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THE BUOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841
T?as B3uovs.-.Ve are at a loss to ;magine what our Hartour Master is about. It is with' great surprise that we hear that tne buoys, about the plactig of which so much has been .said, are not yet laid down. It was supposed that Captain lewis had been engaged at them for some time, and when' we hear thiat 'nothing has been as yet done, we are tempted to think either that Captain L's duties are too arduous to be attended to by him alone, or that they, are of too light a nature to be of slufficient eon sequence to cause him to bestir himself during this hot weather.-~--Gazette. Mt.. AYL.wAab.-This gentleman stated.to have been murdred in the .bush, his clothes marked with blood, having hen? found while he was miss ing-we are glad to learn, has arrived safely at Dr. Martin's station at the Gritmpiais. It appears Mllr. Aylward lu't his way, and was for several days travturaing thd bush before he f'ortu. nuttely canme upon the Doctor's.hut.--? Herald . Tuo IMMIGRATION. ASSiOCIATION, or rat...
THE DESPATCHES — THE NEW REGULATIONS — AND THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841
THE DESPATCHES - THE NEW REGULATIONS- AND THE COUNCIL. Independent of every other con sideration, there is a hold and a manly frankness about all Lord John Russell's measures, which is comrpletely in con trast with the petty skulking, higgling disposition of his colonial represen tative. Sir George otight to have kept a stall inMonmouth street or Rosemary lane, while Lord John goes upon the moire respectable maxt'in.of "first price asked, and.no abatement." SVith regard to the tendency of the new " aid Regolat ions, opinion is rmuch' divided. Theie csari be nio doubt but that nmany will -uatn.in heavy, losses from them. Still the amount of such will be so small compared to the almost universal benefit conferred, that, after mature deliberation, we meutsyield our cordial approhation to the new system. The most serious argument adduced during the dehate in C uncil, was, that the system of depasturing on crown lands would be put an end to I his, we are convinced, is a mere bug hear. Th...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
- y :. -.TIOnJ~Z. ALlj. GCIAIN, &e. 'Wheat, per hushal .. e 9 0., o 12 a Maize, per buhtll .. o 5 n.. n o Oats. per birhet ... o 0 0.. o 7 0 lBarley, per b ishel .. o .o o0.. d . n Flour, first, per ton .. 30 o o..33 o a Second ........ 27 -o n..t) a 'il ird .......... .. . o o o HIay, V.D.L Icri toll .. 15 o 0..18 o a BUILDING AiA TE1RIA LS B ickq, per thousand., 3 0o o,. o- n o Cedar deals, per fot t. o 0 n.. o' o n Pine, per fool ,a..... o a ..-0 o S tlaldwd boardls, l 10" . 1 5 0.. .1' 5 Shingles, per thousand .1 0 n., 1 15 o lBatens, per 100 feet.. I 5 o.. 1 7 o Patitg, hbrad, per 100 1 2 o.. 2 1 ,) a Narrow ditto... .... I o o;. '1 I-s , Nails, per lb. ...... o o 8: .. 1 0 SPIIIs TO AC ,'.acco DUTY PAID. Ale, in bottle, per.doz. o 16 o., is5 2 Porter, "per doze ii . o'1 0.. o 18 t LIrnnlv, per gallon .. 10 o.. 1 12 0 Giln per gallon .... 5 O.. 1 10 ,O iltiant, pet gaLllon .... I o 0 .. o 0, PIIah wilne, Ipr dozen. 2 o i.. 2 10 u Sherry, prr dozen .... 2 0 0.. 2 10 a Ne...
Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
S " RET'? ? . Bread, per 4. lb. loal £0 1 4 tn 0 0 ieef, per lb. ........ o o 6... o o 7 (lMtion,, ,erilb .... o o 5.1.. o Butler, fresh, per It". o 2 0.i oi o o salt (colonial) o 2 0.. o 0 n Cheese (English) pcr lb o 2 o.. o o Colonial ........ o 1 4.. on . Erggs, per (dn en ..., o 5 n.. . 0 0 iacomn, pc lb. ...... o I 0.. oa: o Pot,toes, per cwt . o 18 o0.. Ilo l'Ta, per lb. ... .... o 5 0.. o 7 n Sugar, per lb ........ o 0 4.. o o 6 .11\ k, per q'art ...... o o" 3.. o . n nOal). per lb. ...0 o 0. 6..0 o o C?Uadles, Iuuold, per lb o o 10.. o : o0
CORIO. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
CORIO. The deplo.able ignorance of even well educated and influential (individ nals in Eriglan(l, regarding the situa tions and .comparative eligibility of the various..antipodean colonies, is quite.notorions. The Mornii.g Chron" icde, for instance lately p:ublished tin account of an accident at P.rt Phillip in New t ea(fland. Even ofticial docu inents. whose nalue depends upon their accuracy, -often contain; similar errors, One notice for instance, de. scribing the dangers around this coast, besides containing a number of mis. rioninrs, describes' fort Plillip to he in Sout'h Australia. Since this is the case with'a place which has been so mich talked ofa for several years. need we% he surprised, that Corio should remain ut:known and unappre ciated,. (for with reference to it the two words are synonymous)? The immense advantages whit! . ac crue to a town from, its becoming k*ow?n, and being talked of has been. uexemplified in many instances.' Had it not been fur thl early accounts ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
wool1 rHE Uondersignied will purchase Wool or make advancps on same?tcon signed to. Messrs. Rickards,. Little Co., London. Wý $r .tBROTHnER & CO. "Melbourne, F. CHIAMPION, G.Pelong. P W. WELSH & CO. P are prepared'to make advances on. the ensuing clip, consigned to their AaIJents MeaqrsA. Montefiore" BrotheFs, London. ald. Liverpool.; Parties wishing an immediutu advance can be accom. modated . "...2 : .,&lt;
PRECAUTIONS IN PURCHASING A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
PREiCAUI'r oNS IN ruRciIASiNGx A lIORi E. (Fromn A,tteyi' arer T.eelntie on the M'tanage. Approach the stable very qoietly.. and by no meaus disturb the horse.' that you may find out hii imper fee:ions; suffer no one to go near himt until you Iltav thoroughly obMetrved his position while standing quIietly in thh" stable: iorses with tender feet. or otherwise lame, e?nerally favor themIelves in the" part tlfTected white in this state. Being -th.Loouhbly satisfied with his ippeiratce, order h;im out:. but suffle nu whip nr spur to be applied to him, as correction, if he b oa little ltame or, tender footed, will.mako himt forget it for a moinent. 'Lets him' he taken to a ct nvenient .place, hPtween light and iairk, that you may thorongtly examine his ey s; for till eyes in th.. sun at-. pear miuch better ianll they really are, ant i 'trequires much skill 'io discovet their .detgree of goodiie.s. TwO things are to be particularly conisidered in the eye: first, the crys tal ; seconldly t...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
KISSING WITHI T1iE WINDOW OrPN. -A "'cotch c.*rgyrman wa, deputed to rebuke Charler the second for kish;ng a sevant maid at Ilolvrood, 'After the worthy diiine had disc'harged the dis. 5 re+entle task imposed ulpn him which he dared not di(,b, y, he? added in a confidential, whisper,. ' and the. next time your gra'ious majesty'to far fo, gets.yourself, be pleased to shut the window." - S1ie I?,t:K SI. of- MATItIIONT - Lately a slave in the West lindies, who had been tnatiiee to another slave by one of the missionaries, at the end of three weeks, brought his wife back to the. clercymen, and d sired him to take her again. The clergyman asked whatt was the matter .with her? c"Why, massa, shlii no good. The book. says, she obey me.- she no wash my clothe. She no do what, I want her. to do," The Minister.-'" But the book .says, you weie to take her for betrter oF for worst,." ,' Yes 'mntssa she all worse, and no better. She. hab+. too muth worse. and no Rgood at all." In the'Museum of St...
