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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 28 December 1842
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrived. — December 23rd, the cutter Venus, Thomas master, from the Abrolhos. On the 25th, the ship Trusty, Elsdon master, from Leschenault. — Passengers, Miss Ricketts, Messrs. T. Orr, G. R. Teede, Gordon, and Forsyth. In Harbour — The Houghton-le-sherne, Trusty, Champion, and Venus.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 28 December 1842
TO r-!' LET, PART of Location A Avon River, compris ing ??'5,422 acres, adjoining the grants of Messrs.' B urges and that lately occupied by Mr. Moulton. 1m n' particulars apply to W. Cowan, Esq. Dec. 10,1842. rjHHE undersigned wishes to inform the public, JL tlmt be has commenced the business of a portrait-painter, and that he will be happy to at tend upon any person, in Perth, who may choose to favour him with an order. For th-; present, all orders may be left with Mr. Embleton, Perth. G. S. WATTS. N.B. — Engraving done in all its branches. 1EFT his employment from my farm, near _j Northam, Daniel Lagg, my indentured ser vant. Whoever is found harbouring or employ in' the same will be prosecuted as the law directs. J. W. DAVEY, Fremantle. Doc. 13,1842. WILLIAM CRUSE, in returning thanks for past favours, begs to ftform the agri culturists on the Swan, and the public generally that, from the firet of January next, he will be prepared to grind wheat at the following charges : Grindi...
THE INQUIRER. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28,1842, [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 28 December 1842
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1842. The Inquirer of this day appears without the customary middle sheet. It is better to be honest about the matter at once, and we therefore con fess that it has been omitted for the purpose of giving a little opportunity to all concerned of sharing in the festivities of the season. As we have all worked tolerably hard during the year, we are quite sure that our subscribers will not grudge us the trifling relaxation that has been thus obtained. We are minded to say something about Christ mas, were it only in order that the merry dis ports and popular customs of England at this season should be remembered in England's anti podes, but our old friend comes to us in this country in such extraordinary guise, that we almost fail to recognise him. It may not be known to many of our readers that our Christmas festivities have been traced, for their origin, to the Roman Saturnalia, a series of festivals dedicated to Saturn, and which we are told were designed to re...
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE. Extract from a Meteorological Journal Itept in the office of the Hon. the Snrveyvr-Gewnl, Perth. Uaio . Tlicim Hur^ Wind, .Weatheiit KenmrU IH42 . | Dec. Hard showers In the 23 10 AM 71 30.O8 Ely ' niplit — iLiglit wind, cloudy. «I'M 75 05 W | Mod. hn., line Si!) lo AM 73 18 WSW jjModcrate, cldy. fine. 4 P U 7--J 20 SW ; Mod. sea brz. flue. 30 JO AM 71 25 &w Light wind cloudy. -PM 7i 27 WSW Mod. brz. cloudy. 31 . 10 A M 09 24 SbyW Light biz. olear. 4 p M 7'2 U SW Mod. fino. 1343 Jim. 1st. 10 A M 70 06 W Mod. cloudy, 4 PM 72 03 WbyN Fresh, cloudy. 2 10 A M ;o 10 W LipRt wind, cloudy, I tine. 3 10 A JI B0 18 WSW Light-cloud)-.
THE INQUIRER. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1843. The principal event since our last has been the public meeting of our brother colonists in support of the resolutions lately passed by the Legislative Council relative to the price and method of dis posal of Crown lands, a report of which meeting will be found in this day's journal. The meeting in question differed from ordinary occasions of the kind, in so far as there was no speechifying. AH being unanimous, there were no counter opinions to oppose, and each person came to the meeting, not with a view to oratorical display, but for the simple purpose of recording his opinion by voting for the several resolutions. In short, but one feeling actuated the meeting, and that feeling was to back the views and opinions of the Council by the concurrent testimony of the whole colony. We have, before this, remarked on the extra ordinary unanimity that prevails throughout the land on this important question, which is the more remarkable when we remember that it has...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
PUBLIC MEETING. A meeting of the inhabitants of Western Aus tralia — convened in pursuance of a requisition to the High Sheriff— was held on Wednesday last in the. Court-house, Perth, for the purpose oi ascertaining the sense of the community at large on the Bubject of the disposal of Crown lands in Western Australia. Notwithstanding the short ness of the notice, which prevented many of the settlers at York and from the southward from being present, the meeting was most rcppeclably ]ai» J numerously attended. Among the gentle- 1 men present we observed the Hon. P. Brown, ' the Hon. J. S. Roe, the Colonial Chaplain, Messrs. G. Leake, M. MacDermott, W. B. Andrews, E. P. B. Lennard, R. H. Bland, S. Moore, A. Waylen, Rev. W. Mitchell, W. Sam son, J. Schoales, W. J. Lawrence, J. W. Har dey, R. WellB, W. H. Sholl, C. Hinds, J. Stringer, A. Hillman, S. P. Phillips, W. Knight, J. Puikis, H. Camfield, J. Harris, G. Shentou, C. Pratt, W. & R. Habgood, M. Clarkson, J. G. Austin, W. R. ...
AGRICULTURAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
AGRICULTURAL MEETING. A quarterly meeting of the members of the Western Australian Agricultural Society was held at Guildford on the 30th ult., when several new members were elected. The Secretary gave in a statement of the ac counts, and it was resolved that he and Mr. Brown should assist the Treasurer in a full ex amination of the financial affairs of the Society, with a 'view to an improved system of manage ment. The Secretary laid before the meeting, pursu ant to notice, a series of suggestions for an im proved system of rewards and prizes; and it was resolved unanimously, that Messrs*' Viveasb, Yule, and Hardey, he a committee to prepare and lay before next meeting a system of rewards and prizes; this committee to meet on Friday the 24th instant. In consequence of the above, Mi*. Brown with drew his notice relative to rules 36, 37, and 38 ; and it was resolved unanimously, that in conse quence of the last resolution, the rules offering rewards for the destruction of noxious ani...
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE YORK AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To His Excellency Governor Hutt, Patron of the York Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
AXNUAL REPORT OF THE YORK AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To His Excellency Governor Hurr, Patron of the York Agricultural Society, Sir, — In submitting to your Excellency, as the Patron of the Society, this our third annual report, we, tkc committee, have much pleasure in staling that the past season has, upon the whole, been most favourable for the rearing of 6tock, and the cultivation of grain and other products. Sheep: — That the flocks generally are in a healthy state, and from the past and continued attention which has been paid to their breed, not only has the size been improved, but a better staple, and more suited to the English market, has been acquired. The flocks have not been entirely free from scab, but in every instance where prompt remedies were applied, this disease has been kept under and speedily removed ; and another year has further proved how well this district is adapted to the depasturing of sheep. With respect to the scab, as in most instances the disease has been occ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
SALE OF SHEEP. rTMIIE undersigned will offer by ptiMic i auction, on Wednesday, the 2nd of Febru ary next, at one o'clock precisely, at their Auc tion-Rooms, Perth, The undermentioned sheep, the property of the late John Lewis, Esq., and now depasturing on Messrs. Carter's land, unless previously disposed of l-y private contract, of which due notice will be given : — Between seven and eight hundred well-bred sheep, in excellent order and perfectly clean, K3§° A liberal credit will be given. For further particulars apply to Mr. H. Car ter, or to the Auctioneers. L, & W.SAMSON. Perth, Jan. 3, 1843. SALE AT FREMANTLE TO BE SOLLVBY AUCTION, BY MR. EDWARD KEY, On Monday next, the 9ih inst., at the stores of Mr. James Davey, Freinantle, the following goods, viz. : — ONE box sundries and sword belt, car touch boxes, and 1 pair fancy gloves ; coffee mill, one trowel and broken glass, tackle and 2 blocks, bottle of salts, 3 packages of seeds and bull of string, chessmen and board, bo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
rOll LONDON, Calling at tlie Cape of Good Hope. j&££- T I^HE hr'xg Hougkton-le-slternc will wJOCkS^ -L positively sail for the above ports feftllFffl^ on or about the first of January next. J&iragCM j^[[ parties who may have engaged freight by her are requested to apply to the agents for an order to receive their goods on board, and to forward the same alongside without delay. W. & R. HABGOOD, Agents. SHIP 'TRUSTY.' r-y«53P- FI^HE above ship is now taking in )grj^ JL freight for the Mauritius and ^NBkffijnp^ London. She has first rate accom ^SSffiJ modation for passengers, and will be despatched in a tew days. — For freight or pass age immediate application must be made to F. MANGLES & CO., Agents. j?££- 1IJ-ESSRS. MANGLES & CO. -£|£J|?gk jLVJL beg to inform shippers of wool fflj$flriffiP^ that, having a Policy of Insurance WWiirilraE'Eag 0|)(?H j,, London, all wool shipped per Trusty can be included in the same by giving the necessary particu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
