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Markets. CORIO, 25th October 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
Coaro, 25th October 1841. ZRTAZIa. Bread, per 4 lb. loaf £0 I 3 to 0 o 0 Beef,-per lb. ........ o0 6...0 o o Mlutton,-per lb. .... o o 6.. o o Butter, fresh, per lb. 0 2 6.. o o o sanlt (colonial) .. o0 2 ýo.. o0 Cheese (English)perlb o :2. o.. o a Colonial ........ o A1 4.. o o Eggs, perdozen .... o 5 0.. o 6 0 Bacon, perlb. ..... o 4.. o Potatoes, per cwt .. o 18 0.. 1 on Tea, per lb. ... .... o. 4 o.. o 6 Su?gar, per lb ........ o o 4.. o a Milk, perquart ...o... o 6.. o o Soap, per lb...... ... o 6.. ooa I Candles, mould, per lb o o 10.. o0
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. NARRATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. NAttRATtIV.-On Wednesday evening last, the Rev. Mr. Waterhouse, super. intendent-general of the Wesleyan Missionary Church in Australasia and Polynesia, related a pleasing and in teresting narrative of his voyageing among the several missionary stations in the islands during the last eleven months. He first visited Sydney aild Paramatta, thence to New Zealand, where he was agreeably surprised at the progre.s made by the interesting natives of that island, and earnest appeals were made to him for more missionaries. In several of the Friendly and Sandwich Islands, the greater part of the inhabit ants have embraced christianity. In the Feejee islands, inhabited by the most inveterate cannibals, many of them have been quite changed by the force of religious anstruction: which, where it has had time to be in any way under stood, has produced a reverential awe and respect in the minds of the savages, both towards the subject and the in. structors.i this cuanot. but be n...
ARRIVAL OF SIR GEORGE GIPPS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
ARRIVAL OF SIR GEORGE GIPPS. ON Saturday morning the long looked-for Sea-Horse, after a tem pestuous voyage from Sydney, en tered the Heads of Port Phallip, with His Excellency and suite on board. About nine o'clock the vessel ar rived .abreast of Gellhbrand's Point, where the usual salute was fired in fine style under the direction of Cap" tain Gordon, from a temporary battery of four guns. The firing was kept up for a considerable time with great spirit and rivalry by the numerous fleet of merchantmen in harbour. The Aphrasia steamer, on the first report of the cannon, left the Queen's Wharf at Melbourne and run down to Hobson's Bay, having on board several members of the Government, anxious to welcome the vice-regal visitor. Sir George appeared to be in excellent health and spirits. He has a dignified air, and even a stranger might recognise him by that peculiar care-worn expression of countenance which marks those who zealously devote themselves to the arduous duties of a respon...
THE CROSS TIMBER OF NORTHERN TEXAS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 25 October 1841
TBB CROSS TIMBER OF NORTHERN TEXAS. Prom ' Kennedy's Texas." Tnts Cross Timber of Northern Texas, whIch may be deemed one of the iiaturualcurloeitics of the country, forms a remarkable feature in its topography. The following description of it is foun. ded upon information furnished by respectable persons who have resided for several years in its vicinity, have visited nearly every portion of the adjoining district, and examined it throughout its whole extent. The Cross Timber is a continuous serious of forests extending from the woody region at the sources of the Trinity, in a direct line north, across the apparently interminable prairies of Northern Texas and the Ozark territory, to the southern bank of the Arkansas river. This belt of timber varies in width from five to fifty miles. tletween the Trinity and Red rivers, it is generally from five to nine miles wide; and is so remarkably straight and regular that it appears to be a work of art. When viewed from the adjoining prairie...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
