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VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
VESSELS EXPECTED. P00OM LO0oUO, Anidrnaclie, 600 tans. New master, October. Dumfries . . . Eagle, lluckley master. Euntlncipation, August 31 EnIChantress, to llil June 5 Jaun. Ltenlrr. 700, Spears, spoken near the Cape Jeani OrGallln, September20. Lord Sannlarea, burque, via Launlceston,l August 19 Lady Margan et, 30 tons, Budge mIster Loullul , Septembllller 5, Lady, Kelnaway, ship. 750, with emIgrants, June 8 Mlargaret, vili Lanuceston, tao sail 10th July. MaIin, spokeln with at sea Orient, 2nd Aalgsst Pathnilnder, 80 tonls, Mitenaltmnster. October Tichard ho unt, barque, 250, Luogridge, July 13 . ItesnlurcC, 8thi Jinly' Sultn;, lnrquee,10o, Robinson, sailed Seltemiler I Susan, Sth July . Thomas Yates, L8tl July York, btih Arugust . FROM LIYVRR'OOL. Sisters, wirthemigralls , FROM PLYIOUTH. Alfr:ed, 21th September Hlrualaya, 7tth September IRlartin Ilather, 5bo tons, Swan master, lOthl October Thetis, 1700 tonlls, Cass laster Sepltember 19S. PROM GRIENOCK. King llenry, DrysdaIle,sp...
AUSTRALIAN WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
AUSTRALIAN WOOL. s. i. sdad. Good. combing.......... Jl:C`to ??2 2 Fair ditto . ........ 1 6 .. 1 9 Siperior clothing, in , fair condition: ...... 1 9 ..2 3 Ditto, burry .... ........ 1 ,? .. 1- 8. Fuji avr.age-digtod..... 1 6 1..1 8 Ill conditioned and in- ,.? ferior flocks ........ 13 .. 1.. 5 Lambs, superior,...... 2 0 .. 2 74 Ditto, fair,average.;... I1?. 6 .. 10? . Low and prickly .... 1 ;,2- .1 5 Superior skin and hand. washed ...... ..... 1 ,5.. - 2 Pieces and locks . O 10 ..-1 4t Partly washed. and in greasb,.........:... .. 0o . 8 ... ?8 . 0 J. T, SIMES & CO,. . ,. . ..: .. a ,..
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
LIdEl.ItOUltNE SHIPPING. AIUItIVALS. January 17-Catherinej, schooner, from the.wreck of the Witliam Salnhouse. 21"- Adelaide, schooner, from Hobart Town. 21 - Engle, schooner, from Circular I-eatd. '21-Widgeoil, bIg, from London, with iderchaniidise. CLEARED OUT. January 15-Corsair, ýsteaier, Bell, for Launceston. 15. - Sea-Horse, steamer, Tallan,' for Sydney., 17-- Flying Squirrel, schooner, Clinch, from Hobart Toawn. " 17- Gilmore, ship, Maw, for Sydneyi 190-Water Witch, schooner, Tailbert, for Hobart Town. 21-Timbo, brigantine, Bentley; for the Bay of Islands and Auckland. 21 - Agenoria, brigantine, Leslie, for Hobart Town. 21l-Salus, brig, Mallard, for Sydney.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
LOCAL. INTELLIGENCE. STue LACKS AND T1HEIftRPIOTF.CTOn Mr Seivwright has Ilft the neighbour. hood of Lake Killembeet, and pitched his camp on or near a splendid run be longiný to M?,ir Cox, at Mount' Rouse. We wish the settlers .in. that quarter joy of their new neighbour. Before Mr Seivwright left Killembeet, the blacks under his charge paid a farewell visit to the flocks o(f 3r Thomson, and drove off one hundred - ?nd fifty sheep, the re mains of which were as usual found in the direction '?f Mr Seivwright's. A number' of cattle, the prroierty of Mr. Ewven, in the same neighbourhood, were also speared. The Corio, Colac, and other blackshWave had ' regular figh't with the Weistard blacks; one womian got killed, +the. westward blacks:werei beaten. MECI,?ANICS' ISSTI?UTI6N.-It will he perceived from an adveitiscment in to duy', paper, that a meeting of the inha bitants will be' held on. Tuesday the 8th;February"to take the preliminary steps for orgarszing a Mechanics' Insti tution. W...
