proposed with regard to New South Wales. The change with respect to Van Die. men's Land was not a modif...
JULY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
JULY WOOL SALES. BY ThIOMAS SOUTHIEY AND SON, Ex Ellen from Port Phillip.-A G five bales Is lOhd, eight bales is 9hd, four bales is 9d, nine hales Is 9hd. three bales Is 9d, two bales is 9hd L five bales is 8d, two bales is ' hd. S four hales is 10d, two hales is 9hd, two bales is 10d, one bale Is 9hd. AG within diamond, five bales Is 9hd. L five bales is 7d. AG with LP under, two bales locks, black, &c., is 2hd. LL six bales lambs is 10d. SA con. joined, WH under, four bales s Shlid, three bales 1i Sd, six bales Is 7hd. IHB with I above, seventeen bales is 10, two bales lambs, part in fleece in 19, Is 9hd. HS & Co within diamond,six bales Is Pd, two bales, damaged, is 6hd, thirteen bales is 8d, five bales Is 9d, seven bales is Shd, two bales, skin and locks, is 4d. SA conjoined, H3 above, two bales Is 7d, one hale, part locks, 2s 2d. SA conjoined, WI-IB above, WA under, three bales Is 10hd, five bales is 9hd, fourteen bales Is 9d, two bales, locks, is 4d. W13 18 abo...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
AMERICA. The news is not smportant. The pa. pers are chiefly filled with matters re., lating to the death of Gen. Jackson, and the preparations moking to pay a just tribute to his memory. Meny meetings had been held, at which a vnhiety of measures were adopted to commemorate the event, The appointment of the [Ion. L. M'Lane, of Baltimore, as a special minister to England, is positively an nounced; and he will leave New York for this country on the 15th instant. A great fire broke out at Fayetterville, N.C. on June 13, Half the town is in ruins. The market house, and all the town below it going to the river, saved, and all the churches. The market and the Presbyterian church was on fire, but saved. A TEETOTAL FRIGATE.-The United States frigate Cumberland is a cold hate r ship. The two last rum drinkers left it No vember 3d, and tile commanider, encouraged by the coismfortable state of the crew, anrid thie unexpected success of the temperance measure on board, shaorly after discharged...
STATE OF TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
STAT1 OF TIKsJIS. BRADFORD -Combing wools of the best descriptions are in demand. and the supply in the market by no means plentiful. Noils and l,rokes are in good request at full prices, A slight improve ment in the demand for yarn mtay be noted, but far less than ,n!aht hava be"n expected after the stoppage of so much machinery ;and, although more activity prevails in the shipping houses, we must still report great langour in the yarn market. There is a tolerable attendance of merchants in the piece m:rket to.day, and in the better de scription of goods a fair amount of busi ness has been done, but without any improvement it prices. To lte Editor of the Geelong Adrertiser and s8quatters' Advocate. SIt.,-Since our last the arrivals of wheat from your quarter of the globe are as follows: Adelaide... 292 quarters Launceston..174L do llubart T'own 1638 do Launceston..1050 do and 60s per qua ter had been realizod upon fine qualities weighing 641bs to 6Olbs per bushel, and sweet, The En...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
,Sy IDN 9 Y' LICENSED VICTUALLERS.-The I censed victuallers held their c-3 vention,;and the following is the nr, tariff, resolvedt thereat:- 2Ad p. glass for rum, 5d per glass for brar and iwhiskey.,. Tlhis is to be .,1 minimnum.price, as much more m be charged .as ;customers may disposedto.pay. , Now, it is evidi. that the difference of price is reall nominal. i.Ba'cchlanalian votarie would be in nowise influenced by th differential half-penny I The su) posed increased consumption, thier fore, which. was to make up to tl revenue what it would lose by tl reduced duties, is altogether a d lusion. Additional potations wi not be thereby induced, while tl "fraudulent "practices of lawIe men"' will be plied as vigorously : ever. The; next yearly abstract i revenue and expenditure will abut dantly prove the fact.-Sydney Co respondent, A specimen of silk obtained from oi ofthe spider., which live only in tl open air, and construct their fragi dwellings and snares, by fixing a n from branch...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
;ELBO(UtINE. SunvvYTNG - Mr HoIddle, tl chief officer of the surveying depat ment in this district, proceeded fre Melbourne, yecsterday, for the rang between Mount Macedon and Mou Blackwood, for the purpose. of d fining the limits of the country Hourke in that direction. It is sa the undertaking will not be execute without much difficulty. the soer along the ranges beingso dense as require being cut with the axe befr:, the boundary line can belaid do.: -Herald. CATTLE MAARKET. Sales effected thiq week by Messrs Se and Son: Fat Cattle.---One hundred ?. twenty head at the following price -77 head (inferior) for melting at .i, each:;'nnd 43 to the butchers, at fr. 50s to (iO0 each, or at 8s 6d p er IC', Store Cattle.-Ninety-tro sold the following .rates :-year and .,. and two year old heifers and steer 20? each; .yearlinug heifers and stet: 15j eal h ;,.and lean steers two ai three -vears.o'd, 3a1s each. Sheep.-Twr o hundred and sixt, one fat wether.s (horn) averaging abou 58lbs, sold ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
THu tenders-for stone for the con struction of the Bridge over the Yarra, were given in last week, at -the office of tie. Superintendent of Bridges, in Melbourne. The lowest tender, we believe, was that of IMr Robert Verey, of Geclong, and the next lowest was that of Mr M'Cann, also of Gcclong; both tenders were for tle same description of stone Limestone. The Melbourne tender ers were " no where." TuR LEAD OREs.- The Quarry men in the neighbourhood of Lime stone Point continue to meet with occasional pieces of the lead ore; but we believe that no one has yet dis. covered the principal vein of the metal, notwithstanding the wise looks and mysteribus silence, of a few knowing ones. The Abberton, from London, ar rived in I-Iobson's Bay yesterday, her mail has not yet been received. NEw York and Boston papers have been received in Sydney to the 22nd July. The only political news of importance which we notice, is that the Senate and I-Iouse of Represen tatives of Texas had passed unani ...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
ENGLISH NEWS. From the HIobart Town Observer. Tho Shamrock brings late English news, her run from Mladras here only took forty-three days-and the pas sengers by her perused English papers to the end of August, which arrived two days before they left, by the September overland mail. The journals of the 27th state that her Majesty had left for the Continent, and that the Houses of Parliament had been prorogued, after all the bills had received the Royal assent; so that the Waste Lands' (Austra. lian) Bill is now the law of the land. Lords Grey, Canterbury, and Bate man all died within three (lays of one another, on.the 20th, 21st, and 22nd July. Lord Lonsdale was expected to retire, from the office of Postmaster General after the recess. . A new candidate for the hand of tlio Queen of Spain is in the person of the Infante Don Enrique. The great aim of French policy seems to he to marry the young Due de Mont pensior to the Queen's sister. On such conditions, Franco would have no object...