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THE APPROACHING HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
THE APPROACHING HARVEST. I aneroo.-Accounts received from Maneroo, give a most favourable ac count of the state of the crops, pasture, cnttle and sheep; the wheat is looking strong and healthy; while other por tions of the territory were in the ut most vnant of riln--abundance had fallen both in the eastern and western portions of this fine country; about six weeks ago, the plains, for a few Sdays, were covered with three feet of anow-the lambing season is over upon nearly:all the stations, and has proved an average one. Sydey.-The weather during the last few days, has become exceed ingly mild and warm, several refresh ing showers, have, within the same period, fallen; the gardens and orch ards, in and around Sydney, never looked better. Bathurst.-A correspondent writes that " a most plentiful supply of rain fell upon the scorched plains of Bath urst during Tuesday and Wednesday, rendering the utmost benefit to the settlers, who were many of them re duced to tile utmost straits. The...
REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
REPRIESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. From the Sydney Gazette. We lately announced that this in suited and neglected colony had again been mdcked, by the renewal for another year of that farce of a measure " l-luskisson's Act of 1828;" and that the long-tolked of bill,. to give us, the colonists of New South VWales, those free.and liberal institutions which are our birth-right, had been thrown into tilhe lumber garret of the Downing street officials. - low long are we to be thIus de frauded . of our privileges as free citizens? - how long are we to be subjected to such harsh and iniquitous treatment, and have all that a Briton values most, held in abeyance at the caprice of a colonial minister. Notwithstanding that our claims to free institutions have been fully ad mitted, we find- the British Parliament year after year, session after session, unjustly refrain from bringing forward one single measure of the slightest tendency to emancipate us from our present mockery of a government, or to ad...
EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
EUROPE. DKATi or THC QUEEN OF ?fAOVEwR. -on the 29th of June, the Queen of Hlanover (Frederica Louisa Carolina So phia-Alexandrina, born Princess of Mecklenherg) died after an illness of three months. SWe regret to state that- the.Crown Prince of Haiover (Prince George of Cumberland) has'irrecoverably lost the sight of both eyes. SThe'only news from iMadrid, is that the Ch mber ofDepiuties have declared the guardinanship of the Queen to be vacant by 129 votes to I ; and the committee of thesenate by a majority of --three tobtwo.-The effect of these votes is to repudiate the guardianship of the ex;Queen.' The anniversary of the Constitution of 1837 was celebrated in Madrid with great pomp. The troops of the garri. son -and the National Guards were under airms. The Queen passed before the troops in an open calechlie, accom panied by the princess her sister and the Marchioness of Santa Cruz. The Duke of Victoria rode at the right of the carriage and: the Minister of War on the left. Th...
Select Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
* tlect glottW* Ask the grey pilgrim, by the surges east On hosai e shores, and numbed beneath the blast, Ask who revived him ? who the hearth began. To kindle ? who with spilling goblet ran 1 O hIe will dart one spark of youthful dlalue, -,And clasp his withered hands, and WYoman name I Not she with trait'rous kiss her Saviolr stulg, Not shte denied liim with unholy toiigue; She, while Apostles slrank could danger brave, Last~at his cross and earliest at his grave. WVhelm hier with wrongs, her sarred trust reveal, Asperse hIer, spurn hler;-tthen repent and kneel; This expiates error, this her pity mnoves, IFor pardon is the vengeaoce Woman loves. -.--B-AsRTT.
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
CHINA. . Canton newspapers to the 24th Juli have been received at Holiart Town From an article in Murray's Iteview ol the 22nd October, we learn that " vigorous war had been determinied ul 1 by the British authorities. On the 1B! June, Colonel Elliott published a man', lesto, detiitiing the bauses and the cours' of the war. The troops had suffered much frog the climuatr, and great numbers wee. i' the miilitary hospital. Subsrripltions h been opened for nn hospital at M?,ac', for destitute seamen, and a native mef chant, Heerjeboy Roslomijeer hliud Lc tributed thereto the magnificent donl lioin of 12000 dollars.' On the Slst July an aiwful hiurrica ociurred in the Cantori River, it liast the whole day, destroying all th!e housr on- the' coast, and, doing other gre , tnan, as U'fll (V lif as tu ptopPtiy. • aI e sulphur w ,s. drivwnon shore d to.,llv dismasted. si we~e several tnr r his. .. H. M .S. VellPrly (thep "".hi,) sulferecl much injury from h* inli bPen rnn foul of. A ship namd...
