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VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Hobart Town, Saturday. 20th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 January 1846
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. n in Hobart Town, Saturday. I 20th December. 1845. pr This was the day appointed by the w sheriff for the public meeting of the I free colonists of Van Diemen's Land, to ro Vetition the Houses of Parliament for st _epresentative Government. Soon after in two o'clock the Victoria 'theatre was m fitled to excess by the most respectable ct part of the community. The sheriff, at after stating the object for which the a meeting had been called, begged that he n chairman might be appointed, and ol A. F. Kemp, Esq., was accordingly hi called to this office, amidst the most te enthusiastic cheering. Time will not b, permit to give even an abstract, and st the speeches delivered on this most im, ir portent occasion-these you will learn sI from the papers, but suffice it to say st the same spirit animated the speakers, h and was displayed by the vast assembly st -their right to free institutions, grati. t tude to the patriotic six, and condemna- tl tion to the present infam...
To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and Squatter's Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 January 1846
Fo the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate. SinR.-Iaving mentioned in the paper hlich I handed to you of having found he Native Silkworm in the bark of the ?um tree, I examined the trees of the orest knore closely to day, and found 'hem in considerable, numbers inder the bark of the she-oak and honeysuckle, it was in Fuch parts of the trees as had been wounded ahtl the bark grown over, leaving a hollow space between the tree and the bark. This.appears to be the month when tht worm retires for the season, as I found one in- its cone or nest. It is evident that the worm leaves the mouth of the cone openi for it is in such a state of transformation that it is impossible to shut it. Any person wishing- to examine the habits of the worm, this motth will be the proper time, as Isaw several other spe cies in the same state. They will re quire to handle them in a gentle man, ner in taking them from the tree and depositing them in the box. In the ' Historical and Descrip...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 January 1846
BIRTH. At Geelong, on the 12th instant, Mrs Henry Gibb, of a son. DIED. At Malahide, Fingal, on the 22nd ultimo, the Honorable William Tal- bot, youngest brother of the present Lord Talbot de Malahide in Ireland, and " Furnival" in England,—after a short but severe illness, caused, it is believed, by cold. On the 21st ult., Mr Hugh Murray, wine and spirit merchant, Hobart Town.
MORE EXILES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 January 1846
MORE EXILES. The ship Stratheden, which was originally chartered by the home government to carry Pentonville exiles direct to Port Phillip, and which was announced accordingly in Hardy's Shipping List, has had her destination changed to Hobart Town, where she arrived on the 30th of December last, having only a small number (fifty-eight) of the exiles for this province. Letters have been received by Mr Addis, and by the Secretary of the Geelong Immigration Society, informing them that the &nbsp; above-mentioned fifty-eight exiles will be forwarded without delay to Geelong direct. It was Dr Hampden's [sic] original intention to have visited &nbsp; Geelong by this opportunity, &nbsp; in order to collect information re- specting the conduct of the indi- viduals forming the first importation by the Sir George Seymour, but from the long-protracted voyage of the Stratheden, and his having taken his passage in the Calcutta, which was to sail from Hobart Town on the 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 January 1846
u Public meeting. THE Committee of the Geelong Immi gration Society, having received from Dr Hampden, surgeon-superintend. cnt of the Ship Sir George Seymour, a communication containing the under mentioned queries respecting the con. duct of the Pentonville Exiles which arrived by that vessel, and also as to the propriety of encouraging the fur ither importation of that class of laborers, and being convinced of the great public importance of furnishing correct replica to these Queries, hereby request that n Public Meeting for that purpose, be held on Monday the 26th instant, at Lewis's Victoria Hotel, at one o'clock. All parties in a position to furnish in formation relating thereto, are requested to attend, or to communicate their views to the Secretary of the Society without delay. J. C. WALLACB, Secretary. 4Geelong, January 13, 1846, QUERIES REFERRED TO. How have the Pentonville men landed from the Sir George Seymour behaved in general ? What is the general opinion of their emplo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
COLE C RCES. SECOND MEETING. First Day, Thursday, 5th Feb., 1846. 1-TRIAL STAKES, ' For 2' and 3 year olds, of 15 sovereigns added to a sweepstakes of 2 sovereigns each. Weights 2 year olds 8st 71bs, 3 year olds, 9st 71bs. One mile. 2-CoLAc Puass, Of 30 sovereigns, added to a sweepstakes of 3 sovereigns each. 3 years old 7st 121b, 4 ditto 9st s1bs, 5 ditto 9st 12lbs, 6 and aged lost 2lbs. Heats, 2 miles and.a distance. 3-PONY STAKES, Of 8 sovereigns, added to a sweepstakes of 1 sovereign each, for all horses of 14 hands and under. Catch weights; Heats, one mile and a half. Second Day, Friday, 6th Feb., 1846. 1-SQUATTER'S PURSE. Of 25 sovereigns, added to a sweepstakes of 3 sovereigns each. Winner of Colac Purse to carry 41bs extra. 3 years old 9st, 4 ditto 10st 41bs, 5 ditto list, 6 and aged list 61bs. Three miles and a distance. Gentlemen riders, 2-ScuIRny STAKES. Of8 sovereigns, added toa sweepstakes of 1 sovereign each, for untrained horses. Catch weight. One mile heats. Post ent...
