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PARCELS SPECIALLY EXCEPTED FROM ORDINARY RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
Parcels specialize excepted from Ordinahy Rates. a 1;>:'Bankors' 'packets containing notes, orders* cheque or;pass-books; sent by or to any Bank or Banker. :v 2.' : Patterns or samples of merchandize. . . 3.-Prices current and catalogues of merchandize open at each end. 4.■..■.Writs and proceedings of Courts of'Justice, ■ deeds of conveyance; affidavits, letters of attorney, depositions or recognizances sent by or, to, any Justice of the Peace or, Coroner. , 5: Votes s and proceedings of Parliament- and Colonial'Legislature,'' open' at each end.; ; i ,■ : / 6. ■ Pamphlets, magazines, reviews, or periodical publications! (newspapers excepted). ■ 7. Maps or plans sent by or addressed to the department of Surveyor General, or returns made; to or from any part of the publicservice. : • 8. A single printed book. Weight not to exceed one pound.; :.Dimen- - sions not.to exceed 15 inches , in length, 6: inches in breadth. . ' Postage. Not exceeding four ounccs, 6d. . Every additional two...
POSTAGE ON LETTERS. Town. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
Postage o.v Letters. Town. Under half an ounce, One rate—2d. Exceeding half and ounce and not exceeding one ounce, Two rates—4d. Exceeding one ounce and not exceeding, two. ounces, Four rates—8d. Exceeding two ounces and not exceeding three ounces, Six rates—Is. And every ounce or fraction of an-ounce four. :: , , pence additional. ...... Inland. Under half sin ounce,- One rate—4(1. Exceeding half an ounce and not; exceeding one ounce, Two rates—8d. Exceeding one ounce and not exceeding two onnces, Four rates—Is. 4d. Exceeding two' ounces and not exceeding three ounces, Six rates—2s. . , •. And every ounce or. fraction of an ounce v eight pence additional:, ■■ Ship—for transmission out of. the Colony. : Under half an ounce, One rate Gd. • ' Exceeding half anounce and. not exceeding one ounce, Two rates—Is. Exceeding one--ounce and not exceeding. two ounces, Four rates—2s. Exceeding two ounces and not, exceeding three ounces, Six rates—3s. And every ounce or fraction of an ounce one ...
EXHIBITING SIGN AS POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
Exhibiting'Sign, as Post Office. ; . The erection of any sign, placard, writing, or painting1, bearing the words Post Office, hy any unauthorised person on or near his house or pre mises, or anything which would lead to the sup position that such are used as a Post Office, will subject such person to a fine of not less than £5 or more than £50 for every offence.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
RgTiV"0 TIOJE.— We take the present opportunity of informing our readers ■that we shall be (/lad at all times to re ceive reliable information.onmatters of general interest, either in the shape of correspondence or otherwise. As at present me cannot meet the expense of employing a reporter, to attend the va rious police courts of the district, if parties, whose business calls them there, mould supply lis with an account of the cases gone through, they mould not only he conferring a favor on us, but also benefitting the people of Gipjis Land generally. Owing to the non-arrival of the steamer up to the time of going to press, me are unable to furnish our readers ■ with Melbourne or other colonial intelligence of the meeh. Subscribers will confer a favor by forwarding their Subscriptions, as the outlay consequent on the com mencement of a Newspaper renders this important
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
VARIETIES. ( Adventure with A' Tiger.-—A still narrower escape for ; myself individually Happened on another occasion, not long-, after this. I had gone to dine in Salsette iwith Colonel Hunt; the governor of -the'; iFort of Tannah, about seven or eig-ht miles from Bombay ; and as I had an appoint ment at home in the momingvand the night $vas remarkably fine, with a brilliant moon-, iig'ht, &lt;I declined the hospitable invitation 'of my. host and hostess to remain with thorn during the night; and ordering my plan tain to be ready at ten o'clock, I left ITannah at that hour for Bombay. Great portion of the way was over a level plain of some extent, and while we were in the amdst of this, the bearers, of whom there, ere eight; four to carry, and four to relay, ith two mussauljees, or lantern bearers, who carry their lights in the moonlight as ell as in the dark, as a matter of etiquette iwhich it is thought disrespectfiil to omit— in short, the whole party of ten in an in tan...
HACKNEY CARRIAGES, HAWKER, NEWSVENDOR, IDLE OR DISORDERLY PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
Hackney Carriages, Hawker, Newsvendor, Idle or Disorderly Person. 5 ; No Hackney carriage shall stand for hive op posite to or on any side of the General Post Office, in Melbourne, or any other Post Offico in the Colony; nor shall any hawker, newsvendor, idle or disorderly person, stop or . loiter on the flngu'ay or pavement opposite to or on - the pre mises of the General, or any othor Post' Office under penalty of a sum not exceeding £20 or three months' imprisonment, with or. without hard labor.
