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FALKLAND ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
FALKLAND ISLANDS. ',By the Essex, Capt. Roxby., from Launceston, we have advices from ithe ,alklands to Ithe 15th December last, announcing the arrival of' Mr. J. ;B. Whittington in the Susan,a very heau tiful brig of about 200 tons, with'the first party of settlers in the colony. They have erected a large house and 'stores, and had a number of-fine .n glish long-woulled sheep', poultry, and pigs, with some stiperior dogs. fThey were dtaily expecting the arrival of a second vessel from London, with fur, ther stores and em;grants. -:Lieut. T'ryssen, the Admiralty -officer,: wes spoken of in the highest terms-by all' the settlers ; he' wis `effecting great inmprovenients, but had hot tlie pwer of Government authiority to prevrent' the lawless conduct of the Americans,1 nor the official means to extend his imni provements. lie was muchlinr wanutt of some good English stallions to im prove the breed'of'liorses 'of 'wv.itch • ., + " I they haId secured and tamed upwards of fifty wild one...
THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
,.T.rE HERALD.-We have of late al. together refrained from taking serious notice of the misdeeds of that un. principled print - the lHerald ; but there is a limit to forbearance-whi Ih we would- transgress were we" to pass over ini silence the manner.in which it. has' aitempted so vent its venom (.,itgendered by the.irritation attendant on the want of its dinner on the me Inorahle 2'lthr of October,) uon Mr. Fauwkner, with respect to the tonast of .'-The Press" at the dinner. It appears tlat he Melbourni Editors obtained a prn.mi:fiornm that.gentleman to refrain from responding to 'the toast. of The Press,"-'oo. account of-the .alleged im proper conduct of the Stewarts towards th m. -At the dinner, so fair from'lthee ,heine any attempt 'td suppress'the toast of " TheiPros.," Mr. Fta:kner wis applied t(o by the Stewards and' several distinguhled dgiests 'to. responrd to the toast ; hot he denied himself the honor, in consequence of tue promise which he had given - he sacrificed his o...
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTI TUTIONS. It would be-an insult to the under standings of our readers to offer any hackneyed observations on the ac knowledged advantages which spring from the establishment of institutions for the encouragement of the grow ing taste for literary and scientific pursuits which is now one of the leading characteristics of the present age. The question is not, Would suchv an institution be d?esirable ? buit, Is this township' sufficiently advanced to admit of an institution being established on a foundation of sufficient breadth to ensure its immediate success and practical efficiency ? We will not reply by argument, but shliall refer to what .h:lis actually been done `eisewhere, as an example of what might be ac co'inplished here. Bathurst is a small fourth-rate town :west of the Blue Mountains, A?nd about 120 miles from Sydney. It contains 720 inhabitants, and has been only remarkable for its lfaving •continued at an almost complete stand still for the la...
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
LATEST ENGLISHI NEWS. From the Herald, By the Diamond, arrived yesterday evening, we hHve received inlielli g;ecC. Trom Loindlon down to the 17th July. That tihe Torier would have a la'ge majority in thPe New Parliament wau concerded on all hands, and even thl, M..rning Chlioiiile, the Whi,,s' chief sulppo'ter, admits thIat Sir Rohert P el woi ltldcriainly have :a much greater ma.jorily than that oir ahlih the saime J.ournal calculated at the time (tf' the dlissolution. 1 he Sun, another mitnist-. iil pai? ir, ih i dititliil? th e same, con. soles sttelf and its readers b)y impres:inc upon them, that * a majnoriy iyn the House ol Conm, Ins is not a maj',rity in the worldl, at all times." Tne Globe, states,, that Sir Itobert will Iegin by asking a yore of confidence* I'he Deslpatch, a striongr.nemy to Tory as. cindency, grants that they may have a majority ol eighty. West and Grogan had been elected for ublh!in, intopipo sitionto ;O'Connell anrd Hutton, the fot mer niemhers, and O'Co...
