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RIFLE MATCH. FIRST TASMANIAN RIFLES V. MELBOURNE AND NORTH MELBOURNE RIFLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

RIFLE MATCH. rsffi » TA8WANIAN RIFLES V. IUBNBAND NORTH,KELBO I tqrttwn .J from HobtrtTown. llrrlolfr oU oorj^Wrt llrarttlW riie, Aot Bomj jn^tdiei.BiortiooowiftiUT, i-^jrar'saaara ^^autaTwd WV tto tm bta* tbuapfam com Howewr, tba "~ > MffSm be«n Ifttba U*t cm to 'IkVSniVMon gf^tem, In tucoty-o&e round* at 300, 800, and 400 jwrif Government weapon* and mulatto taixcK, b ^'Mdk>«Ui ti|k mutationa* a rifleman, widen bemalntalotd no aMy to the Ktebt Ifiten^ikl nildbt TheTwmanlimaabot witb'tfcchmg finfleld, our men with the Luciitir. The tatora tnalcfc trlfi, we «tide»fcebdfiake plmsut month' Major Pitt acted here as ompire for the Titm anient* and 1o the absence of (Moot) Begat1, Captain TaMahoked hfter Victorian interest* at Hobart Town, The full econ la appended".— 1ST ZMIUXUI BtfUH, Nov. 20, 16A. Private Willis Private Foriong .. Captain Loveu Sergeant Hanis Private SeCT Private Cameroa .. Guarterinaeter-Sery. Gfrig Conor*) Hudson .. Corporal IfOratb Private fctrwan .. ...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

ADVERTISEMENTS. TO ADVERTISEBS. [A portion of tho advertisement. appearing in this part of the paper having been sent in too late, have not the advantage of the country circulation.] Amusements. T heatre royal. Sole Lessee end Manager, Barry Sullivan. HIS BvtCNlKG. GRAND COMPLIMENTARY BENEFIT SARRY SULLIVAN, And LAST NIGHT Of the DRAMATIC SEASON, jOo which occasion HIS "TXCELLERUV the GOVERNOR. Sir Charles Dvllrtg, K.C.B., Lady Darting, Miss Da'llng, And Suite, Win honour the Theatre with their praeooe. The entertalnmenu will commence (at S precisely) with Shiltapeare'e splendid Comedy of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. Don Pedro, Mr. R. W. LAWRAKCB. Don John, Mr. S. O'B R I E N. Count Claudio, Mr. ROBERT HEIR. Benedick, Mr. B A R B Y SULLIVAN. Leonato, Mr. FITZGERALD. Antonio, Mr. H A H W 0 0 D. Friar, O W BortcbJo, Mr. CLADtsTON Con ran, Mr. U A N L E T. Scaco&l, Mr. W. A N D R I Balihasar, Mr. RUTHERFORD. Beatrice, B O B T. H Hero, Miss C. a E O R G E. Ursula, Miss ALLEN. Margare...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

WEWS OF THE WEEK; (WmodorcWisetnan's report on (be | riefencer of (he port has not yet been pre tested to Parliament We leam, however, ' (bet ft* principal recommendations ere that I Pert Pbfllp Heads should be fortlflod, and ! that a permanent central defence should be 1 prortded (orlbe Uytr the construction of | work! on UieWUte^ Buoy shoal, which l(ee nearly midway between Sandridge end Wil llametown, either by the erection of a pile ; fort, ee suggested byOaptain Scratchley, or of sMnrtello totrer, aimed with heavy Arm etrongwuns. Commodore Wiacnun U also of ojriulon, that if the Victoria were armed With Armstrongs (he would be able to reader the state good service sa a pin boat. Tbe following are the arrangements made for this year'a last quarterly inspection of j tbe metropolitan and suburban Volanteer iwn Kami Oorpe—On Friday, 16lb lust., at 6 pjn., at WlUlamstoim. WiUlamstown Art. Oorps—Do. do. do. Vol. Engineers—On Baiuiday, 17th, 8 p.m., at tbe Orderly-room, Ljgou street M...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WILLIAMSTOWN POLICE. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2. (Before Mr. F. Call, P.M., and Mr. T. Mason, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

