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LATER ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
LATER ENGLISH NEWS. SThe C(ourier from London to Port Phil lip brings news to the 6th of June. In the House of Commons, on the 4th of June, Mr. Hawes moved for leave to bring in aBill, founded on the report of the Coun cil, for giving separate legislative institu tions to the Australian colonies. The Hen. Gent's speech contained merely an exposi tion of the measure. SMr. Gladstone in referring to some of the provisions of the Bill, thus alluded to the subject of the elective franchise. SIu New South VWales the franchise was greatly limited, and he admitted the ditieoulty of conferring those large powers which it was desirable to ex tend. For himself, he was not. sufficiently ac quainted with the state of society in thlat colony to be competent to offer an opinion as to the desira. bility of altering and exteuding, by the autihority of the Parliament of this conuntry, the franchise at pre sent in existence; but he was inclined to think thft crtainalterations might be made-if not to t...
GOVERNMENT LAND SALES. [FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
GOV~ERNMENT LAND SALES. [FROM THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE., TiE following portions of land will be offered for Sale, by public auction, at the Police Office, Goulburn, on Wednesday, the 10th October, 1849: COUNTRY LOTS. 1.-Georgiana, 35 acres, parish unnamed, at Thurrima Springs, at the head of the Wollondilly river. 2.-Georgiana, 20 acres, parish unnamed, at the junction of Great and Little Diamond Creek, a branch of the Kangaloola Creek. 3.--Georgiona, 30 acres, parish unnamed, at Kangaloola Creek. 4.-Georgiana, 50 acres, parish unnamed, at Kangaloola Creek. 5.-Georgiana, 40 acres, parish unnamed, at the Crooked Corner Creek, a branch of the Mulgowrie Creek. 6.-Georgiana, 40 acres, parish unnamed, at the Crooked Corner Creek. 7.-Georgiana, 20 acres, parish unnamed, at the head of Tuena Creek. 8.-Georgiana, 30 acres, parish unnamed, at Spring Creek, near the Phil's River. 9.-Georgiana, 40 acres, parish unnamed, near the Red Ground. ]0.-Georgiana, 30 acres, parish unnamed, at the Red Gro...
GLORIOUS NEWS FOR THE SMALL SETTLERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
GLORIOUS NEWS FOR THE SMALL SETTLERS. THAT long persecuted class-the small farmers-have now an opportunity offered them by government of securing homesteads for themselves and their families for ever. By a reference to another page of this day's issue, it will be seen that a large number of choice portions of land, from twenty to fifty acres, in the counties of Georgiana and Argyle, will be put up for sale at the Police Oft'ce, Goulburn, on the 10th October next, at eleven o'clock. Persons purchasingwill have a right of commonage over the remain der of the section in which their purchase is situated, thus giving them an opportunity. of keeping several head of cattle and horses. We have been informed by a gentleman who is well acquainted with the locality of these farms, that the land is very rich, ca phble of growing every kind of grain, pota toes, &o., and that the adjoining grass land is of the best fattening quality. We have fought the battle of the small squatters agains...
CORONER'S INQUEST ON THE BODY OF THE LATE ALEX. MACDONALD. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
CORONER'S INQUEST ON THE BODY OF THE LATE ALEX. MIACDONALD. An inquest was held on Monday last, at the Sa lutation Inn, Auburn-street, on view of the body of Alexander Macdonald, who died on the previous Saturday, in a rather sudden manner. The de ceased was well known in Goulburn, where he prac. tised as a surgeon. A fortuitous interest is attached to his death, he having been one of the ittesting witnesses to the will of the late Mr. Thomas Har rison, the validity of which has recently been the subject of judicial enquiry. A jury having been empanneled by the Coroner Robert Waugh, Esq., the following evidence was adduced. Mr. George Weakley, landlord of the Salutation Inn, having been sworn, deposed:-I have seen the body of the deceased; he lived at my house from the 14th of February until the 6th instant, when he went to Long's; he was of very temperate habits during the time he remained with me, and until last Saturday fortnight when he commenced drinking, and I never saw him pe...
