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IRELAND. THE JUDGMENT ON O'BRIEN AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
IRELAND. THE JUDGMENT ON O'BRIEN AND OTHERS. [From Bell's Messenger, January 20.] ON Tuesday, Messrs. W.S. O'Brien, Thomas F. Meagher, T. B. M'Manus and P. O'Dono hue, were brought in the prison van from Richmond Bridewell to the Court of Queen's Bench, to hear the judgment of the full Court on their appeal from the findings and sentences of the juries at Clonmel Special Commission. The Chief Justice said, that in these se veral causes writs of error had beeonbrought to convictions had at a special commission held in the county of Tipperary. He then proceeded to state the grounds upon which those writs bf error had been raised. With respect to the caption and the appointment of the three Judges who presided at the commission, he declared that the first ob jection raised, as to the caption, could not be sustained, and affirmed that he, as the legal depository of that commission, was bound to say that the Judges who presided there had been rightly and legally appoint ed to hear and de...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
ENGLISH NEWS. BY the arrival of the Ann Milne at Port Phillip we are placed in possession of Euro Slean news to the 9th February. The prospects of the wool-market are very cheering, the February sales were going off well at an advance of 2d. in the lb. Tallow had fallen, the prices given are as follows :-Mutton (good), 39s. to 40s. per cwt.; beef, 37s. to 38s., with a downward tendency. . Parliament was opened by the Queen in person. Her Majesty delivered the follow ing speech on the occasion: THE QUEEN'S SPEECII. My Lords and Gentlemen, The period being arrived at which the business of Parliament is usually resumed, I have called you together for the discharge of your important duties. It is satisfactory to me to be enabled to state, that both in the north and in the south of Europe, the contending parties have con sented to a suspension of arms for the pur pose of negotiating terms of peace. The hostilities carried on in the Island of Sicily were attended with circumstances so rev...
Commercial Intelligence. GOULBURN MARKET—FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1849 FLOUR AT THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
Commercial Intelligence. GOULBURN MARKET-FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1840 FLOUB AT THE MILL. First quality .............:....per ton £ 11 Seconds....................... , £ 10 Ration... ........ .......... ,, 9 WHEAT-The price of this grain has a decided upward tendency. There are plenty of buyers in town, but holders are still keeping back. Three shillings at the mill. OATs-No transactions of consequence to note this week. BAnLEY--Plentiful. Cape, Is. Od. to 2s. MEAT-Butohers. Beef and mutton (prime joints) 2d. per lb. retail. I-AY-Firm at former quotations. PoTATros-Are in demand and supplies scanty. DAIRY PnoDucE.-Butter (fresh) is. Id. has been bid for this article and refused. (Salt) 10d. to is., and ready of sale. Eggs, Pd. to 10d. per dozen These may be quoted as wholesale prices. CHEERs-Firm at the last quotation. TALLow--Transactions indicate a downward ten dency. The late news from England has affected the market, and we have no doubt that buyers will be shy. IRON-Best Staffordshire, ...
CALIFORNIAN EXPEDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
CALIFORNIAN EXPEDITIONS. A glance at the TIMES advertisements will show that the public appetite for California is likely to be promptly met. The burden of the various vessels announced as ready for immediate departure amounts, even in to-day's impression to about 5,000 tons, dis tributed in ships ranging from 190 to 700 tons, to say nothing of the West India mail steamer which leaves on the 17th carrying goods and passengers to Chagres, or of a 'short and pleasant passage' advertised to Galveston, in Texas, as a cheap route to the Pacific. The rates range from £25 upwards, to suit all classes. Thus far however, we have only the arrangements for those who are able to move. The opportunities pro vided for those who wish to share the ad vantages of the new region without its dan gers are still more ample. Indeed, so im posing are the plans for an extensive invest ment of capital, for carrying on the trade in shares of £5 each, that it would seem as if the first of the affair would be ...
