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LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. By the Glenbervie we have English iews to the 10th November, several clays later than previous arrivals. We subjoin copious extracts from papers of the latest date. THE PRIVY COUNCIL. (From the Times, November 8.) There can be no doubt whatever, that the Corn law has formed one of the principal, ifi not the primary subject for the consideration of her 'Majesty's Ministers,, in their late and protracted deliberations in. priyy coun .,cii a tnihej resllt, i it this critical moment, when starvation, or something very little short of it, actually stares in the face several millions of her Majesty's subjects, has been looked for with'the greatest possible anxiety. The .result has,not as yet been allowed publicly to transpire, but we are enabled to state upon.authority upon which we can place the.most implicit reliance, that a ma jority of the cabinet have resolved upon thi. continiation of 'he ,Corn: laws. as they at present exist, and without the slightest nmodifica...
NAVAL PREPARATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
NAVAL PREPARATIONS.-d-The a6 counts from all' the naval arsenals iA the'kingdom agree in stating that uin usual activity prevails at present in the fitting out of vessels of war of every description, and we have heard within the last few days that ' peremptory notice has beeen sent round by the Lords of the Adniralty to the different manufacturers of steam-boat machinery'.who are work ing for the Government,: informing them that the machines which they have in hand for Government must be ready at the precise iiine fixed, 'ind that' if they are not, the .full penalties for the breach of contract will be enforced against them.' This ictivity in preparing the means for de ensive warfare is accompanied with equal activity in fortifying the naval stations of the empire, so as to render them. safe 'from any sud'den, attack; GUounpiing ail tlies re'irumistaniswith the faci of. the sudden movements of the, squadrons in the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Seas, it is difficult to ieesist the co...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MONEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
COMMIERCIAL INTPELLIGENCE AND MONEY MARKET. SCITY," SATURDAY.-It 'haS been the current opinion for?some days past that thei directors of the'Banik of Enigland have had "it seriously in coitemplation further to enhance the rate 'of itterest upon discounts. = There' have been fre quentt communications of ,late! between tue heads of the Bank, -the Solicitor. to the Corporation; and the Premier, upon this mntter. , . fThat-the subject of 'partially opening the ports is a matter of moment as re spects the circulation of the country, and that it has caused a-fall in stock.is cer tain;, aid ,it many turn out that the delays in assemnbling a privy council to have the Queen's assent to an/order id' council to "remit ddties Upon tforeign corn, in bond, or to arrive have really, caused, the present s'alarm. Stillweimust reite rate our opinion that should the ports be opened in toto, the drain for the precious metals, on?? account of imtports of corn tfrom the continentt of Europc, would not he...
From M Chamberlain to Mr La Trobe. (Letter No. 6) Melbourne, July 28th, 1845 [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
irom M Chanrberlaiin toMr La Trobe. (Letter No. 6 ) b'l; '"'\lborne,.July 28tb,.1845 Sir,-- beg 'o acknowledge the receipt of your :etter of the 26tb inst. By a reference'to the' .oommissioner's letter of January 17th last, and miy answer to it, your, Honor will perceive that ny title to the run ofTarrone was questioned by he saine piarty, inquired into by tile proper au thority, and ainswered" by me upwards of six months ago; I have remained in tiidispiuted oassession ever since; I considered, therefore that the quedtioni of title Was dettled. ''hat this was admitted by the government I have the clearest proof, for I hold in my possession a notice under the Commissioner's hand, duly served on me, assessing me, and orderihg ile to pay such assessmentiithin the time prescribed by the pat, loi the hilf year beginnioig July Ist, and ending Dec. 31, 1845. If your H on r will refei to the heading 6f ltheassessment notice, you will per ceive that this could not have been served on me had1...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
SYDNEY. THE RING.-The grand contest foi he Australian Championship, and two uindred pounds, between Iiough and Ned Chalker was decided yesterday, and, like most other mundane events, the reality 'ell very far short of the anticipations. The fight excited greater interest than any other tlat has taken place, in New South Wales. Many came down from the far interior to be present on the ground, while all :sorts and conditions of nen have, more or less, speculated on the esult. Among professionals, and the 'knowing ones" in general, Chalke'r vas the favorite at odds-indeed not an iven bet was to be had, even from lough's backers. 20 to 14; 12 to 8; i to 3, were the current bets. On Wed nesday evening up to a late hour groups of individuals were seen in th-e neigbour hood of the various sporting houses, anxiously awaiting the morn. Three steamers were engaged, and five o'clock vas the hour for departure. But in the norning, the elements seemed to veto the proposed engagement. A thunder s...
