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REGULATIONS OF THE AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 13 December 1845
REGULATIONS OF THE AUSTRAC LIAN JOCKEY CLUB. (From Bell's Life in Sydney.) With a view to the prevention, and more satisfactory arrangement of any disputes which may arise, and for the better government of the Austra lian Turf, the Australian Jockey Club declares to run under and take for their guidance the Rules and liegulations of the Newmarket Joekey Club, as far as such Rules and Regulations are applicable. to the Australian Turf, ahd publish the following leading Rules for general information, viz: 1 The Australian Jockey Club will not adjudicate in any matter relating to the Turf. which may be referred from any other Race Meeting-in the Colony, uinless the Stewards of such Race Meeting have previously de clared, through the press; their iti tention of strictly adhliering to the Rules observed by the Australian Jocke. Club. 2. Horses foaled after the ?Istiof August, shall take their age from the following January, and horses foaled prior to the 1st of August, shall take their a...
COLONIAL BEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 13 December 1845
COLONIAL Bine CH.-About twelve months since thero was some discus sion whether a description of timber which grows at Brishane Watcr, and' is known as colonial bhech, is adapted for maling casts. 1y the Jlast arri ,als from England Mlr L. _l1,ilwyard has received a letter froin CfpStain Tonmkins,of the brig Henjamin Boyd, stating that he took botiie casks made of this timber, bothon.deck and in the hold, and they answered remarkably well; the casks remain ing staunch, and the water sweet and olourless.-Sydney Herald.
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
ENGLAD). LANDED PROPERTY IN SCOTLAND.-The Ayr Adveitiser states Ihat the puirchlase money for the estate of Kelly was £65,000. The stme paper ins the following :-Viessis Montgomneie & Fleming, Glastow, have puir clihsed Ihe estate of Blackhouse, near Ayr, at £47,800, for a party not yet named. The ef?Ste at Carlug., West Kilbride, Ayrshlire, has been sold to James A. Anderson, Esq. B:anker, Glasgow, for £16 500, this property was bought abuut forty years ago for £0,500. Geo. K. Young, 'Esq., has lately ptur.hased htle ePtata of Inn1n,. rnt, fl, Mli.-h, , J-n. Thomas F. Kennedy. of Denure, for about £7,000; also Piedmont, from Spencer Boyd, Esq., for ab:ut £10,000: bnlth properties contiguous, and in the parish of Girvan. HowV TO PRIPDICT 'IISR VRATER.-A paaeraph headed " How to Predict tlhe Weather," appeared lately ii tile Briglitoh Herald. It said-"Observe tit. wid lihenii the sun crosses the equinoctial line about the 30th of March, and 12th of September. If the prevailin...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
SYDNEY. LE RI -N.--The repairs on tihe French enorvette tihlin are progressing rapidly, and tie reeitlarity with wthich the work is carried on reflects great credit on the first lieutenanit, who Ihas had tile whole superintendence Upon heaving out tile larboard side it was round shie made suo tuch water tliht they were compelled to ease her up again and caulk the top sides and decks, after whiich it weas found Ithat the pumps would not keep her free. Commodore Berard and some of tilhe ofaicers therefore waited on thile Mayor, who granted ithem the iuse of the City fie-engine, which they are working between decks, and ainswers tile purpose by meanls of tile hiose, whilch leads to the cihoie. Tlhe repairs will 1not be so great a~ at first supposed, as they are onily tshipping and re-caulking her under the bows, as far as the fore-rigginig. THE S'TEAMER '" CORSAlIt."-Tlhe Cor sair is now ready for sea. hIaving had a Ihoroigh repair, both i machinnery, hlll , &c She is betiding ...
MELBOURNE. THE SEAMEN OF THE "KESTREL." [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
l1ELBOURNE. THe SEAMEN OF iTHE " KESTREL." Mr J. P. Smith, on behalf of Captain Beauvals of the Kestrel, applied to the sitting Magistrates on Monday, for summonses against seven of the seamen of that vessel, for refusing to return on board to their duty, Air John Stephens said, the nmen tvere acting under his advice, they were in fact influenced by fears of personal ill treatment, and had already obh tained summonses against Captain Beauvais for ill treatment, which not being returnable till Thursday, it would, hie considered, be only fair that those charges should be dis posed of prior to any SummonseS being granted to the Captain. The Magistrates ultimately determined to adopt this course, and the sum monses against the Captain to be gone into first.-Patriot. COROQNEit'S INQUEST -On. Saturday. night, a Cnioner's iniquest was convened at Liardet's Ieacll Hotel, befoi eW. B. WVi:iiol, Esq , Coroner for the Disirict. ullok vidw ,f the body of L. s. Ormauby, who comn mnited suicide o...
