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CONSTANTINOPLE, MAY 29. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
CONSTANTINOPLE, MAY 20. - The news from the provinces becomes every day more alarming. The insurrection. ary movements in Bulgaria were the result of an extensive conspiracy in all the Turkish European provinces, which prematurely declared itself in consequence of the acts of violence committed by the Albanians at Nisse. Tranquility was far from being re established. Albanian deserters con tinued to overrun the neighbourhood of Boultchonk, committing the greatest excesses. The same scenes have oc curred at Trebizonde, where the population, consisting of Christians, Turks, and Jews, immediately went over to the Russian territory, where they were provided with money and promised exemption from taxes for ten years. In Syria troubles have also broke out, and some Turkish troops have been driven back by the moun taineers. Its, Crete the insurrection is complete, raising recruits, distributing arms, and furnishing men throughout the Archipelago,-Timnes. No Compromise with the Tories - Mr....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
ro, SAL-'E, O AT, Barley, and Wheat HAY, of escellent quality, at a reason able price. A. & E. BATES. Moorabool, October 19. NOTZCE. TBE Undersigned hereby caution all parties from travelling with scabby sheep across their runs, situate at the Duck Ponds, as well as from encroach ing thereon. A. & E. BATES. Duck Ponds. Station Peak, 19th October, 18,1. G. KNIGHT, Tailor, do., BEGS to inform the Inhabitants of Geelong and its neighbourhood, that he has taken a part of those premises in Corio-street occupied by Mr. J. Cowie, saddler, where he hopes, by strict attention to business and moderate charges to merit a continuance of that support with which he has been favored. Corio.street, October 32. Circulating Library. AN Addenda to the Catalogue will be published during the week, and may be had at the Stationery Warehouse, Yarra-street, I'TEig Services of this HORSE may be .. had for the present season, on application to the Undersigned, at his station on the Barrarbuol...
DRY HOT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
DRY ROT. I recollect, whilst at Liverpool a few years ego, noticing several coasters loading at one of the docks, with hits of old iron, and I was not a little sur prised and puzzled at the answer given to my enquiry-for what use such a cargo was intended-that " it was to pe converted into copper." I went away, considering the reply as.a kind of hoax upon my credulity -a display of the go-along-shore sailor's wit upon a stranger-somewhat similar to the Yankee skipper's, who being asked his longitude, replied, that he never fatigued himself with keeping a reckoning-to this, in surprise, the boarding officer desired to know how he found his way to and from the States - " I guess it is my custom, officer, nfiitlii run to the West Indies, to drop a shingle every day at noon, and so I find my way back by them I" A Lieutenant of one of the United States frigates, stationed in the Pacific, having borro'wed some remarks, among which this anecdote was noted; wrote in pencil against it, " ver...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
Government Land sale. HIS Excellency the Govelnor directs it to be notified, that at 11 o'clock, on the first day of December next, the undermentioned Town Allotments will be put up to Auction in the town of Melbourne, Port Phillip. Further in. formation respecting the allotments may be obtained from the Surveyor-general, in Sydney, and the officer in cha"ge of the Survey Department, Port Phillip; and respecting the conditions of sale from the Colonial Treasurer in Sydney' and the Sub-Treasurer at Melbourne. Lot 1. North Geelong, (&) half an acre, allotment No. 1, of section No. 23. Price £300 per acre. Lot 1. North Geelong, (6) half an acre, allotment No. 2, of section No. 23. Price £300 per acre. Lot 3. North Geelong, (4) half an acre, allotment No. 3, of section No. 23. Price £300 per acre. Lot 4. North Geelong, (}) half an acre, allotment No. 4, of section No. 23. Price £300 per acre. Lot 5. North Geelong, (;) half an acre, allotment No. 5, of sectiou No. 23. Price £300 ...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
Weekly Calendar. Day nf - Week Events of the ensulng sun Sun and Month, week. 2 rises sets Mon. 25 .........38.......... 10 5 23 S 38 Tues.20 ..2.............1.......6. I, 5 st63 Wed.27 ...... .... 12 590 640 Thur. ...................... 18 6 42 Frid. ................. 14 5 17 6 43 SaturSO Full loon............ IS 5 16 6 44 Sun. 31 20th Sunday aft.Tiinity 10 5 15 6 45 eterong bbcTEIttier. MONDA Y, OCTOBER 95, 1841.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
M ELBOUtRN . MELUOURNE PRICE CURRENT.-Flour first, £2I to £24 per ton, second £20 third £19; pine 3jd per foot, cedar logs 4d. to 5d.; deals 9id.; shinglr.s per thousand £1 8s, to £1 los.; tea hysonskin £7 to £8, per chest; potatoes £14 to £16 per ton; maize 5s to 6s. per bushel; oats 5s to 7s 6d per bushel.
WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
WooL.- IBesides the Deva and the Kilmaurs, already advertised, we have to notice the arrival of the Harriet in the harbour of Geelong. As appear aces go at present, the quantity of wool shipped at this port will be very nearly equal to the quantity shipped at Melbourne this season, and there can be little doubt but that in the course of a few years, Corio will be the principal port for the export of wool in the Australian colonies. THE CUSTOMS UEGULATIONS. - The absurd,;Tyrannical a estrikionis under which those connected with the ship ping interest are compelled to act, in the entry or clearance of any vessel trading between this port and the neighbouring colonies, become every day more and more intolerable. The brig Harriet arrived at Geelong on Fri. day last, and the owners will be com pelled to be at a loss of several days before bulk can be broken, or business of any kind transacted ; the Captain intended to proceed to Melbourne to day, to pass entry, but owing to the non-punct...
LOSS OF THE INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
LOse OF THE INDIA. The ship India, Captain Hugh Camp bell, sailed from Greenock on the 4th of June last, bound to Port Phillip. with 198 souls on board, crew included, and was-totally destroyed by fire on the 20th July, in 16 south latitude, and 33 west longitude, under the following circumstances :- The third mate and one of the boys were below about one o'clock, p. m , drawing off spirits, when the candle they used accidentally fell on some spilled rum, which immediately caught fire, and the flames spread with such rapidity that all efforts at ex. tinguishing the tremendous blaze were unavailing, and the ship soon became one mass of flame. Another ship, a French whaler, was fottunately in sight, about nine miles to windward, but nearly an hour elapsed ere those on board of her became aware of the state of the India. On observing her condition she immediately bore down, and on nearing, lowered all her boats, and used every exertton to rescue the unfortunate sufferers. The India's b...
SYDNEY. BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
SYDNEY. BATIIURST.-A gentleman from Bath urst gives a lamentable picture of the state of the country in that district he says the plains are without the least appearance of vegetation-the crops are also in a most languishing state, and unless a plentiful fall of rain takes place immediately, a bushel of grain will not be reaped there this season.-Gazette. T'IIE GERMAN MISSION.-During the past week, the German Mission to the Aborigines at Moteton Bay, has received three large cases; containing valuable articles of wearing apparel, &c., pre seited by the'friends of the mission at Berlin, in Prussia.iIn a private letter. accompanying the present from the Rev. Johannes Gossner, the devoted pastor of the Bohemian Church in othat. city, mention is made of an old military oflicer who had contributed a hundred Prussian dollars to the mission, desiring that the amount.should be laid out at interest its Berlin, and the interest paid annually to the mission in Australia. There, are a f...
SHIPWRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
ShImPWILCK..- The Alcmena reports Ihi-iatrque 'Science fRom- -Grenoctrvo this port and Sydney. via New York, a complete wre&lt; k at Pernambuco, in May last. The Science was driven from her moorings at Fernambuco.on the English reef, in a sudden squall: vessel and cargo were boih lost, but the crew and passengers were saved. A passenger by the Science, has arrived here in the Alcmena having been forwarded by the British Consul at Rio de Jaueiro. Patriot.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
SYDNEY. Fine Flour, 16s. per 100lb. Se conds, 15s. lRation, 13s. Colonial Wheat, 3s. to 6s. per bushel. Maize 2s. 6d. to 3s. ditto. Barley, 5e. ditto, Cape Barley, 3s. ditto. Oats, 6s. to 8s. ditto. -lay, 71. to 101. -per ton. _________________________ CORIO: Edited by JAMES HAltRRSON, and Printed and Published for JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER (sole proprietor) by JOHN SCAMBLE, at the Advertiser Office, Yarra street, North Corio, Aus tralia Felix, -
Select Poetry. THE RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
THE RETURN Prom ' A Love Story,' By a Bushman. When the blue-eyed morn doth .peep Over the soft hill's verdantasteep, SLighting up its shadows deep, I'll think of thee, love, then I Whe'n the lightsnme ]nrk doth sing lHer grateful Foing to Nature's King, Making all the woodlands ring, I'll think of thee, love, then I Or when plaintive Philomel Shall mourn her mate in some lone dell, And tolthe night her sorrows tell, I'll tliink of thee, love, then I Whlen the frstsgreen leaf of spring Shall promise of the smtnmer bring, And all around its fragrance.fling, I'll think of thee, love, then I Or when the last red leaf shall fall, "And wi?nter spread its icy pall, To mind me of the death of all, I'll:think of thee, love, them I 'When the lively morning ray.? I~.,datcing on the river's !pray, And sutnshine gilds the joyous day, I'll think of, thee, love, then I And when.the atiades of eve steal on, Lengthening as life's sun goes down, Like 'weetest constancy alone, I'Jl think of thee, lov...
CHINA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
CHINA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. From the Sydney Temperance Advoate. China is a semi-barbarous state, - knows that opium is poison, and forbids its manufacture and importation. New South Wales, a penal colony of a civilized European state, knows spirit to be poisonous, and allows its importa. tion and manufacture. China knows that opium is an intoxi cating drug, and that its use is destruc tive of morals, of property, and of public peace; it therefore denounces it. New South Wales knows the same of spirit, yet most cordially embraces it. China would prevent the dissolute habits engendered by opium from being formed. New South Wales cultivates the habits and tosters the propensities created by spirit ; it legalizes the sale of spirit, and patronizes thac sale by the estab lishment of houses for its distribution throughout the land. In these particulars which is the more civilized government of the two ! The wisdom of Joseph (taught of God) suggested the erection of store houses for corn ag...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
' ? EO.ESAT'L . GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel .. o o o.. oe * Maize, per bushel .. o 4 0.. o o a Oats, per bushel ... o0 '8 0.. 0 9 o Barley, per bushel .. o 0o .. oo a Flour, first, per ton .. 28 o o..32 o 0 Second ........ 24 o 0..28 oo 'Ihird .......... o o o.. a o o Hay, V.D.L. pertonl. 15 0 o..18 o - BUILDING MATERIALS: Bricks, per thousand.. 2 5 o.. 2 10 o Cedar deals, per foot. o o o.. o o Pine, per foot ........ o o 6.. o0 0 Hardwd boards, 100 ft . I5 O.. 1 8 o Shingles, per thousand 2 .o o.. 2 5 o Battens, per 100 feet.. 1 5 o.. 1 7 o Paling, broad, per 100 2 2 o.. 2 10 e Narrow ditto........ 1 0o .. 1 15 a Nails, perlb. ........ o o 8.. o1 a SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 10 o.. o 018 Porter, per dozen .. o 16 0.. ,o 18 a Brandy, per gallon .. 1 4 o.. 1 10 e. Gin, per gallon ...... 1 o o.. 1 5 6 Rum, per gallon .... 1 o o.. 0 o o Port wine, perdozen. I 16 o.. 2 10 a Sherry, per dozen .... 1 15 0.. 2 6 0 Negrohead Tobacco, lb. 0 4 6. o 5 * C...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
MELBOURNE SlIPPING. AItRIVALP, Oclober le-Truganini, schooner, Bis 'oe,. from Launceston. 17-Alcmena, barque, Galbraith, from Leith via Rio de Janeiro, with merchandise, and twenty-six passengers, . 17-Minerva, schonner. Reid, from New Zealand, with maize. pigs, &c. 18-Clhilders, brig, Sellis from London, with merchandise. 20-Mathesis, barque, from Aberdeen. 22- Grindley, barque, from Rio de Ja ieiro, with the survivors from the wreck of the India. 22-Catherine Jamieson, barque, Hutch. ison, from Leith. 23 - Sea-Horse. steamer, from Sydney. Passengers-His Excellency the Governor and suite.
