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Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
AT Cooma, on the 28th day of June, 1849, from Coolringdon: -1 brindle bull, no brand visible, 2 year old. 1 red and white bull, like TL or JL with L under on off rump, 3 years old.-I black cow, wide horns, branded like 11 on thigh near side, S ribs off side, 2 on shoulder, aged; with white steer, sucking, no brand visible, one year old. 1 brindle cow, white back and tail, illegible brand on off rump, 4 years old. 1 red heifer, piece off off ear, illegible brand on off rump, 4 years old, damages 3d. each. Also, on the 30th June, from Cottage Creek: One red and white steer, M with W under on off rump 2 years old. 1 red steer branded M with W under on off rump and thigh, 2 years old. I red and white heifer, white tail, piece out under off ear, like M olf thigh, 2 years old; damages 38. each. 1 red calf, white tail and belly, no brand visible, 6 months old. If the above cattle are not released on or before the 30th July, 1849, they will be sold. HENRY WREN, Poundkeeper At Goulburn, on t...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
CHINA. THE China Mail of the 8th March is nearly filled with the report of an inquest upon Captain F. A. H. DA COSTA, R.E., who ap pears on the afternoon of Sunday, February 25th, to have proceeded, in company with Lieutenant DwYER, of the 95th regiment, to a Chinese village called Wongmakok, and there to have entered a house and behaved improperly to a woman about eighteen years of age; some of her friends endeavoured to turn the officers out, and were struck by them with canes; some of the villagers then interfered, and some of them were armed with spears, with which both the officers were killed, the bodies were then robbed of their watches, rings, &c., and thrown into the sea, whence only one was recovered. The coroner's Jury returned a verdict of wilful murder against seven Chinamen, who were proved to have used spears. HONGKONG Papers to the 3rd May, state that the Chinese had refused to open the gates of Canton to Europeans, as agreed by the treaty. The question had b...
MELBOURNE MARKETS.—JULY 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
MELBOURNt MARKETS.-JULY 6. WHEAT continues firm at last week's quotations, and the supply proportionate to the demand. In other grains there is not the slightest change. Potatoes have slightly advanced. During the latter part of the week, hay was very dull of sale, owing to the large quantities simulia neously brought into the market when the roads became passable. The following are the prices current, viz. wheat, 3s. 6d, to 4s. 2d. ; oats, 2s. 6d. to 3s. 3d.; barley, 2s 9d. to Ss. Od.; hay, 45s. to 50s. per ton; potatoes, £5 to £5 10s. per ditto. FAT CATTLE have sold this week at very high prices, one lot averaged £4 10s, each, and another of inferior quality, at £3 5s. each, or from 9s. to 11s. per 1.0001bs, The supply was very limited, and the trade have only a few days consumption on hand. FAT WETHERS, of good quality, sold this week at fully 12d per lb ; the demand was more than equal to the supply ; store wethers are in demand, and sell at Os. per head. WoRKING BULLOCKS are no...
GREENACRE OUTDONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
GREENACRE OUTDONE. UNDER this title we have given particulars. which have been very meagre, from the French papers, concerning the body of a wo man found floating on the Seine, the limbs having been severed and corded to the trunk. We translate the following details from La Democrltic Pacifique:-The wo man's name was Hluet; she has had three children, one of whom, a girl of 13, survives and lives at Auvergne. This woman's hus band, from whom she had been separated many years, came to Paris a short time back, and found his place occupied by a young gardener who live with the woman Huet, as her husband. The true husband seemed in no wise scandalised at this arrangement, and his successor without any irritation having been manifested by any party, of fered to the newly-found husband the resti tution of his wife. The offer was accepted, and Huet was installed into his wife's domi cile, addressing no reproach either to her or her gallant. A few days after Huet sought out the young garden...
SYDNEY MARKETS.—FRIDAY, JULY 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
SYDNEY MARKETS.-F?DAY, J??ULY 0. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, July 7.) The principal sales of the week show a consider able decline on former quotations. Sugar. and teas have been submitted at low rates, the result of forced sales, at a time when retailers were fully stocked, and trade dull. We cannot look for any improvement for some weeks, but are satisfied that both have seen their lowest. Recent advices from Manila inform us of one vessel only having left, and none to follow, and in China the season was about closing, without a prospect of much more coming forward for some time. To the other ports of Aus. tralasia, shipments had been very limited. BRANDY.-Stocks continue to be steadily re duced. CIGARS.-Ex Kinnear, came to a very bare market, and have been placed at favourable rates. COFFEE.a-We notice no alterations, quotations being 44d. to 41d. CunnANT--Stocks are being much reduced from second hands they are offered at 6d. InoN-An advance in the Home market will doubtles...