NEW COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
NEW COLONY. The Friend of China states that it is generally pretty well known, that if the island of Pulo L.uboan has not already been formally ceded to Great Britain, and taken possession of as a British settlement, such will very shortly be the case. As a British colony, It may ultimately be a place of great importance, not only as a naval stat.ion calculated to protect our com nrercs from the swvarmnis of piratical vessels which infest the seas which sur round Borneo, but also as the seat of an extensive tralic drawn from that magnificent island-an island fertile in the productions of the tropica, and rich in minerals of the most valuable kind, wslich only requires internal peace and protectiotio from the rapine of the predatory hands, who for ages have comma?lsded the'mouLths of the numerous navigable rivers, to place it among the first of the Eastern Islands.
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
S..htyptiy, - nt. IIi.. ci.c.. - : : GEELONG. A RnlVED. Deecrmber'l5 -Lilis, schooner. Smlith mnsltr, rlrli Hulbart TownI. Passcniger'i-lr Stoldatlnia. Mr and Mr.. Hatemaii, +Mr will Mr.' 'Peck and crlild, 'ls,. Lench. Mrs. COnulini and three children, T'llioiasNa Sntlon. Mis.'P.itton. nnd Wlllinnm ilavcr. 'Cargo-10,00. reelt timber, 3000 shligles, III bags fllour, 7 boxes till, 2 dwlt.e A-" er cmi lickrliets, 30 buillres inal,'G cusls CllrrutilS, J, . lath ; 135 bars and 4 b-indles iron.:P ,..Cihallnioll 7. paickalnes ?arr .i6lit'iril *ca4k -'.tlute ? dh -c'dler. E. WYlll; o1 packages rfrnaiiare, 2 enses millinery. J. Peckl ; 41 Spackages fornilltre and luccage, J. Mathliewsnli ; 3 *Packages, .ilks Jacksonl.and lie ; I nour cylinder, I heicetltron oven, 1 case wine, 20 bIgs flour, "Willltha Tinmuis; 0 l.boxps raisons, W~ation and IWgllt; -SO bUigs dates, G bIxes ranhinsi 4lulgs rice. '1 C?k calralilks 1 Iackage ontlienil. -do. all, I caisk ellrtlihenwnare; I: cise pipeis. t 'bale s...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. We regret to announce that tlhe Lieutenant-Governor has come to the unwise and impolitic determination to accept of nothing but specio in all transactions between himself and the colonists, and, furthermore, to with draw the Government accounts from the custody of the Banks, and to take it into his own keeping at the Treasury. Acting upon this sudden and ruinous resolutioni the notes of both Banks have been already re fused at the Land Oflfice; when ten dered in payment of land I-Register.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
S:UMMER GOODS, JUST RECEIV.ED AT THEI LIVERPOOL MART. s>. !?Paaitaias>3 ETURNS his most sincere thanks to the public generally for the liberal ' encouragement he has received since he first opened in the undermen tioned line ofbusiness, and for which the only way he can hest express his gratitude to them is in reducing the prices of goods to their lowest ebb, he therefore feels great pleasure in announcing that he has just received per Chris. tina, Shamrock, and Reward, a choice selection of Goods, in addition to his already exeneive Stock, which is now open and ready for inspection at THE LIVERPOOL MART, anid on examination will be found to be the richest, mnost varied in style, and best adapted to the present season of any goods that has been hitherto exhibited for inspection in Geelong. Mouseline de Laines at 3s 6d per dress Rich Muslins, at 44 per dress Royle's Prints. at 6d per yard One Box Ri(h Worked Muslin Berthers, Pellerines, and Collars, commencing at Is each One Bo...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
'The; Apbrasia arrived a last nilght, bitbrought'Do mail. ;A ,few weeks ogo.a :like occurrence toiokcplace ihrough the carelessness of ifa clerk in flie S' eaamý-pak6(t ,prfiace,";:but of gorse w.e, cannot -say .tIhe, present delay 'has it origitn 'i the saimi cause.' Our readers are 'thus d .rived of ;the news from Sydney, which, wet re enabled -tb give be fore' the MVelbourne ipnpers * weiin ho I mais arrrlve withL regularity, bIn, our -front: pagei.w.ill be found; tlio official co'rrespondeneie r?e'latiýve; to the'claim' of Geelfltg to be'de'.e v1ared n_ Warehousing, .ortor 'orrt of.: Entry- ,and ::Cleiarancb. :-A fter perusiog :the 'do'imenti s fthus"ex posedl to .publ io iew, we need notb leisurpr?Fed that thie, H oe G.o.vern. ment- should ihave, disregarded ou'r' dlaiQ?i :There"is through'out'tlhe whole correspondence anair ,ofj inadifference and q oflioil;indplence, as 'if; it: were na :dreadful "thling t6o Reep pace' wtilh private enterpi ze,. Said.ifit !ieyp noqt at.all des...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