npHE undersigned wi^ltes lo inform the public, 1 that he has commenced the business of a portrait-painter, and that lie writ be happy to at tend upon any person, in Perth, who may choose to favour him with an order. For the present, all orders may be left with Mi-. Embleton, Perth. G. S. WATTS. N.B. — Engraving done in all its branches. TO HE LET, ' PART of Location A Avon River, compris ing 5,422 acres, adjoining the grants of Messrs. Bulges and that lately occupied by Mr. Moulton. for particulars apply to W. Cowan, Esq. Dec. 10, 1842. ? ON SALE, A STRONG, useful draught horse, with cart and harness. Apply to Mrs. Okely, Perth. ? MR. WILLIAM BEADMAN. IF Mr. William Beadman, formerly of Great Glenn, in the county ofLeicester, and then of Braunston, in the county of Rutland, England, farmer and grazier, who left England in or about tho year 1826, will apply to Messrs. Lawrence & Vigors, of Perth, Western Australia, Solicitors und Notaries, he will hear of something to his? ad...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
MISCELLANEOUS. A very interesting accoimt of the War in Syria hy Commodore Sir Charles Napier, has lately been published in London. We extract from it th-« fallowing account of the attack on Acre, whic'i h;is ],evn called ' th« most celebrated ; achicvcineiit of modern limes ;' also some re mui-ks by liie Commodore relative to a curious misunderstanding between himself and the Ad miral commanding : — Shortly after, as we were standing: to the northward to round the shoal, and give room for the squadron to follow, the signal wus made to bear up, to which I replied,' 1 in tend attacking from the north.' I believe the answer was not understood, and the flag-lieutenant came on hoard to know what we were waiting for. I desired him to ex plain to the admiral my intention. A few miuutes after a signal was made to the Revenge to keep under weigh as u reserve, much to the aunoyance of my friend Cuptaiu Waldegrave. The Powerful, followed by the Princess Charlotte, ' round the bboal, now bore ...
To the Editor of the "Inquirer." [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 4 January 1843
To the Editor of the « Inquirer.' Sin, — It is with great reluctance I take my pen to appear before the public in your columns as a writer, and in doing so, I do hope I shall not be classed among the polemical disputants of the day ; for I would rather appear before you in the humble, lowly garb of a mediator, bearing the wand of love and the olive branch of peace, than teme forth in the most gigantic form as this most refined reasoner, or armed with the keenest wit, the deepest 6alire, or the most cutting sarcasm that ever fell from the tongue or pen of man. Nothing but a sense of duty to my God ?' whose 1 am, and whom I serve,' and to my fellow Christian colonists, compels me, and if I thought anything -short of those principles would fall from me, I would this instant stop short my pen, commit this to the flames, and condemn myself for thus fur advancing. I know not whether the spirit of angry disput ation is pleasing or profitable to editors and our friends generally ; if the la...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
TO BE LET, | JFor the term of two years, at a very moderate - rent, and immediate possession, MAN DU RAH HOUSK, on the Murray Hiver, together with the gardens, well ttockfd with fruit-trees in full bearing, and vegetables in abundance, and a run for stock over £0,000 acres. This epot possesses many advantages, being near to the ferry on the Great Southern Road, having a water-carriage from Perth and Freman* ?tie, as well as Austraiind, and only one day's journey from each by land through one of the best roads in the cojony, and would form an ex cellent depot for cattle and stock. For particulars apply to the proprietor, or Messrs. Lawrence & Vigors, Solicitors, Perth. On lease, rp\VO COTTAGES, one situated in King _J_ street, the other in St. George's Terrace. Apply to Mr. Wood, baker. Perth, Jan. 10, 1843. NOTICE. MR. G. WILLIAMS hereby notifies, that he intends leaving the colony for a 6hort period, and requests an immediate settlement of all outstanding accounts. 'jITR. J...