Gipps Land Guardian, Friday, 16th November, 1855. THE PEOPLE'S DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
&lt;^tpps 2£antr Friday, 16th November, 1855. THE PEOPLE'S DUTY. It is of little avail to complain of the imbecility or follies of a government, if we make no effort to remedy the evils un der which we labor. The people should do their duty and then the governing1 powers would see the necessity for activity and sound legislation. Every man should feel some interest in the mode of government under which he exists; and in a young- and rising- colony like Victoria, every man's endeavour should ;be to have a wise, pro gressive, and healthful system of legisla tion. The foundation of all government should be the gradual development of the resources of a country, and the happiness of its people.: Every facility should be given to progress, and all obnoxious and injurious laws should be omitted; while thepeople.: shoulduse; ;their>. .political, in fluence to secure all these things by return? ing Members to represent their welfare and interests -in the .local legislature. If no ...
OVERLAND MAIL. Letters by the Overland Route. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
Oveiiland Mail. ; Letters bi/ the Overland Route. ' Letters for England, posted for transmission per Overland Mail, via-India, not specially;addressed: via Marseilles, will be sent yid • Southampton.' Letters for . France and the continent of Europe, via France. . ■ ■ Correspondence for France.or the Continent of Europe, directed via> France,:will -be; forwarded in a closed mail by way of Singapore, addressed to the Postmaster at Marseilles. s ■ Scale of ^Postage Rates to be charged on .corres ' pondence between Great Britain and ^Victoria, . ' ■ under Amended Postage Actj 18 . Vict. j ATo: 31; British Rates. Letters ■„ to .British Isles direct, per- Contract and Private Ship. Not exceeding £ ounce—6d. .- Exceeding J- oz and not exceeding 1 oz—-Is. : » 1 ,, ■„ 2 2s. -2 „ „ 3 3s. ; And so • on, increasing, Is. for every ounce or fraction of an ounce. Fjiexcii Kates. ' ■ 1 To be collected on all Letters trarismitted via Marseilles. Under } oz—6d., . -■"■^"Weighing o/.mul under J" o...
PROSPECTS OF GIPPS LANd. [COMMUNICATED.] [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
PROSPECTS OF GIPPS LANTV [communicated.] •As a 'corollnryi to what lias: appeared in the Gipps Land Guardian respecting- our. New" Constitution,- it may not be out of. place to ■ say a few words this week about our own fair land, and the position we are destined to occupy under the new order of thing's, h Young-.; as the:Colony of Victoria confessedly; is, Gipps Land is still much younger—indeed, to the great bulk of the 300,000 inhabitants of Victoria it is literally a terra incof/nita, an unknown land. ; And yet, of all the districts into'which Victoria is divided, scarcely one equals, and not one surpasses it, in the beauties of nature, in romantic sceneiy, in salubrity of', climate, or in richness and fertility of soil. How such a land could ^iave remained so long-'• comparatively unknown and. unappreciated, in the midst of enterprising- Ang-lo Saxons, is a problem which it would: be difficult to solve. At leng-th, however, lig-ht beg-ins to dawn, the tcuth. respecting-. Gipps L...
CORRESPONDENCE. A TRIP TO WELSHPOOL. To the Editor of the Gipps Land Guardian. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
CORRESPONDENCE.. A TRIP TO WELSHPOOL. , , To the Editor of the Gipps Land Guardian. Sin.—That " Truth is powerful and will ulti mately prevail," in defiance of wilful or inadverten t misrepresentation, I sincerely believe. .Nor is there any means so,likely to' bring about a con summation of the above maxim as the agency of the.press;, ■IJinve, therefore,'-Mr. Editor to solicit a small space mvyour, Journal, to reply to a letter in your last number signed " William Harvey," and as my former epistle to " Traveller" appears to have aroused anger, let me hope that the few remarks I have now to make upon, such portions of Mr. Harvey's letter as seem to , require reply, may produce a contrary effect, and act, if I may use the expression, like oil 011 troubled waters. The settlement at the Old Port was originally broken up by the Crown Land llegulations re quiring the payment of a £10 license, for the occupation of a few yards of sandy soil, and the : consequence was, that the residents th...
POETRY. A 'SILLY' SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
POETRY. A ' SILLY' SONG. '0 heart, my heart!' she said, and heard His mate the black-bird calling, While through the sheen of the garden green May-rain was softly falling Aye softly, softly falling; The butter-cups across the mead Made sunshine rifts of splendor, The round snow-bud of the thorns in the wood Peeped through their leafage tender, As the rain came softly falling. '0 heart, my heart!',she said, and smiled, ' ■ ; ' There's not a tree of the valley, Or a leaf, I ivis, which the rain's soft kiss Freshens in yonder alley, Where the drops keep ever falling; ' There's not a&lt;foolish flower in the grass, '"iv Or bird through the woodland calling, &lt; w.:t So glad again of the coming of rain, • As I of these tears now falling, These lwppy tears down falling!' „ ' ■' Chambers's Journal.