MASTERS AND SERVANTS ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
MASTERS AND SERVANTS Acv.-We cannot pretend to give a full report of every case under this act, brought be fore the Bench; but we propose to give in a condensed form, a series of all sush cases as involve any difficult point, any new reading of the act, or which may be useful as preeedents. James John Kennedy, Thomas An. rews, William Jones, and John Brown, yere charged by Captain Barclay. f the Duke of Richmond, with having eft their employment as weekly la bourers in stowing wool on board the said ship, and refusing to return to their work. Several others of the la bourers on board had been stummoned, but they having returned on board the plaintiff declined pressing the charge against them. The men in their de fence said that the meat supplied them was unfit for food ; but it appeared in evidence that only on one occasion was complaint made of its quality; al. though on a previous occasion they bad knocked off early in the morning, because they had no beef to breakfast, notwithsta...
DOG LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
DOG LICENSES.-The polico have shown considerable activity of late in ferretting out cases of non-com pliance with the requirements of the law respecting the keeping of dogs. In many instances we know of the police having given a friendly cau tion to parties keeping unregistered dlogs; whilst, in other cases, we have heard complaints of trickery being had recourse to, to induce parties to admit quasi-ownership. We do not know which of the police force holds the appointment of " curtailer ;" but whoever he may bey we would sug gest that it is not quite according to the rules of decency, to carry his victims to a private jetty, there to butcher them like pigs, and throw them into the bay at a place where the public eye is disgusted with the sight of the mutilated carcases. We would recommend the magistracy to make enquiries respecting such mat ters before certifying to the con stables claim for tail-money. A BUSHRANGER IN BLACK.--One day last week, Mr O'Hara of the Mlarrabool Inn at Ba...
CROWN RESERVATION OF MINERAL LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
CROWN ESERVATION OF - MINERAL LANDS. From the Adelaide Register. "On Saturday last a public meeting was held in the large store in Flin ders-street, to consider the steps tie cessary to be adopted, in reference to the proposals of the English govern inent, to reserve to the crown the iminerals of South Australia,. and to impose royalties thereon. The at tendance was very small, but inclu ded.many leading colonists. It was certainly the most respectable mee ting as regards the wealth and station of those present, which we remem ber in the colony. On the motion of Mr Fisher, the chair was taken by the Hon. Major O'Halloran, M.L.C. The Hon. John Morphett;, M.LC., said that under ordinary circumstan ces the meeting would have been convened, and presided over by the Sheriff; but that officer had thought proper to decline calling it, and to decline presiding. The reason for the Sheriff's declining he could not surmise, but he thought it must be either from unreasonable timidity, or undue ...
SUPREME COURT (CROWN SIDE), MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
SUPREME COURT (CROWN SIDE), MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1846. The Queen v. Edwin Leadbeater. -Mr S. Stephen moved that the de. fendant be allowed a copy of the information, and four days to plead. G ranted. Patrick Lee, a private in U. M. 99th Regimcnt of foot, was indicted for stealing twelve bottles of porter and two bottles of claret, the pro perty of Charles Blamire, at Mel bourne, on the Ist December. The Jury, after an absence of three minutes, returned a verdict of not guilty. William Williams was indicted, under the 9 Vic., No. 3, for forging an order for the payment of money on the Union Bank, payable to Mr William King, or bearer, for the gumni of twenty-two pounds sterling, and signed 1). C. Simsont, with in tent to defraud Solomon Benjamin and another, at Melbourne, on 8th December. Pr:soner pleaded guilty. His Honor wished to k~now wire thor he was fiware of the nature of the offence with which bhe was charged; whether he pleaded guilty or not would makte no difference in the p...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
VAN DIEMEN'S LAWb. 0PINION OF, M R EWAART. M.P. -_ The account bf V~an iemen's Land is what I expe?ted. T.e infliction of ,.loie present systb? on t ie colony is a nltional crime, and, might oe almost said, to ,try the patience of heaven. I have blong been of o}:lon th, `transportation as 5 punishment s=hpuld loe abolished. Tliat imprisonmen vwith reformatory means, in this countryt, hsuould be instituted., That after these means have been exhausted, the criminals should be transported, not to one place only, but to various colonies. After liaving acted on their fears,. or rather on their consciences, yoe slh6uld act on their hopes, and induce them to rise from their moral fall. By the present system the majority in Van Diemten's Land is on the side of crime • the majority should be on thie side of virlne, otherwise public opinion will incline the wrong way. A colouy of criminals is a moral montrosity. APPREHENSION OF A THIB1: BOLD CONDUCT' OF A CbNBTABLE,-A few days ago, three men,...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
