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Bunbury. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
f == Sttnlurg. A Meeting was held on the 28tli ult., for the purpose of adopting a resolution to Mr Samson to act as the delegate of the in habitants of the district at the meeting on the 6th August. Mr Scott, sen., was elect ed chairman. After the meeting had pass ed two resolutions, the one appointing a committee to communicate with Mr Samson, the other a vote of thanks to the Editors of the local papers ' for their advocacy of the cause of the people — for the last few mombs especially,' the chairman proceeded to read the following address: — Settlers of the district of Wellington, you have assembled this day for the purpose of considering the propiicty and desirability of nominating Lionel Sam eon, Esq., of Fremantle, to representjhe interests and feelings of this district at the general meeting of the colonists, advertised to take place at Perth on the 6th August next, 'for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of petitioning Her Ma jesty's Government to amend ...
Imperishable Potato Factory. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
Imperishable Potato Factory. [From aa American Paper.! We heard a short time since that there was established in this vicinity, at Hines burgh Vermont, a factory for putting into a very portable and imperishable form the edible substance of potatoes, without injury to its qualities as an article of food. From the importance of such an operation to the agricultural interests of this State, the re port excited a lively interest in our mindV and we set ourselves to ascertain the cha racter of the process, and see how for it was deserving of special attention. Many years ago M. Appert contrived a mode for preserving both vegetables and' meats when once properly ceoked for many years, without any sensible alteration. The method (called to this day Appert's method) was to fill a close tin case absolutely full of the cooked food, leaving but a small hole open — then to heat the case for a consider able time in boiling water, in order to drive off all the air contained in the contents; and....
Vasse. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
ilfasse. Feom the subjoined report of proceedings at the Vasse, it seems that the settlers will not content themselves any longer with possessing the pret tiest church in the colony and yet be without a resident minister. There appears eveiy prospect of the subscription list being well filled, and it is believed that £130 will be raised for the purpose of building a parsonage, and it is intended to de vote the first year's annual subscription especially to this work : — A meeting was held in the church at Busselton on Thursday, the 24th of July, to take into con sideration the means for providing adequate re ligious instruction for the community, by pro curing the appointment of a resident clergyman for the district. Captain Molloy was called to the chair, but at his suggestion Mr Archdeacon Hale, the Bishop designate for the diocese addressed the meet ing. The venerable the Archdeacon called the atten tion of his hearers to the identity of Ms interests with that of the colony at la...
Correspondence. To the Editor of the Inquirer and Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
-f^m5#0tttett. ggf 4s a general rule, we wish it to be understood that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions or expressions of our corresoondents. To tlie JEdiior ofllie Inquirer and Commercial News. SIR, — You will please insert the following re ply to Mr Sewell's hitter of the 30th ult, which appeared in your last week's issue : — Mr Sewell is reluctantly compelled 'to contra dict the statement contained in the report,' &c The report alluded to I disclaim all connexion with. Had Mr Sewell looked at the head of that article which gave him so much offence, he would i have seen that it was ' from our own correspond- | ent.' My report of proceedings was forwarded ? as usual to the Perth G-azctte, but was not pub- j lished. (This matter requires explanation.) lte lative to Mr S.'s challenge to prove ' he never laid claim to one essay,' &c, I am at a loss to understand him. In his communication of Nov. 1, 1855, after acknowledging the receipt of my intimation th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
