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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
I First vessel for Singapore. THE fine fast mailing brig " John Bagshaw," Captain Hacket, will be in Owen's Ancho- rage in a few days, and will take in cargo for Singapore ; she will also be in want of Stock of the best description, and one pair of superior carriage horses to match. Application to be made (if by letter, poBt-paid) to Mr. G. Shenton, Agent, Perth. June 6,1849. NOTICE. STRAYED to the herd of the under- signed, Moronga, Wannerroo district, one half-bred Timor poney, age six years, color a light bay, near hind foot white, and a white mark down the nose, no brand ; unless claimed within the time allowed by law, will be sold to pay expenses. CHARLES WELCH. June 6,1849. W"ANTED.-Ten or twelve good Pul ling hands for Whaling this sea- son. Apply to June 5,1849. D. SCOTT, JPremantle.
The Government Gazette. TUESDAY, June 6, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
The Government Gazette. TUESDAY, June 6,1849. His Excellency has been pleased to appoint A. H. Stone, Esq., to provisionally fill the office of Crown Solicitor, subject to the approval of the Home Government. The following persons have been appointed Constables pursuant to the provisions of "An Ordinance for regulating the Police in Western &nbsp; Australia:" John Chipper, ) Thomas Salkilld, ) Perth. &nbsp; William Burrell, ) Lawrence Mooney,1} James Dunn, > Albany. T. Piggott, ) I John Drummond,} John Wittenoom [ Avon District, A. Scott,) &nbsp; &nbsp; John Welbourne, R. Hester} Guildford. Edward Hester, ") ?D""Î,"_1, J. Gill, Bunbury. &nbsp; D. Earnshaw- Vasse. G. Bouglass- Murray. Depasturing License. The following application has been received : May 30,1849. Robert Heppingstone, Wannerup Townsite reserve, adjoining the fee-simple lands of Sir J. Stirling, J. T. Cook, G. Layman, R. Guer- rier, J. & G. Chapman, and Messrs. Bussell...
Extraordinary Railway Mail Robbery. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
Extraordinary Railway Mail Rob- bery. The up-mail leaving Plymouth at 6 35 P.M., and Exeter at 9 P.M., on Monday, January 1, arrived at Bridgewater at its usual hour-half-past IO o'clock. At this station various bags of letters which had accumulated in the Post-office van during the trip were, in accordance with the usual custom of the guard, placed in a tender immediately at the rear of the Post-office, and securely locked up. The train, which, iu addition to the Post-office and tender, consisted of about six or seven first and second class carriages, left Bridgewater in due course, and proceeded on its journey to Bristol, the run between these two places being timed to occupy one hour and ten minutes without stoppage at any sta- tion. On the arrival of the train at Bris- tol shortly before nidnight, the guard went to the tender in the rear of the Post-office in order to deliver the Bristol bags, when to his astonishment and dismay, he disco- vered that all the bags had been more o...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
Local Intelligence. The brigantines Emma Sherratt and Wa- terlilly, the latter from the Mauritius, and the former from South Australia, may be now daily expected. The Emma Sherratt will take in stock and Sandal- wood for the northward. The Waterlilly is bound for Singapore. FUNERAL OF THE LATE GEORGE LEAKE, ESQ.-This mournful ceremony took place on Saturday last, when the remains of the lamented gentleman were followed to the grave by about one hundred and fifty of his fellow settlers and townsmen ; His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by the officers of his government, in pursu- ance of the invitation conveyed in the cir- cular from the Colonial Secretary's Office, published in our last, also attended to pay this last mark of respect to the memory of a gentleman, who, however he may at times have thought it his duty to oppose the measures, of the authorities in the Legislative Council, ever did it with courtesy, and from a high sense of the important nature of the trust confide...
Commissariat Office, Perth, February 23, 1848. Treasury Bills. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
Commissariat Office, Fertk, February 23,1848. Treasury Bills. S BALED TENDERS in duplicate will be received at this Office at 12 o'clock every Wednesday, until further notice, from such parties as may be desirous of obtaining Bills of Exchange on the Right Honorable the Lords Com- missioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, payable in London at thirty, days' sight. The Bills will be drawn in sums of (dSlOO One Hundred Pouutls Sterling and up- wards. The Tenders must state in figures and words at length the Eate of Exehange of- fered in Specie for the Bills, and also the description of Coin. For further particulars application to be made at this Office. H. C. DARLING, Asst.- Com.- General.
