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OVER-TRADING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
OVER -TRADING. 'rom the Australasian Record. That an unexampled depression has been palpahly evident in the export trade and-'shipping to these colonies, for the last four or five months, is matter of notoriety to all in the least degree connected with that quarter of the globe; and it can scarcely be supposed that we have been either unconcerned or unobservant spectators ; we have witnessed an all but universal stagnation prevading our export trade ; and as a necessary consequence, the various vessels loading for those distant settle ments, very far exceeding their ap pointed times of sailing. We fully admit the existence of this temporary gloom (for temporary only we believe it will -be found), and it shall now be our endeavour to point out the causes from which it has arisen. We believe it will be found that there are two proximate -causes' for the present :de. pression : they are, the present scarcity of money amount most of the Austral asian houses, and the glutted markets in t...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
tSH?P NEWS. - AlIt!VALS. October 6-A PH RASIA steamer,Lawler master, from Melbourne. "'.7-GOVERNOR LA -TROBE, cutter, Cannon master, from Melbourne, with a genetral ctrgo. 0.-APH RASI A, steamer, Lawler master, from Melbourne. DEPA ITURES. Octolbr 4-A PIiRASIA, steamer, Lawler master, for Melbou' ne. 7-A PHRASIA,steamer, Lawler master, for Melbourne. 9-GOVERNOR LA TROBE, cutter, Cannon master, for Melbourne. Loss OF TilE MAJESTIC, THe PInRS wOOL-.stI FtOM GEELONG LAST SEASON. --The Port Phillip Gazette of Wednesday last contains the following alarming-pa ragraph: The Britishl Monarch, arrived in the Downs, saw *on the 22nd of April a large ship on her beamends, with only foremast and bowsprit standing, and apparently abandoned on the east end ofColoradas Bank; a schonner was at anchor near her. On the 24th, passed her majesty's ship Skipjack, and .wAs informed the ship on the Colorados' was the Maljestic, on her homeward bound voyage fromlt Port Pbiilip last season. : We cannot trac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
fcr Eoodon- at Goolong. 8 A I st.sniling barque Nutticommander. 297 tons per nill te up her berth at PoinI r y oupon the discharge st partl nf of this vessel's Ie tool ein8 already engaged. cr req rested to make early to eilter to "JA.ES CAIN, or \E?IBB IOTB ES. & CO. tWool gSip for London. THE fine fInt-sailing BRIG ,- tas, I1.;ptAT, Commander. 1?asIr posat Of her cargo being et early application for Freight 'iitelinible opportunity is necessary. I;rh, conv,.,,nce of Shippers in 0one District, she will proceed ,ober t take in such cargo as may ial acommodation for passen CIPBELT & WOOLLEY. hrne, 17 h September, 1841. WOOL. Sndersigned will purchase or ,rance n Wool of this season's ,ousilnetl to Messrs. A. A. Gower, ', Co., London,-deliverable irSt?resin Mlelbourne or Geelong. C.IIPBELL & WOOLLEY. lber 15, 1841. WOOL. landersigned are purchasers of tool, or will make advances on ing rlip, delivered in Melbourne, ,'~Town, Geelong, or Portland a 01e consirged ...