ENGLAND'. The dreadful punishment of 'fln irig recently InRicted upon two. soldiers of the Grenadier Guards, for refusing to be nakedly examined by the Sr.rgeon in the presence of fifty of their natled .comradoef-has excited a great, sensation in England. Dr Greaterex, the Sur. geon-Manor of the Regime:t, h,as been severely, publicly c'ensued 'or prefer ring the rapidity and consequent ease to hisii'self, With wtich ne could thus performt this duty, to t'at common de cency even to l7imself, which would have tptended b 's making the cxamina, tion '(for Psrra) individually in the hospital. t he wvhole of the military journals lave burst forth in strong terms q! indignation upon the Asubject, which ihas iniduced an inquiry ditto tho miseries and indecencies of the ordi. nary barrack-rooms. Those in which the, married men sleep are denounced witt especial energy,and the single men's roims are also subjects of very powerful r?eprobation. By a recent law of Louisiana, all parties concerne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
MAST'EIS, of Vessels in lnrlotlr are rcquested nto call or st'ril for Colpies of this Pllper oni the days of publication, sWEDNESDAYg J Y tieANU WEDNESDAY, JANUARlY 21, 1846. Building .Allotmenats, FOR SALE-with Fiontages]to Corio street and Malop.street, in a dro position, and having a View of ihl Bay. Terms liberal. For particulars, apply to Mr Lloyd, or Mr Wallace, Solicitor. Geelong, 20th Jan., 1846 The Old Thing over Again: IVE hundred weight of PLUM JAM. SOne Shilling per lb., in quantities not less than 5lbs. Prepared by C. BEAN, Professor of Pastryology. WANTED, B Y a young man of recpectability, and who has had considerable experience in Sheep Farming, a situa, lion as Overseer or Superintendent.-. Unexceptionable references as to cit, racter and competence. Apply at the Office of this Paper.
NO INFLUENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
NO INFLUEN6CE. What if the little jatin should any, ' .o small it drop as I, Can ne'er refreshl those thirsty fields, I'll tarty in the sky " . What It a,. shining beam at noo•n, . shouild in its lountu IT stay, Becanuee its feeble light alone Canniot create a day , " 'Both not each rain drop help to forp' The cold reftlshlidg sho)Vert . Aid every ray of light to warns ' And beaurti?y the flowerl "
THE NEW BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
TnHE NEW BILL. There can be little doubt but that in' a few weeks, the British Parliament (ortlhe. smniall minority which attend on such :occasiiis) will be busied in deciding(ftlhe fate of this portion of tiie empire, so far as it may be affectfedbliy the alter Arionh of tlihe squatting regulations, witiout any opportunity :being afforded the parties most interested in. he subjebt :making the'6iselves heard. :It may be urged .that,this ,difficulty arises from our geo. graphical position, and not from any desire of the home government to treat us with indifference ; but the logical conclusion to be drawn from this argument, is, tlhat '.since the colony cannot be removed nearer the, seat of legislation, the seat oflcegis-. lation should be removed to the;colony. As this however 'is not likely to be the case, we must,'be content with animadverting upon the mea sure proposed for adoption, with out the slightest prospect of these remarks having any influence in moulding its parts to a p...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 January 1846
ENGLISPPL EXTRACTS. Ithbosa been ascertained that a pair of sparrows, with young 'to maintain, will destroy 33(60 caterpillars per day. The Medical Times, just-cast for libel et the suit eof Mr Wak%ey, denounces rthat gentleman as the "' lowest, the mn?st unprincipled, and vulgar libeller, tbat the present age has witnessed," and indulges in other phrases, very likely top rovoke another action. A Chinese of forty, who received a seve?re flogging from his mother daily, was o&lt;bser"ved to weep. The cause be ing inquired, I Alas I the poor wo evtan's hand gets weaker every day," -as his dutiful reply. TREATMENT OF INFLAaIMATION. The late Mr Peter Van Homrigh, a very odd fish, who represented Drogheda in'the Imperial Parliament, was seized with a complaint which gave chore concern to his friends thanto him self. " How do you treat your inflam mation, Mr Van Hlomrigh ?" said a sedate member for one of the midland counties. '~ Sir," answered Peter, with a lofty tone, " Sir, I tr...