Select Poetry. A FEMALE CONVICT TO HER INFANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
A FEMALE CONVICT TO HER INFANT. OR! sleep not, my babe, for the morn of to morrow, Shall soothe me to slumber more tranquil than thine ; The dark grave shall shield me from shame and from sorrow, Though the deeds and the doom of the, guilty are mine. Not long shall the arm of affection enfold thee, Not long shall thou hang on thy mother's fond breast; And who with the eye of delight shall behold thee, And watch thee and guard thee, when I am at rest? And yet doth itgrieve me, to wake thee, my dearest, The pangs of thy desolate mother to see: Thou wilt weep when the clank of my cold chain thou hearest, And none but the guilty shall mourn over me. And yet I must wake thee-for while thou art weep ing, To calm thee I stifle my tears for a while; But thou smil'st in thy dreams, while thus placidly sleeping, And oh! how it wounds me to gaze on thy smile. Alas, my sweet babe with what pride had I prest thee,. To the bosom that now trobs with terror and shame, If the pure tie of virtuous af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
Map of the Town of Goulburn. P ARTIES who have not furnished Architectural Drawings of their houses, stores, &c., for inser tion in the above map, and who are desirous that their properties should appear in the forthcoming publication, are respectfully informed, that if they are forwarded to the undersigned before the 4th proximo, they can be inserted in the Map. W. MEADOWS BROWNRIGG, Sydney, Surveyor and Estate Agent, 'June 2, 1848.' . PLOUGH INN, .AUBURN STREET, GOULBURN, OPPOSITE THE AUSTRALIAN STORE. GEORGE DUJNN B EGS leave to return his most sincere thanks to his friends and the public generally, for the liberal support he has met with during the time he kept the " HARROW" Inn, at Towrang, and to in form them that he has OPENED the above House; and as it is his intention to keep A Zirst-rate Stock of Z&iquors alwjptyson haud, which, conibined with civility and attention to his customers, he hopes to merit a still further, share of public support. The strictest ...
MANEROO. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
t JANEROO. IN or about two months ago, two persons, one a man of the middle age, the other a beardless lad, hired as shepherds with Mr. Gum, Mrs. Hlarnctt's superintendent, at Bredbow; they followed their avocations for a day or two, when lo! and behold! the young shepherd was, by some miraculous meta thesis transformed into a " fair shepherdess." The sudden metamorphosis soon took wing, and with extraordinary velocity reached the " guardians of public order," at Cooma, the nearest police sta. tion, when Butler, a sub-constable, intruded him self, (as butler's generally do) upon the retirement of the old shepherd and the young mess-mate, and led them from tending their innocent flocks to a less innocent retreat, in the shape of a lock-up, at Cooma. Our heroine still in her shepherd's dress, her hair cut short, and wearing a blue cap, nothing daunted, prepared to march, On their way to the last mentioned place, the party halted for a short time at Mr. Driscol's,, twelve miles from Co...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the "Goulburn Herald." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
.. ,,-- - -O ? To the Editor of the" Goulburn Herald." Sti,--As you have shewu yourselfa true friend to the poor farmers, I trust you will give insertion to the following facts: A poor tman named Pratton is renting some pur chased land in this neighbourhood, and striving hard to make a living for his five children. -Ie has applied for the Government land adjoining, under the pre-emptive right, but is not allowed by his rich neighbourhood to run a head of cattle on it, they being driven off to the pound immediately as they encroach upon it. The party who drives them off is a landed proprietor in the neighbourhood but does not claim the land alluded to as his pre-emptive right. Your obedient Servant, Crookwell, W. W. May 26, 18409 LIf the facts are as stated, the man alluded to has his remedy in the Police Court.]--ED. G,H.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. The Council met on Tuesday pursuant to ad journmitnt. ..Mr. BOWMAN presented a petition from certain electors of the counties of Cook and Westmoreland praying for an investigation into the property quali fication of Mr. James Martin, the gentleman re turned for the representation of those counties. The petition having been read, the question was put that it be received. A long discussion ensued. Mr. Ni chols, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Fitzgerald, Mr. Martin, (all natives) 9pposed Its reception. Mr. Lamb, Mr. Cowper, Mr. Lowe, the Attorney-General, Mr. Allen, Mr. Darvall, and Mr. Suttor being for it. The pe tition was received. Mr. Cowper presented a petition from 70 members of the Sydney lailway Company, praying the Coun cil to pass a Bill to incorporate the Company : the petition having been read and received, the same helon. member moved for leave to bring in a Bill for that purpose-Granted. The Attorney-General postponed until Thursday week his motion for leave to b...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
FEEDING AN INFonRoEn.-The respected genitle=: man who has kindly volunteered for a small sum, to perform the dirty work for the government, under the Crown Lands Act, has now become such an ob ject of interest, that we conceive it to be our duty to chronicle every little circumstance connected fwith his peregrinations that may reach us.. A faith ful reporter, whose duty it is to scour the neigh bourhood in search of interesting intelligence, and: to whom we pay a large salary in order to secure him from corruption, has just arrived with' se've'ial anecdotes of the proceedings of'the C. CL:, which; published entire, would redound much tolhis: dediL and raise him, if possible, a step higher "in pntilli estimation. But our columns are too crowded: att the present moment to admit of such a pleasig-t task. However, from the pnass we ihustiselect one, which we have no question willr be received' with de; light by our readers. It appears that some ten days' or so since, the gentleman allud...