WILLI AMSTOWX POLICE. Friday, December 2. (Btfoie Ur. F. Call, I' M., and Mr. T. Mason, J.P.) Another complaint against Captain Price arms brought, at the indication of twenty eight intermediate and ett-e.age pawtngere, for a breach of the 73rd section of the act, for mghctingto fnrnieb the passengers with pro visions according to the contract-ticket. William Chapman said that he had paid for an intermediate passage; bat on going on board be, with three others of his class, were put among the steerage passengers. The provisions and water were scarce, and for the most part bad. The paaeengers were divided into messes of eight persons. The beef was always cooked, bat seldom or ever weighed. On one occasion his mess weighed a piece, and found it to be lib. dos, their proper quantity being 31b. 60s. At the commencement of the voyage the passengers were never supplied with any raw floor. Complaint was made to the captain that they did not receive their full supply of flour, which was 241...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALTERATIONS IN THE VOLUNTEER INFANTRY DRILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

ALTERATIONS IN THE VOLUN TEER INFANTRY DRILL. Tbe Victorian Voiunteeri are informed by Brigade Older that the following model of firing mid method of carrying the rifle win be etrictly adhered to by the Naval, Artillery, Engineer, and Blfle Volunteer Corps of Victoria, whether armed with the long or abort rifle (tidt Part III. of the In fantry Field Exerciae Book—ina tractions for Short Blfle) vollkt narao. The front rank will kneel (anleai the cantion both ranka kneeling if given), and will reload atanding. If both ranka kneel, they will both stand np to load, nnleae cautioned to load on the knee. When in close files at diatannei of 800 yards and under, the flap of tbe back-right it not to be used, but aim b to be taken between the flanges. nanro a voixxr nan should ajusa. After firing, the men will welt at tbe capping position, kneeling ranks on the rthew knee, lor the word "shoulder." raa nauro. On tbe bogle aoond, or on the word " commence," tbe whole of the front rank will knee...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

Meetings. VICTORIAN HORTICULTURAL T IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. — The ObubI MONTHLY MEETING of the above Society will beheld ill the Mechanics' Institute on Monday er.i iaf, 12th inst. Chaly to be token at 7 o'elock. Ttfbtf PURVES, Hon. Secretary. Public Companies. Prospectus of the AUSTRA LIAN PASTORAL INVESTMENT COMPANY. (Liability Limited.) To ta Penned and Incorporated under * The Com panies' Statute, IBM." PROJECTED FOR THE PURCHASE OP THE HOG AN RIVER COMPANY* STOCK AND STATIONS. Capital, £600,000, In 80,000 Shares of £85 etch. (The value per share has bran reduoed to this amount. from £100 neb, m originally proposed.) to fiOOOsham (£300,000), Tbe tret issue to be limited I 4000 of which will be taken by the Bogan hirer Company is pert payment of tbe purchase mooey, tearing 4004 shares (£100,000) available for allot ment. Deposit, £1 per share, to be Paid oa Applkmtion. Balance in full (£24 per share) payable on ths Met " . -rtfah f * March, 1806, for which the Allottees will be call...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

IMPOUNDINGS. Baliabat.—Impounded at Ballarat Shire Pound, 26th November, 1664, by John Anstls. Trospasa la. each :—Red and white cow, bach quarter off near ear, TL off shoulder; strawberry boiler calf, no visible brand; brindle ww, illegible brand over PO off ribs; red heifer calf, no risible brand. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be Bold on 4th January, 1665. G. Johxeton, Poundkeeper. ! Baixas.—Impounded at 25th November, 1664, by Mr. jRadley :—Brown horse, 8 book in circle off shoulder^' S0 sear thigh, (hi 36th November, by ; Mr. Edolaf—liay mare, star, YH near neck; bay ; horse, star, off bind foot white, GR near shoulder. On ; 30th November, by Mr. Gantwdl Fleabitten grey , bored, •"= over near ehonlda, JAoff shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 4th January, 1865. Bekbt A. Coo ran, Poundfcaeper. | Batesford.—Impounded at Batesford, 22 nd No- , vember, 1664, by the managers of the Morghebola- I Common. Trespass 6d. each;—Red bullock, white I belly, tip o...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AUCKLAND IN 1864. (FROM THE SOUTHERN CROSS, NOV. 9.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

AUCKLAND IN 18M. fnOH THE SOOTH*** CROSS. MOT. 9.) I We here from Urns to time described the program of howe-building in Auckland, for i in no reepect b its advancement mora coo- j SkmOM tbtoin its atewt architecture, e«pe> I illy in ae&maerciai point of view. Strait, ! thMleeeifau three year* ago worn lined with i wooden batldinge end abaatiet of anahrhiiy { appearance end donbifal eecurfty bfrebeea repl»ced by handmne baildingi, which would be » credit to any city. Altboaeh Qoeen-elreet le not yetentitled to theflm- j tering «»dUtlon of - the Regent-ftreet of Auckland,* It w anqneatiooably be Mid 1 to beihe meet important bavlnra* thorough- 1 fcra In the city, aud the baildinge whlch f nete reoentty been erected in It render it the mote Impodng. Bat it It not oar intention now to notify tbetmuruHuientln i bndnemeeMHIrbBwinti, eomoAee tonford , eome proof of the program of borne building I In general throughout tb« town andiS ] Mburtx. Tbere ere few towni in new oolo- ! ...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ACCLIMATISATION. QUEENSLAND ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

