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DEPARTURE OF THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
DEPARTURE OF THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION. THE preparations necessary for the interior journey have at length been completed, the party organised, and the whole moved off in good order from Parramatta last week. The boats, two in number, have been mado of iron. There are, in all, eight drays, besides three light carts. It was originally intended to use light carts and horses only, but it was found more economical and also more practicable to adopt the ordi nary means of conveyance. The men, in general, have been selected from numerous volunteers-of whom ticket of leave men of good character have been thought most cligible, as de siring no pay, but looking only for further indulgence in conditional emancipation. Several free men also go with the party as volunteers, and three of the old hands who have been with former expeditions. The entire number of the party, including otlicers, will consist of twenty-eight. It is provided with twelve horses, not only to be employed for draught, but a...
SUPREME COURT. — (CRIMINAL SIDE.) TUESDAY, NOV. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
SUPREME COURT.-(CI1rN,ttNAL SIDE.) TUESDAY, Nov. 20. The following jury was impan neled :-J. Brown (foreman),W. Ben nett, F. Baird, G. Best, J. Brian, J. Bonnell, T. Burn, A. Bennett, A. Horrie, J. Bates, T. Buckley, and J. Brisbane. Evelina Mells wias'indicted for that at the Criminal Session, on the 18th August, at which one William Rea was tried for killing an filly the pro- perty of one Edward Willis, the said Evelina Mells unlawfully, and will- fully, with intent to induce the jury to acquit Rae, falsely, knowingly; wickidly, and' of ,her . own corrupt mind swore,--" 'I -heard-- thei shot fired, Rae was ,not out, I most d? cidedly swear William Rae did not firehlie shot." TI'lie Crown' Prosecutor having stated the -facts to tlio juiº, i.clled the following witnesses. J..D. :Pinnock produced a criminal informnition filed ,against Wl'illiam Rae; Mr: II Sliadforth-I, am Secretary to the Judge, I saw the orath taken by the defendant, in, the case of the Quea' v.i ae, what defendant...
FRIDAY, 21st NOVEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 26 November 1845
:FRaibODAY, ,21st .NovirMln En, 18'45. REGINA v. EVELINA MNELLS.-F-Tl? Crown -Prosecutor, addressing his Honor said,.that, he hald received ,informalion concerning one of - the Jurymen .whith, if authenticated, would incapacitate him fromisittingkas a Juror; ." Mr S. Stephen thought the method adopted by! the Crown'.Prosecutor was irregular ; the application should be the .ground of a special motion to-the Court in Buanco. : . - STho Crown Pros'ecutor considered ,-it was his duty to bring the matter before the court, for the jiror had been seen staggering in ,the vicinity of the court. .that morning, atid tlte previous evpning, to his (the Cirowi Piosecutor'.,) know ledge;,. the juror was'tin a state of ili toxication . - . : .. :: His: Holor,-It certainly was a very -delicate. and an n pleasant.,position in .which,tlitheCrwn Piosecutor wits placed, tiit he wis only disjcharging his duty by 'laying the facts before the notice'of the court. : : SThe :Crown Prosocutor, here referred -...
MELBOURNE. SUPREME COURT.—Nov. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
ME LBZOURN E. SUP EiE COURT.-Nov. 25. IEGINA V. IM'BonLAND.--This de fendatit was diacharged by proclama tion, the Crown Prosecutor declining placing: him on his trial. Andrew Lowry, described as a labourer, late of Melbonrne, stood in dicted for.having, on the 14 h day of No~vrmher instant, violently assaulted one Agnes Balbirnie. Thie information contained two counts; the first with Intent, and the second a common assault. The prisoner, in answer to the uaual question, " are you guilty or not guilty," replied, " If he was guilty he was not aware of it." Thle plea ol not guilty was ordered to be entered by the court. Pl"m the evidence the charge was fully eitablished, and the jury returned a verdtot pof guilty. Remanded. 'Tliis case ploesd the business for the session on the part of the Crown, but the jurors were ordered to be in at tendance next morning, when the libel cases were to be disposed of.