Police Intelligence. TUESDAY, MAY 29, 1849. Before J. F. M'ARTHUR, Esq., J. P. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
- MPfk`- lffg V TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1849. Before J. F. M'AnTnun, Esq., J. P. Dna IKcRDs.-Mary Dillon was brought up to answer an information exhibited by the Chief Con stable, charging her with having appeared drunk in the public streets of Goulburn on the 25th inst. In consideration of the defendant having been confined in the lock-up for four days, she was ad monished and discharged. Elizabeth Mills, better known as Bet Rusty, was then introduced to the favorable consideration of the Bench upon a similar charge. The information set forth that she had been six times convicted of drunkenness. Mr. M'Arthur.-How do you plead, Elizabeth Mills ? Defendant.-Why I was the worse for liquor, Mfr. M'Arthur. Mr. M'Arthur.-And do you acknowledge that you have been six times convicted for being drunk ? Defendant.-Six times! I believe that this is the twenty-first time. The candid acknowledgement procured Mrs.Rusty the following sentence viz., to pay a fine of X2 or remain three days in the custody...
Country News. YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 2 June 1849
Country News. [RROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] YASS. QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY. --- The Yass cricketers cele brated the birth day of our Sovereign by a Ball for the benefit of the Yass Hospital. The affair passed off in a manner highly creditable to all the parties concerned : after paying the expenses the sum of £8 8s. was handed to the Treasurer of the Hospital, which, considering the inclemency of the weather, is a large sum for a village like this. It is a pity that all classes of the conmmunity do not go hand in hand for purposes of the kind, but we are slaves to fashion. Oh for a return of the olden time when the squire and the lady would meet the villagers at a dance on the green: surely that would be a better state of things. When charity is concerned than the present " stand off the grass, I am better than you," so pre velent in the present day. May 30th, 1849.
THE REMEMBRANCES OF A MONTHLY NURSE. THE HARE-LIP. [CONTINUED FROM OUR LAST.] [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
THE RiEMEMBRANCES OF A MONTHLY NURSE. THE IIARE-LIP. [CONTINUED FROM10 OUR LAST.] * Now 6omes the time," thought I. " Iow replete with this world's goods is this gen tleman ! " and I cast my eyes on the valua ble paintings in the room, the splendid cut glass, desert-service, decanters, and glasses, on the rich foreign cloth which adorned the table. " Did you mark the exact minute, nurse, that he was born ?" and he drew forth a gold repeater, worth at least a hundred gui neas. Surprised that I did not immediately an swer, he fancied it arose from his not having presented me with the accustomed present on such occasions. He counted out five sovereigns on the table, and bidding me be careful of little " Thomas Gresham," for so he meant to call him, and his dear Mary, and that sum should be more than doubled. I did not put forth my hand to take the money; but fixing my eyes on his face, I slowly said, " There is a slight defect, sir, I am sorry to say in the dear baby's face; but it can...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
Just arrived and on sale at the 'GOULBURN HERALD" OFFICE, AUBURN STREET, OOULBURN, COMPRISING Chronicle of. Crime, or the New Newgate Calendar 2 vols. Johnson's Lives of the Poets Robertson's History of Scotland -- History of America Travels in Mexico and California - Sicily and Malta - Egypt and thie Holy Land - Russia, Tartary, &c. Bulwer's BRienzi -Paul Clifford Dickens' Pickwick Papers - Nicholas Nickleby Cooper's Red Rover -Lionel Lincoln - Pioneers Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hungarian Brothers Scott's Fortunes of Nigel, 3 vole. -- Rob Roy Domestic Scenes, 3 vols. The Heretic, by P. B. Shaw, B.A., 3 vols. Betrothed Lovers, 3 vols. Forget-me-Not, gilt, with numerous Plates Life of Napoleon Buonaparto Cook's Voyages Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Tales of the East Arabian Nights Entertainments, 8vo. Romance of Real Life History of the United States Siuollett's Humplhrey Clinker Sterie's Tristram Shandy Life.onl ihe Ocean Crotiuwell; by Herbert Life of Toni Jones ...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
AT Wagga Wagga, on the 18th day of May, 1849, from Wagga Wagga run :-One chlesnut filly, JER conjoined off shoulder, white legs, a large blaze down the forehead, 18 months old, 14 hands high; 1 black or dark brown gelding, no visible brand, Clydesdale breed, 18 months old, 14 hands high. If the above horses are not released on or before the 20th June, they will be sold. E. H. SEPPINGS, Poundkeeper. At Gunning, on the 14th, 10th, and 21st days of May, 1849:-1 brindle and white steer, branded on off rump illegible; I white cow, SC with 44 under ribs, brand on rump illegible off side, with a brown and white heifer calf, utbranded; 1 white yearling steer, with red spots, branded on off rump illegible; 1 brown cow, IW with 2 under rump, 2 ribs off side; 1 red and white yearling steer, no brand visible, off ear marked; 1 brindle steer, ap parently I-I offrump, both ears marked; I brindle ox, with white spots, brand on off rump illegible 1 blue sided ox, apparently H off rump; 1 brindle an...
