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From Mr Chamberlain to Capt. Fyans. (Answer to Letter No. I—Copy). Tarrone, Feb, 7. 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Mr Chamberlain to Capt. yyans; (Answei to Letter 'No. I-Copy). Tarrone, Feb, 7. 1845. Sir,--I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, of date 17th Jan., 1845, informing me that Dr Bernard claims niy run of Tarrone, and cal ling on me to state the nature of my claim to it. You also ask we whether I have objection to the license being transferred to Dr Bernard. In reply to the first portion of your communecaiion, I beg to inform you that I claim the run of Tar rone in virtue of a license from the G(overnmeit of New South Wales, renewed for thedthird time, and between two and three years of indisputed possession: iri other words, I hold it under the same tenire from the CrotnT, under whiclh tlhe erenter portion of the property inuthiiecolony.is held. In answer to the second. portion, I.hegtto state that I have every objection to; the licenie being trunsferred froin me to any other person. i remain, &c. (Signed) RoBT. C.tAiIElLAiN. To Foster Fynihs, Esq., S &...
From Capt. Fyons to Mr. Chamberlain. (Letter No 1—Copy.) Geelong, 17th Jan. 1845 [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Capt. Fyons to Mr Chamberlain. (Letter Nb 1-Copy.) Geelong, 17th-Jan. 1845 Sir,- I beg fnave to inform you th'lt Dr Ber nard claims all right of tin, called '."Trrone." on which you reside; and attaches blame to his agents, Messrs. Manning and Jamieson, for your name appearing on the License. From his com munication on the subject, I feel it my Uuly to call upon you to request that you wvill inform me, without delay, your claim of being the holder of the license: or if yot have any objec tion to Dr Bernard takibg out the license in his own name, which will enable me at once to reply to his tdemand. I remain. &c. (Signed) Fbo-Tr FYANS. To Robt, Chamberlain. Ebq., Tarrorie. .
DISPUTED RUN.—CORRESPONDENCE. Copy of a statement forwarded to Sir George Gipps.Tarrone,Sept.9,1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
DISPUr-ED ' RUN.- CORRESPONDENCE. Froim the Portland Giziette.) ' Copy of a tateement forwarded to Sir George Gipps. Tarrone, Sept. 0, 1845. Slr,-I have the honour to forward to your Excellency the following copies of a correspon dence between the Commissioner of the Portland Bay district ad 'the Superintendent of Port Phillip and myself, relative to the riiii6-Tai' rone, which I have occupied under a license from the Crown for the last three years, and venture most respectfully to address you on the subject. Previously, however, to entering upon the cor respondence, 1 beg to slate to your Excellency, that about the month of Octo ser, 1842, I became aware that the Run of Tarrone was without a license, in consequence, as was publicly under stood, of some alleged misconduct on the part of the former occupants, Messrs. Kilgour and Bernard; I applied to the Government for a license for that run. and obtained it uncondition ally, the license being granted from Ist July, 1842, since which...
THE SYDNEY WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
THE SYDNEY WOOL MARKET, A depreciation in the price of low wools equal to the fall of these descriptions in England has taken place here, but the best sorts have only given way Id per pound, the buyers readily purchasing good lots free from prickles, but for those that aro dingy and seedy the market is rather dull. Sales have been exchanged, during tho week at the following rates : Fine clothing, bright colour, and freo from seed, Is. 7d. per pound; dingy, ditto, Is. Gd.; dingy and coarse; Is. 4d.; fine clothing aud seedy, Is. 5d.; inferior, Is. 3d. to Is. 5d.; wool in the grease, 8id. 91d., buthigher for very light lots..: : : Exchange, at 1) to 2 discount; freights, lid. to lId., but second class vessels might take it even lower.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
WHEAT. XW HEAT will be received in exchange for Steers, Fat Bullocks, or Milking Cows, on applicatiou to Mr Roadknight, Geelong. NOTZCE. . A BLACKSMITH being much wanted in the neighbourhood of Fiery Creek, the undersiged will give every encouragement to a compelent and steady workman desirom of start ing in tlit neighbourlhood. P. WALSH. Cottage Inn, Fiery Creek, SMairch 2, 1846. Daily Expected per "'Wave," from Sydney. O NE Hlundred Cases Geneva , Macaroni Vermicelli Iaisius '.inseed Oil ,Cigars, No. 3 Three Bushel Sacks - Cordage, &c. iDUNSFORD & Co. 2nd March, 1846. ViVe 'Pounds Reward. A BSCONDED. from the schooner ",Lillins," on the 24th instant, William Wedderburn Waston, an apprentice, 18 years of age. When last seen he had on canvas trousers, blue jacket, and a broad blue Scotch bonnet. He is marked on one hand vitli ii an'chor and WWW, and has his ears pierced for ear-rings,. in which he wore t?o esmal rings. Any one barbouring i im after this notice will b...