The Native Press of India. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
The Native Press of India. At a recent meeting of the Eoyal Asia- tic Society, Professor Wilson read a paper relative to the progress which has been made of late years by that portion of the native Indian printing press which is en- tirely unconnected with Europeans, either as writers or patrons. He observed that the establishment of a press in Bengal was a circumstance of so old a date that it was now universally known, though the public was scarcely aware to what extent its ope- ration had been multiplied. He would merely say that in the city of Çalout|ta five newspapers 'were printed in Persian or Hindustani, nine in the Bengali language, and two in English-edited by natives; and that editions of "Menu," of the "Bha gavat," and of other celebrated works, as well as a host of smaller and less respect- able publications in the Bengali language, had been produced there as private specu- lations. One of the strongest instances of the absence of prejudice in India, was the issue of Hi...
The Punjaub. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
The Punjaub. The intelligence from India has lately assumed so uncertain and indecisive a character, that we shall probably be doing a service to our readers by explaining the position to which affairs have been brought in that quarter, and thus elucidating the various contingencies to which we may be liable. Protracted and tedious as the struggle may appear, there is in reality but little room for misgiving^and scarcely any real ground for perplexity. The political settlement of the Punjaub was originally arranged as follows :-A na- tive administration, superintended and controlled by a British Resident, was sup- ported in its authority by a strong British garrison at Lahore. A portion of the Sikh army was disbanded, and the remain- der was distributed, as judiciously as pos- sible, on the north-west frontier and in the various provinces. Upwards of 30,000 men were thus retained in the service, leaving about half that number to seek their fortunes after some other fashion. It will ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 8 June 1849
To Shippers of Wool, Oil, &c. 1HE fine fast sailing Barque "MEROPE," recently thoroughly repaired and coppered, ia ready to take in cargo. She will sail for England direet in less than three weeks after her arrival affording a good opportu- nity for goods and passengers. For particulars of freight or passage ap- ply to D. SCOTT, Fremantle Orto G. SHENTON, Perth. Fremantle^ May 3,1849. For Bunbury and the Vasse. ] THE fine colonial built cutter TYPO, 90 tons burthen, *W. Allen, master, will run regularly between Fremantle, Bunbury and the Vasse, once a month (or oftener, should sufficient freight offer).-For freight or passage apply to Mr. A. Myers, Perth Hotel; to the Master, on board; or to S. Moore & Co. Agents, Fremantle. In order to ensure dispatch, and prevent disappointment to shippers, goods will at all times be received and warehoused by the Agents free of charge. To Shippers of Sandal-wood, &c. ANTHONY CURTIS begs to inform the Public that he will re...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
"GERALDINE MINE.» TENDERS, addressed to Mr. G. Shen- ton, Perth, and if sent by post, pre- paid, will be received till 12 o'clock a noon on the 1st of August next, from pert sons willing to raise 100 Tons of Silver Lead Ore, and to pile same in convenient places for carting. Also, for carting from 50 to 100 Tons of such Ore from the Mine, and delivering same at Champion Bay in a convenient place for shipment. The Tenders must either express the price per ton for raising or carting, or for both raising and carting. The road from the Mine to the Port passes through a favourable line of coun- try, affording abundance of feed and water. For the information of parties tender- ing, it is stated that the vein containing pure ore, and of an average width of l8 inches, is open for the space of 320 yards, throughout the greatest extent of which the ore protrudes above the surface as a wall ; so that the entire quantity required can easily be obtained without sinking or blasting.-[See official...