MELBOURNE MARKET—FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
MELBOURNE MARKET--FaIDX, JUNE 1,1849. GnRAx.-During the last week the price of wheat has advanced a little, some samples having sold as high as 4s. per bushel. This rise is owing partially to the state of the weather curtailing the supplies sent in from the country, but principally to the upward tendency which the Sydney Market has lately exhibited. The Melbourne is always influ enced more by the Sydney Market than by any local circumstances, and as yesterday's mail brings the intelligence of a futrther rise there, the same may be confidently looked for here. All other descrip tions of grain remain the same as last quoted, viz. barley, 2s. 9d.; oats (seed) 3s. Gd. ; ditto (com mon) 2s. Gd. to 3s. per bushel. CATTLE.-Fat cattle, 8s. Gd. to 095. per 1000 lbs., Steers (lean) ]3s. to 29s. per head, with little doing. Mixed cattle, 12s.; no sfsr effected. Milch cows £2 to £? 10s.; working bullocks, £G to £0 per pair. WETHEns-Fat per lb., lid.-Store,4s. per head, and nothing doing. SHEEP-...
SYDNEY MARKETS.—FRIDAY, JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
SYDNEY MARKETS.-FRIDAY, JUNE 1. CFrom the Sydney Morning Herald, June 2.] WE have very few sales to report, owing in a great measure to the inclemency of the earlier part of the week. Importers of eastern produce universally complain. Buyers hold back in consequence of ad vices received of Sugar on the way for this place; the quantity, though large, has always a more dead ening effect on-the market when in perspective than on the spot, and although it has been the cause of some parties offering at a very low figure, we cannot see that much is to be apprehended from what is coming forward, as prices are likely to range high in the eastern markets. Several vessels are now on the way up for Sugars, having cleared out for various fictitious places. It is much to be regretted that it is not made public when these vessels leave for the sugar growing countries, as many parties would not send forward did they know the quantity of tonnage already chartered, and so much secrecy has fre quentl...
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT. SYDNEY, JUNE 1, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT. SYDNEY, JUNE 1, 1849. Before His Honor Mr. JUSTIcE DICKINSON. STEALING ORDERS. Francis Sylvester and Thomas Phillips were indicted for having, on Richmond Ri ver, upon the 13th April last, stolen a number of money orders, amounting in value altogether to £15 17s., the property of one Francis Launt. The Solicitor-General conducted the pro sesution, and Mr. Iolroyd appeared for the prisover Sylvester. Phillips was unde fended. The place at which the robbery was said to have been committed was a public-house called the Travellers' Rest, between the Clarence and Richmond Rivers. On the day named in the information the prisoners, with a man called " Scotchie," not before the Court, called at the house for refresh ment. Before they came, Mrs. Launt had seen that a number of money orders which she had in a box in her bed-room were safe, but on going to procure change, after their departure, she found that the orders had been stolen. Her husband being from home, she ...
Commercial Intelligence. GOULBURN MARKET—FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1849. FLOUR AT THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
Commercial Intelligence. GOULBURN MARKET-FInIDAY, JUNE 1, 1840. FLOUR AT THE MILL, First quality .............:....per ton g 11 Seconds ...................... , 10 Ration... .................... ,, ~ 9 WHEAT-Ready of sale: an advance is still look ed for and might be obtained on clean parcels of good quality. OATs-No transactions of consequence to note this week. BAnLEY-Plentiful, with a limited sale. MEAT--Butchers. Beef and mutton (prime joints) 2d. per lb. retail. HAY-A shade higher, though loads are usually sold at former rates. POTATOEs-Are getting very dear. Readily bought as the supply is not plentiful. DAIRY PnoDucE.-Butter (fresh) wholsale, 1s. Id. with upward tendency. (Salt) 10d. to Is. and saleable. Eggs are getting dearer. ClEESE-Is moving off and choice lots .readily bought up. TALLow.--We have no remarks to make in this article: the market is looking down with no eager buyers. IRoN-Best Staffordshire, T.P.K. £18 per ton assorted.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 9 June 1849
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Mr. I----, Yaes.-The communications are in admisst b e. COS?TANCE.-We have received " two original" poems fromn this corespondent; the one was written by Sir Walter Scott, and the other, we think, by the well-known lyrist T. H. Bayley. So much for the originality of our correspondent's poetry! Out gallantry will not allow us to say more. Would HIBERNIcus send us an "original" answer to the article, in lieu of the one forwarded. We shall be happy to receive an account of the Election proceedings in St. Vincent and Auck land. Will some friend favor us in time for our next publication. THE GOULBURN HERALD. SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1849.