MADAGASCAR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
IADAGAiCAR. "[ H.M. Frigate Conway and II.F.1r. Ships thea Zelee and the Berceau met int Tomative roads, according to .the ar rarigement agreed to by the Governors of Bourbon and Mauritius. The oh. jdct of their voyege was to obtain from R?anavalo Manjaka less harsh conditions than those which she had imposed upon the European traders, whomn she had threatened with immediate expulsiont and the confiscation of their property, if they did not become naturalised [lovahs, that is slaves. Tile repre sentatives of the two nations not hay ing succeeded in their negotiationsat obstinate combat took place, the de tails of which hIave been brought'by the Conway. "350 men, of which 100 were French soldiers, and the others belonging to the crews of three ships, under com mand of Captain Fieseck, and Lieu. tenant Ileseldine, landed on the 16th instant, and advanced across a plain, under a sharp fire from the fort and hattery, end the guns were splked. The outiortk or screen which had been suppos...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
COMIMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. The transactions throughout thie week hav~ been but limited, and a general cm. plaint is made by tile trade of the dulness of business, which can only be attributable to the absence of country orders, of which a few weeks more will put them il possession. and no complaints it is presumine will then be fouind. Wheat and Flonr.-In these articles thiere is little or nothing doing beyond immediate demand for consumption. Flour has de clined £1 per ton. Sugar.-Throughout the week very little Ihas been manifested, which is not to be won-, dered at, considering that no country orders exist. The trade generally hold very small stocks. Hysonskin Tea.-T'Phe trade being pretty well stocked, no transactions have taken place; but prices are without any alteration. Coffee.--Thlis imarket continues without any activity, although the stock on hand is smaller than ever known. Tobacco,.-This market has been quiet throughiout tihe week, and the only sale re potted is twenty k...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
SYDNEY. * * THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND SOLIctTOn GENERAL.-Hi5 Excellency the Gover nor has directed it to be nioiied, that the Queen has been pleased to appoint Alfred Stephen, Eeq., to be Chief Justice ot the Colony of New South -Wales; and William Montague Ian ning, to be Her Majesty's Solicitor deneral for the Colony of New South Wales. G uANO.- By the import list of yes ierday, it will be seen thatl the Cornm mittee of thie Botanical Gardens have received Iten lohns of guano by the lI-ero, fr m PortlandI Bay. Thense gentlemen have now on opportunity of tirying the relative suitableness of this articlu and bone manure, (by a series of scientific experiments,) for the hor ticulitre of this climate, treating each in the most approved manner, and we beg to suggest that they should corry their experiments farther, and manure also with common dung, keeping a regular journral of all their observations thereon, and giving the some to the public for general information. We may also suggest lt...
THE ELECTRIC GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
THE ELRCTRIC GU'N. This engine, which is constructed to act in, the oontinual and rapid dis charge of musket bullets an a column of infantry, is the invention of Mr Ben ingfie!d, an engineer of considerable reputation in his profession, and who has for u pwards ofsevenyears'devoted his scientific knowledge to render per. feet the instrument of warfare which lis ingeiuity has discovered. The gun, aRbarrel, is placed above a small carriage, whici runs upon a pair of wheels, and may be drawn by one horse at the rare of eight or ten miles an hoar, weighing aboutt ten hundred weight, or rather below that weight, and being light in appearance, and having, when "in position," as the military phrase is, a third wheel, by which it traverses withli ease and steadiness. It is supplied with balls by two chambers, one of which is fixed, the other being move able, which is called the volley chamber, and may be made to contain any num ber of balls. It is estimated that a thousand balls can be disc...