Imports per "Lady Grey." [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
Imports per ' Lady Orey.' 390 deals, 50 cases, 5 pipes, 8 qr. casks, L. & W. Samson ; 1 case M. A. Leakc ; 2 hhds, 4 cases, G. Leake ; 2 cases, Rev. G. King ; 8 cases, W. k R. Habgood ; 20 barrels four, 25 packages sundries, 5 packages, J. Shipton ; 1 case, E. Lawson ; 17 packages, W. B. Andrews ; 1 case, J. Smithies; 100 cases Geneva, to order; 4 bales, 3 boxes, R. Nash ; 13 packages, 51st Regt ; 1 box, J. B.|Wittenoom ; 20 packages, to order ; 60 iron hurdles, 9 iron field gates, 65 bundles of iron, 1 pump, 32 packages, J. W. Davey ; 10 hhds. 10 qr. casks, A. Curtis ; 11 packages, to order ; 2 packages M. B. Smith ; 1 case F. Croft ; 1 case, H. Sutherland ; 2 cases, G. Webb ; 2 cases, R. Wells ; 1 case, R. W. Mitchell ; 2 cases, B. £. Sholl ; 2 cases G. Lazepby j 1 parcel, W. J. Lawrence : 14 barrels, S. Moore; 40 hhds. 100 casks, 42 chests, 25 firkins, 106 cases, F. Mangles & Co. ; 6 pack ages, W. H. Drake ; 3 cases, J. Stringer ; 1 case, R. Brockman ; 4 cases, Co...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED.— On the 4th instant, the Lady Grey, Hawkes, master, from London. Pas sengers—Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Postlethwaite and two children, Miss Beechem, Messrs. O. G. Le froy, D. C. Lefroy, T. & H. Sweeny, and W. Hunt. Twelve in the Steerage. 106 days from the Land's End. On the same day, the Psyche, Stevenson, roes ter, from Singapore, with a general cargo. Sailed. — On the saj&e -3ay, the cutter V&ms, Thomas master, for Legchenault. In Harbour. — Cfiampion, Trusty, Ludy Grey, Psyche, and IIaughton~le-skerne.
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE. Extract from a Meteorological Journal he)1! in the office of the Hon. the Surveyor-Geneml. Perth. Dae I Therm | j)Br, W ind . Weatliertt Remark* IMS | Jan. . Hard shower* in the 4 | 10 AM 70 80.14 WSW night — Nearly calm cloudy. 4PM 71 14 SW Mod. bnu shower* * 10 AU Gt 1Q WSW Moderate, cldy. 4 P M 67 10 SSW Mud. bre. cloudy. 5 10 AM 67 97 SS£ light wind fine. 4 P M 71 si SW Fresh sea brs. fine 7 10 A H n 30 E8E Light bn. fine, clear Strong land wind. ? 10 A M 74 27 SE Mod. land bn. fine, i PM «0 17 E Ufbt » 10 AM 61 14. NB Mod. cloudy, 4PM 86 07 SB Light wind, cloudy, sultry, to 10 AM 77 09 SW .Light wind, rain.
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BANK. The shareholders of this institution met at the Bank buildings in Perth on the 4th instant, pursuant to advertisement, for the purpose of re ceiving the report of the Directors for the preced ing: half-year. The Hon. J. S. Roe having been called to the chair, briefly drew the attention of the proprietors to the objects for which they had assembled, and read the following statement : — ' The Directors have good cause to congratu late the proprietors on the return of the period which requires a report of their proceedings, and of the affairs of the Bank for the last half year ; as the statement they are enabled to lay before the shareholders is very satisfactory. ' Since the last meeting in July, the number of shares taken and the capital of the Bank have been more than doubled, while the depositors have also greatly increased ; thereby showing the great confidence of the public, and enabling tke Directors, by affording an extended accommoda tion, to increase ...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the "Inquirer." [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 11 January 1843
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the 'Inquirer.' My Dear Mr Editor, — To you, as the sympathiser with all disappointments, and the rcdresser of all grievances, I address myself, un der circumstances of such extreme distress, as will, I am sure, incite your deepest commiser ation. I am one, sir, with a tolerable supply of friends or at least of acquaintances, in England, and as such look forward with some anxiety to the arrival of a ship, in the expectation of receiv- j ing letters from them. Upon hearing of the ar rival of the Lady Grey, I saddled my fleetest steed, and in due course arrived at the Post Of fice, where, on inquiry of the courteous official, I learned to my satisfaction that there wasajetter to my address, which I could have on payment of 1*. Qd. With one hand I tendered the coin, and with the other I clutched the much coveted document. It was bulky, much more so than the letters I am usually in the habit of receiving, and as I poised it on my fore finger to ascertain...