GARDENING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
* GARI5ENINc. - Dtance's Mallnual of lHorlicuolture, which has been home time in hand, arising from unforeseen cas?,e ofi delay; will.,shorlly,- issue - from the presei.-fiez-tte. ~: - * :,- ,;: 'TIIE SIA-HORSE. - To secure o the colonists the advantages of steam corn. munication between Sydney and Pit Phillip, lisiExcellency. the Govern?or has very kindly, consented to give i the Sea-Horse the contract for the con veyance of the mail, for which thl owners will receive an nnual comppn. satidn of . 1300. he. overland msi from Sydney will be done away with, but a mai- will be lbroight once a fort. uight 'from Yass by *a trooper of I' moonted police. The public will gain by this arrangement a saving Ioth lin time and exp?enditure. His Excellhncy has also consented to i'ive the steamer the conveyan'ce o soldieis and prisoner between the two settlements; and hae expresed lils reaidine s in any olther way thattmay be 'ivihici his power to assist io>securiung the contmiinance of the ste...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
*SDNgY. Srr . .nrasUCTrlov O....- Mr Ml'.ooid, thie Iliih.FhePiffof New South Wales, put n p',rint to hiis existence, at Sydney on the IIth Ocitoler,:by shooiing himself wilth an pistol -through t hea liead. The ftllonwing is theP'evidrnceof M r. R. Jones nt the inqlest:- .. i was acquainted wiltl the ppeUliary circumstances of tine lecrae'dl ; he waS'in dilli ulty in his orl:oney rrangenrient~~ fhis had a griati afTect upon hhi'., ihr" >ft :IVnePr saw an na?n so much, depresse'd as he was, laving lost ,all etiergy ; on the first lknowledlgeof ithe deceRased's diili?colties. msief and four-others had made a .,,bicription amongst-us to relieve him. I a leotter whlich. hr'wrote to me a day nr two back, Ine mentioned that he ioprd that evening to -taste of., that rliep from . which he had bihen.. for msany nahts debnarred. The deceased was tar from bering. insolvent; he hart plenty to pay -all, his debts could he Iave borne up aCainst .the monetary prersure. Deceased hiad. compiled ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
MARRIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Tuesday, the 26th ult., by special license, at St. James's Church, by the Rev. Mr. Wilson, WALTER BUTLER, Esq., of William's Town, to Miss FRANCES JANE &nbsp; CATHERINE, fourth daughter of the late Rev. Mr EDWARDS, Vicar of Kilmerston, county of Somerset.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
0OL LONDON. fLr-=V Wool Ship this Soaoon. ST El E fine fast-sailing BRIG A 1, 200 tons. F. C; KIREEFT commander, is now o11 the berth at Point Hlenry. ready to receive Wool. Nearly all her cargo being engaged, will be despatched early in Decemnber. For Freight or passage apply tod STRACIIAN & CO. Corio, October 25, 1S41. For L.unceston. THE fine fast-snillng Schooner % :. 2'T.q?'' ZY£El'*'t'?1., .. SAU'Na)s.is master, will sailtfor Launces. ton o Wediesdpay next. For Freight or passage apply to the Captain, oar board, or to C. IHUFFLE. Corio, October 30. 3OTICEl. Til1E Settlern of thle Portland Bsay district are hereby cantioiedr against allowing Entire Horses to go a. large. Any suh Hlorsesa found no un enclosed lands aftrr this notice, will hi: impoundl.d, and the owner prosecuted according to the provisions of the Act: F. FYANS. Commissibner of Crdwn Ldands October 30, 1841. MAJ ESTIIC,. From the well-knnwn stud of Mr. Keara nay, Van Diemen's Land, will Stand this Season ...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 1 November 1841
VAN DIE.MEN'S LAND. TH.E BsIa or"AusrTALt.A. -- By th$ last accounts the shares of this bank were advancing in-price in the London market. The. 40 share was.up to £50 per cent premium, . The Ilobart Town Land' Sale which tdok place on Satirday last, was well attended. 27.569k acres were sold, and. realizecd £14,710- 18, being an average of 10s 8d per acre. 58' Ir h5p of township lands were sold for £795. Several 'lots were withdrawn 'on the day of sale. An extract from MaljorKelsall's report of the New Norfolk Bridge:-" I .have the gratification to state that this work, from its being the 'first bridge thrown over the Derwent. -is an enterprising act, reflecting credit opon a company, has beeii compl'eted to my satisfaction and accordingt totheintent and meaning of the act and plans, and in rmyopinion is executedl in a manner highly credit ablr, to the contraictor, An extraordinary discussion took place at two successive meetings of the Both. a.rett I Liter ,ry .s octi nty ?r =taki ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