PRICES CURRENT. AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
PRICES CURRENT. AUSTRALIAN Fair and Superior Cooshilg.. front 1 I8 to 95 3 Scoured Clothlng. . ... *1* * , 2 6 Onod & Superior Chntiling..?.- ' 1 Fair .. .._r .;:. . . I, ,,. 0 Fair & Superlior Lumas 1 8 -??, e 2 Ordinary D; . , * i S 8 Locks sand Pieces,.... y-* 'Iii Grease.>'l : • • 7 . -" "L. Skin~mr d S$l ipe'--- *1 ..;..;'4 110 TASMANIAN* B 'e onsr e d D l tl i ii0g. ; : ' %. '.· - .· · ' - 1 Fair & Good Do.. ...;??* : loer r L am'bs .:.. . . -: * i ?. . i . 0 air.l ? '. .. . . .. * * PORT PRILLIP (.lotittg 1, 0 "samertur Lam.bs 1 10 2 4 Fair . ... .Vs . T ... In Grease0. I~i 1 0U Skin andl le ... ....S.. , , 1' 4,. I1 0 Fair and Good Flocks ; ;L;; : 1 7 20 '&lt;EOUTH AUSTRALIN Licks a;z " I I '1 'l Ordinary?. Do.:... 0 ...'.. : * sI: ; In GreaSe ., 1.4...9 .. ,; *..* * ' 00 ' SOUTHBRN AFRICAN OR CAPE.' './: Fair, and Good Fiocks ........ 6 ,, ? Inferlor Do.' .,.' .... 2. "I 1 5' Lansis .* .: *' I 4,, I 9 ILaneks, and Pleces.. . .a ; n , 0 ,, ...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
Arah here 0 taIs, ONlarno 1 e, ialoitng Pinrh I is n 320 iC nisr Knirn ~~~i;nitasr, 10 ldlilu fn rr cr i rn pltinn *h qne,320 ?;?r'tK?sniler load g Mri ?dtC'flfl n' ?Sh. rigr. l1t'ionS, Dunnfngla n mnster, loading .or. T, lvern .. F(pnttfln.nollh lt;enrV mfqLter/? lnn?,l Mr T.n.,or. .,L,. r llllrno nd I'nriI'lonintg ttor Lo'LI' 15,njnil Mnllren, ,ntter, Inadiog~' ;:~· Vests stes:16r
PUBLIC SALES OF COLONIAL WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
PUBLIC SALES OF COLONIAL WOOL. TIlE Second series of Sales of Colo nial Wool of this Season commenced on the rd and concluded on the 26th inst.: the quantity offered .consisted of 9,966 Bales Australian, 8,703, ,, tPort Phillip . .7,272 ,, Van-Dicmen's Land 1,887 .. , South Australian -3,201 , ;,,:, Southern African . S:11 ,, New Zealand. . S524 ,, East Indiai-n ,31,654 The above unprecedented large quan. tity :ofUColonial Wool. was declared for Sale uitder very favorable circum starices,-thoi(deand continuing very. brisk in the Manufacturing'Districts; and;lhe prospect of a good harvest very. cheering. These causes led to a satisfactory result, which: enables us .to state that last :Sales' prices were maintained. S-Theabctter qualities of Wool were' evidentlymnost. sought after, anid we are gladrto be enabled to state that a' large proportion of Port Plhillip Wool, from its. improvement, came under this: denomination'.. The. Hurr was more prevalent in many of the Flocks from Sydney...