Sydney News. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
Sydney News. 0o LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 3, DANIEL COOPER, Jun., Esq., the new member for Auckland and St.Viucent, took the oaths and his seat. Mr. Lowe's Bill for simplifying the Law relating to real property, which had been prepared by the persons appointed by the Council to perform that duly, was read a first time, was ordered to be printed, and read a second time on Friday next, July 6th. The COLONIAL SECRETARY gave notice of his in teution,on Thursday next, July 5th, to move that'the House resolve itself into a Committee for consider iog the Reportofthe Law Commissioners, and if this motion should be sarried,- it was his intention to, move in Committee, resolutions affirming the re commendation of the Report. Dr. DICKSON tmoved for leave' to bring in a Bill for the future regulatiotn of the Medical Profession in New South Wales. The principles of the Bill he explained were it accordancle with the recoitoen dations of the CotUnnittee which silt in 1848 upon the suttjec...
Colonial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
Colonial News. SALE OF SHEEP AND STATION.-10,000 sheep with right to the Barjarg station on the Broken River, capable of depasturing from 18,000 to 20,000 sheep, with the im provements thereon, were sold by public auction yesterday, to James Moor, Esq., for 7s. Id. per head.-aM. D. Nezos, July 6. COLONIAL SURGEON.- Neither Doctor Lowe nor Lane has been appointed to suc ceed Dr. Cussen ; nor is it likely that Dr. Lane will receive the appointment.-Ibid. TiHE MURDER CASE.-In consequence of some statements voluntarily made :to the police by Owen Molloy, the prisoner now lying under committal for the wilful of John Leonard,.a warrant has been issued for the apprehension of another man, who will pro bably be forwarded to Brisbane in the course of next week.--M. B. Courier, 30th. ulto. PROJECTED TRAM ROAD.-.-A plan for bringing to Launceston, for the use of the town, and for shipment, the rich produce of the interior, by means of a tram road, is seriously entertained by many of the inha b...
MULTUM IN PARVO. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
M1ULTUM IN PARVO. Mr. Ballantine, one of the oldest stipendiary ma gistrates of the metropolis, had resigned his appoint ment, after more than twenty years' service.- A series of forgeries have been discovered to have been perpetrated by Mr. Alexander Buchanan, the senior partner in the firm of Buchanan and Ander son, gingham and pullieate manufacturers, Queen street, Glasgow. The extent of the forgeries is va riously stated at from £12,000 to £20,000. The delinquent is conjectured to have fled to America. -The accounts from California are more as. tounding than ever : among other wonders, it is stated and believed, that a lmnp of gold has been found in a set of workings weighing 250lbs., and be ing the largest upon record in the world's mineral history.- Wool had improved at least 20 per cent. as compared with the recent depression, and the market was still in a hopeful condition.-A foolish attempt had been made in London, by G. F. Angus, Esq., and others of the shareholders, to me...
CHEAP BRIDGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
CHEAP BRIDGES. WE extract the following description of a model which has been made by Mr. Andrew Petrie, from the Moreton Bay Courier, of the 30th ulto. " The roadway is elevated about five feet above the bottom of the bridge walls, which are to be quite clear at high-water mark. The dimensions and further description we give as follows, from Mr. Petrie's own memoranda :-Length of bridge, 150 feet; width of roadway between the parapets, 14 feet ; depth of the side trusses, 9 feet 6 inches; height of the parapet above the roadway, 4 feet; quantity of timber contained in the bridge, about 15,000 superficial feet; weight of the bridge, about 42 tons. Where the diagonal braces, forming the sides, intersect, they are notched one-third into each other. The sides, in fact, are continuations of double trusses throughout the length of the bridge, and terminating on the banks in the manner pre. viously described in this journal. The trusses are strengthened by having vertical tie-pieces (on e...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
IRELAND. The state of affairs in Ireland was dread ful. It is said that unless some aid whether under the authority of a rate or a loan-be speedily given to the country, the wretched population of the distressed unions will be subjected to frightful priva tions and sufferings. The provincial jour nals teem with reports of the description of the most revolting nature, in reference to the existing destitution, while so little hope of the future remains among the better class of farmers that they are literally flying in crowds from our shores. Certainly it would be difficult to conceive a condition more desperate. The landlords bankrupt, the farmers abandoning the land, and the labourers not only suffering from want and destitution, but actually dying in hundreds of famine. A proposal had been set on foot for the purpose of raising a subscription to defray the expenses of the defence of Mr. Gavan Duffy, which however had been abandoned at the request of that gentleman. On the 2nd March...
LATE ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
LATE ENGLISH NEWS. BY the arrival of the Larpent at Port Phil lip, we are placed in possession of European news to the 28th March. We are indebted to the Melbourne Daily News and The Argus for the following extracts: Parliament was progressing, but no colo nial bills, and but few measures of colonial Si??ast were before either house, in fact the i?'. \Parliamentary campaign was, clearly, n . mmenced. Ohisholm Anstey had moved an ad di c-o "?o her Majesty on the subject of cer tain illegal ordinances or Acts of Council for the taxation of Van Diemen's Land; the-attempts of Lieutenant Governor Sir William Denison, to intimidate the Judges of the Supreme Court of that island into de claring such ordinances or acts to be legal; and the grievances complained of by the co lonists of that island, in their petition, pre sented last year to her Majesty, and printed by order of this house ; and that her Ma jesty may be pleased to direct the local au thorities, in future to respect the indepen...
