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MILLERS COMPELLED TO GRIND FOR THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 June 1835
MILLERS COMPELLED TO GRIND FOR THE PUBLIC. In several of the Arrerican States it appears a law exists compelling millers to grind all grain brought .to them for that purpose. In one of these, a miller to whom some grain was brought to be ground for the purpose of distillation, though it involved a breach of human law, refused to do so. for he considered it would be contrary to the principle he had adopted as a member of a Temperance Society. The owner of the grain, however, persisted, and the miller was in conse- quence prosecuted and fined for the refusal. Upon this he applied to the legislature, and at the very next assembly an act was passed as follows, viz. : -"It is hereby enacted, that an act entitled-'an act relating to mills and millers, shall not be so construed as to make any owner or occupier of any mill liable to the penalty therein named, who shall neglect or refuse to grind any grain brought to such mill to be ground for the avowed or apparent purpose of manufacturing ...
ORIGINAL POETRY. "AN AWAKENING." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 June 1835
ORIGINAL POETRY. "AN AWAKENING." Spiäit of better days, Am I forsaken 1 Muse of my former lays, When wilt thou waken ? Bouse up thy torpid eense, Dally no longer ; Think that this indolenee Daily grows stronger. Where hast thou fled to, thou, My guardian angel ? Why dost thou leave me now, Pray, to this strange ill ? Oft in the darker hour Thy tuneful numbers Seemed to possess a power Over these slumbers. Spirit of better days, Do thou recal me ? Let not these evil ways Longer enthral me. Wake, my soul ! wake and see Foes are around thee ; Shake off this lethargy (Spell that bath bound thee.) Oh, it is sad to see Hours worse than wasted Dash down the cup from tbee, Sweet though it tasted. Wake, my soul ! Oh, my soul, What has come o'er thee ? Quickly the moments roll Fleeting before thee. Think how time hurries on ; How life is waning ; How many years are gone ; How few remaining. Is it a noonday rest Thou art enjoying, Life's dearest, freshest, best Moments destroying ? What right ...
MANNERS IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
MANNERS IN AMERICA. Among the new works descriptive of the United States of America, is one just published at New-York, entitled Travels in America, by G. Fihbleton, Esq., ex barber to his Majesty the King of England. We make the following ex- tract, which will amuse the reader, not too delicate in his taste for literary description : ?'The city of New-York, which is a place of borne litt e comrreree, is situated at the mouth of the Hudson's Bay River-sometimes called the North River. The population consists of Dutch, Yankees, Niggers and Indians, The latter, who emigrated to this place, partly from the East and partly from the West Indies, gencially go armed with tomahawks, and get their Uving by plunder- ing the blacks and whites. The police have made some forcible attempts to put them down ; and a severe battle was fought, while 1 was there, be tween the Indians, wider the command of the ¡famous chief Black Hawk; and the whites and niggers, under the command of Old Hayes, as the ...
NEWSPAPER REPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
NEWSPAPER REPORTING. That part of newspapers which may be strictly termed the fourth estate of ihe realm, and which directs, and eventually governs king, lords, and commons, ia nothing more than the branch com- posed of reports. Reporting forms the mirror which reflects the thoughts and actions of men in \ all their infinite varieties of good and evil, of great- ness and degeneracy. It illustrates practically the working of every Institution, and the effects of every doctrine, study, and speculative opinion. It is a perpetual stimulant to improvement in every j function of the intellect, and engenders from ex- periment and illustration a public opinion and a i fixed resolve, by which king, lords, and commons guide their deliberations and fix their conduct. The utility of reporting is as incalculable as its effects are universal ; and perhaps that which is deemed the most humble oí its class, is the most useful. The police report is the poor man's law book, and but too often his only...
TRIAL BY JURY. (From "Hood's Comic Annual.) [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
TRIAL BY JURY. (From "Hood's Comic Annual./ One day or night, no matter where or when,* Sly Reynard, like a foot-pad, laid his pad Right on the body of a speckled hen, Determined upon taking all she had ;" And, like a very bibber at his bottle, Began to draw the claret from her throttle ;" Of course it put her in a pretty pucker, And with a scream as high As she could cry, She call'd for help-she had enough of sucker, Dame Partlet's scream Waked luckily the house-dog from his dream, And, with a savage growl In answer to the fowl, He bounded forth against the prowling sinner, And, uninvited, came to the Fox's dinner. Sly Reynard, heedful of the coming doom, Thought, self-deceived, He should not be perceived, Hiding his brush within a neighbouring broom ; But quite unconscious of a Poacher's snare, And caught in copper noose, And looking like a goose, Found that his fate had ' hung up a hare ;' His tricks and turns were render'd of no use to* him, And w orst of all he saw old surly Tr...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 19, 1835. SALE OF A TOWN ALLOTMENT ON ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 19, i835. sale of a town allotment on st. george's terrace, perth. OTICE is hereby given, that at 12 o'Clock on Friday, the lOih of July next, the Collector of Revenue will expose for Sale by Public Auction, in front of this Office, the Building Al- lotment, on St, George's Terrace, mark- ed and numbered G 9 in the Plan of Perth. For further particulars, application to be made at the Sfurvey Office. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 19, 1835. TENDERS in Triplicate will be received at this Office on Monday, the 29th Current, for the completion of the JETTY on the North-western shore opposite to Point Preston. For further particulars, application to be made to the Commissioners of Roads and Bridges. ' By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. IAKE NOTICE, that the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the Colony of Western Aus- tralia will be holden at the Court-house, Fremantle, on Wednesday, the first day of July next, at the hour of Nine in the Forenoon.-Dated the fifth day of June, in the year of our Lord 1835. A. H. Stone, Clerk oí the Peace. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Perth, Jure 24, 1835. EALED TENDERS in Triplicate will be received, on Tuesday, the 7th July, at 12 o'Clock, at this Office, from such Person or Persons as may be willing to perform the following Work at the Officers' Quarters, Perth : To repa...