Select Poetry. STAR OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
STAR OF AUSTRALIA. Queen of the Soutll I by flashing wave5surroundCed 0 lady of the sea I Wealth, wisdom, power, and empire all unbounded Thy heritage shall be. Gaze, mortal, gaze on the rxpanse of ocean So e on the spreading shore. Are ithese not things thiat walke the soul's devotion; Gaze, lmortal, and adore. Say, will the hand that Iath in wisdom "crowded A svater drop with life. Leaveithis vast shore unpeopled still and shrouded From humanln joys and strife. Turn to the page by history recorded; See whllat tle htlgend showIs. - A land, wnhose famlte and deeds by all are lauded From tile sn?le source arose. See thlrought the mist of years thIe futulre beaming Thlrows glory o'er the page; Exceeding even the wild enthiluianst's drealning, And batlllng tie mostr sage. From ocean where thou nowdost hold tly dwelling Come to thy native skies, Hastenl tlhe grotllnt before thy rays dispelling Star of Australia, rise I 1rrt r~os.
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
SH P: NEWS. Anl IVA L. Nevember 3-A IHnASI A,sleamer, Law ) master, from~ Melinburne. 4 -GOVERNOR LA TROBE, cutter, Gulthrti mister, frnm .Melbnnrne. 6--A pitAst A, steamer, .Lawler master, 'from Melbourne. nrPAt nT1r?E. Novenibor --A PHR ASIA, steamer, Law-' ler master, for Melbouine. 2-LIL.TLAS. scllnnrnr. Smith master, for Hobart Town, with 210 she' p. 4-A pHRAslA, stearner, Lawler master, for Melbun!rne. 6- GOVeRNOR LA TnoiE; cutter, Guthrie master, for Melbourne..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
FOa LONDON. :-?,st "Vool Ship this Season. T [ B fine fast-sniling BRIG 1,200 tons, F. C. KIttsEFT commander, nw on Ithe berth at Poinot. Ilenry. rly to receive Wool. Nearly all her sro being engaged, will be despatched irly in l)tecember. For F re'ht or passage apply to , .STlAC HAN-&& CO; orio, October 25, 1841. For I3ondon- at Geolong. 'q. THE A 1 fast.sailing barque IAotr.s SMITl .commander, 227 tons per: egiter, will lake-uplher berth at Point lisry, immediately upon the discharge ,f her inward cargo. The largest portion of this vessel's .Irano of wool being already epgaged, ,,ipoers are requested -to make early application either to - JAMES CAIN, or WERE BROTHERS & CO. first Wool Ship for London. . ' ? THE fine fast-sailing' ' BIG A 1, 238 tons, 11. SPrto AT, Commander. The greater part of, her cargo b-ing epgaged, early application for Freight by this eligible opportunity is necessary. For the convenicentco-of Shippers in thi Geelong District, she will...
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
VESSELS EXPECITED. rRox LnNUON, Margaret, via Ltantrcetot 'sail 10th July,. Susan, 5th July Dilln tries York, 5th August Uesnurce, 8th July Orienlt, 2nd August TThonmtn Yates, 8th July *Lady.Margaiet . Lady Kenn,laway, shlilp. J0, with emlgrants, June 8 Surnlh, to sail June to - " - - idgeon, to Fail July 10 Mary, Nixon, barque, 450. Field, to sail July S0 Richard Mmant,.barqule. 251, Luangridge, July.,13 Suttann, bntque, 4R2, Rbiinson Willinm Turner stlip, 600, with emierants, May 20 Juno, Steamler, 00 Enchantress, to sail June 10 Salus TROM PLYMOU?W. Alexander, 2nd Angust .Hinimlayn, 27th September Gilmore, Ond Augst Alfred, 27th September PROMn CORK. 4gnotisa, 24th August RnoM oRER.NOCr. SAsa, barque, 322. Paterson, with emigrants, May 10 King llenlry, Drysdale
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
STRACHAN & CO. will Purchase or Advance on WOOLS of this Sea. son's clip. Geelong, November 1. Rami for Sale. A BOUT 130 R~AMS, crossed between Teeswater Rains and pure Merino Ewes, having great size and weight, with a long and heavy fleece. ALSO, About 130 RAMS, bred with great care from Merino and Saxon stock, of good size and shape, with a very long Ileeco All perfectly clean. Samnplie' of each kind of Wool to hb seen at Mr. CrIAMPION's, Geelong, and at Mr A. CnrsutOLst's, Queen-streets Melbourne, Five Pounds c"oward. rOST, ahout. three weeks ago, , rom the Stables at the Little River, a 13ay H(iORSE, branded \V nil the near side under the aaddle. The above re ward will h, pa d to any person deliver. ilg itie horse at the tstlabls of the undersigned, at William's Town. WV. LANGIHO-JO NE. November 1, 18'1. DISSOLUTION OF'PARTNERSHUIP. •* -??R. partnership hitihrto existing hbetween Thomts Ilarrison nodJolii Johltn.on has been - dissolved since the first day of November, th...