SYDNEY. Fine Flour, 16s. per 1001bs. Se conds, 15s. IRation, 13s. Colonial WTheat, 3s. to Os. per bushel. Maize 2s. 6d. to 3s. ditto. Barley, 5s. ditto, Cape Barley, 3s. ditto. Oats, 6s. to 8s. ditto. Hay, 71. to 101. per ton. CORIO: Edited by JAMES HARRISON, and Printed and Published for JoHn PASCOE FAWKNER (sole prnprietor) by JOHN SCAMBLE, at the Advertiser Ofice, Yarra street, North Corio, Aus* tralia Felix,
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
'ESSELS EXPECTED. * FROM LOSDON. .Margaret, via TLauluncesto, to aili loth 'July. Susan, 5lh July Dum fries -Ynkt I5th August R.souurce, aIli July Orient, 2nd Agust *Thlmls Y~atesr, 8lthl July . Lady M.Lrgalet Lady Kennaway;, shlp, 750, with emIgrants, lone S .Sarah, to sail June 10 Widgeon, to sail July 10 .lary Nixorn, barque, 4o50, Field, to sail July I0 .RichIard Mount, barque, 250, Lungridge, July 13 Sultan, barque, 40,rRobinloan Wililam Turner, silp, 600B, will, rmlgrantls, May 0? Juno, stelnmer, T70 E.nchantress, to sail June Io malus TIROM FLtYOUIt A.lexnnder, 2nd August •HiaDilyas, e71th Septemnber Gilmuore, fnd August Alfred, 27th, Septensober PROI COlE. Diamond, 903, wihl esnigrants, to sail Jaly 10 4gostina, 24th August rnow slInuoax. 7ROM OfigECXOE.l Asas, tsarqoe, 322, Pater lsu, wlthll emilgrants, May 10 King lHenry, Drysdale °; . . . . . . . .. . ' THE MAJESTIC. 310 tons, Capt. Smith, .I advertised in the Edinburgh papers to load at Leith for I,1brt Town, "' aofter d...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
MELBOIT RNE. MSLBOURNE PitRICE CUItRENT.-FIruIl first, .£21 to £24 per ton, second .20 third £19; pine 3kd per foot, cedar logs 4d. to 5d.; deals 9&d.; shingles per thousand £1 8s, to £1 lOs.; tea hysonskin £7 to £8, per chest; potatoes £14 to £16 per ton; mazle 5s to 6s. per bushel; oats 5s to 7s 6d per bushel.
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
"iTeokliy Calondar. flay of a Week Eventllsl of the ensuing : anl Bun anld Mont, week. * rises sets bron. I ...............ir 5 14 a 4n Tues. 2 Election in Melbourne 185 13 6 4r Wed. 3 .........i.. 19 5 i4 68 Thur. 4 ....;**********.. 6 to 11 6 4D Frid. 5 Gunpowder Plot ...... 51 5 O 0 50o Satur. O Moon, last quarter .... 96 5 9 0 Sil Sun. 7 ,lst Sunday at.Trinity 23 5 8 6 52 IelONDAY, NOVEbbeRtie, r841. MONDA Y, NOVEMIBER I, 1841.
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
WUOZ.ESA?.E. GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel .. o0.. o oa a Maize, perbushel . 0o 4 o.. oo Oats, per bushel .... o 8 o.. o0 Barley, per bushel .. o o a.. oo Flour, first, per ton .. 28 o o..32 o Second ........ 24 o 0..28 oS 'Ilhird .......... o o 0.. o 0 Hay, V.D.L. per ton . 16 o o..18 a BUILDING MATERIALS: Bricks, per thousand.. 2 5 a.. 2 10 Cedar deals, per foot . o o o.. o o a Pine, per foot ........ o a 6.. o a Hardwd boards, 100 ft. 1 5 o.. 1 8 Shingles, per thousand 2 a o.. 2 5 Battens, per 100 feet.. I 5 o.. 1 7 Paling, broad, per 100 2 2 0.. 2 10 Narrow ditto........ 1 o o.. 115.o Nails,perlb. ........o o 8.. o1 a SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &e. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 16 o.. o 18 Porter, per dozen .. o 16 a.. o 18 Brandy, per gallon .. 1 4 o.. 1 10 Gin, pergallon ...... o o 1.. 5 , Rulin, pertgallon .... 1 o .. o0 Port wine, per dozen. 1 16 0.. 2 a Sherry, per dozen .... 1 15 o.. 2 6 Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o 4 6. a 5 Colonial ditto ...... o 1 9.. o 2 Cigars, per tho...