For London, A REGULAR TPRADER, THE fast-sailin! A I Darque A - THOMAS HUGHES, 309 tons register, T'l'hv.a, iButi;:r, com mander, loading at Point Henry; lthe greater portion of her caiZo beingi en gaged will have quick dlespatch-has superior nccommodation for passengers. For freight or passaate. apply to W. & H. BARNES & CO. Melbourne WILLIAM TIMMS, Geelong. December 16. 1845. For Lontloifi T I HE Britisthbuilt Barque DUKE OF RICHMOND, A 1 for 10 years, Thomas Barclay ccm mander. Has a full poop, avd first-rate accommodation for passengers. Carries a Surgeon. She will have quick dties patch. For freight or passage, apply to STRAC-IAN & Co, or, in Melbourne, to BELLS & BUCHANAN. 7th November, 1845. .ei' London, LOADING AT GEELONG, THE fine first class barque PLA TINA, 300 tons, Wm. Kiikus, commander. For freight or passage, apply to tho Commautler oh board, or to JAMES CAIN, Geelong and Melbourn'e. For London Direct. TO LOAD AT POINT IIENIIY. THE fine ...
WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
IWstEI.kAN MISSIO-inARY *SobCILTY.' I hre M'lbo irno branch of this So ciety held itssix thanniversary meet ingron Mioday evening, in he. Mel bopurno n sl'eyan Chapel. i is-Wdr-i ship the?'iMayor:presided on 'the oc casion;,!aiEd ,soiveral ministers' and other gentlinieu wvere present to0ad vocatie theli'daaUs'of Clristiain .i*-s, sions .T'ii. pre'senco upon th ,plat form of 'an aboriginalinntive;youth; whlo accompanied theLlRev: Mir Tuck-'. field fromr thoe Buriting Dhloe stationl, adtrcd to' tlhid titer sts of the fieetiring Tlhreopreparatory sermons 'w erd pieachbd on' undlay on behalf of the naoic society; two atyMelbourne by, thlt Rei MessrsMoreison and rTuck field,,and :at Gollingwood by the Rev. E Sweetmnan.-Courier.
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
SRoyVI. GEOGRIAPHICAL S ociE'rT. Lord Colchester, President, in thechair, Six new members were elected into. the society. Tlhe paper read, was " Con siderations against the supposed ex. istence of a treat sea in the interior of Ausiralia, by E. I. Eyre. An idea privails that the continent, of Austra lia, js comparatively speaking little more than a narrow crust or barrier in tervening between an outer and inner sea, this opinion originated with Cap tain Flinders. and is still entertained by Captain Sturt, Mr Windsor Earl, and others. Mr Eyre says, it is not 'without diHlidence that he ventures to differ from such authorities, while at the same time he thinks his own notion bdrne'out by facts and considerations of nolittle weight. Mr Eyre admits that the non:existence, at least as far as wekknow, of any large river with the exception of the Murray, dis. charging itself into the sea on the eastern, western, or southern coasts to the southward of a line drawn from Moreton Bay to Shark'...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
E~ NGLAN'D ''i'' !·;: TInE V an Dlcmene s Land newspapers pu.t us;in .:possession .of Enrlish news .io the ,2nd., eptem?ber,. aboutl a week later thlian w~ liad iprevidusly .re ceiredi S:'l'hic'August Woolsales at Liverpool closed on' thl 21st August. 1h e prices at the late London sales were fuilly realised.. i oThebrandy market is uncertain in Firance, ;from the:. badness of the wealile?:l t lias, in consequence, adinhcel 4d per gallon, YZn .Diemtnen s Lalnd 'wheat sold at tel;a?£adi ,Fice for 70s per quarter, orx8s,d peribushel t-Hops are expccted to be very scarco and ti (lear. The duty: estimated at £~10,000oo, will not realiso one tenth of that sum. Port Phillip' muttlon tallow sold at 43s--yoellow tallow, 39s 6(1. The tobacco crop in America has been a partial failure. There is something like a distant din of war from the other side of the At aIntic. A Presidential rmessage, sum moninog the armies, and calling out a specia'Il levy of men,. for the defence of Mexico, or (he 'r...