ACCLIMATISATION. QUEENSLAND ACCLIMATISA TION SOCIETY. At s meeting of the committee of the abort aociety aletter waa read front ftf*-'- r •of the Blade Ball abip fifing CJeui to the effect that of the bitda aeni out by himf'ri England aereml died before be u-a including a ocrub turkey, a Ma<A twan, aoda hawk, although be had taken the greet* poa aible care of them daring the toyage. Bam of opinion that birdj could not be aafelr test out in the houta on dock, aathe uialliia mm too aeren round Gape Hum. In hii caa» be had the bouae in which the hirda frwe kept wdl covered in with canraa during the (enrol weather. He itated that the rwnaujine acrub t"^r^i. "5*?. k". intfaded for tha Koglub Aochmal lotion Society, m bj th® pewm to whom hwmdu&ieA « ioon r- * - nun ?^*CT —:v,wf "wb w « sucut ^Ub" *■ did not eren thank him. Kr. iemara fee rej endent that Ckptain Em hadaim. ** ottowhle to «am£* tbeirwiabw} and aa it had been e ouatomia pnrrioua oaaet to eject auch iweKoai...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT. THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TUESDAY, DEC. 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

ESSENCE PARLIAMENT. the legislative council . Tomcat. Dm. S. ■, i : Mr. How moved for the production of * copy of Mejor-Geneml Ghate'a lait ordinary official report, pn U^e oondUion ofihetroppa, etorer, mkgarrtnee, and fortlfteatloha within the colony. Tbebon. member tuppoiiedhla motion by arguments u to the necMrtty for on tfficlmt defensive system, Mr. Cots #toonded "the motion, which wm nppoited by Mr. Pitnrt, andagreed to. Mr. Hustn* naked leave to introduce, without notice,* Mil to alter the qualifica tion and period of torvfae of members of the Legislative Ooupcll,and to altarihe qualifica tion of elector*. t , 7 ,i ( : Mr. Fawknkb and Mr. Hull ohjootad to the Introduction of the bill without Dotioe. - Leave was refuted. , Mr. Bnvn g*vp notloe that, at the next elttlng, he would move for leave to bring in the bill. '*/ 1 The House then adjotiroed until Tuesday nrst

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, DEC.6 [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Toisdat, D«0. 6. Mr. HrarNBorai* Stated (to reply to Mr Moors) that he had given panniarion for the holding of raffles at religious and charitable ban arc, but the permission. had uniformly I bn-n limited to the raffling of article* which 1 were purely works of art j In enswerto Mr. Esaland Mr. Tcc*e*, ' Mr. Sdluvak eatd that ft wm Intended to j take the sense of the Rouse on the merit* of the riral tebimse for Supplying tbeOaatle jraine and Sandhurst districts wide water. With regard to the general question o(water supply to the gold-field*, anrroyi of water supply areae, undertbe vote granted by the laat;Paili*ment, were belog made; and he proposed to ask for farther rota for object, In order that every available ana of ttekind In the country might he reserved. Mr. Sullivan added that It wu the Intention of the Government, on a future day,to submit' resolutions with the view of fulfilling the pledgee of the state for the supply of Oeefaag with water. In r...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW ZEALAND. OTAGD. THE SETTLEMENT AS A SHEEP COUNTRY. (FROM THE OTAGO DAILY TIMES.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

NEW ZEALAND. OTAGO, THE SETTLEMENT AS A 8HEEP OOtfNTBT. (prom the or ago bailt nan.) A pamphlet bee been' peblUhed ia Otago, by a writer wbodeasribeemmirifaaa practice! aheap-braeder, arilhthe'viowof flia'irim; atten tion to the advantag#«f tnitMfeK it Creed of abeep (citable to the climate and eapaUUtbt of tbe province. The lafermation Uglventa the form of a table, giving T« iaeriea of eel* eolations baaed npoa kaowa reeniLe. The - writer hu arrived at tbei cawctnsion, after a J variety of experiment!, that He' Zealand It remarkably adapted, Wjiotl *hd dlmate, for 4he •' production ofaU tha-beriKaropeio «reaKa,"and elates thatMserparieime.con*"1 finned by U»e Wear.. JUcV-hpovSaoed hlm j that a breed of vstaabUlung-woolled eheep' would thrive well, both OQ tbo aeaboerd ana" In the Interior#/ tbecponlry. The number, ofewet taken nst) '■ U2 O00. vblcVT per fleece, would gftea jjlp jufibimtlhg to 18.8001b. tbe flret yte *Tbetb are cclamnt estimating tbe_. Wtbdaedu of.,eheep (old, value...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