SYDINISY. Fine Flour, 16s. per 100ils. Se. conds, ]55%. Itntion, 13si ColoniiI WVheat, is. to Gs. per bushel. ,la?ir 2s. Od. to 34. ditto. Harley, 5' ditto, Cape Barley, 3s. ditto. at"r Os. to .83. ditto. Hay, 71. to 101. per ton. CoRI'o: Edited by JAMES I-AtRIS?'? -and :Printed and Published for Jolts PASCOE FAW?KNER (sole Ilronprietor S-by JOIN. SCAMBBLE, ait the Adlveatier ·-Omce, Yarra street, North Corio, Au,' -",trali . Felix,
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
WHOLESA.Z.E. GRAIN, &c. Vl.heat, per bushel :.. o o 0.. o ao Maize, per bushel .. o 4 o.. o a Oats, per bushel .... o 8 0.. 0 9 0 Barley, per buishel .. o 0 0.. Go Flour, first, per Ion .. 28 .o 0..32 o Second ... 24 :o o0..28 0 'I hird ..... ... o0 0o.. o o0 I-lay, V.D.L. per ton 15 :o o..18 o BUILDING MATERIALS: Biicks, per thousand.. 2 5 0.. 2 10 a Cedar deals, per foot . o . 0.. o 0 6 Pine; per foot ........ o o 6.. o o0 llardwd boards, 100 ft. 1 5 o . 1. s8 Shingles, per thousand 2 0 0.. 2 5 Battens, per 100 feet.. i1 5 0..' 7 1 Paling, broad, per 100 2 2 -o. 2 10 Narrow ditto ........ 1 .o .. 1 15 f Nails, per lb. ........ 0o 8.. 0 1 SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz.. o, 1i6 .. o IS Porter, PIer dozen .. o 16 o.. o 18 0 -Brandy, per. gallon .. 1 4 0.. 1 10 Gin, per gallon ...... I o o.. 1 5 .Ruin, per gallon .... I" o 0.. o a :Port wine, per dozen. :1 16 o.. 2 10 Sherry, per dozen .... 1 15 0.. 2 6 0 Negroherad Tobacco, lb. 0o 4 6. o 5 Colonial dit...
Markets. CORIO, 8th November 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
1arateto. Conro, 8th November 1841. Bread, per 4 lb. loaf £0 1 3 to 0 0 Beef, per lb. ........ oo 5... o o iMlutton, perlb ..... o o 5..o o 0 Butter, fresh, per lb. o 2. 6..-o o o I lt (coloniial) o: 2 0.. 0 o n Cheese (Eliglish) per lb o 2 0. 0 oo Coloial ...... o 1 4.. o Eggs, per dozui .... o 50.. o0 o Baconl, per lb.':.... o 4 1 ? Potatoes, per w t. ... o iS 0.. 1 o0 Tea, per lb ... 4 0.. 0o 6 Sugar, per lb ....... o lo4.. oo Milk, per quart ;.... o o 6.. o 0 Soap, per lb. ........ o o6.. o o0 Candles, mouldi, per lbo o 10.. o 1 o
SUBMARINE NAVIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
SUBMARINi NAVIGATION, .The treatise of Mersenne on subma. rine navigation is part of a very curi. ous twork, treating on. almost every thing... lie speaks of ships that may ba made of either metal or wood, to rrun with wheels on the bottom of the sea. and whlere the sea was too deep, to be moved w.ith oars. He dwells ona the safety from the wrst :of storms idi such vessels, because, as he says, their forcee never reaches a greater depth than 'three or four fathoms: ihe says: such a ship should be in the foinrmof a fia, but alike at botli eilds; that the .oars should be broad like paddles; and easily turned, so as to make the ship go backwards or forwards, upwards or downwards. He thinks persons might reinaiil a month at the bottom of the sea in such'a vessel; that they? might grind corn witll millamnoved by lasses, bake bread. cook their victuals,: anld carry on trade and manufactures. A little '-further on he.says it would. be even possible to colonize the bed of the seaenough to l...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
weekly Calendar. Dqv nf Week Events of the ensuing Aun Sun and - Month. week. . ises sets Mln.- 8 ...............:.....;. 245 f 0 O4 Tuen. ........................ 5 Wed.0 ................... 6 ..... 5 42 5 Thur 11 ........................ 21' 5 3 6 57 Frid. a12 28...................... 5 E 58 ESntur 13 New Moon..... .... 5 1 06-9 Sun. 14 ? 2?nd Si?ndnynft. Tsinity I5 0 7 0 I1ONDA Y, NOVEMBiER 8, 1iS41;
THE DAIRY. Butter. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