STRANDING OF THE SHIP HENRY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
STRANDING OF THIE SIIP HENY,. Through the kintdlless of the agents of the A b.'otta, which arrived here on Thurs day evening, 'direct fIom Hobart Town, we have received the following intelligence of the ship Henry, Captain' Walmsley, from London the 15th September, being on shore on a reef ctf Clatke's Island, in Banks' Straits. Sihe was in compaIny with tlihe Abcon, and Eliza (govt. schooner) of Hobart Town, in the night, willt tie wind and c-'rrent from the eastward runlning teutikilots, when, not aware or such h cur rent, slih struok.upon the reef; the Eliza also toiclhed, but got off again, and re.. tnained to render any assistance required. T'he Abeona was ahend of both, ahd nar rowly escat?ed getting on shore also. Cap. tain Blae!tl.rrn. cldeavoured to get back to thejshlip, bhut found tihe current so strong against him that it was impracticable: he was obliged to contlltile his course, leaving the Eliza to assist the 1Ienry.
EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS. " According to statements taken fronm official reports; more than three-fourths of the convicts in the state prisons in New York have either- received no education ora very irniperfect one. The chaplain: of the Auburn prison, in his last report, says, " Of two hlin dred and- twenty eight- convicts cori mitted last 'year, fifty-six codld read and write only, fifty could read onl3, and sixty could not read." The warden of the new penitentiary in Philadelphia says, " Of two hundred and seventeen prisoners received du ring the year lS35, sixty,-nino can read, eighty` five can read:.and write, sixty three cannot either read or write. Most of'those'who can read and write, or read 'only, do itvery indiflerently. The chaplain of the Connecticut state prison, in his last report to the legislature, says, " Of all the convicts who have ever been sent to this prison, no one has had a' liberal. or classical education, or belonged to either of the liberal professions. Almo...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
ENGLAND. The following series of extracts give; the sum of the proceedings con sequent% upon the chauge of ministry. The Premier intended to make a declaration of his projected line of policy, and then to prorogue the parliament for the . space' of five months. Sir Robert Peel's declara., tion was looked forward to with intense anxiety. Tihose members of the new cabinet : whl. had seats itn the House of Commons, must of course go through .the ordeal of another election... Major Mercer and Messrs. Yald.: wyn and Gardner, obtained an interview with Lord Stanley im mediately after his appointment to office. but the result of the confer ence has not been made public. Major Mercer had also addressed the editor of the 't imes, in favor of Port Phillip ; so that altogether our prospects are beginning to look rather favorable. Geelong may well be proud of Major Mercer as a representative ; and there is but one cause of:,deep regretcontaiued a 'our English: news natiely, th it it is very dou...
WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
WOOL MARKET. First in irnprtance aniong the items of this week's budget of news, we feel the greatest. satisfaction- in: directing attention to: the accounts: which continue to be received con-: derning the healthiness of the ;Eng lisli wool market. 'There: has been no decided advance of prices; but in theseý bad times, when almost every branch of:indu stry.:andtrade throughout the-whole world, appears to be in a very precarious condition, it affords matter for congratulation that the wool:market has maintained a steadier position than might have been expected. '1 he following Circular contains the substance of the intelligelce o0i. this head. - The colonial wool sales commenced on the 17th August, and continued utitil the 3rd September, consisting of 1 2,145 bales Australian; 3,844 bales Van Die men's Land ; 3,065 bales Port Phillip ; 33 hales South Australian; 226 bales Swan Miver; 7 bales ,ew ZZealand; 945 bales Cape; nd 226 bhales East india.-Total, 20,481 bales. The series of p...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
Jainuary 18-PRINCE GEORos, revenue cutter, Moore, from Melbourne. 19-A PH RASIA, steamer, Lawler master, frmnn Melboult te. -20- AB EONA, "scihoon.r, - lslaekburna. ;ritster, from Hobart Town, withl Ii raims and I Ihorst.c 22-A PItltAStA,rteamer, Lawler master, fron ii illi lbour, . I)CPARTURES. Jan. 17A i'HRASIA, steamter, Lawler' liaster, for Melbournie. t9-OO .toA It MAI DEN, schooner, Robin. non master, for Melbourne. S10-NAaAD, schooner, Lindsay master, for Hobart Town, with sheep. 19 'HI NRY, brig, Grainger master, for Launceslton, with sheep. 20-PR INCE GEORGe, revenue cutlter, for Melbourne. 20-A PII RAsl A, steamer, Lawler master, for.?lelbourne. . 23 - A BEONA, schooner, Blackburne nmaster, for Hobart 'Town, with 300 sheep.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
For London. (To load at William's Town and Point Heniy.) STHE fine Ilritish.built Barque ASZA, 1, 328 tons, PATTERSON commander, will meet with quick despatch, having the greater part of her cargo engaged; her accommodations for passengers are auperior. Apply to CAMPBELL & WOOLLEY, or to CRAIG & BROADFOOT. For London--at Geelong. STE first class fast-sailing British built brig z.on?ri , 220 tons, Captain SALTEIL commander. This ,essel has nearly the whole of her wool engaged, and will meet with dis patch. For Freight or'passage, having excellent accommodations, apply to JAMES CAIN, or WERE BRIOTHERS & CO. WOOL. T HE undersigned will advance on Wool. The advances -will be made in CAsu, on delivery. A. THOMSON. W 00 L. STRACHAN & CO. will Purchase or Advance on WOOLS of this Sea. son's clip. Geelong, November 1. WOOL, T HE undersigned are purchasers of Wool, or will make advances on the coming clip, delivered in Melbourne, William's Town, Geelong, or Po...
LECTURE ON EDUCATION. DELIVERED BY MR. J. S. STUWART, IN THE SCHOOL-ROOM, CORIO, ON MONDAY 17TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
LECTURE ON EDUCATION, DELIVERED BY InR. J. S. BTCWART, I~V .TLrEscHOOL-iOOM, CORIOt ON MONDAY 17TH JANUALtY. It is curious to observe the diversity of opinion that exists when an indivi dual claims the attention of an audience on a partially secular subject like the present. Some are apt to lay down the observations that are made as un. suitable to the subject; others may consider them dull and faulty in the delineation; while another class may lay down'the substance as the produc tion of ammadmian, or as the ill.calcu lated breathings of a crack-brained enthusiast. Under these considerations, it be comes the individual who takes upon hilself the important task of address ing an assembly of his fellow subjects, that. his words, in the language of in spiration, should be "'' few and well chosen." i regret that the duty of delivering a lecture on this all import ant subject, haintnot fallen into hands more'capable of doing it justice than the humble individual who now stands before yo...