From Mr La Trobe to Mr Chamberelain. (Answer to letter No. 5—Copy). Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 26th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Mr LUi Trobe to Mr Chamberlain. (Answer'to letter No. 5-Copy). ,. Superintendent's Office, SMelBourne, 26th July, 1845. Sin,-Acknowledging the receipt of yoir letter of 241h instant, in reply to mine of 23rd, I have to express my regret. that I am not in a position, at present, to give you further information as to the cause at the restriction which has been placed upon a renewal of a license to'you for lthe rtin'at Tarrone, than that which is assigned in the above letier-nanely, the claim put forward by Dr. Barnard, or his representatives, to the issue of the license in question, whiich circumstance has made u reference to the Crown Prosecutor ad visable. With regard to a remark towards the close of your letter, I would remird you, that a by the regulations, licenses may be renewed tt any time before the 30th September, you are i prisent liable to no penalties in consequence ot the delay which takes place in giving a definite answer to yourapplicatiun'orrenewnl. I have the hon...
From Mr La Trobe to Mr Chamberlain. (Letter No. 7—Copy.) Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 30th Aug., 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
Vron Air La Trobe to Air Chamberlain. Letter No. 7-Copy.) SuperintendenL's OBce, S Melbourne, 30th Aug., 1845. Sir,-With reference to your communication o me on the subject of the renewal of your icense for the run Tarrone, I would now state, hat having received from the Crown Prosecutor a reply to the reference which I. made to him .ith regard to your claim to that renewal, and ine counter claim on the part of Mr Bernard, it is my duty to inform you, that it is the officer's ,pinion, that the re-issue of the license must be suspended until your term of. occupation, accord og to the agreement entered into between you md the trustees of Mlessrs Bernard and Kilgour, dated the 26th October, 1842, shall have expired en lthe 31st December next.: I woold, however, observe, that under all the circumstances of the case, I cousider it miy duty to bring it under the notice of His Excelleuny the Governor. 1 haVe the honor, &c., S (Signed) - : ; C. J. LA Tnoon. To R. Chamberlain; Esq., ...
From Mr La Trobe to Mr Chamberlain (Answer to Letter No. 6—Copy.) Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 28th July, 1845 [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Mr La 'robe to Mr Chamberlain (Answer to Letter No. 6-Copy.) Superintendent's Office, SNlelbonrne, 28th July, 1845 SSir.--it is my duty to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of this date, and to inform you, that 1 nill lose no time in referring it, as I have already referred the whole -f the correspon dence on the subject of the license for the Run' Turrune, for the consideration of the Crown Prosecutor. I have the honor to be, &c., S (igned) C. J, La TonBE. To R. Chamberlain, Esq., &c. &c.