Thomas Commenden's "Maister's Woldest Daeter." (IN THE DORSETSHI[?]E DIALECT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
Thomas Commenden's "Maister's Woldest Daeter." (IN THE DOBSETSHIBE DIAEECT.) No. No. I ben't arinnen down The pirty maidens o' the town, Nar wishen o'm noo harm j But she that I o'd marry vust To shiare my good luck ar my crust, 'S abred up at a farm. In town a maid da zee muore life, An' I dont underriate her j But ten to oone, the sprackest wife 'S a farmer's woldest daeter. Var she da veed wi' tender Iciaro The little oones, an' piart the'r hiair, An' kip 'em neat an' pirty ; An' kip the sassy little chaps O' buoys in trim, wi' dreats and slaps, When tha be wild an' dirty. Zoo if ya'd have a bus'len wife, An' childern well look'd a'tei*, The maid to help ye al drough fife 'S a farmer's woidest daeter. An' she can irin up an' vuold A book o' clothes wi' young ar wold, An' zalt an' roll the butter ; An' miakc brown bread and elder wine, An' zalt down meat in pans o' brine, An' do what ya can put her. Zoo if ya've whercwi', an' 'ood vind A wife wo'th looken a'ter, Goo an' git a fari...
Ærostatics. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
ÏErostatics. The earth and the water having now been mastered by man, his efforts seem directed to the dominion of the air. In several late papers we see that attempts at improving aerostation and reducing it to something practical, are being carried on with, if not success, at least perseverance. The great difficulty to be overcome is to render the balloons, in whatever shape they may bo constructed, manageable in direction, a difficulty which arises from the machine not only being supported in but owing the motive power to the same fluid. A vessel supported in water owes its impulse either to the wind, which allows direction to be given by the resistance of the water to the various parts of the machine, or it is impelled by some motive power in itself, acting on the water by an agent which gives it a motion quicker than that of the mass it floats in. The first is, with regard to balloons an evident impossibility. The change of direction can only be given by seeking currents of air...
The Past Year. (From the "Times.") [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
The Past Year. (From the " Times.") WE have just passed a great turning point in the story of the world. The year 1848 claims an anxious review, not merely be- cause it was crowded with events of sur- passing magnitude and importance, or be- cause those events exhibited the mutual bearings, the surprises, the vicissitudes, the catastrophes, and even the union of a. drama ; but because, like a few other dates in authentic history, it is an actual passage from old things to new. We have seen a, continental campaign, no longer between, monarch or nations, but between classes Questions hitherto discussed in the closet have been decided by armed populations. The majestic creations of policy or of time have been submitted to the suffrages of the casual populace. In the tumultuous forum of Europe, princes, dynasties, con- stitutions, ranks, honors, privileges, every- thing venerable or effete, noble or debased, has had to plead for existence against opin- ion and passion. Emperors and dema...
Atrocities at Rio de la Plata. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
Atrocities at Rio de la Plata. The savage waa* between Monte Video and Buenos Ayres has given rise to nu- merous crimes of the most horrifying atro- city. Captain Mackinnon, of her Majes- ty's ship Alecto, who has lately returned home, relates that just before he proceeded up the Parana, he met an Italian, who had arrived in charge of an open boat from the river Uruguay. He related that when about a hundred miles above Buenos Ay- res he had one night made his boat fast to the bank, and lain down to sleep. Un- luckily, a little before day dawned, a party of the enemy discovered the sleeping ma- riners, plundered the boat of everything valuable, murdered two of the crew, and, laying the captain flat on his back, nailed his hands and feet with spike nails to the deck, and left him there to perish in agony as the sun attained its strength. Providentially, two of the crew, who had been sleeping under the bushes on the bank, escaped observation, and as soon as the marauders were gone from...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Berth, Jnn[?] 9, 1849. TENDEBS FOR STONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
Colonial Secretary's Office, Berth, Jnnc 9, 1849. TENDEBS FOR STONE. TENDERS will be received at this Of- fice up to 12 o'clock on Tuesday the 19th inst., for supplying 100 cubic yards of Stone, and. stacking the same at high- water mark near the Perth Town Jetty. The whole to be quarried from the Red Sandstone Quarry belonging to Govern- ment under Mount Eliza, and subject to the approval of the Superintendent of Public Works, to whom application is to be made for further particulars. By His Excellency's command, R. H. BLAND, Acting Colonial Secretary. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth June 8,1849. TENDERS will be received at this Of- fice up to 12 o'clock on Tuesday, the 19th inst., for erecting at the School House, Perth, a double Privy; to be fenced round. For further particulars application to be made to the Superintendent of Public Works. Py Pcis excellency's command, R. H. BLAND, Acting Colonial Secretary.