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
VESSELS EXPECTED., .BOt .LO ,N0. " Chlilders, brig, 02, Selles, to sall 10th Jain. Lady Kennaway, shlip,..50, with emigrants, June :1Srahp to sail June.lO WV'idgeon, to.sailJuly 10 Mary Nixon, barque,;450, Field, to sail July 30SO Richlard Milunit, barque, 260, Longridge, July 13 Sultan, bcrque,400, Robinson William Turner, ship, 600, with emigrants, May 20 Dhlina . JtJno, trnmer,.tDT . j Enchanttress, to sail June i SBausr S rnx Coax. . Diamond, 803, with emigrants, to sail July e1 PFROM ORsaEo0L A*la, barque; 322, Paterson, with emigrants, May 10 Oatlieriile Jamisn, 4?l, Hutchisonn India, }hip, Campbell, with emligrants, May Si Klug Henry, Dryadale
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
MELBOURNE S[IPPING. ARttRIVALS, October 2- Thomas Atbuthnot, ship, lBrown, from Greenock 17th:J une, with 200 bounty immigrants. 3-Agricola, barque, Grayson, from Cork. 18th June, with 214 bounty immigrants. 4- Enmore, barque, Ellis, from Cork, .9th June, with- 104 immigrants. 4- Liverpool, brig, Ord, from Bahia, with 2000 barrels American flour.. 4-Catherine, schooner, Bannatyne, from Hobart Town. -7 Sea-Ilorse, steamer, Ewing, from Sydney. 7-Intrhnsic, ship, Davidson, from Liver pool 10th'June, with 257 immigrants. CLEARED OUT. October 2 - Tamar, schooner; Bell, for Launceston. 2-Maguasha, brig, Taylor, for Hobart ToJ'o n. 4-Jane and Emma, cutter, Lnutitt, for S)dney and Post Macquarle. 4 'St. Helena, schooner, Cauvin, for S. diey. 4-Royal tMail, schooner, Hay, for Port :]ind Bay and Adelaide. " . 5-Forth, ship, Baxter, for S.dney. a.0- Bandicoot, schooner, Gsifnlths, for Ilobait ToIwn. * 6-Dusty Miller, schooner, Saunders, for'Launceston........ 9-Sea-Horse, steamer, Ewing, for S...
THE CORN LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
By Moore. Sidtl Coiton' to Corn;, thtlier day, Ai thely inel, onil exclihaned a satnlte (Sqlire Corn in Ihis cnrrince so gay. Poor Cultuon, half famishecd on foot), " Great squire, if it isn't uncivil . .Io hint at staratlion before you, "L;ook drtwr on n: pior hunlgry devile 's: d give hlin sonme bread, I implore you'!" Qiollt Corn thien in answer to Cotton, Percciving Ihe.mnealt to make mara " Loy rrllotw, you're surely forgotten The distance between you anld me I To espect that we, Peers of Irigh bitlh, Should waste our llustrious acres, 'For no other purpose on earLth lhran to fatten cursl calico makers l 'That llisiops to bobblns should bend- " ,Should sioop from tlheir Bench's sublimity, Great dealers n lawn to befriuendl Such coontemptible dealers in dimity I N'n-vile mninuf'?ciurer, ne'er harbour S'liope'tio be fed at oar boards: -laonopilge off Arkwrillht thie barber, What claim can'st thou have upon lords ? *Nol--thanks to the taes a nd. debt And the triumphli of paper a'e...
THE LAW OF NATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
T ' HE LAW OF NATIONS. Thie law of nihtitnns-pshnw !-'tis all a joke, 'ln pite of Grolus, Puffendorf, or Vattel; The dehy thant despots still invoke I; not tle Ond of Justice, but of Battle. Thle `force of argument' the tyrant still Ily * argument of force' would overawe, He has tno guide but inlterest or his will. N'r anly code exceptlthe-cannon law.
CHOICE OF A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
CHOICE OF A HORSE. In Mr Stewart's lecture on the choice of a horse, at the School of Arts, after a short preface the lecturer said, I would address myself to those who are not particular in their choice of a horse. They look at the animal, and if that his appearance please them, the only other thing they regard is the price, and that being reasonable, or supposed to be so, the horse is purchased. He may be a bargain; but in ninety-nine cases out of an hundred, horses bought in this careless way are bought for more than they are worth; and very often the purchaser finds, when too late, that the horse is not at all suitable -nor fit for his master's work : he may be too old or too young; he may want strength, or he may want speed, or he may want endurance; he may be lifeless, vicious, unsound, unsafe or uneducated . How all these things are to be dis covered before the borse is purchased, cannot be told in two words. Atter a general glance, in wh;eh you judge whether the horse's size...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. FATAL RENCONTRE WITH THE MURRAY NATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
SOUTh AUSTRALIA. FATAL RENCONTRE WITH THIB MURRAY N ATIVPS. Yesterday morning, Mr. Robinson arrived overland from New South Wales, bringing accounts that his party, with the stock under their charge, after two desperate affrays with the natives on the R.ufus, had reached South Australia in safety. It is clear on the surface, that no party can, for the present, pass safely from the New South Wales territory into South Australia, unless sufficiently numerous and well armed; and it is also clear, that so long as there is a demand for stock here, or our splendid p.sture ranges are but partially occu pied, the road will be regularly forced by parties unlikely to exhibit any very scrupulous regard for the means which they may think best suited to provide for their own safety. In a few years not a native will be left on the Murray cr the Rufus, unless, indeed, some friendly understanding be obtained. The following is the statement of Mr. Robinson : " In company mith Mr. Warrener and Mr. Ba...