LIBERAL SENTIMENTS OF LORD JOHN RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
LuiaEtAiL ,ENTI?I1NTt o LOItD JoIu N IUSSELLt.-l-I ther debate( upon adlnittinig the Jews to ollice, and in reply to a fan atiicalspeech of .sir IL. Inglis, Lord J.hnt Ltussell said" ' he: did |not know. whllt the Jews might he disposed to do with respect to their righ:s as British sub jects ; iut. ol this he was sure, that if they asked lor the privilege of sitting in that house, he, for his pirt, woultl support tlhe cliimi.' The second rule of toleration was excellently stated hy -Lord John Russ,-eI in: these terms :- *' As regarded oflices which were of a purely . ivil nature, he did not see what right or lusiniess the house had to iin. quire into the religious opiniuni of any person who desired to be made eligible to, or was Ita cndiduate lor, aucth ollice, provided such personIshowed that lie was duly qulhlietd to performu the duties attached ?o the ultice." A L.oG NosE-A Paisley mAnufacturer having got rby some uccident a seve e cut ac:ous the nose, anti having no court 'laist...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
SYDNEY. A number of. men are employed in the. constrection sot a gallows. at the new gaol for the.execution of the mur tderers, Hluison and Stroud ; the execu tiont, it is said, is fixed for Friday. October 29., The Australian Sugar Company expect to be able.to supply merchants, store. .kee!pers, "&c.,. with refiled sugar of a superior quality ilt the course of the ixt-twoiiionths.. , :fly accounts lately received from Jervis :ay, we learn that the new road fromt Narrign to t-luskisson is so far com. pltted thit a dray. laden with wool, is ldaily'exiet~ted t`o pass' ove.rit Irom the interior, which will return with supplies whichl have' ulrealy 'been latded at the. owliship ; it. is also -expected that, early in FPheb usry, a ship will be ready in ,outh llu-kisson to take in wool for Lontn,. - fOn Wednesday morning. Proctor and ,lait thews, two cornstables of the Sydney pillitce,-succeedled ill c pturing,; oil the curry Iills, a pri-oner of the crown a llted tIobinson,, who ...
SUMMARY OF FOREIGN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
SUMMAIRY OF FOREIGN NEWS. Fitrl tihe Spectator. Is rthe ahsnce of novlty at home. lot it'he huzz. or tlie ionmiing elect lon still tcos on wiihout much ch:itni , and there is a comlittrn?ative lull in the Anti t'orn-l.aw aitialJttn this week. - we elnnce nhroad tir see what tis stirring. The review is not altogothier atidfactory There. is movement. in, most plite-; it restle.s tIlasteilles,, wi hli' t progress.. int like fertti.nt..?rart ely suhbsidedt, has b pit succe, d" (I by'somi, sort of politici a iiaittit ; aitInti .S he.itittlina, vet he. syod th .e ii rlI f riuler ;s. aid puzzling the must sgr'ious.;' A" risid," 'not al,'ethelr unlike our owni msii'iddlit.g nhfair.se-ms to 'engttea hill ith civil z"-' wrl Id. Fiance. 1for examtile. has just ' laped a ,t.igtlar 1inieterial crisis, blirictht ahout by the. pride of. the old Pe itis, who, like fir. Faiitwouldl in ith. far?e .. wi.tn tin he trv it'd ;with ai little more re.pei;t :t" h )mr-rlriii l)eputies m. ke light of the Ulpp...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Woot.-The prospect of finding a good market for 'the ensuing "clip" will. it as presumed. induce the greatest vigilance on the part of our.sheep own ers to send their wool home in the bert possible condition, so.as t"i maintain for it the high chatacter which it at prosen t enjoys amongst the manufacturers of this useful staple commodity. Serious attention to this advice becomes the more necessary. -as it now nearly the only.export upon which we can reckon with any d -gree of certainty, aod much competition may naturally be. expec;ed betwixt the 'aslisanliin and Australasian growers.-Cornwall Clirotiicle. A, petition is now in course of signa ture, for the re-establishment in this Colony, of what was usually called the £30 Court.. , We earnestly hope the petitioners may. be successful, as the expense now necessarily incurred in the recovery of debts exceeding ten pounds, is frequently productive of much tnjustice. Many persons are compelled to sacrifice their legi...