EXTRACTS. CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
EX TRACTS C H INA. The central part of China is very fertile, being a continuous plain of a black, loamy soil, well ir- rigated by numerous ditches and canals. The population is immense ; and if we ought to judge from the numerous children which we saw, it is on the increase. Shang-hae is the greatest emporium ot the empire. We found there more than a thousand junks moored opposite the city, and others were arriving whenever the weather per- mitted. We may call it the gate of central Asia, and especially of the central provinces of China Until you come to the high lands which form the harbour of this city, the whole coast from ^he Yellow River is very flat, and is scarcely visible even with the ship close in to the land. The sea is receding everywhere from the laivi, so that the flats formed along the shore, which are dry at low water, constitute a barrier to the whole coast, and are gradually becoming arable soil. We tried to reach the shore a few miles north of the Ch^-poo, but ev...
THE INDIA BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
THE INDIA BOARD. I ! First Commissioner-Lord Ellenborough» Seeond Ditto-Right Hon. J. Sullivan. Third Ditto-Sir Alexander Grant, Fourth Ditto-Mr. Planta. Chancellor of Ireland-Sir Edward Sugden. Lord Chief Baron-Sir James Scarlett. Attorney General-Mr. Pollock. Solicitor General-Mr. Follett. The Duke of Gloucester* ailing, died in Dec, after a severe illness of three weeks, aged 56. The Sir David Ogilby, we perceive, by the shipping list copied into the Hobart Town Courier of the 24th of April, derived from the Hersey, which left the Cape on the 19th of Feb., is laid on, in London, for this port. She may be expected to arrive in the course of two months. The George the Fourth, Capt. Moxey, struck on a sunken rock at the mouth of the Dervent, and in a few minutes was a total wreck, with a loss of 134 souls out of 294. No blame appears to at- tach to the Capt. of the vessel : she was sailing at the rate of two knots an hour, at night, when the accident happened. gi The Sir John Rae Re...
IMPORTS per "CALEDONIA," FROM HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
IMPORTS per » CALEDONIA," FROM HOBART TOWN. Eighty-eight sacks wheat, 55 casks flour, 170 barrels ditto, 9 chests, 10 half-chests, Iquarter chest, and 4 boxes tea, 2 casks bath bricks, 2 bales slops, 1 barrel pork, 8 kegs tobacco, 5 casis wine, 2 bags pepper, 25 cases and 2 pipes gin, 4 half pipes brandy, 31 bags rice, 1 cask vinegar, 3 bales wool, 123 bags sugar.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 19, 1835. FERRIES [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 19, 1835. FERRIES ME Dues arising and to be col- lected at the undermentioned Ferries, over the Swan River, viz , at Guildford, Point Belches, Preston Point, and North Fremantle, will be let by Public Auction, for a period of Two Years, by the Collector of Revenue, in front of this Office, on the first of August next, at One o'Clock. Possession of tlio said Ferries to be given to approved Purchasers of the Leases thereof on the 20th of the same month. For further particulars, application to be made at this Office. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 26, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 2% 1835. HE Governor having been pleased to direct ti»mt in future the month- ly Payments on the part of the Local Government shall be made, by the Com- missary, on the last day of the Month instead of the 10th of the Month, as heretofore,-Notice is hereby given to î.ll whom it may concern, that no Claim, &c, can possibly be ordered for Pay- ment that has not been sent in for ad- justment, to the Colonial Secretary, at least two days before the expiration of the Month. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary,
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1835. We noticed last week, that we had not received our usual files of the Hobart Town Journals ; we have, however, been favored with the perusal of a few numbers of the Hobart Town Courier, up to the 24th of April last, from which we collect the following English intelligence : Parliament was dissolved on the 26th Dec, and the Candidates were addressing the Electors in all parts of the Country. Sir R. Peel returned from Italy on the 10th Dec, when the following ministerial appointments were notified : First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer-Sir R Peel. Lord Chancellor-Lord Lyndhurst. Lord President of the Council-Lord Rosslyn. Lord Privy Seal-Lord tVharncliffie. Home Secretary-Right Hon. H. Goulburn. Foreign Ditto-Duke of Wellington. Colonial Ditto-Earl of Aberdeen. First Lord of Admiralty-Earl de Grey. Secretary at War-Right Hon. C. J. Herries. Paymaster of the Forces-Right Hon. Sir Ed- ward Knatchbull. Preside...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 26, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, June 26, 1835. [IE Governor having been pleased to es- tablish a Post Office at Guildford, and to nominate and appoint Wir-lia m Deve- nish to be Postmaster thereof, directs the follow- ing Rates of Postage to be added to those published in the Gazette of the 18th of April last : RATES OF POSTAGE. No. 4. For and upon every Single Letter put or received into the Post Office, Fremantle, for delivery at Guildford, or into the Post-Office, Guildford, for delivery at Fremantle,-Six- pence. For and upon every Double Letter ditto, ditto,-Seven-pence. For every Letter or Packet of Letters ex- ceeding one ounce in weight ditto, ditto, Eight-pence ; and Eight-pence for every ad- ditional ounce such Letter or Packet of Let- ters may weigh. 5. For and upon every inland Single Letter put or received into the Post-Office, Perth, for delivery at Guildford, or into the Post- Office, Guildford, for delivery at Perth, Two-pence. For every Double ...
PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency SIR JAMES STIRLING, Captain in the Royal Navy, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Western Australia and its Dependencies, and [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 27 June 1835
PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency SIR JAMES STIRLING, Captain in the Royal Navy, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Western Australia and its Dependencies, and Vice Admiral of the same. H ERE AS by an Act of the Lieutenant Governor, with the Advice of the Legislative Council, passed on the fourth year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled "An Jet to regulate the Establishment and Management of Ferries, and the Collection of Tolls thereat," it is, among other things, en- acted, that it shall bo lawful for the Governor, or other Officer administering the Government of this Colony, by any Proclamation under his hand and seal, to direct and authorise the Collection at any such Ferry or Ferries of any Tolls, not exceeding certain Tolls specified in the said recited Act : Now, therefore, I, the Governor, by virtue and in exercise of the authority conferred upon me by the said recited Act, do hereby order and direct that, after the 20th of August next, the following To...
MARKET PRICES, RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 4 July 1835
MARKET PRICES. RETAIL. £. s. d. Bread, per 2lb. loaf .. 0 0 10 Flour, per lb. . 0 0 5 Wheat, per bushel . 0 15 0 Butter, (salt) per lb. none Hams " . . 0 2 0 Bacon " . 0 1 6 Beef, (salt) " . 0 0 ö (fresh) " . . . . 0 1 6 Mutton, " . 0 1 5 Kangaroo, " . 0 0 IO Pork, (fresh) " . . &lt; . 0 1 7 (salt) " . 0 0 9 Cheese, (Sydney) " . 0 1 3 (English) " none Coffee, " . 0 1 6 Egçs, per doz. . 0 2 6 Milk, per quart . 0 0 8 Fowls, each .. 0 3 0 Wild Fowl.-Pigeons,, " .. . . OU 9 Ducks " ..0 2 0 Teal, " ..0 1 0 Swans " ..0 7 0 Dried Fruits, per lb. ..0 1 0 Raisins, " ..0 0 9 Oil, per gallon . . 0 10 0 Rice, per lb. .. 0 0 44 Wine, (Cape) per gallon .. 0 5 0 Rum, " . . 0 12 0 Brandy, " .. 0 15 0 Gin, " . . 0 15 0 Ale & Porter, per doz. . 0 15 0 Vinegar, per gallon "? &lt; « . 0 5 0 Sugar, per lb. ..0 0 n J ea, " . * ..0 7 0 Hay, per ton . . 10 0 0 Soap, per lb. ..0 0 9 Starch " ..0 4 6 Tobacco, " ..0 3 0 Vegetables.-Potatoes, per lb. ..0 0 4 Cabbages, each ..0 0 2 Gunpo...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 4 July 1835
TO BE^SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, ^ BY ^K WILLIAM SAMSON, \ GOVERNMENT AUCTIONEER1, - . » On TUESjDAY, the 14th inst., at Fremantle,. . ... f^P^O WOKING BULLOCK^ RW^Beeß Pork, *??-. Tobacco, Rone fand Junk, Bonnets, and V great variety- of other Articles. 'An excellent Iron-grey HORSE. ,A Bay MARE. Saddles and Bridles. ALSO, The Wreck oí the " Emily Taylor." Fremantle, July Uh. ABOUT TO LEAVE THE COLONY. MR. GEORGE WAGSTAFF, being about to leave .the Colony, requests that all Parties indebted to him will settle their accounts immediately, and all Persons having any claims upon him are in like manner requested to send in their respective accounts forthwith. June 29. ÄZNf AMUEL HOWDEN hereby gives notice J^Ä that he is about to leave the Colony. All Persons indebted to the same are requested to settle their accounts immediately, or proceedings will be instituted against them. Any claim against the above will be settled without delay. 'OHN ROPER, being about to leave the Colony, requests a...