PRIVILEGES OF THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
PRIVILEGES OF THE.PRESS. TUE Stewards, of thie Dinner given to flis Excellency. in Melbourne, have called down upon. their own heads the direst vengeance of the Press il general, for an iunpardonable slight in neglect ing to send an invitation' to the Editors of the respective Melbourne papers, and (the matter having been discussed before the dinner:took plare,) by carry ing their illiberality so far as to attempt to. smother the: usual toast- of *' Thr Press." The manner in which the editors have inflicted their vengeance is highly'characteristic, and displays the negative power of the press in a .very decided manner. .Ihey have refrained from giving any report of the proceed ings at the- dinner; so that the many speechifiers who blazed away on that occasion, might as well have kept their lights under.a bushel, - for notwith standing their brilliancy, the public are still in darkness. If it were possible to punish those Stewards who have been guilty of such conduct without also pun...
Markets. CORIO, 1st November 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
g l atrfet . Coarxo, Ist November 1841. ZLETAIL. Bread, per4 lb. loaf £0 1 3to0 0 Beer, per lb......... o o 65... oo Mutton, per Ib .... o o 5.. o oo Butter, fresh, per lb. o 2 0.. o o salt (colonial) .. o 2 o.. o oo Cheese (English)perlb o 2 o.. o o Colonial ........ o 1 4.. oo Eggs, perdozen .... o 5 o.. o o Bacon, per lb. ...... o 1 4.. o 1 Potatoes, per ciwt. .. o 18 o.. 1 o Tea, per lb........ o 4 0.. o a Sugar, per lb........,.. o o 4.. o o Milk, perquart ...... o 0 6.. oao Soap, per lb......... o o 6.. oo Candles, mould, perlb o o 10.. o 1 o
WHIGS AND TORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
• WIIIGSAND TORIE3. England is.at present torn asunder not with all the. horrors of a civil war, but with a very, uncivil party contest. Ti'e r;higs having dissolved parliament, po delay took plice in appealing to the people for .their decision on the dis. puted question, which has been adopted by the belligerent party as the bone of contention-the Corn Laws. The Whig and Tory rtanks have been thrown into considerable confusion Ihrough the new division of parties into " Gorn.l)aw" andti " Anti.Coru-law.Y' Mtany tories advocate the free trade prliciple s, and a still greater number of the whigs are in fbvor of the present system of protecting the agrtcultural itnterest. "Up to the date of our latest news, 1abu three-fourths of the elections had been decided, anti so far the conservativws had gained a majority of sixty over their opponents. :Thie tories bhave un'overwhelmiug pre ponderance in the English counties, while in Scotland and Ireland the num bers are in favor of the whigs in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
ON SALE AT THE BOOK. STOBI, NORTH CORIO. C HEAP EDITIONS of the follow ing Works: Robertson's History of Scotland Locke on the Reasonableness of Chris tianity Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Her hert, &c. Jackson's Treatise on Agriculture and Dairy Husbandry Burns's Poems Fergussoni's Poems Thomson's Poems and Plays Life of Petrarch Mutiny of the Bounty Goldsmith's Poems and Plays Goldsmith's Essays Fireside Education, by the Author of Peter Parley's Tales Life of Colonel Hutchison Graham's Sabbath Paradise Lost, and Paradise Regained Young's Poems and Plays The Borough, by Crabbe Poetical Works of Gray and Collins Beattie's Works Blair's Grave Bruce's Travels in Abyssinia Clarke's Travels in Russia, Tartary and Turkey Milton's Poetical Works Romance of the Forest Lives of Eminent Naval Heroes Life of Lord Nelson Life of Fletcher, by Dr. Wesley Life of Baron Trenck tEsop's Fables, illustrated with 100 en gravings Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress Life of Dr. Wesley Harvey's Medita...
HIS EXCELLENCY'S PROCEEDINGS DURING HIS STAY IN THE PROVINCE. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
HiS EXCELLENCY'S PROCEEDINGS DURING HIS STAY IN THE PRO VINCB. SATUIIDAY. .nLSat a.d.ayth e~23rdrLOctober.&lt; the:Sea-_ horse steamer arrived at William's "Tow?, having on. board His Excellency Sir George Gipps, accompanied by his Aid dc-canmp and Private Secretary. He landed at William's Town at ten o'clock, and spent some.time in examining the public institutions in an?d around the town. ie then returned on board the steamer, and at twelve o'clock he landed at the Beach, and proceeded to Mel bosirne on horseback. On crossing the punt, hi. was met by an assemblage of the citizens, who accomoanied him in a perambulation of the principal streets of the town, after which he retired to his'apartments in the Northumberland Hotel. He afterwards took a more par. ticular suivey of the town and Its vicin ity, and i!i the erening entertained a select party at his own apartments. SUNDAY. On Sunday his Excellency attended divine worship at the Episcopalian chiurch. MONDA.tY. Ills Exce...