RURAL CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
RURAL CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER. Kitchen Garden.—Sow spinach of the round leaved kind at least twice during this month; sow also lettuces, endive, cel ery, cauliflowers, cucumbers, pumpkins, turnips, peas and beans; plant scarlet run ners, tomatoes, lettuces, capsicums, cauli flowers, leeks, eschalots, celery, cabbages, brocoli, Savoys \ and plant out radishes for seed. Transplant from the seed bed tomatoes, Chili pepper, capsicums; weed and thin the beds of advancing- 3'oung*1 crops, such as carrots, onions, parsnips, beetroot &c., and tie up lettuces. Aspara gus will now be in full bearing- order, and in cutting be careful not to injure the ad joining- shoots. Nip the tops oft' the beans1 .tliat . are in blossom of the long- Windsor kinds stakev peas of' the marrowfat and tall: growing- kindswater all newly plant ed crops ; till; they, take root. .:. Continue to shelter kidney beans and other tender plants during-. this ; month,;: as the summer months are veryi injurious1 to' ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
England's Mineral Wealth—On tlie authority of Mr. Robert Hunt, Government keeper of Mineral Records, tlie following statement is regarded as an approximation, very near the truth, of the annual value of our mineral wealth:— Coal, as raised at the pits, £11,000,000; iron, £10,000,000; copper, £1,500,000; lead, £1,000,000; tin, £400,000; silver, £210,000; zinc, £10,000; salt, clays, &c.,^ £500,000: giving tlie enormous total of £24,620,000. TJiis is the value of the raw material. When the cost of labor employed in converting this mass of mat ter into articles of utility, or objects of ornament is added, it is swelled a hundred fold.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
ADVERTISEMENTS. JOB PKINTING. Every Description of Letter Press Printing inoi.udi.no POSTERS, HAND-BILLS, CARDS, BILL-HEADS, CIRCULARS, XC., executed on the shortest notice and on the MOST .REASONABLE TERMS, AT THE OFFICE TO ADVERTISERS. DVER.T18KMENTS not exceeding 10 words will he charged Is. 10 words and under 20 - - - - 2s. 20 „ „ 30 - - - - 2s, (id. 30 „ „ 40 - - - - 3s. 6d. ! Advertisements exceeding '10 words will he charged as follows• * 1 inch - - - - - - - 4s. Gd. 2 „ - - Ss. , 3 „ - - - - - - - 10s. Gd. .And 2s. will he charged for every additional inch for each insertion, A discount of 10 per cent, will be allotted on ad vertisements inserted for three months, and 25 per cent, for any further period. Advertisements will be. continued until counter manded, unless otherwise specified in the order ; and no Advertisements can he withdrawn after noon oil Wednesdays. No verbal instruction', c.m be attended to. All Adveiitisements must be paid for : ■, in advance. : Subscriptio...
PILOTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
'.PILOTAGE. • The following are the neioratesiof: Pilotage,which.came.into opetuhon on the Januutyt 3855 Steamer , Sailing, /ami - Vessel Towed by • Steam. Maxi Mini ' - &lt; • iVossel. mum. mum.. ' . ' s. d.' ' s. d. £'s.d '£ s. d. I'Vorawithout the Heads * c » * i.' to Melbourne orGee ' ,long, and,vice versa ' ' per ton From within the Heads 0, 10 • . ° G 67 .0 0 .10 0 0 i • ^>to; Melbourne or Gee ~ long, and vice versa id o o 70 0 per ton . . . ■ . 0 6'' 0 4 ' Into ■ or. . out ;of. Port ( Albert, per ton . . 0 6 0 '4,1 40 0 0 7 0 0 Into or out of'all other ' 1 1 . Ports, per ton . .• . 0 4 o 3, 27'0 0 3 0 0 Between Melbourne and Geelong, per ton 0 4 0~ 3 27 0 0 3 0 0 'Flic above rates include two removes by the Pilot, and any removes .beyond that- number- to • be charged:f-at'. the xato'of three half-pence per ton. / * i : Ships forced back after having been piloted to sea,"one-half of the abovo rates. » . « • \ TONNAGE. , On all Vessels arriving in Victoria, per: ton,...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED (PORT ALBERT). [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 16 November 1855
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED (PORT ALBERT). November 9.—Macquarie, brigantine, 130 tons, Capt. Dodd, from Hobart Town. i ' CLEARED OUT. November 9.—Glencoe, barque, 160 tons, T. Lang, for Hobart Town. November 9.—Helen S. Page, barque, 225 tons, Capt. Spring, for Hobart Town. November 9.—Mariposa, schooner, 190 tons, "VV. Croueher, for Launceston. November 10.—Macquarie, schooner, 130 tons, George Dodd, for Hobart Town. November 11.—Meg Merrilies, schooner, 79 tons, E. Green, for Hobart Town. ■ 1 . 'SAILED. ■; ' November 15.—Glencoe, for Hobart Town. . November 15.—Macquarie, for Hobart Town. November 15.—Helen S. Page, for Hobart Town. November 15.—Meg Merrilies, for Hobart Town. - ' • - -- • ' ,November-15.—Mariposa, for tl-Iobart^Town. - , IMI'OJITS., , 1 , November 9.—Macquarie, from Hobart Town; 2 hhds. ale, "J.- Gellion;1 ;5 'pkgs. 'drapery, :J. H. Smith; 2 bags sugar,' Whicldon. * 1 1 EXL'OHTS. V , November 9.—Glencoe, for Hobart Town ; 73 head cattle, 100 sheep.' 1 Novembe...