WRECKS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
WRECKS.":. . Losa oz TEl. CLoYVN1,.-~ n .Ta.es day night Captain Lesia, the Farhnoir Mister, returned .from ..the wrt'ck oft ithe Isrthellan, in the cutter Sinteri, with the crew and pasi'ngers.of thlri illfated vessel. When enteritng the ?lledh. Captain Lewis obserivcd in the distaie at sea a whale-boat, the passengers of which had heisted a handkercliel as .asignal -oftdistre4s... Caiptain :i-e is immdiately. put ahout to :-lir a.isrst ance, and on coming p f"tlidnd it ta? a whale boat from the VIhonmel, rrrtckel on Ninety mile Beich. near ?ýVils?,o' promontory, with 'Mr. D. 'C.?im Non, of the late firm of I)Dutton;- Sit. son and Darlot, Mr.. T. D; Edwrds, late of the arm of Edarnrdi and II ittier, and rive seamnen ofihe L'lonmel, :at. t-mping to snake Port Phillip to.oh ta.n aasisiance for theiri elow asv oilrer?r The Clconmel, ii a?emsl, a Ied :fromi Sydiney on tl'edneaday the 30 hI ut. The disaster occurred on the. morning of Satur!day at about .3 o'6dlicik, and .seem; .'to hnv...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
TO CORRESPONDEN !'S WVe are sorry that we ihave been aenm pelled to omit " Free Briton's" commulni cation. 3otli tiime and 'soare have pre vented us from keeping oinr- promise." We think, too; that he will agree with us,.wlhen the heat of his.honest wIathaIhas.cooled, that. the castigation he bestows.Npon, tIhe jack-ioilollice, is altogether toq cruel" wheu compared to the provocation. 'ThFrong 3rbcrttftr. SATl.RD)AY, JANUARY9 9 1941.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
- ML.OURNW FROT bOlt OWN CORRESPONDEYV1 The loss of the Cior, mel, is the all, absorbing topic of the day, the excite. ment of joy at its firat- appearance having scrrcely subsided, whei tlhe alarmini intelligence of her 'destrur tion has cast a melancholy upon all who had entertained fond hopes of the benefits likely to result from her cos tinuance. The unfortunate event has been attributed to various causes. The prevalent opinion is far fromn favorahle to the conmmandery whose fitness for his duties lays more in his title than, his skill, The harbour master cannot Afnd time to replace the buoys.' ie .prl-fers v;?lting the various .wreck., at. a.dis' lance, of a hurdred miles frnani thn proper sphere of his duty,..- AWrhgse vrEký'hlnr'ary'h uor"a"much use ai any other seaman, bult no more. It tlh a be his :mnnner of performn.tglii d(lty 'of hnrbour:r nasterý:he mtiy soon. Isve wrecks. enough to -visit nearer. horme. Let him .recollect that preventioni s better.than -core. The money...
TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD JOHN RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
TO- THE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD JOHN RUSSE.LL. MY LORD--The sapient govern inent-appointed soi-disant-liberal members,. and government officer said to have large possessions. in New South Wales, (if we may credit the plublic papers), have not only joined in Billingsgate terms of vituperation against Your Lordship, but are also using every method, plausible or non-plausible, that they can imagine, to torture the Order in Council 'of May last, so as to make it appear a measureof insane policy; and although Sir George Gipps did in part reprove them, and pointed out some of the fallacies they ad vanced yet the manner of this reproof was tantamount to encouragement. I will now, my -lord, pouit out a few of their -fallacies and groundlers assumptions, 'in addition to those exposed in my last letter. These wise men complain that they suffer greatly from--haiimig hodmembrierto represent them in the Comnious liouse of P'arliamneit. Yet these very nien assert that they can govern this colony "of...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
ENGiAND. (From the Robart Town Advertiser,) Louis Ph?illippe was rePeivetd with much elinoslasm on his visit to Bou loue, after the` late attempt at ano insurrection. .. ,'r. Coates.. an English gentle:Man of fortune, better known as -lRomeo Coates, of theatrical'd lebrity. peruiamently doccpied the best .apart. ments.in he flutel dO Nord, the only. one in thle citywhere persons of rank cnn he at:conilnlodatrd, With the feel ing of a well bred gentleman, imme diately on the Que'en's arrival, he surrend(ered his apartments te her Ma jesty's .use.- As the royal-.pair were. a.scnditnl the staes of the hotel, they e:ncounrtered_ Mr .CIat. .aland the' king very graciously thanked him for his. politen*ss. Mr Cute', who is an eii 'thusiastic old g'intlenaa, ansiwered in French,--"' Long live the.-King :and, Queen-l'prolperlty to France .an.l Ra gland-?rid . ter?al pea:e. betwee` themt." T'he Kin g replied in -a lhui' voice, and, as if to ehiialce. the com pliimeit. in Erngliih, " Prosperit...