Thursday, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
Thursday, March 5. PUBLICANS" PURSE-T.P. wts.; winner of .T.P. or M.P. 41bs extra-Heats, 2 miles and a distance. Mir Stevenson's g.g. Sweetmeat, 4 years ;'pink and white stripe Mr Collin's g.g. Smolensko,aged; scarlet, blk cap Mr Cowell's b.g. Il'ill-if.he-can, aged; blue, green bleeves, black cap Mr lontgomerie's br. g. Mansaroni, aged; lwhite and black stripes, black cap TWO.-YEAR-OLD STAKES - Weights, 8st 71bs-- mile. Mr Dewing's g. f. Modesty, by Necroman cer, out of Matilda, tartan, black cap Mr Pyke'e b.o. Tom Smart, by Necromancer, out of I'aglioui, by Old Peter Finn ; s. blue Mlr Iliglett's b.g. Flexible, by Forester, out of. Luna, by The Caliph-Young Whiz pig, crimson, black sleeves,' crimson and black cap WERRIBY STAKES-2yrs a featler; 3yrs 7st 12lb; 4yrs. 9st 31b: 5yrs9st 1211; aged 10st 21b--leats, mile & distance Mr, Kirk's Maid of the Moat, 4 years, by Rubes ; red and black Mr Stevenson's b. or r. c. The Cornet, pink and white stripe Mr Crook's br. g. Goy Lad. ...
THE RACE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
.T?R RACE 'WEic.- Tlhe next three ir four days promise to be one round of amusement, excitement,.and gaiety. Strangers are hourly pouring into the own; both by land and water; and expectation of first-rate sport is uni 'ersally indulged. There will be at east fourday's races--and the matches promise to be of even greater import ance than the public plates and stakes. 3n Thursday evening the Steward's Ordinary is to be held. On Friday, ihe Race Ball ; and this evening, the ,orformances at our theatre are under hle patronage of the Stewards. On Monday evening the meeting for receiving entrances, was held at Iack's Hotel, the following list was he result: - W'ednesday. March 4, 1846 'OWN PLATE-Syrs 7st llb; 4yrs Ost 31b 5yrs 9st 121b; 6 & aged 10st 21bs.- Heats 2 miles and a distance. Mr C. COmpbell's ch. g. Petrel, 4 years, tartan, black cap .1 r Collins's gr. g. Smolensko, aged, scarlet . jacket, black cap Mr Cowell's b.g. Will-if-he-cai, aged, by Little John; blue, green sle...
Friday, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
Friday, March 6. IIURDLE RACE--3rs 9st; 4yrs 10st 41b; 5yrs 11st; 6 and aged I Ibt Gib-Hents, mile and a half, 4 leaps in each. :rr Willis's b.g. Percy, 7 years, by Little John; scarlet jacket,-bluck cap MIr Dewiig's ch. g. Wild Harry, aged,, by Theorem, d. Maid ofAustralia, turtau, bik cap
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
S GEILOG. SAILED. Furbruary 98-Ltllias, schooner, Smith, master, for lobart Town. Cargo--200 sheep and other colcnial 'produce. *Iarch 2-P'latinn,harque, Kirkus, master, for London. For Passengers and Guigo, see Adver tiser of 25th February. MELBOURNE. ARRIVED. February 28-Squatter, schooner, Ilovendon, master, from Portland P!ay. March I-Glenbervie. barque, John Russell, master, from London. Passengers--Mr Thomas Woolley, .1r Robinson, and Mr Prosser. Cargo -4 bales tarpaulins, 16 casks, 12 coses, 9 bales merchandise, 20 cases pickles, 6 bales manufac tares, 4,cases ditto, 5 trunks ditto. 2 pipes red port wines, V. and II. Barnes and Co.; 31 cases, 18 bales, 6 trunks, and 1 case merchandise, C. Williamtson and Co ; 2 bags Spanish nuts, IV. Hull; 22 bales. I case merchandise, t0 casks brandy, Dalgety, BHrrodisile and Gore ; 5 tierces refined sugar, D I. Furtado; I box J. C. Rid delli 2 cases merchandise, IHaris and Marks; 75 casks beer, Order; 4 wheels, 2 axles. 1 ash plank, John M....