Cattle, Horses, Agricultural Imple ments, and Leasehold Property for Sale by Auction at , Fremantle. ME. SAMSON, (Government Auctioneer) Is instructed to sell by public auction at the Victoria Hotel, Fremantle, on Thurs day, the 14th August, at 12 o'clock pre cisely, the following valuable Leases: — rpHE Lease of the 'Walliabup Farm,' X situate about five miles from Fremantle, being the unexpired portion of a period of seven years, dating from 1st August, 1854, subject to a rental of £20 per annum, pay able half-yearly. The land consists of 320 acres on the margin of Lake Walliabup, of which about 20 are enclosed, and a large portion cultivated. There are several good buildings on the property, which is alto gather highly valuable as a Dairy and Po tatoe Farm. The crops in the ground to be taken at a valuation. There is a good deal of land ready for a summer potatoe crop. The purchaser will be entitled to the run of 5682 acres (contiguous) class A land for the remainder of the prese...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
and (fymmtrtml Jjtos Newspaper & General Printing-Office ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. EVERT DESCRIPTION OF Letter-Press Printing EXKCUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATCH, AT REASONABLE PRICES; The Proprietors being prepared to execute in a workmanlike manner, TTiiSA®!! ©&03®^ -& ©0E3©;U-ILA!SSs SHOP-LISTS I BILL-HEADS AUCTION AND POSTING BILLS, SALM CATALOGUES, Hatoes' ana (©etttientea's Carte In a new and varied assortment of Type, and in such a manner as will ensure giving satisfaction. Cotter 'ZILLAH.' t^A rptLhi fine, fast-sailing, and lii't^^ffl^is. J- well-known cutter jpjjll^ 'ZILLAH,' ^^^^^^^pHanham- niaster, will ply be tween Fremantle and Bunbury, and per form regular trips, wind and weather per mitting, twice a month. Has good accom modation for passengers. All goods to be forwarded by this vessel wijl be stored at Bunbury free of warehouse rent. This vessel will lay four days at Bun bury and Fremantle, for the purpose of sliipping cargo. All freights t...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
Jftipgtnjr JfnteUuptta*. ABBtTED. On die 3rd instant, the cutter ' Sea Gull, from Bunbury and the Vasse. Passenger — Mr G. Phillips. Cargo — 2 kegs butter. SAILED. On the 2nd instant, the cutter ' Zillah,' for Bunbury. Passengers — Mrs Hose and Mr. GrilL Cargo — 2 qr casks wine, and 1 do brandy. On the 3rd instant, the barque ' Swan,' Simp son, master, for Batavia. Cargo — 5 J tons sandal wood. Same day, the ' Nora Creina,' for Port Gre gory.
Mr Thackeray's Lecture in New York. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
Mr Thackeray's Lecture in New York. (From the Nero Torlt Tribune.) Mr Thackeray's lecture last night, of which we endeavour to give an outline, pro~ duced, as far as we could gather, a more generally favourable impression than his last. The material being a degree less heavy, the lecture was a degree more interesting. Mr Thackeray seemed more in his element, and amused his audience with many racy bon mots and pleasant sallies. As a Court picture, Mr Thackeray's lecture on George II. will rank, we believe, among the most !^:r classic specimens of their kind, being pre cisely such a picture a3 a general but refined audience takes delight in. Without pos* sessing any high claim to intellectual emi nence, Mr Thackeray's lecture was attractive principally by its graceful wit and elegance of uiction. It was relieved from heaviness by occasional fine touches of satire, and from all dogmatical stiffness by its easy serenity. If the lecture does not rank beyond the merit of an exquisitely-dr...
Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
T&qckw. Western wanaenngsi or a Pleasure Tour in the Canadas. By W. H. G. Kingston. 2 vols. Chap man and Hall. Mb Kingston like a sensible man, took to himself a wife in die summer of 1853, and by way of relieving the monotony of the honeymoon, resolved to make a wedding tour through Canada and the United States. We may therefore expect to find his pictures all couleur-de-rose, with a perfume here and there of orange blossoms. The result is a very amusing and cheerful book, not very deep, and yet not altogether unsuggestive. The author landed at New York, and thence made die best of his way to Montreal His road lay through Saratoga, where he received a lesson in politeness from ono oi' die black waiters at an hotel: — Entering the breakfast-hall directly from the verandah I had forgotten to remove my hat. ' Take off your hat, sir; people don't like it,' said one. ' Yes, people don't like it,' echoed another. I in stantly doffed my sombrero in obedience to the order, and begg...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
DIED. At Bunbury on the 29th ult., Mr James Paine, of the Capel Farm, aged 39 years. Born at Guildford, Surrey, England. In him the district has lost a much respected and valuable colonist ; he was a good neighbour, a staunch friend, a most hospitable man, to the poor wayfarer in search of employment, and every settler journeying by his dwelling. He leaves a widow and two young children to lament his death. On the 3rd July last, William Pitt Mustyn, Esq., of York, aged 45.