THE PERSECUTIONS OF CALICO. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
TnTHs 'PERSECl IONs OF. CALICO. In 1721, an act was passed imposing £5 on the wearer, alnd z20 on the seller, bf a piece of cotton cloth. In 1726, 6alicoEs twere tolerated, " Frovided .ibe warp thereof was entirely of linen yarns." In 1744, the Legislature tolerated salico,,both'weft and warp, at a duty of ;d a yard I but in 1806 the Legislature, alarmed at its libeiality, added Ad to the protective 3d, together with some salutary stampings on the calicoes to le gitimate then. In 1813 madness ended, ind calidoes were.freed. -J. C. Synois.
SCOTCH FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
SucoTCuK FARMING.- -Stctch farmers: nanago- to pay four times as much or an acre of the same land as an English farmer, at his almost nominal rent, becomes bankrupt upon. How a this ? It is that the one cultivates lis land to tio utmost, while most of ho lands in England are in a state lisgraceful to those who occupy them, as they are to the landloirds who allow hem to be so mismanaged. We may ie told that the difference we observe s occasioned by the different practico If the two countr.cs in the matter of granting leases, With good far nors this might operato; but among he pauper spendthrifts who call them= elves farmers in many counties of England, we find land that is held under a lease to be no better culti vatbd than that which is occupied only from year to year. Scarcely one farmer in fifty in England has capital enough to cultivate the laud he rents, nuch less to indemnify his landlord or any breach he might make ih the covenants of his lease. Leases granted to such persons ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
SMELBOUR1NE. IHYDROPATaT. -Yesterday, Hyder Ali, an importation from the Mysore country, and who by the bye ought to be sent back again with the least possible despatch, was placed belore his Worship tlhe Mayor, charged with having treated the cold water cure with sovereign con tempt. It appeared by the evidence of Mrs Frances, Brown, of Swanston-street, that the previous day observing prisoner lying on the steps in front of her house, she requested him to remove, when he became exceedingly insolent and abusive.. and refused to go away. Having heard of the remarkable cures performed by the Swiss adoption of cold water applicants, M rs B. thought she would try its efficacy upon Hyder, thinking, as she innocently remarked, that it would do him no harm. No sooner had a couple of quarts been applied secundem artem, than the effect proved more extraordinary than was an ticipated, for Hyder speedily sprang upon his legs, and demolished a window, and was therefore given into custody. Upon ...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 21st Nov., 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
Superlntendent's Office, Melbourne, 21st Nov., 1845. air,-I have the ionor to state, that I have this day received His Excellency's decision, with reference to the issue of the license for the current year for the Run Terrone, which was claimed both by you and the representatives of Dr Bernard; and t?ae His Excellency, judging that it is ort the province of Governmant to in terrorea with private arrangements entered into by. individuals,. considers that you must retain your license, unless you offend against the regu lations of Government. I have, therefore, to inform you, that the Su') Treasurer has received instructions to Issue the licenlse in question.; I have the honor to ie " Sir, your most obedient ser ant, (Signed) C. J. LA Tkoit, Robt. Cholmberlain, Esq., 'rarrbne, Belfast, Port Pairy.