EXTRACT FROM THE GENERAL ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
EXTRACT FROM T?LE GENERAL ORDER. By the Rt. Honble. the Governor-General of India, dated March 17, 1849. The British subjects, who were prisoners in the hands of the enemy, have all return ed in safety. On the 14th instant, Sirdar Chuttur Singh, Rajah Shere Singh, and the princi pal Sikh Sirdars and Chiefs delivered their swords into the hand of Major.General Sir Walter Gilbert. Forty-one pieces of artil lery were at the same time surrendered; and the remains of the Sikh army, to the number of 16,000 men, laid down their arms in the presence of the British troops.
THE PUNJAUB. TERMINATION OF THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
THE PUNJAUB. TERMIINATION OF TIIE WAR. QN the 21st February a glorious victory was won by the Britsh army, under Lord Gough, 'over the Seikh insurgents, under Rajah Shere Singh, followed by the total discomfi t?ure of the Seikhs, who fled, leaving behind them their camp, baggage, and equipments, and nearly the whole of the artillery. About the 6th an attempt was made by the Seikhs to outflank us, they continuing to protect themselves in all their movements by excel lent entrenchments. They had begun very seriously to incommode us by inter rupting our communications from the rear, when all at once they abandoned their en trenchments, and the rumour ran that they had crossed the Jhelum and fled into the Doab beyond. One day of mystery and wonderment was spent, when the next brought the astounding intelligence that the insurgents had moved their whole army past us, and now occupied the town of Goojrat, 17 miles in our rear. The Com mander-in-chief now prepared' to abandon his entrenchm...
COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
COOMA. THZ weather keeps up very cold, and frequently bleak and boisterous, and of such stubborn aridity as mocks the exertions of the husbandman. The plough that should ere now have done its work in its goodly old way, remains an useless implement in the farm yard or before the cottager's door, the caloulous condition of the ground, consigning it to lamentable inactivity. If Providence withhold from us much longer the pluvious bounties of Heaven, all prospects of a crop for this year, will it is to be dreaded, be blighted. The catarrh still continues its work of destruction among the sheep of this district without intermis .eion. The influenza has destroyed its thousands, the catarrh is levelling its tens of thousands.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
[ADVERTISEMENT.]?-BAD COUGHS AND COLDS cURED BY HOLLOWAY'S OINTMIENT AND PILLS. All coughs and colds affect, more or less, the lungs and other respiratory organs; thus few remedies have any power in their cure when of long standing, for the reasons that they do not reach the parts affected.: Now where there are any symptoms of asthma, or tightness of the chest, or difficulty of breathing, if night and morning, Holloway's Oint ment be well rubbed into the throat and chest, all fever and inflammation will be removed, the breath ing become free and, the cough cease, providing a few doses of Holloway's Pills be taken according to the printed directions. Loading for Sydney. PPLY TO MR. SAMUEL DAVIS, SAustralian Store - 0-- Cash Purchaser of Colonial Produce. - 0- SGENUINE OLLOWAY'S PILLS AND OINTMENT. WOOL AND SHEEPSRZNS. T HE undersigned are Cash Buyers of Wool and Sheepskins, either washedl or in the grease; or will make liberal advances on Wool consigned to their house in England. SWA...
A BALLAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
A BALLAD. Her brow is decked with jewels, Bright flowers are in her hair, And a wreath of snowy pearls, Is'roimnd a neck, as fair; But tho' she wears the bridal robe, No smile is in her eye, And her heart, once so happy, Now wakes but to a sigh. For, oh ! her thoughts are wandering, Back, back, to by~gone years; When sorrow was to her unknown, Her cheek unstained by tears: When first her faith was plighted, To one whom she loves yet, That pledge, tho' now another's She never can forget. But proud wealth deigns to wed her, A heart content to share, That has for him no feeling, That knows for him no care. Affection's vows once brolken Who can their truth restore, Love's early blossoms blighted, Their bloom returns no more. CLARENCE LINDEN.
Original Poetry. MY CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 14 July 1849
MY CHOICE. [FROM THE PRENCH.] -0 I saw a fair and gentle maid, Her cheek was soft, her eye was bright, And round her mouth, a sweet smile played, Which told her heart, was gay, and light; Her silken tresses wore the jet, Which paints the raven's glossy plume; While o'er her form, scarce had yet, Been shed the pride of woman's bloom. Herlips were like the coral bed, Her skin the white of spotless snow, While o'er her cheek in blushes spread The tint which marks the damask rose; And 'neath a fair and lily breast, There beat a heart, untouched by care, Oh I happy he whose head might rest, In sweet repose embosom'd there. And nature, in her faultless feet, Excels the fairest, art could trace, So light, so perfect, they seemed meet, Some Hebe form alone to grace; A graceful ancle, round, and small, A charm lent, words cannot tell, The eyes that on those dear feet fall, And fixed enchained, by some soft spell. Ah! is it strange, I should adore, A creature of such artless grace, Or that my...