STATISTICS OF THE FORTIFICATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
STATISTICS OF THE FORTIFICA TION BILL. From tile " Chavrivar." In order to terminate the intermina ble question of the fortifications, one of tile most eniment statibtical writers hsjdiiit made tihe following calcula tions : By cutting out from the Moniteur the speeches that were dilivered on that occasion, and by placing them one after the other, it will be seen that they would occupy a space of 70,000 metres, that is to say, twice the circum ference of the enccinte continue. M. Thiers's speeches alone would make the fronts of twenty-two bastions, and those of M. d'Argout might make eight detaches fer. The nasal orna ment of'the noble peer might occupy a half moon. Another calculation, which is not less ingenious: If, instead of employing printed pa per, the type which had served for the printing of the speeches had bees made use of, the following result would be obtained With the bourgeois, long-primer, nonpareil, small-pica, &c. used on the fortifications, it is is. possi...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
, SHE NDWS. ARlIVALs. October 25-'GOVEnNOR LA TROBE, cutter, Guthrie master, from Melbourne. October 20-A Pit RASIA, stenmer,Law.ler "master, from illelbourne, withl i-is Exeel lency the Governor and suite. 27-A vII ASI A, steamer, Lawler master, "froth ilelbnurne. 28--L11.I AS, schooner, Smith master, from Hobart Town via Melbourne. 'Cargo -flour, timber, hay,?.&c. i :. 28--DUST'Y MlLLIER, schnr, Saunders master, Trom _Launcestoln via Melbourne, with a cargo of timber. 30-A p.1RRASI A;steamer, Lwler master from Melboulne,. DEPARTIUES. October 2--A PIIILASIA, steanmer Lawler master, for MIelbotirne. 27-1 GOVeRNORt "LA TROBE, ciltter, Giltlhrie masei'; for lelbounrne. " S28-A ,L HRAsI A, steamner,Lawler master, for Melbourne.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
First Wool Ship for London. THE fine fact-sailing BIIIG DEVa, A 1,238 fons, H, SPROAT, Commander. The greater part of her cargo being ,ngaged, early application for Freight by this eligible opportunity is necessary. For the convenience of Shippers in the Geelong District, she will proceed in October to take in such cargo as may offer there. -as good accommodation foir passn gers. Apply to CA MPBELL '& WOO.LLEY. Melbourne, 17th September, 1841. For London--at Geelong. TIE A 1. fast-sailing barque a.txaz.vxa, .:;. JAMEs SSITI! commander, 227 tons per register, will take up her berth at Point Henry, immediately upon the discharge of her inward cargo. The largest portion of this vessel's cargo of wool being already engaged, shippers are requested to make early application either to JAMES CAIN, or WERE BROTHERS & CO. WOOL. THE undersigned will purchase or advance on Wool of this season's clip, consigned to Messrs. A. A;.Gower, Nephews, & Co., London,-dell.vrable a...
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
CLEARED OUT. October 26-Agenoria, schooner, Leslie, for Hobart Town, with 300 sheep and 10 ibullocks 26-Augustus,barque, Gordon, for New. castle. 28 - Truganini, schooner, Biscoe, for Launceston. 29 -Sea-Horse, steamer, for Sydney. -Passengers--His Excellency the Governor a•nd suite.... ..
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS, [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
MIELBOURNE .S1IIPPING. ARRIVALBs October 22-Lysander.: barque, Currie, from Pl mouth 18th July, with 241 emi grants. S22-T'l'amar, sclhooner, Dell, from Laun ceston. 22-Timnbo, schooner, Bentley, from Launceston. 23.-.Lively, cutter, Thompson; from Launceston. .25· - Corsair, steamer, Foxton, from Launceston. 26-Lady (.f St. Kilda, scliooner, Law •rence fromn Sydney, *27-Maguasha, brig, Taylor, from Ho bart Town. . 27-Lunar, brig, Johnstone, from New castlo. 28-Ann; schooner, from Sydney. 29--Kilinaurs, barque, from Swan River.