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
VESSELS EXPECTED. Fraom LONDO. Lady Kennaway, ship. 750, with emigrants, June 1 asrah, to sall June 10 Widgeon, to sail 'July 10 Mary Nixon, barque, 45n, Field, to sail July 0S Richard Mount, hbarque, 250, Longridge, July 13 Sbltan, barqueo400, Robinson William Turner, ship, u00, with cmigrants, May 26 .olina Juno, steamer, 700 Enchantreas, to sail June 10 Polm Coas. Diamond, 803, with esnigrant., to ull July 11 FROMa aiawuoo. Asia, barque, 322. Pate?son, with emigrants, May 10 11ng Henry, Drysdale museemm
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
For London- at Geelong. TIHE A 1 fast.sailing barque; 8Zz AUUES, a)s SMIT'! commander, 227 tons per iser, will take up her berth at Point nry. immediately upon the discharge Sher inward cargo. The largest portion of this vessel's rgo ol wool being already engaged, kippers are requested to make early pplication either to JAMES CAIN, or WERE BROTHERS & CO. 7irst Wool Ship for London. THE fine fast-sailing BRIG DEVA, 1, 38 tons, H. SPROAT, Commander. he greater part of her cargo being gaged, early application for Freight this eligible opportunity is necessary. For the convenience of Shippers in e Geelong District, she will proceed October to take in such cargo as may er there. Has good accommodation for passea rs, Apply to CAMPBELL & WOOLLEY. elbourne, 17th September, 1841. WOOL. HE undersigned are purchasers of Wool, or will make advances on ecoming clip, delivered in Melbourne, illiam's Town, Geelong, or Portland y, to be consigned to their agents, essrs. Rickards, Li...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. October 20-A P H ASt A, steamer, Lawler master, fromn Melbourne. 22 - HARRIET. brig, Kreeft master, .from Hobart Town. passengers-M-essrs. Murray and Addison. Cargo- Timber, ic., and three horses. DEPARITURE. October 18-A PHRASlA, steamer, Lawler master, for Melbourne. 19- GOVERNOR LA TROBE, cutter, Cannon master, for Melbourne. I9-DIANA, schooner, Ruffle master, for Melbourne. 21-A PH RAs IA, steamer, Lawler master, for Melbourne.
AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
AGRICULTURE. We have noticed with considerable interest, the various reports of the state of the weather, the condition of the crops, &c. in the northern and middle districts of the colony; and we are sorry to say, that another season of scarcity is almost certain to ensue in those pro. vinces. While we have been enjoying a succession of favorable alternations of weather in this district, the older settled portions of the colony have been suffering , under a continued drought, and the universal opinion is, that the crops are almost completely ruined, and that no change in the weather can save them. It is also a mistaken impression, that the quantity of flour in the colony is sufficiently large to compensate for the anticipated deficiency in the ap proaching harvest. The following report is taken at ran dom from a host of others, and will serve to give an idea of the prospects of the agriculturists of the middle district: - " Upper Hunter, Merton, September 30.-No rain has fa...