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(From the Morning Chronicle, May 21.) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 September 1841
(F'aom the Morning Chronicle, May' S.) The proceedings of last night in the House of Commons were of the utmost importance. . Ministers have .proved that they are equal to the exigenlctes of the crisis. All doubts respecting their intentions is now r.mnved. The H,,use was unuuually crowded, in the expertation of some decisive an nounrcement frm Lord John Rue-ell; and a numlber of Peers, spiritual andi temporal, among whom .were Lord I.yndhurst, Lord Wharncliffe, L.ord Ah. inger. Lord Cardig an, the Bikhop of Itochester. Lord Ellenborough, Lord Comhermore, &c., flocked in, evincing by their anxious looks how keen was tihe interest they took in the proceed ins.. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, while all eyes were fired on the Trea. sury Rench, with all the coolness antd tranlquility of manner he would have display.ed in moving an issue of Rx chequer. Bills or any husiness of course, rose 'and spoke as. follow.:---',r. Iý give notice that. on. Monoda. next. I. wVill mover.thit...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 September 1841
SYDNEY. Denrcarlo WIie.-The cargo of Bene cr!o wine, which was lately imported, has been declared contrahand and has been seized by the Collector of Cus toms. T:.e penalties, alledged to have been incurred amount to upwards of £2000. It issaid, that on six bet-, ties being distilled the) yielded one half of spirits, 25 o. p.-Monitor. The expectation of finding a large river or an inland sea, suf icently near to be of any use to our settlers, has altogether vanishled; and, conse qnently, the desire to.penetrate into the interior is less ardeot than it was. - Sir George Gipps. Inquest. - On Monday, the 30th -August, an iinqtest was held at the Patent Slip public house, on the body of Andrew Parker, late second Engi. neer of the Sea horse steamer. It appeared by the evidence adduced, that the deceased was killed on the preceding Friday during the voyage from Port Phillip, by falling amongst anme of the machinery of the engines, a hereby his skull was facttred. Ver dict, Accidental Deat...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 September 1841
MELBOURNE. The late Boot Accident.-All doubt as to the fate of the nnfortunote Mr. W\\alsh and his hoat's crew are now set at rest, Captain Smith, of the Alexan. Irina, having found on the first shoal after entering the Heads the mutilated remains of a human body, which has been recognised as the body of Francis Clarke (who accompanied Mr. Walsh on his ill fated expedition), from a ring which he wore, and the mark of an anchor which was pricked on his right hand. The watermen who found the boat are still engaged searching for.Mr Walsh's remains.--latriot. Camels. - J. M. Ardlie, Esq., has broaught to Melbourne, overland from Sydney, several valuable camels pur clased from the imaum of Muscat, and imported several months since, together with several very superior Arab horses and mares. The Auction Company.--The Direc tors and the Committee of Shareholders in the Melbourne Auction Conmpany appointed at the general meeting, have disposed of the business to the late Managing Director an...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 September 1841
TO OUR1 READERS. We this day publish a Supplemetit in order to present our readers with the news by Saturday's mail, and also to announce that we have been induced toalter our day of publi cation fromn Saturday to Monday. This alteration will enable us to present our&lt;Geeiong readers with the latest news by the mail, and lo furnish our Melbourne friends ..ith...news.on!y._a few hours old :' from this district. In making this announcement, we should be wanting in our duty, if we did not repent our thanks to the public at large for their kind sup pIort, and also to the conductors of 1he Port Phillip Patriot;, for the reamdy god-will with which they have consented to carry out the new .nrrangemnents.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 September 1841
NOTZCE. lIE GELOENG ADVERTISER will J in future be published every .kon day morning in Corio: and in Mel. bouroe on t1e evenirng of the same day, or early, on the following morning. Terms of Subscription--Six shillings and sixpence per quarter if paid in ad. v;ance; or Seven shillings and sixpence if paid at tho end of the quarter. The qunarer to date from the first pablica. lion after the entry of the subscriber's name on:the list. Resigniations must he accoinpanied with the payment of the currePt quarter and all previous arears, oilh?,r.if-nthaJpaper ,ill contillue to be rharged u il;KSitifplete setilement l:e. mniade. Terms of AdvertisinqOg-The charge for icih in.ertion is Three shillings for the first si* lines of spare, and Threepence I line alinve that number. Advertise. ments will. he reeeived in M3lbourne up to Friday evPning, and at the print. ing plfice in/ orth'.Corio until Saturday eve?ning. .The nurhler of insertions is ri quired to be written on each adver ti.ment. nor...