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
Local Intelligence. We regret having to report that the schooner Bee, the property of Mr. J. "W. Turner, of Augusta, was driven on shore, between the wreck of the Mndicott and the "Tub" beacon, in Geographe Bay, on Sunday, the 27th ultimo, having parted her cable during a very heavy gale from the north-west. "We understand she has not received any very great damage, and hap- pily had no other cargo on board than a tew trenails, for the purpose of taking in which she was laying at anchorjan the most exposed situation in the whole bay ; the 2ypo, which was at anchor within about 7 miles to the northward, rode out the gale with only one anchor down. Two whale boats which were lying on the beach in the same neighborhood, were turned end over end no less than three times. During the week sixteen head of cattle, the property of different individuals, have died at Mangonah, on the Swan, it is sup- posed from over-feeding, as one of them was opened on Wednesday, by Mr. W. Gibbs, butcher, of...
The Government Gazette. TUESDAY, June 13, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
The Government Gazette. TUESDAY, June 13,18é9. Contains the following clause of the Imperial Land Sales Act, with an intimation that the Pe- nalties mentioned may be summarily recovered be- fore any two Justices of the Peace : IT. " And be it enacted, that from and after the day when this Act shall come into effect, in the manner hereinafter mentioned, unless claiming un- der a sale or demise from Her Majesty, or from some person acting in the name and on the behalf of Her Majesty, who shall be found occupying any waste lands of the Crown in any of the Colonies aforesaid, either by residing or by erecting any hut or building thereon, or by clearing, enclosing, or cultivating any part thereof, or who shall depas- ture any cattle thereon, and shall not previously have obtained a license from the said Governor for the occupation of such lands, or who shall occupy or depasture as aforesaid after such license shall have been determined by forfeiture or otherwise, shall be liable on convi...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
The Australasian, Colonial, and General Life Assurance and Annuity Company. 16, Bishopsgate-street, corner of Cornhill. CAMTAL, £200,000, IN 20,000 SHARES. Directors. E. Barnard, Esq. F.R.S. J. Bloxham Elua, Esq. Robert Brooks, Esq. Charles E.Mangles,Eâq' Robert Buckle, Esq. Richard Onslow, Esq. John II. Capper, Esq. William Walker, Esq. Trustees . E. Barnand, H. Capper, and H. Thomson, Esqre Auditors, James Easton and C. Richardson, Esqrs. Bankers.-The Union Bank of London. Colonial Bankers. The Bank of Australasia, incorporated by Royal Charter, 2, Moorgate-street, London. .Physician. P. Fraser, Esq. M.D., 69 G-uildfbrd-st. Russell-sq. Actuary and, Secretary. Edward Ryley. Esq. AUSTRALASIAN BRANCH. Sydney. Directors. lion. C. D. Riddell William Walker, Esq. J ohn Thacker, Esq. Adolphus W. Young, Esq. Trustees. Hon.C.D.Riddell,J.Thacker&A.W.Young,Esqi-B Physician.-Dr. Nicholson. Solicitor.-John Norton, Esq. Secretary.-Robert Styles, Esq. Bankers.-The Bank of Australasia. 'W...
THE INDEPENDENT JOURNAL. "Vox populi, vox Dei." FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News — 15 June 1849
THE INDEPENDENT JOURNAL. &lt;c Voxpopuli, vox Dei." FE1D1^JUNÍT57I849. THE nuisance arising from the numerous dogs kept by the inhabitants of our towns, more particularly in Perth, is daily be- coming worse, and many parts of the town are actually dangerous to traverse, espe- cially to females, from the savageness of these canine pests, who, however ferocious they may be, are by their owners suffered to be at large and unmuzzled. The little curs which jump bariring out of nearly every gate in Perth, at the passers by, are nuisances which require correction, but what we now wisli to call the atten- tion of the authorities to, is a much more serious evil, and although there may be no very recent instance of personal injury arising from it, we consider that some steps ought to be taken to prevent such a possibility. From the small number of licenses which have been taken out for dogs in Perth, and the great number of them infesting the streets, we cannot be- lieve the town cons...