THE CRISIS AT HOME AND THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
THiE CRISIS AT HOM~P AND THE COLONIES., Froni the Colonial Gasette. While the mother 'country is in a commotion, of course the interest of the Colonies must to some extent be in volved; but in the present political cri.i. they are very nearly concerned. Having no recognized representation of their own in the Legislature, their affairs receive a very partial or a very precarious attention, in the formal pro ceedings of ministers, or the uncertain movements of amateur representatives, who, from pecuniary interest in par ticular co'onies, or from interest which they take in particular views of co. Ionization, are content to do some of the work, though they have none of ihe responsibilty of agents directly ap 'pointed; In the numbers of these 'nmembers a general'electiotn may imake sad havoc;:.because the influences by which it- is governed have nothing whatever to do with their self assumed colonial functions. The next election will be governed entirely by an anti corn-law-or a pro-cor...
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
TIHE GOVERNOR'S SPEEIC. From the Melburne Extraordilnary. I rejoice. gentllmen, to find myself nt length nmong you ; my visit has teen lon.g Contetmpltted,. aid I .dcutt inot YOu have 'onsidtered it has been too long delayed c; h?lt -6o entire has bheen the occupation of my. time Hant at tenrtion with the carPs of the.general government that .1 could not carry my intiention into effect at an nerlier period. While. there were. no other modes of ;ornmcinicaltion b)Il wee Sydlney andrl RlrMlbourne than hy means .of sailing vessel,, it was absolutely impos-ihle for me o I' evr the seat of governtment foir uch an' indefi6irte.'perind as a visit to Port' Phillip must have involved. RBt, zgentlemen, though I had iot spen "Mlhbouriie, I` was perferctly acqltainled with what, was passing here; -I kiew the amount of money iI your.lrRsuory : I knew 'he nnamount your land rcalised per acre. the value of your town allot mettls. and the value of your s.hurh,,ns: I'knew tile extent of your flocks ...
MELBOURNE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
MIELBOUINE MAIRKET. The following is the result of the election of Commissioners which took place on Tuesday last : North-west'Ward-Farquhar hlICrae, .John -tel,hen. South-west. Ward - George Arden, John P. Fa~ker. No th-east Ward -James Simpson, William D.,hion. Siouth.tiast VW ard --George Porter, John Jones Peer.4. The fPllowing is the state of the poll for the ?nuih -west, Ward at the' close of the'election: Fawkner..:.c.... . ... 62 A ri e.. ...-......... 47 Ker ..................... 26 Nodin .................. 21
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
WOO 0 L. S+nTACII\N & CO. will Purchase or Advance on WOOLS of this Sea. son's clip. Geelong, November :1. WOO L. THI :"under.signed, will purchase or sladvance on Wool,of this.season's clip. consigned to MXessrs. A. A. Gower, Nephews, &' Co.," Lotido?,-ieliverable at their Stores in Melbourne or Geelong. CAMPBELL & WOOLLEY. September 15, 1841., THE undersigned are purchasers dof Wool, or will make acivances on the coming clip, delivered iniMelbouroe, William's. Town, Geolong, 0or Portland nay, to, be consigted. to. their agents, Messrs. Riickardh, Liitle, & Co , London, WER E, DROTliIlRS & CO. OF EVERY DESCRIPTION EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATH, AT MELBOURNE PRICES. AT lUli *ýiI~d L A PI I~r ©IFIh'lIt YARRA STREET, OPPOIITE MR. BOLUERC'S HOTEL. Cards, Ciroulass, Dill-heads, &o. IN A SUPERIOR,' TYLE. GOVERNMENT FORMS ON.:SALB. FOR? LONDON. First Wool Ship this Seasoni. 'T H1E line fast-sailing BRIG HA RRET, A 1.200 tons, F. C. KaEE...