From Mr Chamberlain to Capt. Fyans. (Answer to Letter No. 2—Copy.) Torrone, July 8, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Mr Chamberlain to Capt2 Fyans. '(Answer to Letter No. 2-Copy.) Torrone, July 8, 1845. Sir,-I have the honor to acknoiwledge the're k'eipt of your' leter of June 29th lust;informing me th'at a restriction" is placed on. my license to depasture Crown Lands for the year beginning July 1, 1845.' Upon an attentire perusal of it I can find no grounds assigned, within either the letter or the spirit of the Squatting Act or. Regu. lations, for the step oun have taken. I have the honor, therefore, to solicit.your reasons for so doing. I remain, 4c. .(Signed) IROOT. CHAMIýERti.AN. To roster Fyans, .sq., .., -.. , . .. &C., *&(.. &c. " " L
THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
THE WOOL MARKET. HAs Wool fallen, or has it no ? Opinion a slill divided onrithe subjeci'. If the fall had been of a decided nature, or to any considerable extent, there could have been no doubt about the matter; o that .tl.e very fact of a difference of opinion existing, is, to our minds, satis factory proof that the fall (even if real) iq not of a nature to create the least alarm. Indeed, when we consider the' ,blow .which,the Money Market has re cently received, there can be little doubt tihat (looking at other branches of trade) ,a comparative rise has taken place in .,Wool., 'The following extract, from : -private letter from Mr John Adamson, (will'set at restthe public inind on this ubjcct ?L "'T'he series of Colonial Wool Sales whieh terminated on 24th ult.. after twenty selling days, and conorized 42,3P0 bales Australian, and 3,450 Cape, including 5,&0 from your Colony, for the whln)e of this qunntity the rates of July sales were obtained, and not a symptom of declin...
From Capt. Fyans to Mr Chamberlain. (Letter No. 2—Copy.) Melbourne, 29th June, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Cnlpt;-Fynns ton r Chamberlainn (Letter No; --Copy.) MIelbourne, 29th-June, 1845. Sir,-I ha e to bring to your notice, since you cailed at my office, that Mr John Cox called, and also that he lihs officially Addressed me on the subject you epoke to me on-namely, the license for the run Tarrone. now held in your name, formerly in the firm (f Messrs. Kilgour aid Bernard. From the documents produced by Mr Cox, as trustee in the estate, and dlso Dr Bernard's strong letters, looking to me forjustice in my office as Commissioner of the Crown, I beg; leave to inform you that I have considered the case of so great importance, and finally wishing to actiti a disinterested and honorable manner to all parties; that I feel it a duty to place a re striction. on the license, and the renewal of the same, from Ist July-45 must., be deferred until an adjustment takes place. I remain, &c, '(Signed) ' FOSTE' FYANS~ S &c., & C, &c. To R. Chamberlain, &c., &a...
From Mr Chamberlain to Mr La Trobe. (Letter No. 4—Copy.) Melbourne, July 21, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From Mr Chalmberlain t6 Mr La Trobb. (Letter No. 4-Copy.) Melbourne, July 21, 1845. Sir,-I beg.to enclose for your Honor's infor m atioh, copies of ' correspondence relative t the run of Tarrone, in the District of Port Fairy, by which you'.will :perceive that the Commissioner has refeired me to you as the authority under which he as acted. 'I he Commisioner, therefore, having declined to reply to my letter of July 8, 1845, I have respectfully to request your Honor's answerto it. I remain, 8 c. (Signed) . RnnT. CnAisneRLAtN. To His Honor C. J. La Trobe, Fsq, S&c. cn.
From Capt. Fyans to Mr Chamberlain. (Letter No. 3—Copy.) Office, Geelong, 18th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 4 March 1846
From? Capt. Fyans to *M'r Chamaberlain. (Letter No. 3-Copy.) Office, Geelofig, 18th July, 1845. Sir,-Hnving received your letter this evening, dated the 8th 3uly, 1845, I big leave to state; that on the complaint of lr.John Cox, trustee to the estate of Dr Bernard, that all documents at anching to the same were submitted to his Honoi the Superintendent;I therefore feel thatit would not be correct in me to iriterfero until a final de cision takes place. I remain, &c. (Signed) i'oaThr FYANS, To R.-Clainberlain,Esq., S&of &c.