ABSTRACT OF THE CENSUS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 September 1841
ABSTRACT OF THE CENSUS TIJTUIINS. Total: Piptilaion, including Port Phlillip, &c .............130,856 SEXES. lale?........................ 87./298 Females ...................... 43,558 OCCUPATIONS* ProFrietorP, professionals,b &c.. 4.477 Phnpke~pdrs arid retailers ..... 1,774 llechanics and artificers ......... 10.71A .'Shepherds, &er........................ 12.948 Dfrtestid servant .................. 9.825 Others not~clussifld ............. 72,31,7 RELIGIONS. Church of England............... 73.77 Roman Catholics .................. 35.690 Presbyterians ............... ....... 13,153 Methodists ........................... 3.236 Oather Dissenters.................... 1,857 Jevws ................ .................. 856 Mahomedans and pagans ......... 207 AGER. Males,.nndor 2 years did............ .07 above 2 and under 7...... 6,633 above 7 and under 14 ... 6.306 above 14 and under S21... 6.045 above 21 and under 45... 53.381 above 45 and under 60... 7.912 above ...
NEW SQUATTING REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 September 1841
NEW SQUATTI.'( REGULATIONS. The follolvin" W'egllations for the eccupat'on of Crown Lands within the P;mits of location; are copied from the -ydney Government Guzette of the 24th of'A:gist. It is distinctly stated that they are to extend to P'ort Phillip. It is not explicitly mentioned whethei they are to beconfiried to the Cojintirs of lourke and Grant, but smch we slhould im.aaine to be *t he intent;on. IQo time is fi.ed for 'heir coming into opelration. Surely thos.' settlers w'ho holt licenses at present will not'be dis turhed. At present we refraii from further comment. OCCUPA'TION OF CIOWN T.ANDS WITiHIN .TIHE BOUKDAtIES. With -eferene to the regulations of Ist August, 1831, 95th Septemberr, 1839, aid 13th Feb. uawry, 184-10, relative i the I, ainne of rrown laundts wvithin the hloundaries of Iocation,' asRI to the 6th clause in the nact of council 5 Victorian, No. 1, hiq Exclltncy the Governor dlirects it to b. not fi *d tIhat it hnvi'ir been found inconverieiit to issue annu...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 September 1841
fiOCAL ZNTEZZGLLENCY, &c. LAD SALRi.-On Saturday last, Mr Charles Williams arrived from Mel bourne by the steamer, and although the vessel arrived late, lie determined that the numerous tradesmen who were awaiting his arrival for the sale of suburban ground, which had been ad. vertised twice by him, should not be disappointed; a bonfire was therefore speedily lit opposite Mir Mack's Hotel, and a numerous assemblage of persons took place. Mr Williams stated that the sale wae to be unreserved, and the ctbtrpetition at first'wasspirited.; but a shower of rain coming on, he was obliged to adjourn to Mr Mack's long room, which, from the crowd who flocked into it, became much heated, and the sale flagged. However, the land on an average realized £15 per acre, upon the shortest terms we ever knew for an auction; and although to the owner it may not be as much as he might wish, still we think the sale ought, in the present state of affairs, to be considered satisfactory, Mr. William...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