BRITISH WOOL MARKETS. LONDON, JUNE 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
BRITISH WOOL MIARKETS. LONDON, JUNE 4. ( The public sales of wool of the present season's clip, which opened on the 10th, and terminated on the 28th May, are thus re ported on by Messrs. J. T. Simes & Co., the eminent Wool Brokers. The quantity brought forward and sold consisted of 6023 Bales Australian 3511 ,, Van Diemen's Land 4898 ,, Port Phillip 3185 ,, South Australian 5456 ,, Cape 23073 782 ,, East India. 2i3855 .During their continuance very considerable arrivals have taken place, which are (with some trifling exceptions) held over conform ably with the tacit understanding existing in the trade, that after the sales have com menced no fresh arrivals are brought forward (except under very peculiar circumstances), and the judicious adherence to this rule has mainly contributed to prices being fairly maintained throughout at the opening rates, which are considered as closely ap proximating to those obtained for similar descriptions at the late sales in February. Although...
MY OBJECTIONS TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
MY OBJECTIONS TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. IMnralIs, I am adverse to the punishment of death on the grounds of its immorality, its injustice, and its utter inexpediency! The objects of punishment are numerous, its most important are-compatibly with jus tic-to redress, to reform, and to deter; to effect which, is to be guided by the dictates of morality, justice, and inexpedience, rather than by their reverse; but blocks and gib bets are the easiest and speediest remedies in the hands of power, whose business un happily has. ever been more intimate with crime and its inherent attributes than with those holier appeals of hope and virtue. Every one must I think have felt, that there are some things that appeal to his sym pathies more than his understanding, im pressing him instinctively with the reality of their nature, towards the spirit of which he has an intuitive perception, which no argu ment, no cause or fancied necessity, can alter or dispel; and I confess, that even if I had no sembl...
THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. [From the Morning Chronicle, June 4.] Mr. Hawes has laid upon the table of the H-ouse of Commons certain papers relating to the Australian Colonies, which cannot but be regarded as possessing a high degree of interest and importance. In the first place, they form the foundation of a - Bill which he is to move to-night for leave to bring in ; and in the next, they contain the latest exposition of Lord Grey's views on colonial government, in the shape of "A " Report from the Committee of Council for " Trade and Plantations, on the subject of "the proposed Bill for the separation of " Port Phillip from New South WVales, and " the extension of representative institu " tions to Van Diemen's Land and South " Australia" Considered in this point of view, the document in question is in some respects satisfactory; not, indeed, as indicating that Lord Grey has arrived at completely sound conclusions, but as showing decided symp toms of advance. This Report is much bett...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the "Goulburn Herald." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
-o To the Editor of the " Goulburn Herald.' Sca'- Observing in last Saturday's issue of the Goulburni Herald a letter from 'William Tell,' com mentiig hpon my former letter on the Crown Lands question, I certainly cannot agree to his remarks. In the first portion of his letter, he says,-land purchasers under the old regulations flattered them. selves into the belief, that the favor shown by the governments of those times would be binding on succeeding governments. I think it does not re quire very powerful logic to convince any honest minded man that where a government becomes party to any contract, it is their duty beyond a question to fulfill their portion of it; bearing in mind that they always reserve the power to compel a private indi vidual to a strictobservance on his part. The com pactof one government is binding on succeeding governments, however disadvantageous that may be to the public at large to get rid of any offensive compact or pledge, by allowing compensation. This ...
ANSWER TO THE POPULAR SONG, "WILL YOU LOVE ME THEN AS NOW." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
ANSWER TO THE POPULAR sONG, " WILL YOU LOVE ME THEN AS NOW." Yxs, I've told you that I love you, And, believe me, I'm sincere: None shall have a place above you None be ever half so dear. In my heart one strong emotion Is from all intrusion free, And its deep intense devotion Still is kept, my love, for thee. Should the shades of care or sorrow S. Dim thine eyes or cloud thy brow, S Dearest, then I'll sit beside thee, :-.;..Abnd will love thee then as now. Life can never pass unclouded, Trouble must be still our lot; But when deep in sorrow shrouded, I- will then forget thee not! If I.annot see thy gladness, : Yet some solace it will be, Or to dissipate thy sadness, "' *: : Or to shed tears with thee. . :',. :Not even death my soul can alter C; :-oostant to that love, -I vow On my trembling lips 'twill falter More than allI love thee now. 'S. , We do not hold ourselves responsible for the * sentiments or opinions of Correspondents.
ALBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
AL.3BURY, SA meeting, very numerously attended, was lield here, on the 4th instant, for the purpose of taking into considleration the notice lately issued from the Cololnial Secretary's Office, regarding the surveys of thle squatting boundaries. James Wilson, Esq., J.P., was called to the chair. Several of the neigh. bouriug settlers addllressed tile meeting, condemning ite exorbitant cliarge of £2 per linear mile, which is at present exacted for surveying. A series of resolutions was passed, and a niemorial to his Ex cellency on the subject was adopted.
MANEROO. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
* ZAEN.ROO. :INQUEST.-An enquiry was held on Tuesday, at Billilingeru, before Dr. Robertson, J.P., on the body o'f cie:man Jeffries, who was killed on Surnday last, by falling with his horse, and a verdict returned to that eHfect. He was removed to Cooma on Thurs day morning last for interient. His emancipation document states his name to be William Jeffries, by tlhe ship Marquis of Huutley, arrival 18'6. September 10.
Original Poetry. NO MORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
----o--- NO MORE. " TAKE away you purple bowl; What is left to greet it now ? Loathsome lip, that turns away, Sullen eye, and weary brow; Social joys that wont to laugh, Mirth that lit its purple store, Friends with whom we poured its wealth, Are no more." L. E. L. No more, no more! these hopeless words awaken Within the breast a feeling of despair; When we reflect how passing time hath taken For ever from us all that made life fair. Yes, all is gone which gave to life its gladness; The dreams we cherished now, alas I are o'er: In pleasures, once beloved, we find but sadness, The sweetness which youth gave them comes no more. No more again we'll wander through the wildwood, Where merrily our young days fleeted by; No more return the happy hours of childhood, lis winter mirth,-the warmth of its.July. No more the heart beats high with blissful feeling, Or trembles now with hope and now with fear, As to the object of its love revealing The tale which crimsons her young cheek to hear. A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
[ADVERTISEMENT.] - THE PRE-EMINENCE O" HoLnowAY's PILLS FOR TRE CURE OF ABAD DIGES TION, LIVER AND STOMAOCK OMPLAINTS.-TITh superiority of Holloway's Pills as a sale and effectual remedy in all cases where the stomach is deranged, the digestion impaired, or the liver diseased, is uni- versally acknowledged by all clases.of society. For the cure of those complaints they surpass every other medicine hiitherto discovered; they act so directly upon the disease that sufferers need only give them a trial to be convinced of their efficacy,. particularly those persons who have had their maladies aggra:. vated bs a long residence in India, or bysedentary. or studious habits.
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
THE LATE RAPE CASE.--It has been stated that a portion of the depositions taken before the Quean beyan Bench in the late rape case, were destroyed by order of Mr. Terence Murray, who was presiding on thle occasion. We have been informed, upon the best suthority, that this is wholly false. No writings of any sort pertaining to the inquiry were suppressed by the authority of Mr. Murray or any other magistrate. From enquiries that have been instituted, it has been ascertained that the proseeu trix, Margaret Ivers has borne an irreproachable character during the two years she has resided in the Rev. Mr. Smith's family. PLAN OF Gour.nunt--A splendid plan of the townshlip, upon a very large scale, hIas beei re ceived from the Surveyor General's Office. It has been deposited in the Police Office, where it can be inspectetl upon application to Mr. Neweombe, the Clerk of the Bench. We were surprised to find, upon looking over it the other day, that the recrea tion groundt facing Sloane-stree...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
YASS. .Through the mediumt of your Journal, I wigth to c'1 atteution to proceedings at onr Police.Office, in ithe cause, under the Malicious Injuries Act, of Qverall v. H-lardy, tried there a short time since. The defendant was one of our J.P.'s, but of course could not sit upon the Bench in his owl' case, he, however, annoyed the Court by repeated interrup tions, and was several times called to order by the Bench. During the cross-examination of Mr. Quail by Mlr. Grant, Mr. -Hardy, made use of the expressions. " rogues and house-breakers." Mr. 'llman wished to know if these remarks were in. tended to refer to him, or his witness, Mr. Quail. Their Worships said that if order could not be maintained they would be compelled to adjourn'the hearing of the case. It is too bad tilat judicial pro ceedings should be interrupted by those who ought to be the first to uphold the dignity of a Court of Justice.