Select Poetry. SLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
SLU LERP. By the Author of " Corn Law Rhymes." 81eepl to the homeless thou art homc; ,Th. friendless find in thee a friend; And ,well is he where'er he ronm, Wlio meets thee at his journey's end. ,:Thy stillness is the planet's speed; Thy wveakness is unmeasured mtight; Sparks from the hoof of death's pale steed, Worlds flash and perish in thy sight. The tdaring yield to thee alone; The will and power are given to thee To lift the veil of the unklown, The curtains of eternity To look uncentured, though unhidden, On.mnarvels from the seraph hiddentI Alone to he--where none have been I Alone to aee--what none have scent Anid to astonished reason tell 'TLe sei'rets of tih' Unsearchable.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
WANTE-D, B Y a Settler, who has spare room on his run, from 500 to 1000 Ewes. For terms apply at the Office of this paper. NOTZCE. W hlEREAS Bryan M'Kenna, (who by an agreement of partnership dated 11th September, 1811,) was en. trusted with the management of the concerns of the " Ilarwon Lime Com pany," such Company consisting of the said Bryan M'Kenna and the under. signed,-we the undersigned, in con. sequence of the said Bryan M'Kenna not having managed the business to our satisfaction, and not giving any account of the monies he has received for various sales of lime which he has made, now give notice to the Public that we will not be liable for any debts which he may contract on account of the partner ship after this date, and that no receipt will be valid unless signed by one of ns, (Signed) JOHN BYWATEIt. JOHN WHITEHEAD. Geelong, October 7, 1841. CAUTION. BARWON LIME COMPANY. OTICE is hereby given that 1, the undersigned, am the only party authorised to transact the business ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
SYDNEy, The Giraffe sailed for En Tuesday, and took with her . .a taining six thousand eight h.a.. twenty.eight letters, anti rel - thousand seven hundred and sixt newspapers, besides communir" from Port Phillip, New Z n Adeaide. ", eal TEA.-We understand that te within the last few lays taken siderable rise--host htveott.k n a quoted at from £9 to 1£9 Iss. DEATH OF MIns. MAARIA TAr This unhappy woman, onre th admired actress of the Sydney st now no more. LIetters have re Sydney announcing her decease. Mn. WILLIAM WAtRE BOAtktot Excellency the Governor has di the appointment of Mr. William Barrow, police magistrate at \Wel'li to be cancelled from the 28th Jul in consequence of the abetnce gentleman from his district, fr date, without leave. His Excellency the Governor ha pleased to appoint, until the pe of her Majesty shall he knor Denham Pinnock, Esquire, It Deputy Registrar of the Supreme at Melbourne. Naw PO;T-OFrr?E.- his Exc the Governor has Ibeen pleased prove of the establish...