MELBOURNE ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
MF~rl ~itOTNR:; ·:;:'·'' ,Nvrmrhhrr 95iXAbhrrlnn. harqne. 4flatnhaq Pnar -,1,aaa. mnlter t?rnm .lanndon Anlall hill, nnd' the X.nnd's n,.En Anen,? l'lh; PRn p c?.'nr?e?- l)--(e Inl M dl)ldhnl. Slr Prilrlhnad. anI SMr Rlttler: (?tecrnc) ,fetrra iteelen atid fL:irelter. r nrc-5 rinter s 1s r.ks 13 rnak·a9 cankiaae~ aska c .R aRes inerrhan. her. 2. tinha.nnn 7 anls. it Lgrel r indi o.: 2 t'6·, oile'+lendie..t nier. Allant :2 trlmar11 brnnt n nd almn..P.* HnhAnn 711 rarsn i2 .nhenae mercl, anttln i naar. . Intalc I chrei banle Iernan ise Orlehnri'e. :IialritV.nnltl Tn : 1.5 lmen taol.ron; Watlnn and Wirltl: 20 tana l.iverrnnl and( 10 tnnn rnk ,anlt; (I. .. Old an)d On.; Il-hhdq .10 hntla 102lhhd 4,'i an rnlms 4 C:arrnLFle 4 catlia 25 23 1n ·II 1IhIh, r-- nr:·:.?.-~:-r Zi'd+: , L j. " t p.,F r: tV. ~Crni : )inrkn. 11v. A. hlmlrrianti :t pnclurlennar ineelia~n ella,.. l3. IllelcI' ;' rnnrni~nerrtland~l i. O~rder; rnfea rench ennttlirle 3 dozen wine):DnlelttVl and Can;3 hnles4j hIta 1 ca?k...
SYDNEY. EXPORT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
SYDNEY. EXPORT MARKET. The Wool market for this early pvrt of tIhe season has been very well sepplied, :ead although little has been sold, yet good prices have been obtaiced for. well washed lots; is 6d isthle price of second late wools, Iut the buyers are very shy.of gi'iug a higher price even for better samples. Skin wool fetches fronm Is 3 to.ls 5d6, it well waslied and the same nmay be quoted fur hand washed fleece. Greasy wool has ben sold at auction at 10td per pound, anid SId for the very dirty. skins are very saleable, but hme price is eutirely regulated by the quantity of wool.
LATEST WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
LATEST WOOL SAEiS. A": lB3, HenBry P. IHughes, 14th Jlgy Ex Athbens.--S in triangleEK: under; 3 bales at is 9d, 3 (lambs) uit ls,:lOhd I (.piecek) at- 2hd. GT,.2 bales at Is 7d, Sat Is 7hd, 2 at Is 6d, ~ (log gett) at' is 6hd. S,2 bales 'at Is 9d, 13-at is 8hd, ]9 at' is 8d, 13 at F'shd. 1 at is' 6hd. :3 (lamhrb) at Is 1 Id, 4 ditto:at is 9lid, 4?'ditto at is 9d, 2 (-kin, -: fleece, and lock) at 1is 5d, 2 (Ilckt) at is 3d,, a?diamoud, with DII i the centre, 2 Iales ait- is lid,-18 a' is 10hd 26 at ils '1Od, 8 at Is 9hd, 9 at 'l Dd,- 2 (damsgerd)'at is 8hd, 4 (lamh)at 2ls, 4 ditto at 2s Ohd. 3 ditto Shcl, 4 (part' black) sat is: Shd, 2 (locks) at 1,s hd. D, .15 bales at 'ls 7hd, 15 at is 7d, 4 at is Shd, 4 at Is Shd, 3'(mixed)'at L-'Shd, 4 (lamb) at 2s 3d' 29 itto at, 2s Qhd, 2 ('kin and fleece, greasy) at"3d, 3 (locks) at Is Qhd. !H,' 5 isles (grease) at lid, 1 (iamb, greases) at Is Ohd. 6 ditto at Ild, 8 at Is 8d,21l at is 6hd, 2 at Is 6d, 2 (lamb) at 2s,.4 ditto at Is 8d, I (mnixe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
iMR. O'FARRELL Will sell by'auctioh, on SATURDAY, the 29th November, 1845. at twelve o'clock, at the Town- Herd Cattle Yards, 7ORKING Bullocks, yokes, bows, and chains "ixteen Steers, fit for yoke or butcher. Cows and Calves. Unreserved Sale of Books. MR1. A. LEVY Will sell by auction, onl the premises lately occupied by Mr Dickinson, Kardinia-'sreet, on the evening of MIONDAY NFXT, the 1st December, at seven o'clock, A LARGE ASSORTMENT of BOOKS, . catalogues of which t¼,ill be ready for distribution on Saturday nDxt, when they may be had on aplication to the anctiouecr. Six Hundred pure Saxon Rams, for Sale by Auction. J. B. KIRK Will sell by auction, at Moint Aitken, on TasuIasDAY, the 18th December next, at two o'clock, r at., SI X BUNDRED PURE SAXON RAtMS. eight months old, war ranted clean, in lots to suit purchasers. The Auctioneer begs to call the a. tention of flockmasters and otihers to this important sale. These splendid rams are the property of John Aitken, Ecq., of Mount...