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
THiE CAINET. - der of 'the House of. Lords, without flice--The Duke of Wellington a t ord of ile Treasury-Sir. Robert riol i rd Chancellor-I ord Lyndhuist :": "ucellor of the ELchequer-,'Mr Goul l. nt of the .Council--Lord Wharn.. I Privy Seal--The D1ukeof Bucklirig e Secretary--Sir James Grahiam, ein Secretary--Earl of.Aberdeen onnal Secretary- LoirdStan.ley st?Lord of the Admiralty-The Earl' f Haddington ?sidcnt of the Board of Control' for he affairs of India - Lord. Ellen. oroughi Ssident of the Botrd of Traiide- The tarl of Ripon Sretary at Wrii?Sir HI '.aidi?e' 4surer of the Navy and Paymaster I L the Forces - Sir Edward Kuritch ull .i . . Po-tmaster -General '- Lord Lowther, ith a peerage :: - . ? C uicellor ofthe lloDuchyof Laticastor rd Granville Somerset .loods and Forests-Earl of Lincoln.,. Miater-General of: thle Ordnance-Right eon. Sir Georre'H Murray Vice- President of the Board of1 Trade and Master of the Mint- W?,E. Glad stone, Esq . The . o Secretary to the Admiralt...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
VAN DIElIEN'S LAND. TrE HUvoNRiVRi v.-A line of.road. to 'that' place-has been 'marked out from New Norfolk; the course talen is over the Wellington range, and the'distance is supposed' to be about twenty-five miles.;. a horse and cart. can proceed half way which is as far as the 'Welling ton'range. Mr Doran, of New Norfolk, under whose superintendence the road has been marked out, nnticipates.to be able to discover a much nearer passage. The scrub being very thick in some places renders it an arduous under taking,. H.M. SIIIp FAVORITE. -This vessel has arrived at Port Arthur,. from New Zealand, and is refitting. 'The following are the prices of the necessaries of life at'New Zealand :-Beef, .ls 6d per lb.; pork, 6d ; fowls; 12s' per pair ; eggs, 6s per dozen.; potatoes,; 5 to £X6 10l per ton ; cheese, :Is 3d per lb,, and butter, Is ?d..: Ti E' ORPIIAN, SCIOOr..-- On Sunday last M'r l'hierry stated from the.altar, that 'a boy, 'the child of Catholic-pa rents, had, in the above schoo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
Toe Flockmasters. T E Van Diemen's Land Company are desirous of establishing.in some ,central situation in the sheep districts of Port-Phillip, A DEPObT oa rTIIu SALe OF TIIEIR .PURE SAXON AND MERINO RAMs, and wish to meet with an Agent who has a superior sheep station estab lished, and who can make room for a flock of 800 or 1000 rams, whom they propose to remunerate by the payment of all reasonable charges incurred in the care and pasturage of the bheep, and a liberal rate of commission besides. IThe Company's station at Woolnorth, where these rams are bred, is entirely clear of scab. Gentlemen desirous of undertaking this agency will please apply to Thomas H. Power, Esq,, Melbourne; EDWARD CURR. Circular Head, January 15th, 1842. For ZLondon, to load at Goclong, TT ' HE first.-class Q BAIL QU: C. G. HILL, commander, will meet with quick despatch. For Freight or Pas sage, her accommodations being of a superior order, apply to the commander on board, or to STRIACHAN & CO. T...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 24 January 1842
1MELBOURNE. The EXECUTIO N-On fhursday morn ing the extreme penalty of the law was carried into effect on the bodies of the aborigines Jack and Bob, for the brutal murder of two sailors at Cape Paterson. Between the hours' of six and seven, multitude., of persons flocked to .the new ga61, ?ihere 'the scaffold had been ereuted. .:Owing to some 'fault in the coastruction .or nmanagement. of the gallows, tlhe unfortunate wretches were subjectcd to''ronsiderable torture before :theydied. The bodies. were allowed to hing the usual time (one hour), and on bIeing cut down" were placed in shells provided for that purpose, and interred 'outside the new burial ground. About twniltyof thle aborigines were observed witnessing :the execution from the' branches of. the neighbouring trees. Thus' erided the short career of two young and able-bodied men, who int the course of six weeks committed several. extensive burglaries and wantonly fired at and wounded four white men. who had never given them ...