MASTERS AND SERVANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
MASTERS AND SERVANTS. The peace of this district is con tinually disturbed by quarrels and hesrtiurnings between these two classes of society, more so than in any other part of the colony. T'his in some measure arises from there being a greater demand for all classes of labourers, which makes them so very , saucy and inde pendent." But a still more pow erful cause exists in the awkward. ness and unworkableness of the laws, and the conflicting interpie. tation which are given to them by the different authorities, and often by the same authortty at different times. This renders tlheir qnarrels a kind of lottery, both parties stand a pretty equal chance of snccess by referring their case to the Magis trrte. The new servants' act, renders it almost impossible for any wages to be paid, or engagement completed .without a reference- to the bench ; it was this week deci. ded that no wages can be stopped for damage causad by wilful neg lect, unless the offender be brought to trial, as the ac...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
FIN. wlooEi)- ftr r.P.--M-r acmi-. chael not only took the prize for AMr George Kemp's fin' wroolerdrams. at the Cross Marsh .lhut.won nearly. £100. in" hets on the *eight! ofrone of his Leicester ;tups, which turned thn scale at 2651bs.--Hobart Town Advertlser. Fr.oun.-7'h arPeat distanc:of these rolonies from other countries, end the uncertain demand for articles'of con sumption, make it '-either a feast or _amitei" witý'it- Flout? which -three weeks bark, could not be sold at £10 pet tont has now reached £?5, and it is n .$ to~o np".twhether it is tp or down.--Ibid.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
LOCAL I2TELLZG=NC$. THt APHtRAMIA--\Ve ave this week the pleasure of announcing that the new steamer which is intended for the .Corio and 'Melbourne trade, was launched on the 111th of I)ecember. She is de;cribedi as being of a very beautiful model, conmbining strength with first rate sailing qualities. lier dimeiisiotis are; I lgtli ofdeck 1f10 feet, breadth of .hbeam 17I ; and it is ex pected that with her engines and 'dead weight she will not draw more than six feet of water. her rudder is fied in a new and improved manner, io that it can'not be unthipped should the vea"el get aground. She was bu:lt by Mr Lowe of Clarence T'oin, ,Viliatn's River, hlto expects to.launch two more astcunimrs within the next fluir months tptuuri" I:awl eri "late of the i3g.;tI Planet, will taki cotmmand of her. lie has been carefully suprintending her constrtiction, and itwas- his Lady who namied' her the"'" A jihrasia"' as she glided into the water. ' It is sitad tha I she may be expected io arrive ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
For London Direct. j . 1'T[IE fine first clars barque J-J. M. Buckley, commandpr, 600 tons, 'is now taking Wool on board;, and will meet with quick despatch. For freight &c., upCly to ARTIHURt WILLIS& 'CO. or to P. W." WELSH ?& CO. .Port Phillip Steam Navigation Company. 1rHEF Board of Directors give notire that a third call of £2 per share is "herehy made in pursuance of the er yyenth clause of the Deed of Settle memnt, psa.ble on or before the ffteenth dcay of January, 1841, and a fourth Asll. of £2 per. share payable on or before the tenth day of February 184 1.. By order of the Board of D.irectors, * ARTHUR 'KER 1MIS, Agent and Treasurer to the Company. New South Wales ? : to wit. r Oe asll whom it may concern, li hese are to intimate that the special Sessions of the Supreme Court intended to be holden at Melbourne, hi, the District of Port. Phillip, in the .aaid Colony, will ntot ,be. holden as intimatedlh! . &lt;public nhtice. bearing date the l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
2or Londondo, TI.E ,.PINE BARQUE 366 totns, Robert Smith. Commander, is now reatlry to t?ceive WVioIl at C;eeloig. For Ireiglht ur passage; apply to STRACHAN & CO. F'or Londron .L T1E FIlRST ,L;Sc BARQUE .20 tone re itter, J.- Chirchlly, Com. rmnnder. t'he I fePatPr part of thiS ilhip's engro, i ready to he put on hoard when her inward ca.irg? i+ dischiar?ed. d w'II meet. with quick di:sath. shp will rirned to' G-elonrg to (ike it part. 1t hier woofl. For Freight no l'adsauc. having very superior accom* mnodation, :apply to. SJAMES ,CAI N, or P. 'v. W-'ELSH & CO. *or London, (TO SAIL. IN JANUAIY,).s n -Sb~c~f E T plenadet. fast Silihig, feiw. 'coppe?r't, dnid firsI-class ship, .P11 tons. E. RBorin. ,q. ?commander. heing now on the berth. and having Far carO of r Wool nearly all engaged; *sill have immedintP d. lispatch. She has F1perior accnmmodations for paS. -eiigers, who are inviled to inrpect the sanme. For freight or passage apply at the Counting [iouse of w .? ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 9 January 1841
1)I:P T ITU ES.' January 8-Band icoot, schooner, Grir flithsr muster, for Hoba1rt Town. - J aniarL u-*Devonshiire, for Mfelbnzrne. 9- Jouoj . Maideni, for Wiiam'rs Town, wil W(iI. CARGO 0' TIrEY SOcnATES, barque, from Lt?nnceston;,l cask paint, 12 cans oil, 1 can ttrlpeltilne, 7 a'cks mats, 2 drays .I ilough," 14l hbgs oats, 100 bags flour, 22 -htgs bran, 1I bags sugar, 3 chests, -buifl chests 10 quarter. chests tle, 200 posts B6no' rail, 1 hala goods, 20.000 shiugins, 40i0 broad antl .ItO narrow palings, 40,000 laths,o 20.030 fee.t timber, 4000 tfeet .pine, 400 feet'eedar,.40 trusses hay,- Order;.