WELLINGTON. Wa here, by the Anokland, oar 81m from WtUinjton, to the 2Srd alt. The Mept*ttaH ■Mrrts th»t • potlti m «M bring got up at Wenganul to request the Assembly to me morialise the Home Government lor the re moval of Sir George Grey. The Ntu ZeiltM ASvtrtiur contsiae the follovlug:—" A new Meori prophet has male hit appeoranos at ; Pitane. lie drcUret himself to be en ac credited agwnt or the Almighty, who, he ears, his made hU appeeranoe upon earth at Ta mnaki in the thane of a Maori. No doubt this it a dories of the leading member* of the King party, who evidently yet eeek to give fresh Inspiration to the movement."

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AUCKLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

AUCKLAND. The AncUand papers elate that the Super intendent of Teranakl (Mr. C. Brown) hat been dieted a member of tfae Honve of B*pre tentative* for the toon of New Plymouth, He It to favour of Mr. Weld being 6eut smbu eadot to England, of nominated Superintend ents; and if weeonll not otherwise get the control of onr own affaire, he should rote for tlie troops being iliepented with. A pubtio meeting was to be held at New Plymouth on the I9tb, when complete oontrol of ooloala! affairs, and a full acceptance of the oonte q unices, It vat expected would be the opinion expressed. A letter from Dr.Poath'Tstoae's Maori friend, the Rev. Sewai I'e Aha, was found at the rebel csmp at Uataltawa, tn< which he telle the rebels "tbat nr one will blame them lor the part they toik about the Waltira." The production of this letter will be asked for hy the House. Tin Ifea Zealand Herald of the 18th nit, contains the following intelligence from Wangenni'" Yesterday a report was current I...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TRAGICAL OCCURRENCE.—FOUR PERSONS WOUNDED. (ROM THE AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS, NOV. 19.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

TRAGICAL OCCURRENCE.—FOUR PER SONS WOUNDED. (FCOM TBI ACCKLUTD WMD.T «W»,»OT. 19.) Tb« vicinity of Edwardee-etreet wu on Motility evening In a stale of tlcgt, and tbe scene of a tragical occurrence, resulting In injoriee to foar persons. The circa instance* ate briefly as follow:—A prison named Thomas Beevm, by trade a tailor, (lying atone la a small brick boose at foe top of Edwanbs sliest, has for somewseks past been notorious for Us ecoeotrio'habils. He baa been known to sodude himself for Maty a month at a limp, without Nrmltdpg , any ooe to oeeblmor conrene ariihbtmr ocily coming out toobtain a fresh snpplyof. proviriona for bis maintenance la bis retire ment. He refnaed to pay foe rent of the booee to tbe . agent, teUuig blm tbat foe hotfo had become bl* own by long red deuce, having lived In It a lew years. The honae f* owned by the Bev. David Jones, in enmbent ci St. Matthew*; and that gentlo man, wishing to get rid of each annnpleeisst follow, a anmmona for hi* appearanoeho...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WEDNESDAY.DEC.7 [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

pensions to roponribl* Miul*tret~'Wis'es'iit tome by the JolJrinetVbut no oommauica ,tibn bad it# .been* received 4mm tire Im pel 1*1 Government on theeufajeat,, In reply to Mr. Howard,. . . Mr. M'putLocB observedthat areport from the Plearo pneumonia. OommUi loners weald shortly tie Id '.the bends fit the Go versment. On the mCtibnof Mr. Effwaups, permission wasglvcn to the Msnufactures Commltteeto stt 'Oh days oil whlohlbe Hons* doesnok meet1 " • Mr. Gantre moved the seoaud reedingof ihelsnd Act tlSSZ) AmehdoMAt BUI, la a •P«ch oreupylng upwards of two hours. Sterling with the declaration that the lend legislation of theooentry bed alwaysfaad aa it* fundamental object the enqouragement of ,popnUU*m to ft* Apr«*,end .tbe aetUeuent Of ihai population on Its soil, and thatthst Object, bad tied been secured elmpiy be cause of the defective mechlneiy employed, we bon. member prooeeded to* review the several land systems In' force from the eariy colisnlratlondayi Of New Sooth Wale*. He ...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE COURTS. SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN EQUITY. EQUITY COURT HOUSE.—THURSDAY. DEC.1. (Before his Honour mr. Jnstice Molesworth.) PROBATES AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