THE REV. MR. RYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
TiH REV. MR. RYA? . - To the ex treme surprise of the Roman Catholics of Melbourne, an order was recently received from the acting Bishop at Syd ney, that Mr Ryan, coadjutor of the Rev Mr. Geohegan, would have to proceed to head quarters for the purpose of obeying a call to another congregation. We, however, can say there is a pro bability of Mr. Rynu still remaining amongst us.-llerald. SAcnILEax. - On Monday night last, some paltry ruffians removed the foun datiun stone of the riew Roman Catholic Chapel, which had been laid during the *day, and carried away the bottle tainisng the different specimo coins of the realm, which Werer d in the stone. The hbole ialrdp property stolen is not mor 0 a shillings, and to accomplish thasn feat there must h ve beci atiano, thieves employed, the dimn l the stone being such as toni likelihood of a smaller nu rer able to accomplish the thberf the aid of machinery. it
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
ENGLISH NEWS. DInsolUTION O PA It LI A MENT.-Th Pre narious reports afloat respecting the ,ol which Parliament iv to he dis 'red, The 12th and 16th instant ire adays mentioned.-Times. the crrespondent of the Evenin'g tisays that the prorogation will take, eabout Tuesday. 22nd-the disso. on soon after. --Cork Constitution, lhPrt louses.-As one proof of the ipression of Irade and the want of masby the people, we may mention litin Preston there are now 1.220 finis unoccupied, and consequently lapying rates. ITRnuoaDINARY PASSAGE FROM QUE at-.We learn. from the Liverpool tadethat the shin Jesse from Quebec, arbhred in the Mersey on Tuesday bthasing left the Canadian port so hltince as the 17th November, 1840. thosessel has consequently been no kalbta six months and fourteen clays Iaa-a passage, we believe of un asmplpd duration The owners of thJrsse had lng given up the ship as bitan the circunmstance of her safe innolinduces us to believe that the rlidpnt nay not yet be despaired d;tut...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 October 1841
VAN DI?&lt;lIN'S LAND. The Bounty System of Emigration illterminate as soon as the existing ,paePments have been completed ; ,d for the future, emigrants will ,nnl out by the Land antid migration emmissioners. The Council have nred themselves into a Committee on he subject. and have been di otd by His Excellency to report ,Fneral important points, for the tdance of the Commissioners.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 18 October 1841
SYDNl Y. Fine Flour, 21s. per 100lbs. Se' conds, 19. Ration, 16. ColoniAl "Wheat, 3s. to 6. per bushel. Mail 2a. 6d. to .3. ditto. Iarley, 5" ditto, Cape Barley, .3s. ditto. OatI GIa. to 8S. ditto. Hay, 71. to 10' !Jer ton. ConrO: Edited by JAMES IlARRISOY! axnd Printed and Published for JOlt~ PASCOE FAWKNESI (sole I'ropriet° I by JOHN SCAM.BLE, at. te Ad.ertise| Office, Yarra street, North Corio, AL1I trahli Feliz,
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 18 October 1841
Weelry Calendar. Week Esent of the ensuinlg A .un Sun aii~t aon?I. w " . mites Sets lion. IS *..........., 3) 5301 6 30 Tu.... I'en ..... "io'"'?'"?'/?• *. I2 632 Wc"d°1 ...................... " * 5 597 '6 aS: th°r "" 0................. "'"1 °1?'516 638 Frid.O 92Muon-irst quarter.... 7 5 6 as~ Satru*S ........ 9 2.......4 6" - °?6 Sun. 24 10th Sundayat.Tlllty 9] 5 23 03 .OeeDog OITObERti1r . BIONDA Y, OCTOBER1 18, 1841.
PUBLIC MEETING. THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 18 October 1841
PUBLIC MEETING. THE GOVERNOR'S VlS1T. '-e are glad to perceive that tlhe'public feeling towaids Sir George Gipps is marked bJ a degree of propriety which bears wit ness to the hetltihy state bf tlie public mind. ThA colonists of Australia"Fe!ixhllave had many reasons for discontenit and disflfec tion, and, being, in. general a bold and entarp'lsiiig people, they have not sat r duwt rn.piuin.g over their wrongs, but, iii st, ugling for their righ!is, have loudly and v'hem.:aly tenounced their opprscs, rs. * NVow, however, titat.there appears to.be, some c!hance of a salutary change ?lrising iroln-m pelsonata inspection of our aff8;ics by. * *|liaEjcaiiene;y--noe: tliat the cause ofl theih .ndlg~ation is ubout to be remov~,d--l tey inst oiice forget their wrath, anid codially .et :sabout cn. operaHing with tIme ruhlinag - powers, with uview tothe rectification of former-errors, 'a'jid the famatlre sdvatmcelnent of tile general prisperity, The anger of t]he coloniists has bue~n baief; ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 18 October 1841
M ELBOURNE. MELnouOUN E Pittc CuII,?1NT'.--Fl first, £e I to £24 per tots, socond £. third £19; .pine 3Bd per foot, cedt logs 4d. to 5d.; deals 9&d.; shiol~ per thousand'-.I ?8s, to £1 Iui.1 tea hysonskin £7 '+to £8, per oliesl ,otntors .£14 to £16 per 1+I; mmz? 5 toe 'sb.per bushel; oats l. to 7j i'?er.bushe I.