LATEST PARLIAMENTARY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 31 January 1842
LATESI ,IPARLLAMENTA RY .NEWS. Not hfivinr! received any papyers ty thle ]obert Bertii, we copy ihe fo?lowingg summary (whi uhhappeared in aGlasgow paper), from, thoe Patriot. of; Thursday last, as being the only imporlant piece of intelligence that she brings from the polifical world `=: Sir Robert Pegcl on,,,hjurstay:ga.e an outline of othe cHurst. which ministers propose to foiloil during the; present session. They man, to take a vote .forg the remainder .of iltih esti i'ts?s for i mniseAllaitcous'~rrvices of the year prP cisely as framed by the last' admi:istrn tion, and to introduce a bill. to continue. the operation of those laws whiIth would otherwise?explir'e withboot the iitirven tion of Parliament.--The Chancellor of ,the ?Exchequer -Will. :"on tii ei lie.si dfiy: ontwhichi'a committeeof ways aind, meauis'cacnibekappnuinted, dener into'i ati ,,xplanalion of the linarcia iarraiig;ement9s contemplated I:to inleet'ctemporalrily tile e.ytimated leficiene y:on, the ygear., ,But...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 31 January 1842
G OVERNMFsNT LANr SAt... -- Ills Fxi cellency the Governor iintendr disposing of immediately, b;y -publiuauetion;; numbr of allotments letween the 'l3righlton estato.and the.reserve for the tuownshipnattlhe beich. One. of the go vertiment surveyors has· been lately mnarking ont theallfitmenits -- erald. N- W F';i Joftr -- .s Faukr h), .very generoiusIy'g'runed ihe uiiof hiir honse' in' BoIirkestreiet opposite thl "llidje:' of Msie s Blarr y'. li l i wehll; f'r the (~rposeo of:'i temporary hospitnl, until the new building "be completed, ,preparatiolns for.comnencingi .which are bei i activel'y made. Mr Fawkner has granted theruse .of- the house rent free, antd Drs. Thomas, ,VWilkii, O',Mullane, and Meyer, have ti'er ulppointedl th medical nllicers,-thwTe is no emaloumeit attached 'totlie appoiaintrinht.' Herald. REVR''M GtfGi.Lsv.? Fly lriaiai letters from this gentilmani; we letirif that he may;he xpcictedini the colony in ahooit sie weeks, when he- will proceed t!I offitiate ini th...
PRICE OF WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 31 January 1842
PRICE Of wooL.,, ;On this all-important ilijoi;c i cop y.the :followirig pa rag?i?ipi from the" F'utnardot. ''e viw whichtit gives of the state of the market is much more.,unfaivorable than any other statement _we have yet seen ; btit..ath ., cireular of Messrs. -Simes\ =.,Co. published. in our: last, ~ie shoulld hpef"is mudl:better deseiv ing of credit. Tho followinQr news of the Woonll mrarket, taken from the Glasgow Courier, is some clays later than the previous uac counts published Ain.- this journal : - " The public sailes ^of iwool terminated the 6th September, and we noe now en ablned;:in addition to our:usuial re?oirt of' eachi day's iriansnctioni,:tosulbjoin:alo a isummary. of- the whole oseries, b:hy which. our. readers .will.at once-,h itri p!ssession of: the .,result. -WVe :ire in dlbted for this to lte assistance ?iffordedl us by:communicationr from some ot the leading par.ties iri the trade. The pai ticnliars of tlipe 'tale -ifAugust -8, com prising I~Ol;0'bales, by tp...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ENCOUNTER WITH THE NATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 31 January 1842
- ,LOCAL ??`TIlZG??? NE.; ENCOUNTER.-WITH THlE NATIVE . It will be recollcteIdl ia abiout threewweeks ago, the blacks-took poe= session of the r'iin26&lt;f .,'l?.H unter, near Mount Napier, a?id'dilrove away the -?-rwnnts atochgl to thie ersnlishltent. On tho arriial or.ithe intielligence,ps; Corio, twox troopers of ;the!'lBordert Colice; a corporal:and.a private, were :iiImedliaely d.espatcha.d wi tha.warrant! to capture the delinqpents. They ar rived at Mlount Napier.pon Friday the 21st instant, ýwhere a number of blacks soon 'eafter° mRde their ap pearaice [aow stouttand determrn ed bllackflhlows were obser.red tu enteriinto one:ofýthe: htlst, and ia lorm ition having been im o tdalely given t;o ,tleeplicemenr , t Iey also: entered the hu rr andl tsi;cceedled tin han'iculftini g_;4 hs sik 'Tai t w savages thit roll:ed and twisted about "on, Jegroup ? nd o,ao nie of them managed to slip the handtcff by. which they were falstened btogether;,;,heethnll eri:ed aHtrge aTe, wit...