THE COURTS. SUPREME COURT. •- »rrriN<w nr BQtJtxx* EqUTTT CoUBTHOUS*.-TinJ*ai>AT1 D*0. 1. J (Before bis Hufionr Br. lb»ttae Mol€ft»ortfa.l 1 FROBAtRB Aim LETTKBB OF AOXDffof&ATlOM. Ob the application of Mr ta'Dositi), pro (Ate of the will of theiat* Bight Itev.Bf. P. B. Gi-aehegan, IlOroan Catholic Biehop of Adelaide, -wee '(noted eodohnO'ShmngMy and other executota, ' ITM6KAH V. WHITS* The question hero brow oat of an ittrl. Mr. Holrojd WM for the plaint! fie, and Mr. Harris for the defendant. The plaintiffs, Meet re. M'Mtckan, Black ■Wood, end Co., cotBmeoced i salt againrt the dcfeudente. A tie emit m obtained. The defendants-paid aeerialn euro into ooait, after which a mbmltiion eu drawn up, and the qotetlon Eubmltted to arbitration, and the arbitrator decided in favour of the plaintiff*. The motion «u utider 9 aad 10 .William III., c. 16, to have the award rhade a tuleof court.- ■ Mr. Habbis opposed the motion on the ground that* cliurre In the aobtntarhm ...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EQUITY COURT HOUSE.—TUESDAY, DEC.6. (Before his Honour Mr. Juestice Moiesworth.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

Eqottt Codm HooBt—Tdmdat, Die, 6. (Before bis Honour Mr. Joitiee Mokiwortb.) I ALLAH ABD AKOTHXR T. LAW' AMD OTHXM. The plaihtiBs were Thweea Bridget Allan (torn Murphy, and Ming by her next friend) and Jostphitie Murphy, daughters of Theresa Josephine Mnrpby, widow, deceased: and .the defendants were William Lane, Marcus Macartney, Timothy Lane (now out of the jurisdiction), Peter Andiew Charles O Tamil (now out of the jurisdiction), and. James Moose, official assignee of O'KarrelL The suit wu brought against the first fuut defendants as co-executors and co-trustees of the will of the late Mia. Murphy, of Belfast, to compel Ibem to aooouot fully in thiir offices of executor and trustee, end principally to make Macartney and W. laane accountable for portions of the estate which came to the bands of Timothy Lane and P. A. C. OFsrrell, aid are not now forthcoming. The sum claimed on account of Timothy Lane waa £100-a loan to hint by the brie Mrs. Mnrpby; and the sum claimed on ac coun...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE VOYAGE OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. BRISBANE, Nov. 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

THE VOYAGE OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. (FBOH otm SPECIAL COBBESFOHDEKT.I BRISBANE, Nov. 28. After a detention of nearly six days dis charging cargo and coaling at Sydney, we (teamed oat to sea on the afternoon of the 17th, and proceeded on oar route north wards. On Friday evening encountered a heavy gale, for contending with which oar veaBel, through being overloaded with coal, wai not in the best trim. The consequence was, that about twenty tons of coal, which bad been piled np amidships, bad to be sacrificed, and we lay-to for two or three boors while the gsle was at its fiercest. We sighted the Moreton Bay lighthouse on Saturday evening, and came to an anchor at daybreak on Sunday morning. It was a disappointment to most of those on board to find that we were still some foux-and-twenty miles from Brisbane, and that the river of the aaxoe name was inaccessible to vessels draw ing mora than eight or ten feet of water. The principal business 'of the port is trans acted In vessels which...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 10 December 1864

NOTES OF THE WEEK. The aboriginals of Auitrelia, it mod bead* mitted, bars not edranoed ao far in the fine arte ai some original MM in other lands hare done, though in other respects these noes hare not ad mooed very much farther on tho rood of cirilisotion. We bare nothing in this island continent, so far as it hnoim, to Tie with the cavern printings, described by Sir 3bhn Barrow, in the lands roamed over by the Boejeeman of the Oope colony i end none of the fabrications of the Australian aboriginals eaa vie in taste of design or colouring with the wotfcs of some of the tribes of red Indiana—the paintings on deer skins by the now extinct hfandan tribe, for example. The peculiar habits of the Australian natives, no doubt, hare much to do with the poverty of thrjr fit and art manu factures. Enjoying a climate which makes tents unnecessary, they have never ajhirml to better domiciles than gnnyaha, and tmu the derire to ornament the aides of the tent or the roof and walls of the cave h...

Publication Title: Australasian, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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