ARAB BREAD BAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
AnIt BREAD BAKING.-Tho Arabs adhere to thoso principles of bread baking which have beea sanctioned by the experience of ages. The very first baker of bread that ever lived must have done his work exactly as the Arab does at the present day. He takes some meal and holds it out in the hollow of his hands, whilst his comrade pours over it a few drops of water. He then mashes up the moistened flour into a paste, which he pulls' into small "pieces, aid; thrusts into the embers. His way "of'hbaking exactly resembles the"craft'or mystery of roasting chesnuts as p4itised by.chil dren* there is the sameoprudenceand circubispectiom in choosing a oid Bierth for the morsel, the same enterprise and self.sacrificing valor in pulling it out with the fingers. THE RUSSIAN NAvY.---A corrcs pondent of the Augsburgh Gazettc writes from the Turkish frontiers. that the greatest activity prevails in ' the 'Russian poris in the Black Sea, proe paratory, no doubt, for the campaign in the Caucasus next year....
THE REFORMATION IN GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
THE REFORMATIONINGERMANY. OUR accounts relative to the progress of the new reformation in Germany, and to-the procepdiigs'of its glorious leaders, do not dimiinish in interest. The Pastor Czersky has been pro hibited fromnt preaching at Posen, in consdquence'of the exertions of the Roman Catholic Archbishobp. The interdiction does not, howvei'er, extend to the towns of that province. 'The bold pastor .hais presented a written protest against what he considers an illegal act of authority, declaring that he considered it an affair of conscience to afford 'spiritual succour to his fol lowers.. The inhabitants of Posen, whose worship has been' interfered with, attend divine service at Sclihwcr seur, at which pilace the interdiction does not seem to apply. A letter from. Breslau says-" The attack made on the inn in which Ronge lias:passed the night at Tarno witz was such that in a single room twenty-four large stones were" found. The disorder commenced with cries of " Long live Frederick...
PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
PORTLAND. THE JETTY.-The new wharf, for he few (lays last past, has been a pleasing scene of mercantile bustler hipping and landing having been going on with a'safety, ease and com ort,, to .which Portland'has' lhereto ore been a pferfect strainger. Instead if sailors waddling up to their middle n water from morning till night, and goods 'sulfering damage from *boats upsetting or the surf in breaking ovei lhem, goods are now landed exemp: from those evils. The wharf, too, by :oncentrating the business of shipping and landing in one place gives Port and an air of commercial importance we had thought it hardly entitled to until thiis change took place. The work, so far as it has proceeded, ap pears substantial, and during the late heavy gales when the surf broke a considerablo distance from the shore its violence did not affect, in the least, the stability of any part. '-Wi 3ould not observe the smallest vibra lion, on standing at the outer, and most exposed part of the jetty wher som...
A TRUE-BLUE REVIVER FOR A FADED NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
A TRUE-BLUE REVIVER FOR. A FADED NAVY. Once upon a time the jolly sailor sang a song addressed to "You gentlemen of Englarid, who sit at home at ease;" tel ling them how little did they think upon " the dangers of the seas." A sailor of a later generation, who ventured on shore, discovered that the land also had its perils, though the intrepid Cockney so habitually disregards them as to be un aware of their existence; and the mari ner hastened back to the sea, telling his comrades how the house-tiles, fly about in the storm on shore, how people are run over, and so forth. Now-a-days, the dang ers seem altogether transformed to the land. Your ship is an asylum into which superatmnnuated Admirals retire for a fortnight's physicking, as to a sana tarium. On the other hand, a field of glory opens to railway travellers, who meet death at every station-house, seek ing the houbble reputation even in tihe boiler's mouth. In these piping times of peace, the crash of battle is imitated in the...