T?HE GEELONG ADVERTISER will L in future be published every Mon day morning in Corio: and in Mel. bourne on the evening of the same day, or early on the following morning. Terms of Subscription-Six shillings and sixpence per quarter if paid in ad. vance; or Seven shillings and sixpence if paid at the end of the quarter. The quarter to date from the first publica. tion after the entry of the subscriber's name on the list. Resignations must be accompanied with the payment of the current quarler and all previousa otherwise the paperwill continuerrar charged until a complt setlement e ,ade. tt Termsof Advertisiug-lTheca e.r each insertion is Three shillings cre or ,irst six lines of space. and 'Threehe a line above that number. AdvPtisee ments will be received in hielbouIe up to Friday evening, and at the prijn ing office in North Corio until Saturday evening. The number of insecrtionsa required to be written on each advr tisement, or they will be continued aid charged until countermand...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Captain. Cheyne's crab-built bridge at Perth is fast tiiublihrg to ruins, not wiithstandinding the ging constantly employed in repairing it. The licensed victuallers of Hobart Town' have obtained a complete vic tory over the police informers, and the same body at Launceston are be. stirring themselves for a similar pur pose. Tile Probation System is working badly ; the men are absconding by twenties; and Captain Forster's ad mirable regulationa are a dead letter. A company of theatricals have ar· rived at Launceston, from Hobart Town. The Bushrangers.-Hogan an Ar. mitage have at last effected their escape from the colony. In the early part of aInst week, they seiZed npon a boat at Piper's River, having on board aman named Brown and a boy about twelve years of .age, with whom they put to sea. The boat is about eight tons burthen, and was seen a little distance from the coast, by the Elizabeth, but then excited no.suspicions. Tile go vernment cutter Eliza was soon d...
Select Poetry. A PRAYER FOR THOSE WHO HAVE FRIENDS IN THE PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
&Sclecrt ,'odrtr . A PRAYER FOR THOSE WHO HIAVE FRIENDS IN T"ie PRESIDENT. Comes she not yet Ti'he ship was wont to glide WVitih bird-like speed across the omcman foams, Plonats not her flag above thie mcaCun tldel Gleam not Iher white sails thro' tie mmisty gilnom ? In Ilmush'ij nsrpence weeks Iheavily pas o'er: Sime comues not yet-dlitsl if sbe mhould coane no morre ? Hlow mommy hIcas'ts with sick misgiving pain, WVorn with lir;ng watcirinmg, pine in sad distress, mVhose tears hielli priasn'd by linve's fond restraint, Gusih forth irnchrcked in midnight's silentness, As to their wistful gaze Ihole'ns trembhling ray Grows dimn almd dimmmer yet-is fd?ldng fast away I O Lord of movereign migiht i before tily throne Thiey fatll-imloring tihy pmmtecting power I 0 Od of truth nnml love I to thee alone They turn (,mr strength in this their trial hour, flow meep, hmmw keen thir!r anguish, only Thou WYlmo knows it all can tell : support tllem now I Tlhonu knowest thie sihrioiking a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
First Wool Ship for London; THBJ fine rn t-sailing BRIG A1, 238 tons, HI. FPraoT, Commander. The greater part of her cargo being engaged, early application for Freight. by this eligible opportunity is necessary. SFor the-- convinence: of--i tSippor an the Geelong Diktrict.shfh wilYlprobeed in October to take in such cargo as may offer there. Has good accommodation for passen gers. Apply to CA.1IPBELL & WOOLLEY. Melbourne, 17th September, 1841. WOOL. TFInE undersigned will purc hase or advance on Wool of this season's clip, consigned to Messrs. A. A. Gower, Nephews, & Co., London,-deliverable at their Stores in Melbourne or Geelong. CAMPBELL & WOOLILEY. September 15, 181. NOTZGCE. r l-IE undersigned having opened a branch of their House at Gee long, beg to acquaint the Inhabitants and Settlers that the business will be conducted upon the Melbourne terms, CAMPBELL &8 WOOLLEY. 18th September, 1841. ON SALE, AT the Stores of the undersigned: I.I 'lTea Su....