TUIBle DAIRY.: From= the Launceston Advertiser. Butter.-Althoughl the butter trade in: this Colony :is not so extensive as ait is in- the niother country ; yet. with proper care and management will prove very profitable totlhe' farmer. "It lhas. been Icomputed.;. that ?'50,000 tons of bliutter are. annually consumed in Lon 'doi, .50,;000 firkins of which are sent }yearly from O'ambridge and Suffulk Thlie most esteemed 'is'that made in the: rnrin?iry of'Essex,( well 'known by thei nameofEpping butter, which generally sells at a higher `price than any other. A few general observations concern ing the making and management of butter may be useful to the settlers. It is obvious that the greater the quantity, of butter made from a few cows, the greater will be the farmer's profit, therefore never keep any for dairy purposes, but those esteemed good. milkers. A 'bad cow is as ex pensive in her.keep and attendance as a good one,/ although the diffLrence of profit will be more than fifty pe...
DINNER TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
DINNER? TO HIS EXCELLENCY THR GOVERNOR. • - We have been favonredl.with a few particulars respecting tlheDinner' to his Excellency, and we ,aaninot be so churlisha l p tthiTodie ft our .reader's, nomtIiW.Iistahidii:thei mortified appetite aof ?'M Ielbourne contempo raries.' When the dinner was first proposed, it wvas intended that application for tickets should be made by letter ; but a strong -feelintg, seemed to exist again? t thi ýi m, and .a book- was. according! ~ pened in which parties might ti i be their names; the list then speedily filled, and it was only through the extraordinary exertions -.of Mr Davis that they were all acconm nmodated; Mr Davis indeed? achieved wonders, by destroying rooms in order ,t to make one of sufficient magnitude.. The time being so short, the apartment was unfinished in rome minor points, but was very tastefully decorated. At half-past six the guestsassemhled, and soon after Sir George Gipps and suite arrived. The Company 'pro. menaded.- the :ha...
RESTORATION OF THE JEWS TO PALESTINE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
RESTORATION OF THE JIWS TO * A PLLESTINE. The only means we now have of restoringithe balance of power in the Levant, and checking lurther progress of Rtussia southward, is to establish a nation in our interest in Syria, capable, with our assistance, of overawing, and if necessar.y; repelling her-advance on the: Mediterranean. Turkish: power is extinct-Eygpt has:returned to its original-insignificance-Armenia has no nationality,-. and. is immersed in iino rance.- The mountain tribes of Koor distan, .-would,- if- properly managed, form like -Circassia a- stationary check to her encroachments ; but- where shall we--find ý'a-,people- sulliciently enlight ened to actiunder godi;connsels, united by- every tie:of religion:and nationality, and of -physical. power: and -ilntellect capableno!f- high - cultivation? .. -Does not :the:finger-=of time,-the .voice of, prophecy:,iand feeling of-.Europe,,point to the.Hebrew natiorn?'.The;restoration of: the Jewsl under== English protection would re...
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS. Sir. George Gipps has publicly stated his views on tihe subject of internal improvements in towns, andi has c!early intimated, that no aid whatever. need he expected from (Government- either in money or laboi; the reason assigned being, that a nieasi, re was abouit be adopted by the governnent for., the organization of..municipal councils in such. towns as ahad reached a certain stage of advancetment," whose bu.iness it wouldl be to suplerintendl the progres of local improvements, .and , provide" the necessary furids, by an equitable assessmenttupon the lands, buildings,, or inhabitants of each. particular town ship. This boon, like hitat'of the Legislative Assembly, has long been promised, but hitherto- withheld. Last 'year it was held tip to our very. eyes,, hbt pulled away again in ia manner that seemed to say *" Don't yoiu wih'you may `get it ?" In. Ihe meanr time legis!at'ion is nearly at a'stanid-still, and the condi tion of our streets.is getting'frorn...