JUDGE WILLIS' EXPOSITION OF THE NE[?] LAW AMLNDMENT ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
JUDGE WILLI S EX:PO1lT!ON (:FTIIENE LAW AMI;NDUIENT ACT. His HoIior said that ihe held in hi haind an Act which had. Intely pi.ss t he Coouitcil. for "1 The better Admiti strialion of Justice ; " it was aIi Act sl g.iinerally knowiv,. alihough ol rSi sitir ale itinmpornit' a', t.ld miht.t n.mataeriall] iffect causes to lie .,tra'd l urintg ii presient term.. The sections were n mnerous.A Ont gave him, (Judge W\illi. exclusive jurisdiction within thie tlis~rit -aniother, a, to, al,?'entePs. I he juti. dict ion of Sydrney anid the District mad rePilprocul for It It.urpoiP of. a,.rltrin judgments, - memtoralisiing judgmtl,.r, must' le. hy atn ato.lley o a his citCO, aint! not Iby lan atitorni*y of the Sydiit, distiiict, --forign attlichmnenis - special ci.nes inod Ioints reserv,';I he had ;power to reserve polint.s uiild send thIe to Sydney sh i(old he ,ee fit. 'li.e t. ecuitiltt of writs oi inllerloatlltrieS. nis-itmers lnot to be ple(dedIh n l;. ini:itl letcars mIn Ly be used. The Ju...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS, [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 November 1841
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS, November. 2— William Hughes, brig. Hoskin, from Sydney. 2—Catherine, schooner, Bannatyne, from Hobart Town. 2—Will Watch, schooner, Harding, from Launceston. 3—Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, Vessy, &nbsp; from Portland Bay. 4—Georgiana, barque, Robinson, from Rotty and Timor. 4—Lorina, brig, Salter, from Lombock. 4—Diamond, barque, Taylor, from Lon- don 1st July and Cork 23rd July, with 330 immigrants. 4—Challenger, schooner, from Adelaide. CLEARED OUT. &nbsp; October 30—Tamar, schooner, Cuthbert- son, for Launceston. 30—Corsair, steamer, Bell, for Laun- ceston. November 3—Mary cutter, Theobald, &nbsp; &nbsp; for Port Albert.
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 November 1841
WHOOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. W'heat, per bushel .. o o o.. Mlaize, per buslhel .. o 4 o.. Oats, per bushel ... o 8 0.. Barley, per bushel ..o o o.. Flour, first, per ton .. 28 o o.. Second ........ 24 o 0..2 'I lird .......... o u o.. Hay, V.DIL. per ton . 1t o o..l BUILDING IAT'ERIALS. Bricks, per thousand.. 2 5 o.. Cedar deals, per foot. o o o.. Pine, per foot ........ o 6.. H-lardwd boards, 100 f.. 1 0o.. Slhingles, per thiousand 2 o o.. Batteus, per 100 reet.. 1 5 o.. Paling, broad, per 100 2 2 0.. Narrow ditto ... .'. o 0e.. Nails, per lb......... o o 8.. SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 16 o.. Porter, per dozen .. o 16 0.. irandy, per gall6ni .. 1 4 0.. Gin, per gallon ..1... o 0.. Ruum, per gallon .... 1 o 0.. Pori wine, per dozen. 1 10 o.. Sherry, per dozen .... 1 15 o.. Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o 4 G. Colonial ditto .... o 0.. Cigars, per thousand.. 5 o 0.. 11LSCELLANEOUS. Tea;, hIysonskin, chest 8 o 0..I GCpl'ee, per Ib....... o 1 6.. Mtiriititts su...