THE NEW SQUATTING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
J.,,TRE NERW SQUATTING ACT. of leases of'.wnsas lands for terms not exceeding twenty-one years, n(a-copy of which will be found in ourfirst.pnge) will most probably be quickly proclaimed as haviig forco. and effect within the colony., -The Bill was first initiated in the House of Lords;. but we have not been able to trace its. progress through the lower honse; T'rhere cnn be'little doubt, however, but that.it would be passed into a law with very lit.le opposition. - The urgent necessity for the pass-. ing~of some P-sch Bill, arose out of ithedappronclhing termination of tle present Colonial Act, and the little probability of the Legislative Coue. cil re.enacting that measure. "'lie new Act is intended to enable the Governors of the respeo tive 'free colonies of Australia to -erxercise despotic power in the dis.. posal of crown lands, without re forence to the wishes of the people or the:r representatives. There is one point, however, in which thiqBill is less objectionable than the....
HOUSE OF COMMONS, JULY 26, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
HOU?E OF COMMONS, JULY ~6, 1815. Mr Denison said that ais he took a deep and anxious interest in the af fairs of Australia, he wished to ask if it was the intention of the Govern ment, at this lato period of the ses sion, to introdiuco into thie House, a Iillthen going through. tho othei I-ouse of Parliament, aleeting the administration ofjusti~e in those ci lonies ? Mr H-opo replied that the Bil was brought in for two objects, first, to exempt Van Demen's Land, qnd .to give power to thebo Croi n to occupy waste lands. With regard to the 13Hill being passcd, much mhiust dopend on thelo feelihg: displayed .in 'that Hoiuse; but the Gov?ernment were ery anxious, as iioll as those~par ties interestid in the Colony ifself, tlhat itlioulih pass into a lIawy "Mr Denison asked whethier ithe decliration: just made by the 0iUnder Secrrtanty of 'State. for the Codlonies .was .consistanil witlii that ia;ide l?y tib Righ t Hoif. Baironet it itihe :ifad ':of -the Governiiiont *'that le sheoild , ...
WASTE LANDS (AUSTRALIA) BILL. (AS AMENDED.) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 29 November 1845
WASTE LANDS (AUSTRALIA) BILL. (AS AMENDI.D.) WHEPREAs, by an Act passed in tlhe session of Parliament held in the fifth andl sixth years of tile reign of iher Maj-sty, intituled, " An Act for reogulatingr the salo of Wasto Land belonging to the Crown in the Aus trainn (:olonies," provision is nmade for the conveyanco andi alienation of .ilci ,'astu:and : and whereas tdoubts liiha nr Iisr:ihn iether, under thiat act I-:' MiJesty; or any person acnoting in the nae isand on E behalf of her Mijestva ean coni'ey or alien'le ainty waste lands of the( rown in any sich cohlany leslse or denintse, reserving an annual ir etit ior panment for the snane: And whiereas doubts hadle also arisen wlieeler, in carrjirig intoke'xn cution tlhieyro tsion'so"of the said recited act,:'her liTjesty, or any such person aitiing in the name and on be half of her~-,Majesty, as aforesaid, is at liberty·: tooqreserrve to andi for the. use of her Majesty any portion of the mninerals' lying in or under such l:andi...