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. .DESPERATE SUICIDi -On Monday last, at Russ, District Flynn, an old hand in the police and well known in this city, committed suicide by placing a pistol in his mouth shotted to the very muzzle, the charge of which shattered his, head to pieces. The deadly weapon itself wras so overcharged that the barrel, in the ex plosion burst into fifty pieces. The cause of this rash act, so far as we have been able to ascertain, is as follows: Two women, about a fortnight ago, were brought to the Ross police station in charge. One of these women was per mitted to go to the rear of the police office; and there while in communication with a gentleman with whom she was permitted to cbnverse, robbed him (as was alleged) of a considerable sum of monav. The charge of robbery was made, but Elynn did not report it at the time. Tlhe. ircumstance, however, came to the knowledge of the magistrates, and a searching investialion was instituted. The result was that, on adjourned hear ing o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
SUMMER GOODS, JUST RECEIVED AT THE LIVERPOOL MART. p. rPnain tPS R ETURNS his most sincere thanks to the public generally for the liberal encouragement he has received since he first opened in the undermen tioned line of business, and for which the only way he can best express his gratitude to them is in reducing the prices of goods to their lowest ebb, he therefore feels great pleasure in announcing that he has just received per Chris. tina, Shamrock, and Reward, a choice selection of Goods, in addition to his already exensive Stock, which is now open and ready for inspection at THE LIVERPOOL MART, and on examination will be found to be the richest, most varied in style, and best adapted to the present season of any goods that has been hitherto exhibited for inspection in Geelong. Mouuseline de Laines at 3s 6d per dress ich MAuslins, at 4s per dress Boyle's Prints, at6d per yard One Box Rich Worked Muslin Berthers, Pellerines, and Collars, commencing at Is each One Box Brown Hollan...
REVIEW. Geography for the use of Australian Youth, by JAMES BONWICK, Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
REVIEW. GeCgraphly for the use of Australian Youth, by JAMES BONWIcX, Hobart Town. Tnims is the work of a talented and ener g tic schoolmaster in Hobart Town,; an .admirer of M. Fellenberg, one of the enthusiasts so needful to overcon.e the difficuhlties attendant upon education; and it is no small praise to say that M'l B3onwick partakes of his spirit. The wotic is well executed. A Geography radapted to this hemisphet e has long been needed. It is evident that a philosophic teacher at the antipodes must start at a very different point from European in structors, and take an antipodal circuit. 'Thls is ecleverly accomplished. Mr Bonwick begins at Hobart 'Town, and after giving the most important particu lar with regard to Tasmania, crosses Bass's Straits, and lays before his pupils several interesting details of the Geo graphy of Australia Felix, New South WVales, North Australia, Western Aus tralia, South Australia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, and the Australasian Is lands. He the...
MR. LANG'S PAMPHLET ON LAND AND LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
MR. LANG'S PAMPHLET ON LAND AND LABOUR. -When this" book first aplpeared we promised to review it at some length; but the task is one which requires msuch labor and research, and a close and exclusive attention, which we have not yet been able to bestow upon it. The work is extremely clever, and yet exceedingly abst'ruse,' and therefore should nbt be ligJtly dis posed of. We are glad to hear that tho pamphlet has met with general approval wherever it has been circu lated. -The following testimony to its merits isfrom the Sydney Herald: Under the title of "Land and Labor in Australia; their past, present, and fu ture Connexion and Management con sidered, in a Letter, addressed to. the lion Francis.Scott, M.P. for Roxburgh, and Parliamentary Agent for New South WVales," a bulky pamphlet has recently issued from the Melbourne press, avow edly written by Mir Gideon S. Lang, who designates himself " a Port Phillip Squatter." We acknowledged the receipt of- this publication -some weeks ag...
EXPRESS FROM PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
EXPRESS FROM PARIS. The Paris papers and corresponncoe of Thursday, received by our ordinary express, contain little political hews. It was still .reported that %larshal,Soult would retire altogether fromn public af fairs, and that M. Guizot. naturally looked to succeed rhim as head of the government. The'papers and letters tend to allay, in some degree, alarm for the late har vest. France is stated to be quite safe and the state of other continental coun tries is represented as less uiisahisfactory than had been supposed. 'l'he. continued fall 'in the Lohdon Stock Market on Tuesday caused another depression of prices on the Paris Bourse on Tuesday.;