NEW ZEALAND [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
NEW ZEALAND. r'TPorosrnj Pttiri'ttTETAY TGosirinN 7iENT IN NEt.W :ZiAIlANII.- A. Parlia mneutary Return. printed by o'ideroif the'House of Commrina in Jaie. : 1s;45 oontains copies" of a~ correrspondenre betwrn;- thie 'Coloni: Oflice ?:?ld Atihe New Zaklarnd' Codpiiny, :' lative to a propoitibon by thbe' litter Ior the s t ;;lishmerin'lof a Proprietary Governimrent in New Z.alhiid. ' The piroiposal 'ma .Itt?dt officially from :1iscount Iigestre, the Chait man of-a Committtee appointed by:the Directors of the Company, with full powers to' conclude any airange' mints which they might deem ellilelnt anid diSitrable for thi sttle6mient of 'the difficulties existing between the Com pony and her' :Majesty's Government; but on considering' the project, Lord Stinley declared that the difficmultes which militated against its being carried into' effect were insuperablel so that that negociation ended in nothing. It may, however,' be intesesting to our renders to know the nature of tlhe pro po...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
INDIA. Two gigantlo railway companies bave just been started in London, which if successfully carriedl out will work changes in India, the results of which it is quite beyond the power of man to calculate. One of theni, called the " Great Irilia Peninsular lail- way Company," proposes, with a capital of £6,000,000, eventunlly to to connect the three seats of hritish government in India by means of 1300 miles of railroad, uniting (nmongst others) the important towns of Poonah, Nassuck, Aurungabad, Ahmednuggur, Scholapoor, Nag poor, Oorawutty, Hydrabad, and Uombay, passing through a country occupiedl by not less than .C10,000,000 of inhabitants. A profit of 12 per cent. per annum is confidently ex pected. The other, named the " Great Western Railway of HengaJ," is ins tended to form a junction of Calb cutta with Patna and 8ootee, em bracing Dumdum and Barrackpore, and passing through the highly cul tivated districts of Bancoora, Beerb hoom,. Ramghur, 1MIonghyr, and Behar. with extensi...
FREE PORT CORRESPONDENCE Letter from His Honour the Superintendent of Port Philip to the Honourable the Colonial Secretary Melbourne, 1st March, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
FREE FORT COkRESPONDENCE Lctter from His Honor the Siiperin . tendent of Port Phillip to the ionorable the Colonial Secretary. Melbourne, 1st March, 1844. " Sir.-It is my duty to forward to you the enclosed letter, addressed by the Warden of the District Council of Grant, to His Excellency, accompanying a Petition signed by a number of the most influential of the land holders, stock holdersb mer chants, and townspeople, of the Geelong District, praying that His Excellency would be pleased to sanc tion the erection of Geelong into a Free Warehousing Port, or a Port of Entry and Clearance. I request that you will have the goodness to bring the above Letter and Petition under His Excellency's early attention. They will be found to be accompanied by copies of a communication, addressed to me by the Sub-Collector of this Port, and a Memorandum of Mr Barnes, con taining the opinion of these Gentle men, on the expediency of the prayer of the Petition being acceded to. His Excellency will r...
MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 17 December 1845
MURDER ON THE IIIGB SEAS. Robert North Beaufaisu captain, and William Dobhon, mate, of the ship Kestrel, were brought up for examina tion at the Melbourne Police Office on Thursdey, the 11th December, when the following witnesses wete examined: The drposition of Peter Bruce, a man of colour, on which the warrant was cranted, was to the following effect He was ships' cook on hoard the Kestrel, and shipped on or about the 10th sep. tember last; on the voyage from Mtanila to the Island of Rally, and when with in shout four days sail, after leaving the former place, the captain ordered ihe serang to saiZe a Lascar, anti tie him to the rigging of the ship-which order was carried into effect. The sereag by order of the prisoner Beauvais, inflicted a severe punishment on the said Lascar, givine him twelve stripes with the thick end of a tnpe on the hack. and in about aikteen days after the punishment, William Dobson, struck the sa:d Lasrar on several parts of the body with a rope's end. 'T...