Local and Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 6 August 1856
%*a& and peuujstu[ gutetEjjeu^. The preliminary meetimg yesterday was numerously attended, and the resolutions proposed, after much discussion and some opposition, were all adopted with, in one or two instances, a few verbal alterations There is every prospect of their being carried to-morrow with bat few, if any, trifling amendments, for although, some difference of opinion may exist among individual members of the meeting with respect to the wording of some of the reso lutions, yet the public seed to be tolerably unanimous with reference to the principles they express. Among the country settlers we observed Mr S. Surges, Mr Lennard, Mr C. Wittenoom, Mr Parker, Mr Monger, Mr James Drummond, Mr York, &c., &c. There were a number of the inhabitants of Perth and Fremantle also present. A little girl, aged three years, the daughter of Mr. T. Meade, of Springhill, strayed from home on Wednesday last, and is lost in the bush. Search has been made in every directio...
Albann. August 4, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
Stag. August 4, 1856. The Champion sails to-day for Fremantle. She has 4 cabin and 1 steerage passenger from Adelaide, and Mr Sillifant from here. She also takes 6 prisoners from this to Fre mantle. The Twilight and Draco, American whalers, arrived here on the 13th nit., 'and are now in harbour. The Draco has only taken 50 barrels and the Twilight 40 since they left Fremantle. Our Government Resident invited most; of us to dinner at the Chusan Hotel the day after the Champion brought the news *of peace. One of our first settlers, Mr Geake, on Saturday last was returning from Marbelup, and in crossing a river (we have long been promised a bridge over) was carried away, until stopped by trees. After he got out he was benighted, and lost his way. The na tives tracked him 25 miles. When found he was unable to speak or walk. He was brought in last night, and is now recovering. Printed bg Stirling, SkoU, $ Co., Perth.
EUROPEAN NEWS TO 15th APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
EUROPEAN NEWS TO 15th APRIL. » .. ? ? + ? kThe King George's Sound Mail arrived ^^Kt evening, and by it we have received ^^kropean News to 15th April, brought to ^BLig George's Sound per Champion, from KAdelaide. As our journal is filled with* ^?natters of local interest which could not inconveniently be displaced, we have issued a Supplement containing the principal items of news We perceive that a' vessel named the ' Shanghai ' is laid on for this colony. From private letters we hear that the ** Esmeralda' was at the Cape on 17tn ApriL She had been short of water, all hands being placed on the allowance of a pint per diem for some time previous to her arrival at the Cape. - The Peace with Russia. JForeign Office, 8th ApriL — Notice is hereby given that pending the ratification of the treaty of Peace, an armistice, by sea as well as by land, has been agreed upon between Great Britain and her Allies on the one part, and Russia on the other; and and that, consequently, orders have be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
LEA & PERRINS' CELEBRATED nOHOtTHOED BY Kf IRUn or A KM IjEtteb OONWOriDBTnia MM trom + MEDICAL VOHflOUBBUBS, KM GENTLEMAN at «„«_«,- ' .^K^ Madias, to&etbe , ^?EJak to his Brother at QRLffiQOD SAUCE. B~| 'KB?1 and applicable to I:£~i3s| BiNsth^tkeirUxoc Kirgs5»sj| ? J?«wt ?¥*=?* ta OF DISH. BMNffl TZTt^FS'**™* WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE. G. JOHNSON'S STORE, OXriLDFOHID. rpHE public are respectfully informed that A Gr. J. has j use received ex ' JErolite,' the following goods direct from Manchester, viz.: — An Assortment of prints and muslins for dresses, choice patterns, brown Hol land, diaper table cloths, Turkey red and other table covers, Irish linen, checks, bed tick, towelling, duck, tweed, woollea cloth, gambroon, cord, tailors' trimmings, do thimbles, bodkins, linen thread, sewing silk, buttons, tape, pins, needles, sewing cotton, braid, mohair and velvet trimmings, ribbons in variety, flowers, parasols, sprig ed and plain net in the piece, lace, edgings, blond and...
THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
THE WOOL MARKET. The Home News of April the 5th has the following on the State of the London Wool Market: — Since our last report but few transactions have taken place: the presence of a few dealers continues to impart much confidence in the stability of prices, and nearly all the wools in second-hand have been disposed of au an average advance of Id to l£ti per it) on the last sale rates. The demand for combing wools is excess ive, and it may be safely stated that our market was never so bare of this description. Our next sales are expected to commence about the 8th May, the arrivals to date, however, are only 15,000 bales.
STEAM COMMUNICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
STEAM COMMUNICATION ' We are kindly favoured, with the fol lowing extract of a letter from Bakeweli, now in Enfield, to his friends in this colo ny. It shows that our claims upon the Lords of the Treasury to a fair share ot their attention on the steam postal question, will not fail from the want of zealous ad vocates: — ' I sent you a copy of a memorial which we sent on to Government about the pos tal communication. I have just received a letter from Mr Merivale (one of the under secretaries); dated April 3rd, in -which he says the subject has been considered, and that ' the proposal for the delivery of the South Australian mails at Kangaroo Island will have their serious consideration, before any contract is adopted.' I have no doubt whatever, that if the mail via King George's Sound is adopted, the mails for Adelaide will be landed at Kangaroo Island, and for this the colonists will have to thank Mr Elder, Mr McLaren, Mr Phillips, and a few other friends of the colony in London. ...
The Inquirer & Commercial news. Quid rerum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
Quid verum atqae deceits, euro et rogo, et omnis in lioc sum. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1856] Th£ meeting on Wednesday could not possibly have terminated more satisfactorily. Every resolution was adopted with a degree of unanimity, not unusual cer tainly in this Colony, but still, considering the large number present (estimated as above 400) and the dif ferent classes and interests of which the meeting was composed, calculated to create surprise. In an assem bly comprising representatives of the intelligence, the wealth, and the industry of the colony, there was not to be found, with two exceptions, a single person to undertake the championship of the Government, and the meeting with one accord placed on. record their claims and complaints. As it was the fullest, so was it the most comprehensive meeting ever held in the Colony — settlers from York, Kbrthant, Toodyay, the Northward, the Swan, Guildford, Fremantle, and Perth attending-, and taking part in the proceedings, while the Southe...
Wednesday, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
'Wednesday, July 30. Mr G. Lenke, cross-examined by prisoner — Capt. Foss was always willing to do anything that would tend to witness's security. lie never hesitated, but always expressed himsel grateful. Witness express ed a wish that the Bill might not be negotiated, and desired Mr Pope not to |-ut it into the Dank, in asmuch as the Bank would, be aware that it was an accoDiodatiou transaction. Witness also stated that he expected he should be able to take np the Bill at maturity, in the event of Capt. Foss not being able to do fo. Witness acted as Capt. Foss' attorney -with reference to the preparation of a lease of Capt. Fosb' present residence, which is on two allotments; also a lease from Cornish and Cooper, and Mr and Mis Thomas to himself of the adjoining allotment; those three allotment are known as lots 127, 128, and 129. Witness did not act as his attorney in the preparation of the lease from Mr G . Moore of Wai liabup to himself, but he advised him as to the pro per sti...
Local and Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 13 August 1856
Mocid and gemestiq Jntettujcuq. The deputation appointed by the meeting to wait on His Excellency to request he would take steps to prerent the enforcement of the Publicans Act, until Her Majesty's ap probation should be known, were received by the Governor with bis usual courtesy on Friday last The interview can not be stated to be gratifying inasmuch as the objects sought by the deputation was not attained. The matter wag discussed some length, and the deputation retired with anything but a feeling of satisfaction. During the inter view the Governor laid before the deputation a letter from one of the Colonial Chaplains, as evidence that somebody approved of the Publican's Act. At a late hour we received English news to 15th April, via Kins George's Sound, with which we will furnish our readers 'in a suppleineut. Peace is proclaimed. From want of space we are compelled to omit some ad vertisements, local intelligence, the report of the Total Abstinence Society, and the letter addre...