Country News. QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
Country News. &nbsp; (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEANBEYAN. THE SMALL DEBTS COURT in this district for the lst quarter, was held on Monday, the 17th Sept. instant. There were 64 cases on the list, and the following magistrates were in attendance during the day: Messrs. Hall, Hayley, Terence A. Mur- ray, Dr. Murray, Faunce, Morey, Macquoid and Palmer. Clarke v. Smith. --- The plaintiff claimed £9 10s., £7 10s for the keep and training of a race horse and £2 1Os. for a quantity of onions. Mr. Hamilton Walsh for plaintiff. Mr. Murray appeared for defendant. After several witnesses were examined, the Court gave judgment for plain tiff. Clarke v. Stuckey. --- In this case plaintiff claimed £7 for damage done to his oats, by the defendant's bullocks. --- Verdict for plaintiff. Booth v. Jones. --- The parties in this case are rival innkeepers. Plaintiff summoned defendant for £9 6s. for rent of cottages in Crawford street. Mr. Packer proved,he, as agent for plaintiff, let the c...
Stolen or Strayed, [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
Stolen or Strayed, "A LIGHT BAY HIORSE, short switch tail, small Li. blaze down face, GB on near shoulder, and JM PD -on off shoulder; also a dark BAY MARE, with black points, star on forehead, MN on near side shoulder, - PC black spot on near lIiud quarter. If strayed, a reward ofl£1 each will be given; and if stolen, £o each, on recovery ot the said Horses and prosecution of the thief or thieves, on applica tion to Mr. SILK, Myalla, Maneroo. &nbsp; &nbsp; WOOL AND SHEEPSKINS. THE undersigned are Cash Buyers of Wool &nbsp; and Sheepskins, either washed or in the &nbsp; grease; or will make liberal advances on Wool consigned to their house in England. SWAIN, WEBBS, & C0. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Harrington-st, Church-hill, Sydney. £10 Reward. W6THEREAS on the night of Wednesday last, 44 Head of my CATTLE were again felo niously driven off my land, and the next morning sent to the Goulburn Pound, and 2s. damag...
LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 22 September 1849
LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. -0 THE arrival of the Melbourne from London at Port Phillip, has given us news down to the 5th of June. The Privy Council had made their report on the subject of the New Constitution for the Australian Colonies. Owing to the length of the document we are unable to publish it at full length, but in another column will be found copious extracts from it. The Melbourne papers, in alluding to it, are very indignant at Mr. La Trobe's having recommended that the Council for Victoria should be a nominee instead of a representa tive one. The honorable gentleman was induced to do so, seeing how foolishly the inhabitants used their elective privilege on late occasions. We take the following precis from our con temporaries, the Melbourne Daily NVews and The Argus. The Report recommends the adoption of the name Victoria for Port Phillip. The present boundary lines to be retained. The Legislature for Victoria, Adelaide, and Van Diemen's Land, to be the counterpart of that of S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 29 September 1849
Subscribers' Names and Advertisements will be received at the Printing Of?ice, Auburn-street, Goulburn, and by the'fol. lowing Agents: SYDNEY ........ Mr. T. EDWARDS, Bookseller (late Magee) Pitt street near Hunter-street QUEANBEYAN .... Mr. S. NUTTER BUNGONIA ...... Mr, TaxlnxI, BERRI1MA....... Mr. JOSEPE LEVr. YASS ......... . ..Mr R. BMALLYo GUNDAGAI...... Mr. SInPson, Inn-keeper BRAIDWOOD .... Mr. WILIAM'S, Storekeeper LAKE GEORGE,... Mr. SAM. CnOwTEsE MARULAN, ...... Mir. FULLJAMES BUNGENDORE... Mr. O. BYRNE BINDA ........... Mr. Monals, Inn-keeper UJYONG FATmbidgee } Mr. SHEAHAN, Innkeeper. BURROWA.... ... Mr. J. WALTON. REID'S FLATS: 1 Mr. HENBRY.SotomoN MAee?aO0.. j MANEROO........ Mr. HIBBURD. ALBIURY........... Mr. D. MACKAY. WAGGA WAGGA... Mr. J. ROBERTS, Innkeeper WOLLONGONG.... Mr. MUSGRAVE TUMUT RIVER.... Mr. JAMEs ADAMs. P No receipt is genuine except on yellow pa per and signed by the proprietor, WILL4au JONES. The quarters end on 24th March, 25th June 23rd September...