PROGRESS OF TEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
PROGRESS OF TEMPERANCE. From tile Sydney Advocate. It is pleasant to report progress, when the state of things is satisfactory; and we think we can discern something like a movement is favour of Temper ance. Letters of sympathy from the country, and words of encouragement in town,raise a hope that Temperance is on the advance. Incidental circum stances may have affected this: a great cause is often indebted for its success, not to its intrinqic merits, but to cer tain accidents with which it has been connected. Tile pressure of the times, may be one of these accidents. Tile colonists, beinig pinched in the pocket, begin to discover that spirit is an evil luxury, and that more wine and beer are drunk than is necessary. They discover, that a poor man's drop costs him more than food for his family; that a social glass swallows up a large por tion of a fixed income; and that a moderate sideboard is according to the rank of the individual, an expense of from fifty to five hundred-pounds ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
SYDNEY. Fine Flour, 20s. per 1001h. Se. conds, 23. Ration, 19. Colonial Wheat, 4s. to 7s. per bushel. Maize 2s. 6d. to 3s. ditto. Barley, 6&lt;. ditto, Cape Barley, 5s. ditto. Oats, (s. to Sa. ditto. Ilay, 71, to 101. per ton. CORIo: Edited by JAMES HARRISON, and Printed and Published for JolHN PASCOE FAWKNER. (sole proprietor) by Jot-N SCA?mIBnLE,-at tile Advetiser Omlce, Malop street, North. Corio, Aus tralia Felix,
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
WVeekly Caleondar. Wc-k E'ents nof ihe enuing Ann Sun Mon:tIa. w •eek. liec'~ sets sMn. 9O ................5. 6 .... 5 O 3 557 Tuae,.gl Moon, first quarter.... 6. .6 2 & 58 W\ed. 92 ........................ 7 6 1 5 59 Thlnr.23 ...................... .8 a o a 0 ltid. 9t ....................... O 5 59 6 I 3ntur9~ ........................ 10 5 7 6 8 Sun. 9G 16:hSundynft.LTinity II S 6 6 4 1%IOXIDA Y, SEP'rEM BEl 20, 1811.
SWAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
SWAN lil'EIR. The only important intelligence we peiceive i the.announcement of a d| patch received by the Giavernor from the Colonial Nliristeri, fixiig the crown lands in Western Australia at 20i per are. This mIbasure fus given the ut tnot dissatisrfactioh,. to the colonists if anything was wanting to domplete th~. ruin of that *haple-s colony, the adoption of the uniform system saials its tlom becond remedy-twenty shillings tor an acre of land at Swan lRiver ! lMany mnthhs haie not passt~d over aince land was sold there for two bhillings per acre. Wednsdaly latt bsini the twelfth tnniversary of the tooisdation of.the 'olony, wHaske?p?·t'as a g.enral .hollday by all classes of inhabitants, andt tile various amusements are acknowledgq d to have equalled in character those of any of the preceding years,-Perth In. ijlirter, June l , It in well known lto most of our readers thai the Alvocate and the .Erveyor Generals f lr. Mooie:and Mr. .Ioe, were eigaged dulring tihe latter. Part of...
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 September 1841
qT-On Wednesdlny, a coroner's lt- *Eas held at William's Town, on S4, of a youn man rnamedl John 0une Johnson, formerly a clerk in the loy of lMessrs Strachan & Co, Mel. "P who had been found deed on orp 0eilong road, on the previous day. he clreserl, who was addicted to hits of intemperance, lad been drink t William's Town for several nays, I left to cornm to M elbourrne on Thurs. Sweeek, on Sundlay he was seen at r Gre~pvres' station on the Weiraby, rd on the afternnon of Tuesday he was 0 d dead about twenty yards from he Geelong road, denuded ot his hiot Id hools, but without any',marks of nlence on the body The inqu?st na adjourned until Saturday for evidlence of Mr Gred'ves.-- I'Patriot rhe deceased was saidl'to have been ranfgel in his intellect for some time al when the bodry was found, it had oe mruh torn by the wild dogs.-ED. ).A.] EplscoPIALIAN CURCIIcu.--The RPev Ir. Thomson, the .incumhrent of St. ames', hps proceeded tl to Portland.Bay or the purpose of making t...